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Theodoros Ntaflos

Theodoros Ntaflos

Professor of Petrology and Geochemistry at the University of Vienna, Austria

Member of the Expert Board of the National Science Center, Poland. Guest professor at the Unversity of Bahia Blanca, Argentina (2014, 2016), at the University of Ferrara (2013), Italy and at the University of Wloclaw, Poland (2015, 2017). Guest Editor of the scientific Jounal Lithos. Co-author in 147 peer-reviewed journal papers  with over 2000 citations. Expertise in Earth Mantle petrology and geochemistry Patagonia, NE-Siberia, Russia and Pannonian Basin. Expertise in magmatic processes of basaltic rocks Pannonian Basin and in petrology and geochemistry of the explosive lavas of Etna.

Gernold Zulauf

Gernold Zulauf

Professor of Geology at Goethe University, Frankfurt a.M., Germany

Founder chair of Geoscience Department of Goethe Universität in 2004-2005. Vice chair (Prodekan) of Geoscience Faculty of Goethe Universität in 2008-2011. Secretary of GV (Geologische Vereinigung) in 2000-2006, Vice Chairman of DGG (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften) in 2008-2011, Chairman of DGG (Deutsche Gesellschaft für Geowissenschaften) in 2011-2014, Member of DFG Review Board (German Research Foundation) in 2012-2016, Vice Chairman of DGGV (Deutsche Geol. Gesellschaft/Geol. Vereinigung) in 2014-2017. Guest lecturer at Istanbul University (2009, 2010). Co-author of more than 140 peer-reviewed journal papers with over 2500 citations. Expertise in Geodynamic evolution of Hellenides, Variscides and Cadomides; Modelling and assessing geological structures in 3D; Deformation of salt rocks; and Microfabrics and deformation mechanisms of deformed rocks. Award: Hermann-Credner Award 1998 of DGG.

Jiří Zahradník

Jiří Zahradník

Professor of geophysics at the Faculty of Mathematics and Physics, Charles University, Prague, Czech Republic

Head of the Department of Geophysics in 1993-2006 and vice-head 2006-2010. Vice-President of the European Seismological Commission in 2004-2006. Associate editor of the Journal of Seismology in 2002-2017. Invited lecture courses in Costa Rica, Colombia, Brasil, Cuba. Co-author of more than 100 journal papers with over 1300 citations. Expertise in seismic source studies, earthquakes of the Eastern Mediterranean. Leader of the Prague group that jointly with the University of Patras has built and co-operated 11 seismic stations and 6 GNSS stations in Greece (since 1997). Award: The Ernst Mach Honorary Medal for Merit in the Physical Sciences (Czech Academy of Sciences, 2018).

Anna Korre

Anna Korre

Co-Director of Energy Futures Lab and Professor of Environmental Engineering at Imperial College London, UK

Professor Korre joined Imperial in 1993 as a Marie Sklodowska Curie Research Fellow, having completed her BSc in Geology at the University of Athens. She became Energy Futures Lab’s Co-Director in September 2018. EFL is the College’s energy institute, established in 2005 to address global energy challenges by identifying and leading new opportunities to serve industry, government and society at large. Anna also heads the Minerals Energy and Environmental Engineering Research Group, developing engineering solutions to the supply of clean energy, the sustainable production of natural resources, and mitigating environmental impacts and risks. Her research focus is in the areas of modelling risk and uncertainty and the environmental and life cycle assessment of engineering systems. She has led and participated in numerous industry, UKRI, BEIS, The Crown Estate and EU funded projects developing engineering tools to assess the impacts of the minerals and energy industries in terms of operational performance, environmental footprint and cost.

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