Current PhD Theses

Starting Year Student Supervisors Title Group
2018Davide CarraroAndrea MoscarielloChemostratigraphy of fluvial fan deposits (Green River Formation, Utah)Reservoir Geology and Sedimentary Basin Analysis
2018Inés Segovia CamposDaniel ArizteguiInvestigating the potential of intracellular mineral inclusions (micropearls) in microorganisms as a novel bioremediation methodLimnogeology and Geomicrobiology
2018Oliver HigginsLuca CaricchiPhysical processes controlling the recurrence rate of eruptions at St Kitts and St Martin magmatic systems (Lesser Antilles)Petrology and Volcanology
2018Andrea FucelliRossana MartiniSedimentology, stratigraphy and high resolution geochemistry of the Upper Triassic carbonates from Hosselkus (CA) and Luning (NV) Formations (USA).Sedimentology, Biostratigraphy and Micropaleontology
2018Hans Viktor AhrenstedtUrs SchalteggerDatation U-Pb de zircon dans des cendres du Permien et du TriassiqueIsotope Geochemistry, Geochronology and Thermochronology
2018Elisabetta PanzaJoël RuchMagma and tectonic interactions at fossil (Oman) and active (Iceland) divergent plate boundaries using structural geology and analogue modelling
2018Stefano ManniniJoël RuchUnderstanding recurrent volcano-tectonic processes using multi temporal and spatial analysis at active volcanic rift zones (Kilauea volcano, Hawaii)
2017Ariadni GeorgatouMassimo ChiaradiaBehaviour of chalcophile metals during crustal evolution of subduction and post--subduction magmasIsotope Geochemistry, Geochronology and Thermochronology
2017Nicolò Del PieroRossana MartiniSedimentology, stratigraphy and high resolution geochemistry of the Upper Triassic carbonates from Stikinia and Wrangellia terranes, U.S.A.Sedimentology, Biostratigraphy and Micropaleontology
2017Marion GrosjeanRobert MoritzCenozoic subduction to post-subduction epithermal-porphyry systems of the Lesser CaucasusMineral Resources and Geofluids
2017Jonathan LemusCostanza BonadonnaSédimentation des panaches volcaniques avec un focus particulier sur la formation d'instabilités gravitationnellesPhysical Volcanology and Geological Risks
2017Allan FriesCostanza BonadonnaSédimentation des panaches volcaniques avec un focus particulier sur la formation d'instabilités gravitationnellesPhysical Volcanology and Geological Risks
2017Elliot Jiwani-BrownMatteo LupiGeophysical exploration and effects of incoming seismic energy on hydrothermal systemsCrustal Deformation and Fluid Flow
2017Christophe FerranteRossana MartiniEvolutionary pace in the coelacanth clade New evidence from the Triassic of SwitzerlandSedimentology, Biostratigraphy and Micropaleontology
2017Abdallah Sami Zaki BakriSébastien CastelltortMartian drainage networksEarth Surface Dynamics
2017Lucas VimpereSébastien CastelltortMulti-scale quantitative sedimentology of Upper Pleistocene coastal dunes from the Northern Bahamas and Western AustraliaSedimentology, Biostratigraphy and Micropaleontology
2016Aaron HantscheKalin Kouzmanov / Robert MoritzDistal skarns as an ore-forming environmentMineral Resources and Geofluids
2016Nicholas FarleyElias SamankassouLate Holocene climate variability in the Southern Pacific: Records from microatolls in French Polynesia. Sedimentology, Biostratigraphy and Micropaleontology
2016Antoine HaddadMatteo Lupi« Fluid migration simulation in geothermal and active tectonic environments using seismic sequences, GreeceCrustal Deformation and Fluid Flow
2016Anna RauchMario SartoriEvaluation of uncertainties in geological spatial data with focus on bedrock geology maps Physical Volcanology and Geological Risks
2016Verónica Ferreira AntunesMatteo LupiSeismic activity in the Great Geneva BasinCrustal Deformation and Fluid Flow
2016Giovan PeyrottyRossana MartiniThe Upper Triassic atoll-type carbonates of Japan : Sedimentology and high resolution biostratigraphySedimentology, Biostratigraphy and Micropaleontology
2016Matthew EdwardsCostanza BonadonnaFragmentation of mafic magmasPhysical Volcanology and Geological Risks
2016Stefano GialliLluís FontbotéMagmatic-hydrothermal transtition at the Miocene Sn deposit of San Rafael, southern PeruMineral Resources and Geofluids
2016Gregor WeberLuca CaricchiForecasting the recurrence rate of volcanic eruptions (FEVER Project)Petrology and Volcanology
2016Adam CurryLuca CaricchiForecasting the recurrence rate of volcanic eruptions (FEVER Project)Petrology and Volcanology
2016Emmanuelle RicchiUrs Schaltegger / Edwin GnosTime and temperature of Alpine hydrothermal monazite crystallization Isotope Geochemistry, Geochronology and Thermochronology
2016Marion AlcaniéMatteo LupiFluid flow in the great Geneva basinCrustal Deformation and Fluid Flow
2016Luis Otavio Fortes De LenaUrs SchalteggerRadio-isotopic calibration of the Jurassic timescale and the Jurassic/Cretaceous boundary by high-precision U/Pb geochronologyIsotope Geochemistry, Geochronology and Thermochronology
2016Jeanne Armelle BilobéElias SamankassouStructure et évolution tectonostratigraphique du bassin sédimentaire de Mamfé, sud-ouest Cameroun.Sedimentology, Biostratigraphy and Micropaleontology
2016Francisco Bataller TorreAndrea MoscarielloLate Ordovician Glacial Reservoir Characterization in the Murzug basin, Lybia”Earth Surface Dynamics
2015Simon BoivinRossana MartiniEvolutionary turnover of reefal and coral associations after the Triassic-Jurassic crisis highlighted via the study of the lowermost Jurassic reefs. Sedimentology, Biostratigraphy and Micropaleontology
2015Raphael NormandGuy SimpsonGeomorphological and sedimentological signals of deformation in a silent subduction zone: An investigation of the Makran (Iran).Earth Surface Dynamics
2015Luis Ordonez RendonDaniel ArizteguiGeochimical cycles in Lake Towuti, Indonesia, and the dominant factors ruling Fe isotopes fractionation.Limnogeology and Geomicrobiology
2015Joaquin BastiasRichard SpikingsTectonic history of the Antarctic Peninsula and the South Shetland IslandsIsotope Geochemistry, Geochronology and Thermochronology
2015Agathe Martignier Daniel ArizteguiAlkaline-earth metal precipitates in lacustrine environment: characterization, spatio-temporal distribution and origin.Limnogeology and Geomicrobiology
2015Stefano PollastriCostanza BonadonnaExperimental and field investigations of particle aggregation associated with explosive volcanic eruptionsPhysical Volcanology and Geological Risks
2015Philipp WidmannUrs SchalteggerHigh-precision time resolution of environmental change and biotic response during Permian and Triassic climate variationsIsotope Geochemistry, Geochronology and Thermochronology
2015Louis HoneggerSébastien CastelltortSource-to-sink propagation of climate signals - Example of the Eocene South-Pyrenean basin.Earth Surface Dynamics
2015Marine MailletElias SamankassouPennsylvanian reefs in South ChinaSedimentology, Biostratigraphy and Micropaleontology
2015Lucia Dominguez BarraganCostanza BonadonnaA new integrative multi-hazard volcanic risk assessment combining multi-temporal and multi-spatial scalesPhysical Volcanology and Geological Risks
2015Daniil PopovRichard SpikingsAdvancing alkali feldspar and muscovite 40Ar/39Ar thermochronologyIsotope Geochemistry, Geochronology and Thermochronology
2015Inès EymardDaniel ArizteguiOrganomineralisation in freshwater stromatolites of northern Patagonia (Argentina) - A geomicrobiological studyLimnogeology and Geomicrobiology
2015Aurélie AngélozElias SamankassouRéservoirs de géothermie du bassin genevois: Etude d’équivalents potentiels (Sud de l’Allemagne et Bassin de Paris)Sedimentology, Biostratigraphy and Micropaleontology
2014Chen ChenSébastien CastelltortPropagation of multi-millennial sediment supply signals down river systems.Earth Surface Dynamics
2014Maria Teresa Bellver BacaMassimo ChiaradiaMagmatic and time-scale factors controlling the association of porphyry-type deposits with high Sr/Y magmas.Isotope Geochemistry, Geochronology and Thermochronology
2014Bocar SyCorine Frischknecht / David ConsuegraEnjeux, risques et mitigation des inondations à Dakar (Sénégal)Physical Volcanology and Geological Risks
2014Samuel CarmaltAndrea MoscarielloSedimentology geochemistry and petrography of Marcellus Shales, Eastern USA.Reservoir Geology and Sedimentary Basin Analysis
2013Nicolas ClercAndrea MoscarielloModélisation géologique et structurale du Bassin genevois et implications pour la géothermie profonde.Reservoir Geology and Sedimentary Basin Analysis
2012Eduardo RossiCostanza BonadonnaSedimentation from volcanic plumes.Physical Volcanology and Geological Risks
2012Valerie BaumannCostanza BonadonnaExamples of multigeological risk analyses applied to the Andes CordilleraPhysical Volcanology and Geological Risks