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Priv.-Doz Dr. Katja Emmerich

Priv.-Doz. Dr. Katja Emmerich

Division Head
Group: Applied Mineralogy/Clay Science
Room: 239
Phone: +49-721-608-2-6114
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Priv.-Doz. Dr. Katja Emmerich


Curriculum vitae


ORCID link




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Since 2011 Autumn School Moisture Measurement
Since 2003 Master course Clay Mineralogy
Since 2002 DTTG Workshop




2008 3rd place Reynolds-Cup
2004 Karl-Jasmund-Award of the German-Austrian-Swiss Clay Group Association (DTTG)
2002 Paul-Ramdohr-Award of the German Mineralogical Society (DMG)
2001            Medal of the ETH Zurich for an outstanding Ph.D. thesis
1993 -1999 Scholarship from „Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes“


Panel activities


Since 2016 Past President of the German-Swiss-Austrian Clay Group Association (DTTG)
2014 - 2016 President of the German-Swiss-Austrian Clay Group Association (DTTG)
2014 - 2016 Councillor of the Clay Minerals Society (CMS)
2015 - 2016 Head of the council nomination committee of the CMS
2013 - 2017 Vice Head of Soil Mineralogy Group of the German Soil Science Society (DBG)
Since 2014 Associate Editor Clays and Clay Minerals
2008 - 2014 Councillor German-Swiss-Austrian Clay Group Association (DTTG)
Since 2005 Member of the awardee selection committee for the "Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes
2005, 2009 Member of the Karl-Jasmund-Award Committee of the German-Swiss-Austrian Clay Group Association (DTTG)
Since 2001 Member of committee of experts on natural resources of the German Ceramic Society



Scientific committee: ISEMA2013, 2016; MECC2016; CMM2009-2017, DMG2004.


Reviewer for National Science Foundation of the United States of America, Clay Minerals, Applied Clay Science,

American Mineralogist, Chemical Engineering Journal, Geotechnical Testing Journal, Journal of Environmental Quality,

Structural Concrete.