Prof. Dr. habil. Christian Wolkersdorfer (云村)

Born on February 17, 1964 in Schwabach/Mittelfranken, Germany
Citizenship: German
2 Children: Karoline and Franziska

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Education

High School (“Allgemeine Hochschulreife”) at Gymnasium Roth, Roth/Mittelfranken, Germany, Final Mark 1.8 | 5/84

University Education

Geology/Palaeontology: Friedrich-Alexander-Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany | 10/84 – 10/86

Applied Geology (Mining Geology): Technische Universität Clausthal, Germany | 10/86 – 4/89

Master Thesis (“Diplomarbeit“) about Pb-Zn-Deposits in Northern Tyrol

Finished with Master Degree (“Diplom”), Final Mark 1.3 | 4/89

Civil Service

Air Force Education Company Roth/Mittelfranken, Germany | 1/90 – 3/90

Air Force Geological Survey Karlsruhe, LwUGrpKdo Karlsruhe/Baden, Germany | 4/90 – 12/90

Doctorate (“PhD”) | Technical University Clausthal, Clausthal-Zellerfeld, Germany

Theme: Hydrogeochemical conditions in the mine water of a uranium mine – The Niederschlema/Alberoda deposit [Hydrogeochemische Verhältnisse im Flutungswasser eines Uranbergwerks – Die Lagerstätte Niederschlema/Alberoda] | 4/91 – 11/95  

Habilitation | TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Freiberg, Germany

Wolkersdorfer, Ch. (2006): Water Management at Abandoned Flooded Underground Mines – Fundamentals – Tracer Tests – Modelling – Water Treatment | 1/00 – 11/06

Grants

Tyrolean Government, Austria | 1989

Local Authority Ehrwald/Tirol, Austria | 1989

Hanns-Seidel-Foundation, Munich, Germany | 1993 – 1994

DFG German Research Foundation, Bonn, Germany | 1999 – 2000

Internships during Studying

Agnwe Mining Company, Leinster/Australia: Mining Geological Sampling | 7/87 – 9/87

Westfälische Berggewerkschaftskasse: Blasting Supervisor | 2/88 – 3/88

Professional Experience

Großversandhaus Quelle, Fürth, Germany: Computer Operator | 5/89 – 8/89

gbm – Gesellschaft für Baugeologie und Meßtechnik, Limburg/Lahn, Germany: Geologist | 1/91 – 3/91

TU Clausthal, Germany, Engineering Geology and Hydrogeology: Research Associate | 04/91 – 05/96

IFG Ingenieurbüro für Geotechnik, Bautzen, Germany - Freiberg: Geologist: Executive Employee; Head of the Freiberg Branch Office | 7/96 – 1/99

TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany, Department of Hydrogeology: DFG-Grant (Coordinating a DFG-Graduate College) | 2/99 – 11/01

Universidade Federal de Ouro Preto - UFOP/Minas Gerais, Brasilia: DAAD Guest Researcher | 11/01– 12/01

TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany, Department of Hydrogeology: Postdoc Position | 12/01– 9/06

University of Newcastle/Northumberland, United Kingdom: Research Fellow with Prof. Paul L. Younger | 10/04– 11/04

TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany, Department of Hydrogeology: Postdoc Position | 11/04 – 9/06

LMU München, Germany, Hydrogeology and Environmental Geology, Interim Professor | 10/06 – 9/08

Cape Breton University, Canada, Research Chair in Mine Water Remediation & Management | 9/08 – 2/12

University of Waterloo, Canada, Adjunct Professor | since 7/11

Tshwane University of Technology, South African Research Chair for Acid Mine Drainage Treatment | since 01/14

Lappeenranta University of Technology, Finnish Distinguished Professor | since 06/14

Volunteer Work | Membership in Associations

IMWA – International Mine Water Association: General Secretary and member of the Excecutive Council | since 1997

Member of “AK Grubenwasser” (Mine Water Working Group) of FH Hydrogeologie (Association of German Hydrogeologists) | since 2015

Advisery Board “Mine Water Division” of WISA (Water Institution of Southern Africa), Pretoria | since 2015

Bergwerksverein Silberleithe Tirol, Tyrol: Scientific Advisor and member of the Excecutive Council | since 1999

PADRE — Partnership for Acid Drainage Remediation in Europe: Vice President and member of Excecutive Council | 2004 – 2017

Excecutive Council  Geothermischen Vereinigung, Germany: Member | 2007 – 2009

Geothermiebeirat des Bundesumweltministeriums, Germany: Member | 2005 – 2009

Zweckverband zur Abwasserbeseitigung im Unteren Schwarzachtal, Wendelstein/Mittelfranken: Member Board of Governors | 1990 – 1992

Evangelische Jugend, Röthenbach/St. Wolfgang: Group Leader | 1983 – 1986

Language Competence

German | English | French | Slovene

Computer Literacy (Selection)

Operating Systems: MS Windows, UNIX, MS-DOS

Software: MS Office, QuarkXpress, PHREEQC, WATEQ4F, EQ3/6, ASM, GeODIN, Netscape, FIDAP, FEFlow, SigmaPlot, ArcInfo

Programing Languages: Visual Basic, HTML, JavaScript, PHP, mySQL, Python

My Private Interests

Photography, Politics, Cycling, Hiking, Water and Oil Painting

Contact

Prof. Dr Christian Wolkersdorfer

German Address Finnish Address South African Address

christian@wolkersdorfer.info
www.wolkersdorfer.info

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