18 December 2012

Fellow of Geological Society of America

Associate Professor in Geophysics, dr.scient. Irina ArtemievaAssociate Professor in Geophysics, dr.scient. Irina Artemieva, section of Geology (Department of Geosciences and Natural Resource Management) has been elected fellow of Geological Society of America in recognition of “innovative geophysical imaging and interpretation of thermal, structural and compositional heterogeneity and evolution of the continental lithosphere.” She is the first researcher at a Danish institution who receives this honour. Irina Artemieva recently strengthened her reputation as the leading authority on the secular evolution of the lithosphere by publishing the book " The lithosphere - An Interdisciplinary Approach" with the renowned publisher Cambridge University Press. This multi-disciplinary book comprises geophysical, geochemical and petrological aspects. It already forms the basis for teaching at several universities in USA, Canada and Europe, including the course on "The evolving lithosphere" at DGG.

Irina Artemieva is an Associate Professor at the University of Copenhagen, Denmark. She was awarded a M.Sc. in Physics from Lomonosov Moscow State University, a Ph.D. in Geophysics from the Institute of Physics of the Earth, Moscow and a Doctor of Science (dr. scient.) degree from the University of Copenhagen. Professor Artemieva has been employed as a researcher at the Russian/USSR Academy of Sciences, Moscow, at the Universities of Uppsala (Sweden) and Strasbourg (France), and at the United States Geological Survey in California. She was Science Co-ordinator of the European Science Foundation/

International Lithosphere Programme EUROPROBE programme 1999–2001. She is a member of Academia Europaea, Fellow of the Royal Astronomical Society, London and now also Fellow of Geological Society of America.