Prof. Dr. Roman E. Botcharnikov

EDUCATION / EMPLOYMENT
2017 –  Professor of Petrology, Institut für Geowissenschaften, Johannes Gutenberg Universität Mainz 
2001 - 2017 - research position, Institut für Mineralogie, Leibniz Universität Hannover 
2002 - PhD in Geology and Mineralogy, Moscow State University, Russia
1995 - 2001 - researcher at the Institute of Experimental Mineralogy, Chernogolovka, Russia
1990 - 1995 - M.S.equivalent degree in Moscow State University, Russia

RESEARCH INTERESTS
- Magmatism in the mantle and crust: Magma genesis and evolution; 
- Volcanic systems: a link between magma chamber and eruptive center;
- Experimental petrology and geochemistry;
- Metallogeny: geochemical behavior of metals in magmatic and ore-forming processes;
- Properties of geologic materials.

CURRENT PROJECTS
- Behavior of chalcophile elements in subduction zone processes (PI: R.Botcharnikov; Funding: DFG)
- Formation of monomineralic Fe-Ti oxide ores in the high-Ti ferrobasaltic system: A case study in Emeishan, China (PIs: F. Holtz (Hannover), R.Botcharnikov (Mainz), Z.Zhang (Beijing), T. Hou (Beijing); Funding: DFG – Sino-German Program).