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Dr Mattias Ek

Dr Mattias Ek

Dr Mattias Ek
BSc, MSc, PhD

Honorary Research Fellow

Area of research

Isotope Cosmochemistry

Office G46
School of Earth Sciences,
Wills Memorial Building, Queens Road BS8 1RJ
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Research summary

I am an SNSF PostDoc.Mobility Fellow at the University of Bristol where I am investigating the Ge isotope systematics of meteorites. My main research interests are:

  • Understanding the link between the origin and evolution of dust in the early Solar System and nucleosynthetic isotope variations found in meteorites.
  • Investigating the potential link between the mass-dependent composition of planetary bodies and nebular processes in the early Solar System.
  • Analytical development and data processing for isotope geo-/cosmochemistry.

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Biography

Ouside of work I enjoy reading about things not related to my research, teaching myself how to sew and baking (Great Luzern Bake Off champion 2017 and runner up 2018).

CV

2019 - Present: SNSF Research Fellow at the University of Bristol -  "The Germanium Enigma: Solving the Mystery of Earth’s Light Ge Isotopic
Signature"

2017 - 2019: Post Doc at ETH Zürich - Palladium Isotope Cosmochemistry

2012 - 2017: PhD in Isotope Cosmochemisty at ETH Zürich - "Palladium Isotope Cosmochemistry: Constraints on Nebular and Parent
Body Processes from Iron Meteorites."

2011: Summer Intern at the Lunar and Planetary Science Institute in Houston, Texas.

2007 ...

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Recent publications

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