Education University of Basel, PhD in Geology, 1947
1948-58 Mobil oil Company (formerly Socony-Vacuum), Venezuela
1948-89 University of Basel, Switzerland, Institute of Geology and Paleontology various positions
1966-89 University of Basel, Switzerland, Institute of Geology and Paleontology Head of the Institute
1963-64 University of Illinois, Visiting Associate Professor of Structural Geology and Theoretical Geophysics
1989-Present Consultant for petroleum exploration, seismic hazard and problems of radiowaste disposal in various parts of the world
1989-Present Continues mapping for the Swiss Geological Survey in the Jura. Computer-assisted analysis and synthesis of the structural development of the mapped areas.
Membership: American Association of Petroleum Geologists
Approximately 100 articles on problems of tectonics of the Alps and their frontal thrust belts both north and south, the Alpine-Mediterranean ranges in general, the Venezuelan Coast Range and the Orinoco basin, the northern Andes of Venezuela and Colombia, the Rhine Graben.
return to Albany/RPI Research Seminar schedule Fall 1996 semester
AAPG Distinguished Lecture Program