Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf

Molecular Structures

Porträt Dr. habil. Scheinost, Andreas; FWOS
Dr. habil. Andreas Scheinost


Phone:+33 476 88 2462, +33 6 340 358 18
Link:ORCID: 0000-0002-6608-5428
Address71, Avenue des Martyrs
38000 Grenoble

Scientific career

  • since 2006:
    Director of The Rossendorf Beamline at ESRF, Grenoble, France
  • since 2003:
    Head of Molecular Structures Division, HZDR Inst. of Resource Ecology, Dresden, Germany
  • 2005:
    Habilitation in Earth Sciences (DHDR), Université Joseph Fourier, Grenoble, France
  • 2000-2002:
    Oberassistent, Inst. of Terrestrial Ecology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1994-1999:
    Postdoctoral Researcher at TUM, Purdue University, Univ. of Delaware
  • 1994:
    Dr. agr. (summa cum laude) TUM, München, Germany
  • 1989:
    Dipl. ing. agr. TUM, München, Germany

Research fields

  • Molecular-scale processes and kinetics of retention and redox reactions at the mineral/water interface (clays, Fe oxides, LDH, cement phases) with synchrotron methods
  • Geochemistry of metals/metalloids/actinides with focus on the deep geological disposal of radioactive waste
  • Environmental (nano-)mineralogy