Dr. Jens Gutzmer (PhD ZA)
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Director of the Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology

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Dr Jens Gutzmer (PhD ZA)

Jens Gutzmer is the founding director of the Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology. He is a visiting professor at the Paleoproterozoic Mineralization Research Group (PPM) in the Department of Geology, University of Johannesburg, South Africa.



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Curriculum vitae

1993 'Diploma' in Mineralogy, Technical University of Clausthal-Zellerfeld (Germany)
1996 PhD in Geology, Rand Afrikaans University (South Africa)
1996 bis 1999 Postdoc and lecturer at the Department of Geology, Rand Afrikaans University and founding of the Paleoproterozoic Mineralization Research Group (PPM Group)
1999-2000 Assistant professor, Westfälische Wilhelms-Universität Münster
2000-2005 Associated professor, Rand Afrikaans University (South Africa)
2005 Full professor of geology, University of Johannesburg
2008 Awarded a South African Research Chair in Geometallurgy and appointed full professor at the TU Bergakademie Freiberg