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Walter Viktor Maresch

Walter Viktor Maresch, German mineralogist, educator. Various Research grants, German Academic Research Society, 0200—2009. Fellow: Mineralogical Society Great Britain and Ireland, Mineralogical Society of America, Geological Society of America (honorary); member: American Geophysical Union, German Mineralogical Society (president, vice president 1999—2003).

Background

  • Maresch, Walter Viktor was born on July 1, 1944 in Munich. Son of Viktor Heinrich and Josefine Maresch.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science with Honors, University Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1966. Master of Science, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1971. Doctor of Philosophy, Princeton University, New Jersey, 1971.

      Habilitation, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany, 1988.

    Career

    • Professor c3 University Muenster, Germany, 1988—1996. Researcher Ruhr-Universität Bochum, 1971—1988, professor c4, 1996—2009. Chief editor European Journal Mineralogy, 1991—1999.

      Councilor International Mineralogical Association, since 2006. Selection committee member Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Bonn, Germany, 1996—2006.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

    Membership

    Fellow: Mineralogical Society Great Britain and Ireland, Mineralogical Society of America, Geological Society of America (honorary). Member: American Geophysical Union, German Mineralogical Society (president, vice president 1999—2003).

    Connections

    • Married Anita Rümcker, September 14, 1969. Children: Melanie Sonya Scherer, Tanja Désirée Wittkampf.
    • father: Viktor Heinrich
    • mother: Josefine Maresch
    • spouse: Anita Rümcker
    • children: Melanie Sonya Scherer Maresch
    • Tanja Désirée Wittkampf Maresch
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    Born July 1, 1944
    (age 73)
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    • 1966
      University Toronto
    • 1971
      Princeton University
    • 1971
      Princeton University
    • 1988
      Ruhr-Universität Bochum
    • 1988 - 1996
      Professor, c3 University Muenster
      Germany

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