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Albert Ludwig Streckeisen Edit Profile

educator , Geologist

Albert Ludwig Streckeisen, Swiss geologist, educator. Recipient Abraham Gottlob Werner medal German Mineralogic Society, 1984, Socio Straniero, Accademia dei Lincei, Roma, 1987. Member Romanian Geologic Society (honorary), Romanian Academy (honorary).

Background

Streckeisen, Albert Ludwig was born on November 8, 1901 in Basel, Switzerland. Son of Adolf and Burckhardt Clara Streckeisen.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, University Basel, 1927.

Career

Professor mineralogy and petrography Scoala Politechnica, Bucharest, Romania, 1928-1934. Privatdozent, 1942-1954. Professor petrography University Berne, Switzerland, 1954-1972.

Geology researcher Swiss Alps and Carpathians, 1927-1980, systematics of igneous rocks, 1967-1989.

Membership

Member Romanian Geologic Society (honorary), Romanian Academy (honorary).

Connections

Married Jungck Gertrud F., April 1, 1940. 1 child, Anna Dorothea.

father:
Adolf Streckeisen

mother:
Burckhardt Clara Streckeisen

spouse:
Jungck Gertrud F.

child:
Anna Dorothea Streckeisen