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geochemistry and economic geology educator

Christoph Andreas Heinrich, Swiss geochemistry and economic geology educator. Recipient Paul Niggli medal Swiss Mineralogic and Petrologic Society, 1992, Silver Medal Society Economic Geologists, 2007. With Swiss Army, 1975-1983. Member Society Economic Geologists (board directors since 1999), Society Geology Applied to Ore Deposits (board directors since 1997), Swiss Geotechnical Commission (board directors since 1995).

Background

Heinrich, Christoph Andreas was born on September 8, 1953 in Thalwil, Zürich, Switzerland. Son of Fritz and Margrit (Hanhart) Heinrich.

Education

Master of Science in Geology, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, Switzerland, 1978. Doctor of Natural Sciences, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Eidgenössische Technische Hochschule, Zurich, Switzerland, 1983.

Career

Junior exploration geologist Comalco, Australia, 1978. Postdoctoral scientist Australian Commonwealth Science and Industrial Research Organization, Sydney, Australia, 1984-1986. Principal research scientist Australian Geological Survey Organization, 1986-1994.

Professor Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Zurich, since 1994.

Membership

With Swiss Army, 1975-1983. Member Society Economic Geologists (board directors since 1999), Society Geology Applied to Ore Deposits (board directors since 1997), Swiss Geotechnical Commission (board directors since 1995).

Connections

Married Angela R. M. Beda, September 26, 1980. Children: Michael, Benjamin, Sarah.

father:
Fritz Heinrich

mother:
Margrit (Hanhart) Heinrich

spouse:
Angela R. M. Beda

children:
Sarah Heinrich

Benjamin Heinrich

Michael Heinrich