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PhD, University of Lausanne, Switzerland.
Isotope stratigraphy of the Upper Permian and Lower Triassic in some localities of the Neotethyan realm (Turkey, Oman, Iran).

2003 Certificate in Entrepreneurship, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology, Lausanne, Switzerland.
Market study for flocculant.
1999 Master in Earth Sciences (Geology and Geochemistry), University of Lausanne, Switzerland.
Stratigraphy, Structural Geology and Sulfur Isotope Geochemistry of the Rawyl Bassin, Swiss Alps
1999 Master in Development, Interstate School of Rural Engineering of Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso and Swiss Federal Institute of Technology.
Socio-economic impact study of a women association in Ouagadougou (Burkina Faso).
1996 Bachelor in Earth Sciences, University of Lausanne, Switzerland


Since 2009 research scientist at the Austrian Academy of Sciences (ÖAW).


Lecturer . Institute of Earth Sciences, Graz University, Austria.
Lectured for Master Degree: “ Palaeoceanography and Paleoclimatology ”


Lecturer and Research Assistant. Institute of Palaeontology, University of Vienna, Austria.
Lectured for Master Degree: “Application of stable isotope in Stratigraphy and in Palaeoceanography” and Application of stable isotope on terrestrial vertebrate". Untill 2009: Managed field and laboratory works in fields of sedimentology, stratigraphy, isotope geochemistry and paleoceanography. Synthesized data and presented results in publication and congress; trained young scientist.

Geologist. Austrian Academy of science. (several short mandate).
Performed Geological and sedimentological facies analysis of a Triassic reef. Lower Austria
2008 Stratigrapher. Shell Qatar
Consulting mandate as stratigrapher, specialist of the Khuff Formation, for outcrop study in Oman
2007-2008 Research Assistant. Geological and Paleontological Institute, JW Goethe University Frankfurt am Main, Germany.
Manage a project for a deep scientific drilling (including drilling technique, scientific expertise, and coordination of 15 leading scientists). Lead Research on stratigraphy, biochemistry, isotope chemistry and paleooceanography
2006 Geologist, Alpgeo lmtd, Switzerland (2 month mandate)
Designed GIS cartography and structural sections.
2005 Geologist, Tissières lmtd, Martigny, Switzerland
Analyzed industrial pollution, managed hydrogeological project, evaluated risks on landslide, blocks falls and floods. Surveyed deep drilling and construction.

Teacher, Morges, Switzerland.
Taught Mathematics and Science to 12 to 14 years old students.


Geologist, ARConseils lmtd, Switzerland.
Studied impact of soil pollution, managed waste sweetening and hydrogeological project.

1999-2004 Research worker, Geological Museum of Lausanne, Switzerland.
Managed field and laboratory works in sedimentology, isotope geochemistry and paleoceanography. Synthesized data and presented results in publication and congress; trained young scientist.
1999 Geologist, Alpgeo lmtd, Switzerland.
Worked on hydrogeological mapping

Permanent secretary for a youth association.
Managed administration, animation and, public relation


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