Pierre Vonlanthen

Education and work experience


PhD degree in natural sciences - technical mineralogy (2003-2007)
University of Fribourg (Switzerland)

Postgraduation in analysis and management of geological risks (2001)
University of Geneva (Switzerland) and University of San José (Costa Rica)

MSc degree in geology - mineralogy and petrography (1996-2000)
University of Fribourg (Switzerland)

High school graduation - classical (1991-1995)
Collège St-Michel of Fribourg (Switzerland)

Work experience

SEM lab manager (2008-present)
University of Lausanne (Switzerland)

SNF postdoctoral fellow (2007-2008)
Australian National University (Canberra, Australia)

Assistant in mineralogy (2003-2007)
University of Fribourg (Switzerland)

Assistant in geophysics (2002-2003)
University of Geneva (Switzerland)

Civil servant (1998-2002)
Federal Office for Water and Geology, Ittigen bei Bern (2002); Geological Museum of the Canton of Vaud, Lausanne (2001-2002); Historical Museum of Yverdon-les-Bains (2001); Water Laboratory of Neuchâtel (1998-1999); Department for Nature and Environnment, Fribourg (1998)


Scanning electron microscopy (SEM): imaging, EDX, EBSD, SEM micro-CT

Unicentre - CH-1015 Lausanne
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Swiss University