Prof. Dr. Vera Schlindwein - Faculty of Geosciences

Since May 2021, Vera Schlindwein has held the role of Professor of Polar and Marine Seismology within the Faculty of Geosciences at the University of Bremen.

It was a joint appointment together with the Alfred Wegener Institute, Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research (AWI). After her degree in geophysics at LMU Munich, Vera Schlindwein completed her PhD at the University of Bremen. She subsequently carried out research as a Marie Curie Fellow at the University of Durham, UK. Between 2007 and 2014, she led one of the German Research Foundation’s Emmy Noether Junior Research Groups at AWI in Bremerhaven and also habilitated at the University of Bremen in 2013. Since 2021, she has led the Geophysics Department at AWI. Vera Schlindwein has been teaching seismology at the University of Bremen since 2007. Her research interests include submarine earthquakes and volcanic activity in the polar oceans. She also investigates how icequakes can reveal information about the condition of polar ice masses.

Vera Schlindwein