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Dr Christoph Schrank

Science and Engineering Faculty,
Earth, Environmental and Biological Sciences,
Earth Systems

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Name
Dr Christoph Schrank
Position(s)
Senior Lecturer
Science and Engineering Faculty,
Earth, Environmental and Biological Sciences,
Earth Systems
Discipline *
Other Earth Sciences, Geophysics
Phone
+61 7 3138 1583
Email
Location
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Identifiers and profiles
ORCID iD
Qualifications

PhD (University of Toronto), Diplom-Geologe (Free University of Berlin), Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice (Queensland University of Technology)

Professional memberships
and associations

Geological Society of Australia

Keywords

Structural geology, Rock mechanics, Analogue modelling, Numerical modelling, Synchrotron X-ray micro-tomography, Multi-scale deformation, Rheology

* Field of Research code, Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification (ANZSRC), 2008

Biography

2014: Senior Lecturer (QUT)

2013: Graduate Certificate in Academic Practice (QUT)

2012 – 2014: Lecturer (ECARD program, QUT)

2010 – 2012: Fellow of the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation) at the Western Australian Geothermal Centre of Excellence (UWA, CSIRO)

2009 – 2010: Postdoctoral researcher at the Western Australian Geothermal Centre of Excellence (UWA, CSIRO)

2004 – 2009: PhD at the University of Toronto, Tectonophysics laboratory (Prof. A. R. Cruden)

2002 – 2004: Diplom in Geology and Palaeontology (Master-equivalent) at Freie Universität Berlin Germany (Prof. M. R. Handy)

This information has been contributed by Dr Christoph Schrank.

Teaching

Current undergraduate classes

ERB204: Deforming Earth: Fundamentals of Structural Geology

ERB305: Field Methods

SCB500: Research Project ERB101

SEB411: Advanced data visualization and analysis (Honours)

Honours coordinator for Earth Science

Past undergraduate and postgraduate classes

Structural Geology

Tectonics of Sedimentary Basins

Microfabrics and Rheology

Geological Maps and Cross-sections I & II

Tectonic Modelling Plate Tectonics

SEB114/SEB116: Experimental Science II

This information has been contributed by Dr Christoph Schrank.

Publications


For more publications by this staff member, visit QUT ePrints, the University's research repository.

Research projects

Grants and projects (Category 1: Australian Competitive Grants only)

Title
The role of pressure waves on the mechanics of earthquakes and faulting
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP170104550
Start year
2017
Keywords
Title
Finite Strain with large rotations: A new hybrid numerical/experimental approach
Primary fund type
CAT 1 - Australian Competitive Grant
Project ID
DP140103015
Start year
2014
Keywords
Finite Strain; Modelling; Experiments

Supervision

Current supervisions

  • Fault damage zones as barcodes for seismicity, fault growth, stress state and rock material properties
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Luke Nothdurft
  • The impact of rheology on deformation behaviour of inclusions in fault zones
    PhD, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Oliver Gaede
  • Gypsum dehydration: The interplay between nanoporosity formation, dehydration and phase transformation
    Masters by Research, Principal Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Tomasz Blach, Dr Oliver Gaede
  • Structural evolution and basin analysis in the light of petroleum prospectivity of Roebuck Basin, Northwest Shelf
    PhD, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Oliver Gaede, Professor David Gust
  • Geochronology of Titanium as a Tool for Quantifying Timing of Deformation Events in the Pilbara Basalts.
    Masters by Research, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr David Murphy, Dr Charlotte Allen
  • Effect of reducing environment on in situ montmorillonite dehydration
    Masters by Research, Associate Supervisor
    Other supervisors: Dr Oliver Gaede, Professor David Gust

Completed supervisions (Doctorate)

Completed supervisions (Masters by Research)