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08/2017 - present        Research Associate / Lab Manager

Department of Earth Sciences, Cluster Geology & Geochemistry, Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam

- Management of the clean room laboratory for trace element and isotope analyses

- Management of the Thermo Neptune MC-ICP-MS, Thermo X-Series II ICP-MS and Varian 720-ES ICP-OES

- Analyses of and method development for radiogenic and stable isotopes

 

05/2017                      Visiting Professor

Institute of Applied Geosciences, Graz University of Technology, Austria

- Stable Mg and Si isotopes

 

11/2016 - 07/2017      Postdoctoral Reseacher

Geomicrobiology, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, France

- Determination of stable Ti isotopes in Archaean TiO2 microcrystals and investigation of their relation to organic matter

 

11/2015 - 10/2016      Postdoctoral Researcher

Cosmochemistry, Astrophysics and Geophysical Experimentation, Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris, France

- Determination of stable Ti and Cr isotopes in meteorites

- Method development for Ti and Cr isotope analyses

  

09/2012 - 10/2015      Postdoctoral Researcher

Insitute of Geological Sciences, University of Bern, Switzerland

- Investigation of (bio)geochemical processes in the ocean water column and in marine sediments by stable Ba isotope fractionation

- Experimental studies on Ba isotope fractionation during ion transport and carbonate precipitation

- Method development for Ba isotope analyses

  

02/2009 - 05/2012      Research Fellow (PhD)

Centre for Geobiology and Deparment of Earth Science, University of Bergen, Norway

- Determination of stable Cu, Zn and Fe isotopes in modern and Ordovician marine hydrothermal silicates and sulphides, with focus on the comparison of biogenic and inorganic metal precipitation

- Method development for Cu and Zn isotope analyses

  

10/2008 - 01/2009      Research Assistant

Institute of Mineralogy, Leibniz University of Hannover, Germany

- Clinical trial for drug development, in collaboration with Novartis Pharma AG

- Determination of stable Fe isotopes in human blood

 

Teaching

2017   Workshop 'Isotope geochemistry' (MSc level) within a visiting professorship, Graz University of Technology, Austria

 

2014   Co-lecturer 'Geochemistry and isotope geology' (BSc level), University of Bern, Switzerland

 

2012 - 2014   Assistant in 'Practical course in mineralogy and petrology' (BSc level), University of Bern, Switzerland

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Education/Academic qualification

Geochemistry, PhD, University of Bergen

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Research Output 2012 2020

Experimental and theoretical modelling of kinetic and equilibrium Ba isotope fractionation during calcite and aragonite precipitation

Mavromatis, V., van Zuilen, K., Blanchard, M., van Zuilen, M., Dietzel, M. & Schott, J., 15 Jan 2020, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 269, p. 566-580 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Calcium Carbonate
aragonite
Fractionation
Isotopes
calcite

Lack of resolvable titanium stable isotopic variations in bulk chondrites

Deng, Z., Moynier, F., van Zuilen, K., Sossi, P. A., Pringle, E. A. & Chaussidon, M., 15 Oct 2018, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 239, p. 409-419 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Titanium
chondrite
titanium
Calcium
Aluminum

Volatile loss following cooling and accretion of the Moon revealed by chromium isotopes

Sossi, P. A., Moynier, F. & Van Zuilen, K., 23 Oct 2018, In : Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America. 115, 43, p. 10920-10925 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Open Access
Chromium Isotopes
Isotopes
Oxygen
Temperature
Ferrosoferric Oxide

Barium isotope fractionation during witherite (BaCO3) dissolution, precipitation and at equilibrium

Mavromatis, V., van Zuilen, K., Purgstaller, B., Baldermann, A., Nagler, T. F. & Dietzel, M., 1 Oct 2016, In : Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta. 190, p. 72-84

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review

Barium Isotopic Compositions of Geological Reference Materials

van Zuilen, K., Nagler, T. F. & Bullen, T. D., Dec 2016, In : Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research. 40, 4, p. 543-558

Research output: Contribution to JournalArticleAcademicpeer-review