Curriculum Vitae

General Information

Tomoo Katsura, Ph.D.


Professor of Structure and Dynamics of Earth Materials

Bayerisches Geoinstitut, University of Bayreuth
95440 Bayreuth, GERMANY
TEL: +49-921-55-3791
FAX: +49-921-55-3769

ORCID: 0000-0001-7857-5101

ResearcherID: A-7483-2010


Working Experience

Research Expertise

  • Physics of the Earth’s interior
  • High-pressure mineral physics
  • High-pressure technology


See the "Publications" page.

Academic Societies


  • Mineralogical Society of America Fellow (2016)
  • Japan Association of Mineralogical Science Award (2016)

Current Advice

  • PhD students
    • Lin Wang (October 2014 -)
      • Pressure, temperature and water content dependence of dislocation mobility in olivine
    • Eleonora Kulik (July 2014 -)
      • Development of high-toughness ceramics
      • Development of LVP for in situ X-ray diffraction

Former Advises


External funds