Matthieu Emmanuel Galvez

Born in: France
Primary research category: Geological and Planetary Sciences
Research location / employer: Institute of Earth Sciences, Faculty of Geosciences and Environment, University of Lausanne, Switzerland and Institute of Geochemistry and Petrology, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
Fellowship dates: 2016-2021

Academic Career

  • Advanced postdoctoral training, Institute of Geochemistry and Petrology, ETH Zurich, 2014-2020
  • Postdoctoral training, Geophysical laboratory, Carnegie Institution for Science, 2012-2014
  • Postdoctoral training: IPGP, Paris (2012)
  • Ph.D in Earth Sciences/Geobiology: IPGP, IMPMC, Paris (2012)
  • Msc in Geobiology (2008)
  • Undergraduate diploma: Paris institute for higher education in science and humanities (ENS Ulm, Paris), 2008

Fellowship Research

This project will focus on poorly understood aspects of fluid-melt-rock interactions in subduction zones, i.e. active tectonic settings where elements are recycled between the surface and the interior of the Earth. Using a combination of high-pressure experimental technics and computational approaches, Matthieu will investigate key (redox and acid-base) properties of geological liquids that have controlled their ability to redistribute light elements and metals between the surface and the deep Earth, and shaped our planetary host.

Major Awards

  • ETH postdoctoral Fellowship, 2014-2016
  • NASA Astrobiology Institute (NAI) collaboration award, 2014
  • Carnegie postdoctoral fellowship, 2012-2014
  • Carnegie predoctoral fellow, 2006