Elected: 2024
Discipline: Earth Sciences and Chemistry
Professor Donald Bruce Dingwell
Chair of Mineralogy and Petrology, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universitaet Munich, Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich
Don Dingwell has published ca. 550 papers on geomaterials, magmas and volcanism. His approach is fundamentally experimental and materials-based. His current research spans the structure and dynamics of silicate melts, the mechanistic interpretation of volcano monitoring and magma kinematics and the quantification of the role of volcanism and volcanic ash in the Earth System.
His work has been honoured with 9 national and international medals, 4 national and international awards, 6 honorary degrees and 8 academy memberships.
He has served as President of the EGU and IAVCEI, Secretary-General of the ERC and is Vice-President of the Academia Europaea.