• Research Areas

    • Early solar system evolution
    • Origin, accretion and differentiation history of protoplanets
    • Hf-W chronometry of terrestrial and extraterrestrial materials
    • Accretion and early differentiation history of Earth , Moon, and Mars
    • Multi-Collector Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry (MC-ICPMS)
  • CV

    Education

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    Doctoral degree (Dr. sc. ETH Zurich) in isotope cosmochemistry, ETH Zurich, Inst. of Geochemistry and Petrology, Switzerland.
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    Master of Science (MSc.) in Geosciences of Basins and Lithosphere - Research Master VU University Amsterdam, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, The Netherlands
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    Bachelor of Science (BSc.) in Earth sciences (Geology) VU University Amsterdam, Faculty of Earth and Life Sciences, The Netherlands

    Positions

    since
    Research Associate (Akad. Rat auf Zeit.), Inst. for Planetology, University of Münster
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    Postdoctoral research fellow, Institute for Planetology, University of Münster, Germany
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    Postdoctoral researcher, Institute for Geochemistry and Petrology, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

    Honors

    ETH Medal - ETH Zurich
    Escher prize - Royal Geological and Mining Society (KNGMG)
  • Projects

  • Publications

    • Fischer-Gödde M., Burkhardt C., Kruijer T., Kleine T. . ‘Ru isotope heterogeneity in the solar protoplanetary disk.’ Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 168: 151-171. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2015.07.032.
    • Kruijer Thomas, Kleine Thorsten, Fischer-Gödde Mario, Sprung Peter. . ‘Lunar tungsten isotopic evidence for the late veneer.’ Nature 520: 534-537.
    • Matthes M., Fischer-Gödde M., Kruijer T., Leya I., Kleine T. . ‘Pd-Ag chronometry of iron meteorites: Correction of neutron capture-effects and application to the cooling history of differentiated protoplanets.’ Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 169, No. null: 45-62. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2015.07.027.
    • Budde G., Kruijer T.S., Fischer-Gödde M., Irving A.J., Kleine T. . ‘Planetesimal differentiation revealed by the Hf-W systematics of ureilites.’ Earth and Planetary Science Letters 430: 316-325. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2015.08.034.

    • Cook D.L., Kruijer T.S., Leya I., Kleine T. . ‘Cosmogenic 180W variations in meteorites and re-assessment of a possible 184Os-180W decay system.’ Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 140, No. null: 160-176. doi: 10.1016/j.gca.2014.05.013.
    • Kruijer T.S., Touboul M., Fischer-Godde M., Bermingham K.R., Walker R.J., Kleine T. . ‘Protracted core formation and rapid accretion of protoplanets.’ Science 344, No. 6188: 1150-1154. doi: 10.1126/science.1251766.
    • Kruijer, T.S., Kleine, T., Fischer-Gödde, M., Burkhardt, C., Wieler, R. . ‘Nucleosynthetic W isotope anomalies and the Hf-W chronometry of Ca-Al-rich inclusions.’ Earth and Planetary Science Letters 403: 317-327.

    Articles in Journals
    • Kruijer T.S., Sprung P., Kleine T., Leya I., Wieler R. . ‘The abundance and isotopic composition of Cd in iron meteorites.’ Meteoritics and Planetary Science 48: 2597-2607.
    • Kruijer TS, Fischer-Gödde M, Kleine T, Sprung P, Leya I, Wieler R. . ‘Neutron capture on Pt isotopes in iron meteorites and the Hf-W chronology of core formation in planetesimals.’ Earth and Planetary Science Letters 361: 162-172. doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2012.10.014.
    Theses (Dissertation or Habilitation)
    • Kruijer Thomas. . Hf-W chronology of planetary accretion and differentiation at the dawn of solar system history Doctoral Thesis, ETH Zurich.

    • Kruijer T.S., Sprung P., Kleine T., Leya I., Burkhardt C., Wieler R. . ‘Hf–W chronometry of core formation in planetesimals inferred from weakly irradiated iron meteorites.’ Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta 99: 287-304.