• Research Areas

    • TIMEleSS: Phase TransformatIons, MicrostructurEs, and their Seismic Signals from the Earth's mantle
  • CV


    M. Sc. in Geoscience with specialization in Geomaterials at Georg-August University Göttingen, Germany
    Erasmus exchange semester at Eötvös-Loránd University Budapest, Hungary
    B. Sc. in Geoscience at Georg-August University Göttingen, Germany


    M. Sc. thesis at CeramTec GmbH, Lauf a. d. Pegnitz, Germany. Titel: Production and characterization of lead-free piezoceramics based on bismuth sodium titanate (BNT)
    Internship at SCHOTT AG Mainz, Germany (research department): development of new coating technics on glass ceramics
  • Publications

    • Krug M, Saki M, Ledoux E, Gay JP, Chantel J, Pakhomova A, Husband R, Rohrbach A, Klemme S, Thomas C, Merkel S, Sanchez-Valle C. . ‘Textures induced by the coesite-stishovite transition and implications for the visibility of the X-discontinuity.’ Geochemistry, Geophysics, Geosystems 23, No. 10: e2022GC010544. doi: https://doi.org/10.1029/2022GC010544.

    • V. Mergner; I. Kupenko; G. Spiekermann; S. Petitgirard; L. Libon; S. Chariton; M. Krug; R. Steinbrügge; I. Sergueev; C. Sanchez-Valle. . ‘Sound Velocities in FeSi at Lower Mantle Conditions and the Origin of Ultralow‐Velocity Zones.’ Geophysical Research Letters 48, No. 14. doi: 10.1029/2020GL092257.