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Dr. Ronny Friedrich

Laboratory Manager


From 1996 on, Ronny Friedrich studied physics at the University of Heidelberg, where he received his diploma in 2003 and his PhD in 2007 in the field of unworld physics. After 6 years as a PostDoc and leading a laboratory at Columbia University in New York City, Ronny Friedrich has been leading Ronny Friedrich has been leading the dating laboratories at CEZA since 2014 and is part of the extended management team at CEZA since 2022.

Academic and professional background

Since 2014

Head of the CEZA dating laboratories


Laboratory Manager in the “Environmental Tracers Group” of the Lamont-Doherty-Earth-Observatory of the Columbia University New York City, USA


PostDoc at the Institute for Environmental Physics at the Heidelberg University


PhD in physics at the Institute of Environmental Physics at the Heidelberg University on the topic “Groundwater characterization with environmental tracers: Exploration of the groundwater of the Odenwald region and implementation of a new noble gas mass spectrometer system”.


Studies of physics at the Heidelberg University, diploma thesis: “Helium in polar ice sheets”