Guillaume Dupont-Nivet

I believe that transdisciplinarity is the key to outstanding discoveries.

“My passion is to decipher how geodynamic and Earth-surface processes interact with environments and the biosphere.”

Printable CV

Research Interests


  • 2011-2012 Habilitation thesis, Rennes Univ., France.
  • 1998-2002 Ph.D. Geosciences, University of Arizona, USA.
  • 1995-1996 M.S. Geology, Univ. Rennes, France.
  • 1993-1995 B.S. Geophysics, Paris 7/IPGP, Paris, France.
  • 1991-1993 B.S. Physics, Strasbourg, France

Funded Projects


  • 2021-22         vGEOTRIP, Pedagogic project on interactive 3D virtual field tools (Potsdam-Rennes Univ.).
  • 2018-22         Geodynamics, Climate and Biodiversity (MSc., Potsdam Univ.; full semester 56 hours).
  • Supervisor    14 MSc., 12 PhD., 12 Postdocs (full list here).


Administrative responsibilities

Languages: Français, English, Deutsch

Scouting for stratigraphic sections on a water reserve in Tajikistan (Nurek).