Wilfried Bauer

Bio


Assoc. Prof. Dr. Wilfried Bauer
Associate Professor
Department of Applied Geosciences

GUtech, PO Box 1816, Athaibah PC 130, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman. Room: 427B
+968 2206 1175 (office)

wilfried.bauer@gutech.edu.om

Short biogaphy:

After his PhD (1995) in Geology from RWTH Aachen University, Dr. Bauer continued his research from 1995 to 2002 as a Post-Doc and later as a Research Assistant in Aachen. From 2005 to 2007 he held a position as Senior Survey Geologist at the British Geological Survey. Between 2007 and 2014 he led the Research & Development section of an Australian exploration company, focused on the exploration of gold, bauxite and graphite in Madagascar. In February 2014 he joined the AGEO Department of GUtech.

Education
  • Habilitation, Geology, RWTH Aachen University, Germany, 2004.
  • PhD , Geology, RWTH Aachen University, Germany, 1995.
  • Diploma , Geology, RWTH Aachen University, Germany, 1991.
Teaching
  • Structural Geology
  • Mineral Resources
  • Geological Visualisation
  • Project Management
  • Mineral Exploration
Research

Research Areas

  • Structural Geology
  • Mineral Exploration
  • Mircotextures
  • Metamorphic Petrology
  • Geochemistry

Research Projects

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals
  • Bauer, W., Callegari, I., Al Balushi, N., Al Busaidi, G., Al Barumi, M., Al Shoukri, Y. (2018). Tectonic Observations in the Northern Saih Hatat, Sultanate of Oman. Arabian Journal of Geosciences . (Accepted)
  • Bauer, W., Siemes, H., Spaeth, G., Jacobs, J. (2016). Transpression and tectonic exhumation in the Heimefrontfjella, western orogenic front of the East African/Antarctic Orogen, revealed by quartz textures of high strain domains. Polar Research , 35 .
  • Bauer, W., Siemes, H., Spaeth, G., Jacobs, J. (2015). Quartz microfabrics of shear zones of the western orogenic front of the East African/Antarctic orogen: result of transpressive deformation?. Geotectonic Research , 97 (1) , 1–3.
Conference Papers
  • Bauer, W., Hallas, P. (2018). Quartz textures from quartzitic mylonites of the metamorphic sole below the Samail Ophiolite, Oman, presented at EGU 2018, Vienna, Austria, 8-13 April 2018. : Geophysical Research Abstracts.
  • Callegari, I., Bauer, W., Mattern, F., Pracejus, B., Scharf, A., Scharf, K., Al Habsi, W., Al Zubaidi, A. (2018). Two Paleozoic compressive events – evidence from the Fara Formation (Wadi Bani Awf, Jabal Akhdar, northern Central Oman Mountains), presented at EGU 2018, Vienna, Austria, 8-13 April 2018. : Geophysical Research Abstracts.
  • Callegari, I., Bauer, W., Mattern, F., Rarivoarison, H., Scharf, A., Scharf, K., Al Habsi, W., Al Zubaidi, A. (2018). Tectonic evolution of the Neoproterozoic in the western Jabal Akhdar Dome, northern Central Oman Mountains, presented at EGU 2018, Vienna, Austria, 8-13 April 2018. : Geophysical Research Abstracts.
  • Bauer, W., Bernecker, M., Heim, B., Holzbecher, E., Visser, W. (2016). Designing and implementing Applied Geosciences Bachelor and Master programs tailored for the Gulf Region, presented at GEO2016, Bahrain, 7.-10.03.2016.
Other Articles
  • Bauer, W. (2016). A life-changing experience. In: Reedman A.J. & Bate, D.G. (Eds) They Do Things Differently There. Stories from the International Division of the British Geological Survey. Aspect Design, Malvern, Worcestershire, p. 266-280, .
Published Books
  • Bauer, W. (2015). Geological Field Manual, Norderstedt: BoD.
Patents
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Trainings taken
  • Micromine Training, 26/08/2015 – 28/08/2015, London/UK.
Awards
Awards
  • Jubilee Medal, 2011.
Participation in competitions