The role of sheet silicates for mountain building processes (PhD projects of Vénice Akker and James Gilgannon; SNF project 162340)
4D analogue modelling of oblique rifts and obliquely rifted margins. (PhD project of Timothy Schmid and postdoc project of Frank Zwaan; SNF-Project 178731)
Fluids and new fluid tracers in water under-saturated continental crust: From rifting to tectonic inversion (PhD project of Veronica Peverelli; SNF project 178785)
3D structural model of the Aar Massif (PhD project of Ferdinando Musso Piantelli; in collaboration with swisstopo)
SeismoTeCH: Link between fault pattern and active seismic activity in Switzerland (PhD project of Sandro Truttmann; project of the Swiss Geophysical Commission; in collaboration with SED and swisstopo)
Deformation mechanisms and strain localization in lower crust: the role of solid-state versus melt assisted deformation in high grade shear zones (scientific exchange project of Prof. Renata Schmitt; SNF project 191196)
Deformation of Fine-Grained Granitoid Fault Rocks Microstructures, Deformation Processes & Rheology. SNF project 200020_192124 (PhD projects of N.A. yet).
Dating of cleft minerals in the Alps in cooperation with Edwin Gnos (Muséum d'histoire naturelle, Geneve)
Correlation of the evolution of the European continental margin over time and space with special reference to the Valaisan domain
Measurements of permeabilities in fault rocks and their scale dependency controlled by fault architecture (Grimsel Breccia Fault)
Investigations of “non-ore-deposit-related” cockade structures and their role for seismicity in hydrothermal fault rocks.