Prof. Dr. Laszlo Trunkó

Prof. Dr. Laszlo Trunkó
Prof. Dr. Laszlo Trunkó

Phone: +49 721 175-2846

1935 born in Szolnok, Hungary

1953 High-School diploma in Budapest, Hungary

1953-1956 study at the Eötvös Loránd (ELTE) University in Budapest, Hungary

1956 Escape to Germany

1957-1961 Continuation of studies in Göttingen

1960 Master of Science (Diploma)

1961 PhD (Doctorate)

1965-1997 Scientific staff at the State Collection of Natural History, later renamed State Museum of National History, in Karlsruhe

1969 Habilitation at the University of Karlsruhe

1972-1997 Head of the Department of Geology and Mineralogy

1978 Appointment as adjunct Professor

1997 Retirement

Research interests

  • Predominantely regional geology and stratigraphy
  • Tectonics
  • Paleontology
  • Environmental issues
  • Work at the museum: Organization of and assistance with exhibitions with geological, mineralogical, paleontological and environmental topics
  • Issue of the chronicle of the museum

Presentations and lectures

  • Popular science publications
  • Lectures in Vertebrate paleontology,  Paleobotany,  Evolution
  • Regional Geology
  • Work during retirement: Translation of scientific books into German

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