Arndt Schimmelmann

Arndt Schimmelmann

Senior Scientist
Organic Geochemistry and Chemical Oceanography

Office:   GY 321
Phone:   812-855-7645

Educational Background

  • Ph.D., 1985, University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA)
  • Diplom-Chemiker, 1979, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Germany

Research Interests

Graduate Student Projects

  • Katarina Topalov Ph.D. Hydrogen stable isotopes in bone collagen
  • Carley Gasaway M.S. Micro-FTIR characterization of shales
  • Kevin Webster Ph.D. Subterranean microbial methanotrophic uptake of atmospheric methane
  • Lin Wei Ph.D. Natural gas geochemistry
  • Patrick Griffin Ph.D. Stable isotope ratios in protein and amino acids


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Current Funding

  • Shale gas: Geochemical and physical constraints on genesis, storage, and producibility. (U.S. Department of Energy, Basic Energy Sciences)