Dr. Dominik Hennhoefer is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Earth Sciences since 2019. He received a Diploma degree in Geology from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (Germany) and was awarded Doctor of Science in Geology and Palaeontology from Heidelberg University (Germany). Before joining the Petroleum Institute (Abu Dhabi) as Research Teaching Associate, he was Lecturer of Sedimentology at Heidelberg University.
His research interests generally lie in carbonate sediments and build-ups and their stratigraphical and palaeoenvironmental interpretation. His current research focuses on the chronostratigraphy and geochemistry of marine sediments in the Jurassic and Cretaceous systems and climatic reconstructions of the past.
Dr. Dominik Hennhoefer is an active member of the International Association of Sedimentologists (IAS), the Society for Sedimentary Geology (SEPM) and the Geochemical Society. He further serves as the UAE National Correspondent of the International Association of Sedimentologists (IAS).