Gwendolyn Leysinger Vieli
Gwendolyn Leysinger Vieli, Dr.
Senior scientist

Glaciology and Geomorphodynamics

Tel.: 044 63 55146
Room number: Y25 K 50
gwendolyn.leysinger@geo.uzh.ch

CV

1993: Matura Typus C, Kantonsschule Solothurn, Switzerland
1998: Dipl. natw. ETH - Diploma in Earth Sciences at ETH Zurich
1999: Research assistant at VAW Glaciology, ETH Zurich (30%)
2003: Dr. sc. nat. ETH - PhD on Modeling advance and retreat of alpine and rock glaciers 
2003-2005: Postdoc at School of Geographical Sciences, University of Bristol, UK (100-80%)
2005-2008: Higher research officer at British Antarctic Survey, Cambridge, UK (50%)
2007-2008: Lecturer at Department of Geography, Durham University, UK (20%)
2008-2008: Postdoc at Department of Geography, Durham University, UK (50%)
2008-2013: Royal Society Dorothy Hodgkin Fellowship at Department of Geography, Durham University, UK (67%)
2013-2016: Research fellow at Department of Geography, University of Zurich (60%)
since 2016: Senior Scientist at Department of Geography, University of Zurich (60%)

Research Interests

  • dynamics and mechanics of glaciers and ice sheets
  • temporal and spatial response to change (e.g. climate, subglacial processes)
  • internal ice-layer (isochrones) modelling
  • numerical modelling

Publications