Prof. Dr. Hugo Bucher

Education

1985
 
MSc Degree, University of Lausanne, Geology: mapping, paleontology, stratigraphy and tectonics ("Géologie de la région d'Oron", Advisor: M. Weidmann)
1986
 
MSc Degree, University of Lausanne, Geophysics: magnetostratigraphy & magnetic fabric ("Recherches paléomagnétiques dans le Chattien de la Molasse d'eau douce inférieure"). Advisor: J.J. Wagner (Univ. Geneva)
1990
 
PhD Degree in Paleontology, University of Lausanne (funding from Swiss NSF), summa cum laude. "Anisian ammonoids from northwestern Nevada, USA". Advisors: J. Guex (Univ. Lausanne) and N.J. Silberling (USGS, Denver).
 

Positions

1991-1993
 
Swiss NSF Postdoctoral Fellow, Geological Survey of Canada, Vancouver, BC
1994
 
Swiss NSF Professor (Profil 2)
1994-1995
 
Chargé de Recherche, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Université de Bourgogne, Dijon, France
1995-2001
 
Professor, Université Claude Bernard Lyon I, France
2001-
 
Professor, University of Zürich
2001-
 
Professor, Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (Earth Sciences) Zürich
 

Academic Service

2020-
 
Internal Union of Geological Sciences, Member of National Committee
2009-2017
 
Scientific Advisor for the Natural History Collections of the Bavarian State Link
2011-2017
 
Platform Geosciences, Swiss Academy of Sciences Link
2011-2017
 
Executive Board of the Swiss Journal of Palaeontology Link
2013-2019
 
Associate editor Frontiers in Earth Siences Link
2015-
 
Corresponding Editor, Newsletters on Stratigraphy Link
2016-2017
 
President Kommission für die Schweizerischen Paläontologischen Abhandlungen (KSPA) Link
 

Academic Societies

1985-
 
Swiss Paleontological and Geological Societies
2010-
 
Geological Society of Guangxi, PR China
2010-
 
Geological Society of America