PhD student

Stephan Fuhrmann

Innsbruck Quaternary Research Group

PhD project
Dating of rock slope failures and rock scarps using novel and classical optical dating techniques (link)

Master thesis
Quaternary geology and landscape evolution of the eastern Karwendel Mountains (Falzthurn Valley, Tyrol)

Full CV
You can find a link to my academic CV here: curriculum vitae

Short CV
2012-2017    M.Sc. at the Institute of Geology, University of Innsbruck
2008-2012    B.Sc. Geo- and Atmospheric Sciences, University of Innsbruck
2006-2008    Berufsreifeprüfung, Höhere Technische Lehranstalt Bau und Design, Innsbruck
1999-2003    Apprenticeship as chemical laboratory technician, D. Swarovski & Co, Wattens

Professional Experience
2018-             PhD candidate in Earth Sciences at the University of Innsbruck
2017-2018    Geologist, ILF Consulting Engineers Austria GmbH, Rum
2013-2017    Freelancer, ILF Consulting Engineers Austria GmbH, Rum
2011-2017    Scientific collaborator (25 %), at the Institute of Physical Chemistry, University of Innsbruck.
2012              Lab technician (25 %), at the OSL Laboratory of the Institute of Geology, University of Innsbruck
2004-2008    Chemical laboratory assistant, D. Swarovski & Co, Wattens
2003-2004    Community Service, Johanniter Unfallhilfe, Innsbruck

Scholarships and Grants
2021              Fund for scientific cooperation with French universities from the  interdisciplinary France-focus of  the University of Innsbruck (€ 1,200)
2021              Fund for sustainability projects from the State of Tyrol (€ 4,990)
2021              Tyrolean science fund (TWF) from the State of Tyrol (€ 12,000)
2019              1669 research grant from the University of Innsbruck (€ 3,217)
2008–2014   National scholarship programme (€ 50,000) Studienbeihilfenbehörde, Vienna
2013              Postgraduate research grant from the University of Innsbruck (€ 3,000)
2009–2013   AK-Beihilfe für Studenten (€ 2,000) Arbeiterkammer Tirol




Fuhrmann, S., Meyer, M., Obleitner, F, & Gliganic, L. (2022): Testing the effects of aspect and total insolation on luminescence depth profiles for rock surface exposure dating.- Radiation Measurements, 153: 106732.

Fuhrmann, S., Meyer, M., Obleitner, F. & Gliganic, L. (2021): Evaluating the parameter values of the bleaching-with-depth-model for rock surface exposure dating – an empirical approach. Ancient TL, 39, 2021 – Special Issue - LED2021 Abstracts, 5-4.

V. Fuentes-Landete, C. Mitterdorfer, P.H. Handle, G.N. Ruiz, J. Bernard, A. Bogdan, M. Seidl, K. Amann-Winkel, J. Stern, S. Fuhrmann, T. Loerting (2015): Crystalline and amorphous ices. Proceedings of the International School of Physics “Enrico Fermi“, Volume 187: Water: Fundamentals as the Basis for Understanding the Environment and Promoting Technology. Amsterdam: IOS and Bologna: SIF 2015, 173–208. doi:10.3254/978-1-61499-507-4-173