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Felix Froidl


Office Location

Building: Lochnerstr.
Haus B
Room: 101
Lochnerstr. 4-20
52056 Aachen


Institute of Geology and Geochemistry of Petroleum and Coal


Phone: +49-241-80-98278
Email: felix.froidl@emr.rwth-aachen.de

curriculum vitae

Since 2017   PhD student at RWTH Aachen University, Organic geochemistry and basin modelling

2014-2017   Master of Science in applied geosciences specialisation energy and mineral resources, RWTH Aachen

2015–2016  Exchange-semester: M.Sc. “Petroleum Geoscience, German University of Technology, Muscat (Oman)

2010-2014   Bachelor in Geosciences Georg-August-University Göttingen


Work Experience

08/2016 – 03/2017: Student Assistant, RWTH Aachen University, Institute of Geology and Geochemistry of Petroleum and Coal

  • Rock-Eval pyrolysis measurements and assessment
  • Total Organic Carbon (TOC) measurements
  • Sample extractions and preparations

03/2012 – 08/2013: Student Assistant, Georg August University Goettingen, Institute of Geobiology

  • Preparation of carbonate thin-sections
  • Operations in Laboratory (working with biomarkers, extractions, fractionations and sample preparations)

08/2012 – 09/2012: Internship, Ground Investigation Laboratory, Fulda, Germany

  • Field investigations with core pile drillings and dynamic probing
  • Soil bigations using static and dynamic plate load tests
  • Operation with soil-mechanical laboratory experiments
  • Exploration of groundwater from a monitoring well
  • Evaluation and documentation of geotechnical field and laboratory experiments



  • Sports: Sports enables me to thrive, focus and relax. Three years ago, I started with rock climbing and bouldering, which I am incredibly enthusiastic about. Moreover, I like to play tennis and football with my friends.
  • Traveling: I love traveling, to meet new cultures and get in contact with local people. From my point of view nothing broadens the own horizon and help to develop an own personality as traveling does.
  • Memberships: Society of Petroleum Engineers (SPE) and party-member of Liberal Conservative Reformer (LKR)