Selina Fenske


Selina Fenske
Tectonics and Structural Geology GroupRoom: 04-114
Tel.: 06131 39-22671



Selina is a PhD student within the BMWK project RESTLESS, where she will advance understanding of the likelihood of reactivation of faults in basement lithologies of the Upper Rhine Graben due to geothermal fluid injection.



Academic background

04/2019 – 12/2021 Johannes Gutenberg-University of Mainz: Master of Science ‘Geosciences’
Master thesis: ‘Do active faults’ clay mineral compositions affect whether earthquake rupture they host will displace the surface?
03/2019 Bachelor’s degree, TU Darmstadt; Bachelor thesis: “Texture Analysis of Cr-Smectite (Volkonskoite)“
09/2018 – 02/2019 Erasmus period within the scope of the Bachelor thesis at Universidad Zaragoza, Spain. SEM-EDX-Analysis at Servicio General de Apoyo a la Investigación and TEM-EDX at Instituto de Nanociencia de Aragón.
10/2015 - 03/2019 Bachelor of Science “Angewandte Geowissenschaften“, Technische Universität Darmstadt


Fenske, S. S., Toy, V. G., Schuck, B., et al. (2021, March 4). Do active faults’ clay mineral compositions affect whether earthquake ruptures they host will displace the surface?. Published. DOI
Toy, V., Abe, S., Bons, P., et al. (2021, March 3). A blended learning approach to structural field mapping: combining local geology, virtual geology, and web-based tools . Published. DOI