Arndt Schimmelmann

Arndt Schimmelmann

Senior Scientist, Earth and Atmospheric Sciences


  • Ph.D., University of California at Los Angeles, 1985
  • Diplom-Chemiker, Technische Universitaet Braunschweig, Germany, 1979

Graduate student projects

  • Patrick Griffin Ph.D. Stable isotope ratios in protein and amino acids
  • Heather Lawson Ph.D. Geochemical and petrographic controls on coal mine safety
  • Corey Brazell M.Sc. Biomarkers indicating thermal maturity in source rocks
  • Kelsey Doiron Ph.D. Biogeochemistry of Vietnamese maar sediment

Current funding

  • Shale gas: Geochemical and physical constraints on genesis, storage, and producibility. (U.S. Department of Energy, Basic Energy Sciences)