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Univ.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Dr.h.c.mult. Martin Gerzabek

Institute of Soil Research
Peter-Jordan-Straße 82, 1190 Wien
martin.gerzabek(at)boku.ac.at
Tel: +43 1 47654-91112

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ORCID: 0000-0002-3307-8416

Curr. Vitae

2018 - Deputy Director of the Institute of Soil Research
2010 - 2018 Rector
2009 - 2010 Acting Rector
2003 - 2010 Vice-Rector for Research
2002 - 2010 Deputy Director, Institute for Soil Research
2001 - Professor for Environmental Toxicology and Isotopic Methods, University of Natural Ressources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna
1997 - 2003 Head of the Department of Environmental Research, ARCS
1993 - 1996 Head of the Agricultural Research Unit, ARCS
1993 - Adoption as "Universitätsdozent" (Associate Professor) for soil science
1990 - 1993 University lecturer at the University of Natural Ressources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna
1990 - Adoption as Graduated Consulting Engineer for Agriculture
1985 - 1987 Doctoral study at the University of Natural Ressources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna
1984 - 1993 Scientist at the Institute of Agriculture of the Austrian Reseach Centers Seibersdorf (ARCS)
1980 - 1985 Diploma study of agriculture/plant production at the University of Natural Ressources and Applied Life Sciences, Vienna

Awards

2019 Certificate of Appreciation for outstanding and especially successful mutual cooperation. University of Zagreb, Faculty of Agriculture
2019 Honory member of the Romanian Academy of Agricultural and Forestry Sciences
2019 Altrektorenkette der Universität für Bodenkultur Wien / Decoration rector emeritus - University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna
2018 Ehrenpräsidentschaft, BIOS Science Austria / honory president BIOS Science Austria
2018 Goldenes Komturkreuz des Ehrenzeichens für Verdienste um das Land Niederösterreich / Grand Decoration of Honour in Gold for Services to the Federal State of Lower Austria
2017 Goldener Ehrenring der Stadt Tulln/Golden ring of honor of the city of Tulln
2016 Honory Member of the International Union of Soil Sciences
2015 Großes Goldenes Ehrenzeichen für Verdienste um die Republik Österreich / Grand Decoration of Honour in Gold for Services to the Republic of Austria
2014 Ehrenmitgliedschaft des Österreichischen Vereines für Altlastenmanagement/ honory membership of the Austrian Association for Brownfield Remediation
2012 Ehrendoktorat/Doctor honoris causa, “Ion Ionescu de la Brad” University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine Iasi
2011 Ehrendoktorat/Doctor honoris causa, Georgian State Agrarian University
2011 Emil-Ramann Medaille der Deutschen Bodenkundlichen Gesellschaft in Anerkennung herausragender Forschungsleistungen auf dem Gebiete der Bodenkunde/Emil-Ramann medal of the German Soil Science Society for outstanding contributions in soil research
2011 Ehrendoktorat/Doctor honoris causa, University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Cluj-Napoca
2011 Ehrendoktorat/Doctor honoris causa, Czech University of Life Sciences, Prague
2009 Ehrenmitglied / honory member, European Society of New Methods in Agricultural Research (ESNA)
2006 Preis für innovatives Hochschulmanagement der Donau-Universität Krems 2006 (2. Platz) / Award for innovative university management of the Danube University Krems (2nd rank)
2006 Ehrenmitgliedschaft der Österreichischen Bodenkundlichen Gesellschaft für herausragende Verdienste um die Bodenkunde in Österreich/ Honorary Membership of the Austrian Soil Science Society for outstanding merits for soil science in Austria
2004 „Pro Merito“ Ehrenzeichen für besondere Verdienste um den Strahlenschutz in Gold / Decoration of Honour for Outstanding Contributions to Radiation Protection in Gold, Austria
2002 2. Platz, ARC-AWARD im Bereich Wirtschaft für das Projekt INTERLAND / 2nd rank, ARC-Award for the project INTERLAND

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2019 - Christian Doppler Research Association
president
2018 - Christian Doppler Association - senate
advisory board member
2018 - Austrian Research Association
advisory board member
2018 -2018 deputy chairperson of the IIASA commission of the Austrian Academy of Sciences
deputy head
2018 -2021 Institute for Interdisciplinary Mountain Research/Austrian Academy of Sciences
advisor
2017 -2018 Foundation Forum Tomorrow
member of the Board of Trustees
2017 - European Landowners Organisation (ELO) - Land and Soil Management Award
chairman
2017 -2018 DCNA/ Desaster Competence Network Austria
president
2016 - Commission for interdisciplinary ecological studies, Austrian Academy of Sciences
deputy head
2015 -2016 Interdisciplinary Mountain Research/Austrian Academy of Sciences
chairman
2015 - AcademiaEuropaea
elected member
2015 - National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech, Germany)
elected member
2014 -2018 Austrian Commission for Gene Technology
member
2013 -2018 Eco Social Forum
member of the managing board
2013 -2014 Danube Rectors' Conference
Vice-President
2012 -2018 BIOS Science Austria
president
2011 -2012 Danube Rectors' Conference
president
2010 -2018 Die Österreichische Hagelversicherung
advisory board member
2010 -2014 Austrian Association for Management of Contaminated Sites
member of the managing board
2010 -2016 ICA-Association for European Life Science Universities
Vice-President
2010 - European Forum Alpbach
member of the Board of Trustees
2010 -2018 ICA- Regional Network of Life Science Universities of Central and Southeastern Europe (ICA-CASEE)
president
2010 -2014 International Union of Soil Sciences
member of the managing board
2010 -2014 Gene technology commission
mandate as expert
2010 -2011 Danube Rectors Conference (DRC)
Vice-President
2009 -2018 Austrian Association for Agricultural and Environmental Research (AAAER)
Vice-President
2009 - Austrian Academy of Sciences, Section Mathematics and Natural Sciences
corresponding member
2009 -2018 ALUMNI-association of the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna
chairperson
2009 - Kommunalwissenschaftliche Gesellschaft
advisory board member
2008 -2013 Scientific committee of the gene technology commission for release of genetically modified organisms
mandate as expert
2008 -2018 Center for Risk- and Crises Management (CRC)
founder member
2007 -2018 scientific advisory board, water cluster Lunz
advisor
2006 -2009 Scientific advisory board, GSF-National Research Center for Environment and Health
advisory board member
2006 -2020 Austrian Soil Science Society
member of the managing board
2004 -2008 Confederation of European Soil Science Societies
Vice-President
2004 -2010 Austrian Association for Management of Contaminated Sites
Vice-President
2004 -2012 Austrian Science Fund (FWF)
deputy delegate
2004 -2009 ALUMNI-Association of the Univerrsity of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna
member of the managing board
2004 -2009 scientific board: Division "Biogenetics and Natural Resources", ARC Seibersdorf research GmbH
chairman
2003 -2008 Scientific committee of the gene technology commission for release of genetically modified organisms
mandate as expert
2003 -2016 Commission for interdisciplinary ecological studies, Austrian Academy of Sciences
elected member
2002 -2010 International Union of Soil Science
member of the commisson
2001 - German Soil Science Society
member
2001 - Austrian Association for Radiation Protection
member
2001 - Comission for soil fertility and soil protection
advisory board member
2000 -2006 Austrian Soil Science Society
president
1998 -2002 International Union of Radioecologists
correspondent
1994 -2008 European Society for New Methods in Agricultural Research (ESNA)
advisor
1994 -2000 Austrian Soil Science Society
treasurer
1985 - Society of agricultural research institutions, working group soil
member

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2018 -2019 Der Donauraum:
Editorial Board Member
2017 -2018 PeerJ:
Editorial Board Member
2011 - Annals of Agrarian Science:
Editorial Board Member
2010 -2011 Geoderma:
Guest Editor (Special Issue)
2010 - AUST J SOIL RES:
1st level below top level (Associate Editor)
2007 - Die Bodenkultur: Austrian journal of agricultural research:
Top level ( Editor in Chief)
2006 - Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science:
Editorial Board Member
2006 -2007 European Journal of Soil Science: Molecular modelling in soil research
Guest Editor (Special Issue)
2003 -2004 Plant and Soil: Special Issue
Guest Editor (Special Issue)
2003 -2004 Journal of Environmental Radioactivity: special issue
Guest Editor (Special Issue)
2000 -2001 Journal of Environmental Radioactivity: Special Issue "Radionuclide soil-to-plant transfer"
Guest Editor (Special Issue)

Reviewer for scientific journals

2008 - GAIA. Ökologische Perspektiven für Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft. Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society
2006 - Atmospheric Environment
2005 - Soil & Tillage Research
1999 - Journal of Experimental Botany
1999 - Organic Geochemistry
1999 - Biology and Fertility of Soils
1999 - Die Bodenkultur: Austrian journal of agricultural research
1999 - Global Biogeochemical Cycles
1999 - Journal of Plant Nutrition and Soil Science
1999 - Geoderma
1999 - Soil Science Society of America Journal
1999 - Radiation and Environmental Biophysics
1999 - Plant and Soil
1999 - Chemosphere
1999 - Climatic Change
1999 - Journal of Environmental Radioactivity
1999 - Journal of Environmental Quality
1999 - European Journal of Soil Science
1999 - Environmental Science & Technology

Expert for external appointment/habilitation procedures

2006 Externe Berufung: Mitglied: Klagenfurt Umweltgeschichte

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2007 - Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft - Germany
2006 - Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft - Germany
1999 -2006 Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft - Germany
1998 -2000 CNPq/Brasilia - Brazil
1995 -1998 Europäische Kommission - European Union

Reviewer/Expert organization

2019 Umweltsystemwissenschaften, ETH Zürich /Environmental Systems Sciences, ETH Zürich
Departmentevaluation (evaluation of the Department of Environmental Systems Sciences)
2014 ETH Zürich
Quality Audit 2013/2014 ETH Zürich
1990 International Atomic Energy Agency - International Tschernobyl Project

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2019 ISMOM 2019 - International Symposium on Interactions of Soil Minerals with Organic Components and Microorganisms
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2019 The role of life science universities in redirecting land use from threat to guardian of ecosystem, 10th CASEE Conference
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2018 "Research based education at life science universities in the Danube region towards a sustainable future” at the University of Agronomic Sciences and Veterinary Medicine in Bucharest, Romania from 6-9 June 2018
Member of the Organisation Committee
2017 8th CASEE Conference, Sustainable development in Europe - cooperation between science and practice. What's the position of Central and South Eastern Europe?
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2016 The 7th International Conference CASEE - "The Role of Life Sciences in Europe’s 2020 strategy"
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2015 Turkish Natural Nutrition and Lifelong Health Summit
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2015 6th CASEE Conferences "Latest Trends in Bioeconomy in Danube Region"
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2014 World Congress of Soil Sciences, Jeju, Korea
Chair (Session)
2014 5th CASEE Conference "Healthy Food Production and Environmental Preservation – The Role of Agriculture, Forestry and Applied Biology"
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2013 Prospects for the 3rd millenium agriculture
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2013 4th CASEE Conference "Food and Biomass Production - Basis for a Sustainable Rural Development"
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2013 Global Soil Carbon Conference
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2012 3rd CASEE conference “Sustainable Agriculture and Food Production in the Danube Region”
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2011 Soil Interfaces in a Changing World, 6th International Symposium of Interactions of Soil Minerals with Organic Components and Microorganisms
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2011 2nd CASEE-conference "The EU-strategy for the Danube region - with special emphasis on land and water management and the environment"
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2010 World Congress of Soil Science, Session Biogeochemical Interfaces in Soils
Chair (Session)
2009 DFG-IUSS Symposium "Advances of molecular modeling of bio-geo-chemical interfaces - Perspectives for soil research
Member of the Organisation Committee
2009 AquaTerra Final Conference - Processes - Data - Models - Future scenarios
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2008 EUROSOIL 2008
Member of the Organisation Committee
2008 Electron correlation and molecular dynamics for excited states and photochemistry
Member of the Organisation Committee
2007 The challenge of sustaining soils: lessons from historical experience for a sustainable future
Organiser
2006 Adsorption properties as basis of ecological soil functions (within the world congress of soil science, Philadelphia 2006)
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2005 IUSS-Symposium: Advances of molecular modeling - Perspectives for soil research
Organiser
2004 Austrian-Polish Workshop on "Soil Organic Matter and Element Interactions"
Member of the Organisation Committee
2003 Joint European Stable Isotope Users Group Meeting
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2003 Recent Developments in Computational Chemistry - Can Theory Answer Questions in Applied Natural Sciences?
Organiser
2003 Symposiums "Buffer functions of soils" innerhalb d.EUROSOIL 2004
Member of the Organisation Committee
2003 Symposium "Radionuclide chemistry, bioavailability and recycling within biota" innerhalb der ICOBTE-Konferenz
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2002 Impact of genetically modified plants on soil microbiology and nutrient dynamics
Member of the Organisation Committee
2002 Symposiums "Radioecology" während SETAC Conference 2002
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2001 Tagung
Organiser
1999 Symposiums "Fate of radionuclides" innerhalb der ICOBTE-Tagung
Member of the Organisation Committee
1996 Ten years radioecological research following the Chernobyl accident
Member of the Organisation Committee
1988 Annual Meeting of the European Society for New Methods in Agricultural Research
Member of the Organisation Committee
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