Short CV/Education and training

  • Since 2020
    Distinguished Professor, School of Earth Sciences and State Key Laboratory GPMR, China University of Geosciences, China; Section of Marine Geodynamics, GEOMAR Helmholtz Center for Ocean Research, Germany; Department of Geophysics, Stanford University, USA

  • 2005 – 2020
    Professor of Geophysics, earlier Associate Professor, IGG/IGN, University of Copenhagen, Denmark

  • 2003 – 2004
    Senior Researcher, U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA, USA

  • 2002
    Associate Research Professor, EOST, l'Universite Strasbourg, France

  • 1999 – 2001
    Associate Research Professor, Uppsala University, Sweden

  • 1995 – 2002
    Visiting researcher, U.S. Geological Survey, Menlo Park, CA, USA (the total exceeds 3 years)

  • 1987 – 1999
    Junior, Senior, then Leading Research Scientist, Schmidt Inst. of Physics of the Earth (IPE), Russian Academy of Sciences, Moscow

Selected publications

  • Artemieva I.M., 2011. The lithosphere: An interdisciplinary approach. Cambridge University Press Monograph, 794 pp., ISBN 9780521843966.

  • Artemieva I.M. and Thybo H., 2020. Continent size revisited: Geophysical evidence for West Antarctica as a back-arc system. Earth-Science Rev., 202, Art. No. 103106, 17 pp., doi: 10.1016/j.earscirev.2020.103106

  • Artemieva I.M. and Shulgin A., 2019. Geodynamics of Anatolia: Lithosphere thermal structure and thickness. Tectonics, 38(12), 4465-4487, doi: 10.1029/2019TC005594

  • Thybo H., Youssof M., Artemieva I.M., 2019. Southern Africa crustal anisotropy reveals coupled crust-mantle evolution for over 2 billion years. Nature Communications, 10(5445), 1-10, doi: 10.1038/s41467-019-13267-2

  • Artemieva I.M. and Shulgin A., 2019. Making and altering the crust: A global perspective on crustal structure and evolution. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett. 512, 8-16; doi: 10.1016/j.epsl.2019.01.033

  • Shulgin A. and Artemieva** I.M., 2019. Thermochemical heterogeneity and density of continental and oceanic upper mantle in the European‐North Atlantic region. J. Geophysical Research: Solid Earth, 124(8), 9280-9312, doi: 10.1029/ 2018JB017025 (** corr. author)

  • Artemieva I.M., Thybo H., Cherepanova Y., 2019. Isopycnicity of cratonic mantle restricted to kimberlite provinces. Earth Planet. Sci. Lett., 505, 13-19. DOI 10.1016/j.epsl.2018.09.034

  • Artemieva I.M., 2019. The lithosphere structure of the European continent from thermal isostasy. Earth Science Rev., 188, 454-468. DOI 10.1016/ j.earscirev.2018.11.004

  • Artemieva I.M., 2019. Lithosphere thermal thickness and geothermal heat flux in Greenland from a new thermal isostasy method. Earth Science Rev., 188, 469-481. DOI 10.1016/j.earscirev.2018.10.015

  • Thybo H. and Artemieva I.M., 2013. Moho and magmatic underplating in continental lithosphere. Tectonophysics, 609, 605-619

Complete list of publications

Selected projects

External funding (Grants received as sole PI)

  • Four PhD grants, Univ. of Copenhagen, Denmark, 2014

  • Large Research grant, Danish Research Council, Denmark; success rate 11%, 2014 – 2017

  • Large Research grant, Danish Research Council, Denmark; success rate 10%, 2011 – 2013

  • Freja Research grant, University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 2010 – 2011 (one of 6 recipients)

  • Research grant, Carlsbergfondet, Denmark, 2007 – 2009

  • Research grant, Carlsbergfondet, Denmark, 2005 – 2006

  • research grants from the world-leading companies in the diamond-exploration industry, since 1997

Participant in other research programs with high-end total funding

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

Posts in international advisory boards, evaluation and re-accreditation committees

  • Panel Member, Evaluation of 7 Centers of Excellence in Earth, Atmospheric Sciences and Climate Change, Portugal, 2018

  • Chair, Re-accreditation Panel, Faculty of Mining, Geology and Petroleum Engineering, Zagreb University, Croatia, 2018

  • Chair, Re-accreditation Panel, Faculty of Geotechnical Engineering, Zagreb University, 2018

  • Member, Re-accreditation Panel, Faculty of Geodesy, Zagreb University, Croatia, 2018

  • Chair, Assessment Committee for Young Professors (~500) in all disciplines in Humanities and Sciences, l’Institut Universitaire de France (IUF), France, 2014

Professional panels on National Funding Agencies

  • Panel member, R&D projects in all disciplines on the occasion of the celebrations of 500 years of the Magellan’s circumnavigation voyage, Portuguese National Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), Portugal, 2019

  • Panel member in Geosciences, Portuguese National Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), Portugal, 2018 – 2019

  • Assessment committee member in Sciences, l’Institut Universitaire de France (IUF), France (Junior Panel 2013-2014, Senior Panel 2015), 2013 – 2015

  • Panel member in Geosciences, Portuguese National Foundation for Science and Technology (FCT), Portugal, 2012 – 2015

  • Vice-chairperson (2007-2009), Panel member in Geosciences, Swedish National Research Council (VR), Sweden, 2006 – 2011

  • Panel member in Earth Sciences, Irish National Basic Research Council, Ireland, 2002 – 2003

International professional evaluations

  • Crafoord Prize (Nobel Prize equivalent in geosciences), Royal Swedish Academy of Sciences

  • Ministry of Science and Education, Italy

  • National Science Foundation, the Netherlands

  • National Science Foundation, the Czech Republic

  • FAPESP Science Foundation, Brazil

  • Polish Academy of Sciences

  • Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), Germany

  • The Knut and Alice Wallenberg Foundation, Sweden

  • Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council (NSERC), Canada

  • Russian Foundation for Basic Research (RFFI), Russia

  • Russian Ministry of Science, Mega-grants

  • NSF, USA, external evaluator in Geophysics and Continental Dynamics Programs

  • EarthScope, USA

  • INTAS International Program Research Grant Assessment

International professional advisory boards and councils

  • 2019-2023 International Lithosphere Programme, Leader and Proponent of Task Force “Lithosphere control on mineral deposits”

  • 2019-... International Heat Flow Commission, Council member

  • 2018-... International Science Council (former ICSU), Danish Executive Committee Member

  • 2017-... European Geosciences Union, Geodynamics Division Officer

  • 2017-2019 European Geosciences Union, the Arthur Holmes Medal (the top EGU medal) Committee Member

  • 2016-... Danish National Committee for Lithosphere Research, Chairperson

  • 2016-... SINOPROBE (flagship research program of Earth sciences in China with focus on geological hazards and mineral resources), Science Advisor

  • 2013-2017 European Geosciences Union (ca. 15,000 members), Council member

  • 2013-2017 European Geosciences Union, President of Geodynamics Division

  • 2013-2017 European Geosciences Union, Programme Committee member

  • 2008-2017 EU “European Plate Observing System” (EPOS), Danish co-representative

  • 1999-2001 EU European Science Foundation Pan-European program EUROPROBE (10 Projects), Executive Board member, Science Director/Coordinator

Editorial boards

  • Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Geodynamics (Elsevier), since 2016

  • Associate editor, Nature Scientific Reports (Nature Publishing Group), since 2014

  • Associate editor, J. Geophysical Research (RAS), since 2014

  • Associate editor, Solid Earth (European Geosciences Union), since 2010

  • Associate editor, Tectonophysics (Elsevier), since 2006

  • Associate editor, Journal of Geodynamics (Elsevier), 1999 – 2009

Professional activities (organizational)

  • Science program coordinator in Solid Earth Geophysics, 33 International Geological Congress, Oslo, 2006 – 2008

  • Organizer and Science program coordinator of ca. 20 ESF-ILP EUROPROBE workshops and scientific steering meetings, 1999 – 2001

  • Convener and co-convener of ca. 30 symposia at the leading international conferences, including: European Geophysical Society (EGS, 1994, 1996, 2000, 2001, 2002), since 1994

  • Intern. Association of Seismology and Physics of the Earth's Interior (IASPEI), 2001

  • Geological Society of America (GSA), 2001

  • European Union of Geosciences (EUG-AGU), 2003

  • European Geoscience Union (EGU), 2005 – 2016

  • American Geophysical Union (AGU), 2007, 2012

  • Intern. Geological Congress (IGC), 2008, etc.

  • Programme committee member for ILP-TopoEurope symposium (2016), Kyrgyz National Conference on Earthquake mitigation (2016)

Media coverage

More than 50 invited and key-note lectures, including annual meetings and general assemblies of

  • International Lithosphere Program (6),

  • American Geophysical Union (5),

  • European Geosciences Union (3),

  • Geological Society of America (3),

  • International Geological Congress (2),

  • European Space Agency (1),

  • Horizon-2020 “The Science Plan for European Solid Earth Sciences" (1),

  • European Science Foundation Exploratory Workshops (2),

  • National Science Foundation (USA) – EarthScope research workshops, etc,

  • Invited lectures in the leading universities and research centers, including SINOPROBE Directorat (China), Rice Univ. (Houston, TX), UC Berkeley (USA), U. S. Geological Survey; McGill Univ. (Montreal); UQAM (Montreal); GFZ (Potsdam, Germany); ETH (Zurich); ERI (Tokyo), etc.

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Soft Skills

  • Other languages (reading): French, Danish


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