Anders Meibom


Biography and current work


Anders Meibom obtained his PhD in physics from the University of Southern Denmark in 1997. This was followed by two and a half years of PostDoc work at the Hawaii Institute for Geophysics and Planetology, where he conducted mineralogical studies of primitive chondritic meteorites.

From 2000 to 2005, he was Research Associate in the Geological & Environmental Sciences, Stanford University, where he represented Stanford in the USGS-Stanford ion microprobe laboratory.

In 2005, he came to the Muséum National d’Histoire Naturelle in Paris. From 2006 to 2011 he was the director of the French national NanoSIMS laboratory.

Since January 2012, he is professor at the EPFL in the School of Architecture, Civil and Environmental Engineering (ENAC).

From April 2014, he is professor ad personam at the Institute of Earth Sciences, University of Lausanne.

Anders Meibom


Fields of Expertise

  • Environmental Bio-Geo-Chemistry
  • Sub-cellular stable isotope imaging
  • NanoSIMS
  • Biomineralization by marine organisms
  • Cell metabolism
  • Isotope Geochemistry and Cosmochemistry