Professor Ekhard K H Salje

Subject: Mineralogy and petrology, structural instabilities, transport and phase transformations of solids

Department/institution: Fellow of Royal Society, Leopoldina, and the Barcelona Royal Society for Arts and Sciences. PhD, FRS

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President of Clare Hall from 2001 to 2008 and now an Honorary Fellow, Ekhard is also a Professor of Mineralogy and Petrology and former Head of the Department of Earth Sciences, Cambridge University. 

Ekhard came to Cambridge from Hanover, Germany, in 1985 and since his retirement in 2015 also works at the Jiaotong University, Xi’an, China. He is Chevalier dans l’ordre des Palmes Academiques and holds the German Cross of the Order of Merit.