Planetary Science by Space Missions


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Institut für Geowissenschaften

Ruprecht-Karls-Universität Heidelberg

Im Neuenheimer Feld 236

D-69120 Heidelberg

Raum: 519
+49 6221 54-6068
+49 6221 54-4805 (Sekretariat)


Research interests

  • Astrobiology-Habitability of Saturn’s icy moon Enceladus


Academic background

Nov. 2016 – now

PhD project: The habitability of Saturn’s icy-moon Enceladus at the
Institute of Geoscience, Heidelberg University, Germany

Sept.,2015 – Oct.,2016

PhD student for Marine Geology at Sanya Institute of Deep-Sea Science and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Sciences, P. R. China

Oct – Dec 2013

Visiting student project: Study the pigmented atmospheric microbes living on the atmosphere of exoplanets at the Department of Bioscience and Stellar Astrophysics Centre, Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, Denmark

2010 – 2013

Master of Science in biophysics at the Biophysics and Biomedical engineering Laboratory, Shaanxi Normal University, P. R. China

2003 – 2007 Bachelor of Engineering in Automation at South-Central University for Nationalities, P. R. China


Work experience

June – Aug 2015

Technician at Sanya Institute of Deep-Sea Science and Engineering, Chinese Academy of Science

March – Sept 2014

Technician at Wuhan Institute of Physics and Mathematics (WIPM), Chinese Academy of Sciences

2008 – 2010

Engineer at Beijing Choice Electronic Technology Co.Ltd

April – Aug 2008

Technician Hubei Xingfa Chemical Group Co.Ltd



  • Zou, Zenghui; Temkiv, Tina Santl; Jakobsson, Jonas; Benneke, Björn ; Grundahl, Frank; Kjeldsen, Hans; Finster, Kai; Löndahl, Jakob.(2014) Detection of Airborne Bacteria with UV-Vis-NIR Spectroscopy. (2014). Poster session presented at NOSA, Stockholm, Sweden.


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