Applied Geochemistry

Paul Böttcher, CTA

Room BH-N 902


  • Since 2021: CTA in the field of applied geochemistry
  • 2021: Further training and graduation as CTA
  • 2019 - 2021: Chemical laboratory assistant in the Department of Building Materials and Construction Chemistry
  • 2016 - 2019: Training as a chemical laboratory assistant at the TU Berlin
  • 2012 - 2016: Temporary soldier
  • 2012: A-levels


  • Supervision of laboratory practicals
  • Disposal of hazardous substances
  • Laboratory instruction for students, doctoral candidates and visiting scientists
  • Implementation and support of experimental laboratory work
  • Responsible for work under protective gas atmosphere (glove box) and by means of freeze drying
  • Responsible for wet chemical work (acid digestions, extractions using microwave and digiprep)
  • Preparation of solid samples for laser-ICP-mass spectrometry and scanning electron microscopy (polished sections, epoxy mounts)
  • Preparation of aqueous samples for trace element analysis