- DCO Executive Committee Member
Dr. Donald Bruce Dingwell is chair of Mineralogy and Petrology and director of the Department of Geo- and Environmental Sciences at the Ludwig Maximilian University in Munich. He has served as secretary general of the European Research Council, and president of the European Geosciences Union, and is the current president (through 2019) of the International Association of Volcanology and Chemistry of the Earth's Interior. Dingwell has been recognized on a number of occasions for his work to advance geosciences, including in 2016, when he was awarded the Arthur L. Day Medal by the Geological Society of America. Dingwell’s current research focuses on experimental investigations of the physics and chemistry of magmas and melts, and their volcanological, geochemical, and petrological significance, magma rheology, and experimental volcanology.