We congratulate Dr. Jean-Baptiste Koehl on a huge accomplishment: the successful defense of his Ph.D. thesis on Thursday 24 May 2018, and earning his doctoral degree.

His thesis was titled “Mid/Late Devonian-Carboniferous extensional faulting in Finnmark and the SW Barents Sea”, and Dr. Koehl was supervised by Prof. Steffen Bergh, Department of Geosciences, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, and Prof. Jan Inge Faleide, Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo.

The members of the assessment committee were Dr. Anthony Doré, Statoil UK, London (1st opponent), Professor Alvar Braathen, Department of Geosciences, University of Oslo (2nd opponent), and Professor Jiri Konopasek, Department of Geosciences, UiT (Internal member and head of committee). The defence was lead by Prof. Alfred Hanssen, Vice Dean of Innovation, Faculty of Science and Technology, UiT.

The PhD Thesis can be found here (intranet).

Dr. Jean-Baptiste Koehl with supervisors and evaluation committee.
From left: Prof. Alfred Hanssen, Prof. Jan Inge Faleide, Dr. Anthony Doré, Prof. Jiri Konopasek, Prof. Alvar Braathen, Prof. Steffen Bergh, and Dr. Jean-Baptiste Koehl in front.