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Dr. Volker ZEPF Research Fellow, Chair of Resource Strategy, Departement of Physics, Augsburg University, Augsburg


2005-2008 Studies Human Geography and Geoinformatics, University of Augsburg
2008 Master Thesis, Human Geography and Geoinformatics
since 2009 Scientist, Chair of Resource Strategy, Institute of Physics, University of Augsburg
2012 PhD, Chairs of Human Geography and Resource Strategy, University of Augsburg
Coordinator Graduate School, University of Augsburg


Rare Earth Elements. A New Approach to the Nexus of Supply, Demand and Use; Exemplified along the Use of Neodymium in Permanent Magnets, Awarded and published by Springer Theses, Recognizing Outstanding Ph.D. Research, 2013
Reller, A., Zepf, V., Achzet, B.: The Importance of Rare Metals for Emerging Technologies, In: Angrick, M.; Burger, A.; Lehmann, H. (Eds.): Factor X. Re-source - Designing the Recycling Society, Springer, 2013, pp. 203-219
Zepf, V., Achzet, B., Reller, A.: Strategic Resources for Emerging Technologies, In: Scheunemann, I, Oosterbeek, L. (Eds.): A New Paradigm of Sustainability, Theory and Praxis of Integrated Landscape Management, Rio de Janeiro, 2012, pp. 85-102
Zepf, V., Reller, A.: Chances and Risks of Using Rare Earth Metals, In: Waste and Resource Management, Volume 165, Issue WR1, 2012, pp. 3-11