Friederike Urban-Grotz

technical assistant for preparation, division geoscience

contact for the lab (rock sample preparation) (except press and mill)

Tel.: 09131 85 23723


location of the lab:
Henkestraße 9-11 (ground floor)
91054 Erlangen








Areas of work

Preparation of thin sections in format 28x48mm (Gießener Format)

  • For teaching
  • Staining of pore space (blue dye)
  • Diamond polishing (electron microprobe)
  • Chemical-mechanical polishing process for EBSD

Coaching of students

  • training on the use of our stone saws

coaching and supervision of interested interns


  • student assistant in our lab (for further information see notice in the main building Schlossgarten 5)
  • internship for trainees/ interested pupils (contact: Urban-Grotz)


  • 2006: A levels
  • 2006-2008: trainee at the “HBFS für präparationstechnische Assistenten” in Bochum,
    degree:  technical assistant for preparation, division geoscience
  • August 2008 – January 2009: Work at LWL-Natural History Museum, Münster
  • Since february 2009: technical assistant for preparation, division geoscience for the section Krustendynamik at Geozentrum Nordbayern


  • Section paleobiology at GZN, FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • Department of geological science at Freie Universität, Berlin
  • Museum am Schölerberg, Osnabrück
  • Department of geology, mineralogy und geophysics, Ruhruniversität Bochum