Jens Henriksson

expected submission: 2027

Joint supervision together with T. Bauer (Luleå Technical University, Sweden) 

Vaida Kirkliauskaite

expected submission: 2023

Main supervisor: G.M. Matuzevicus

(Vilnius University, Lithuania)




Since 2003 Troll completed 22 PhD students as main supervisor and 4 PhD student as co-supervisor to completion.

Daniel Müller GFZ Potsdam, Germany

Remote sensing of the structures and controls of hydrothermal systems.

Main Supervisor: T.R. Walter

Osvaldo Gonzalez Maurel Univ. Catolica del Norte, Chile, 2020

Magma petrogenesis and ore
potential in the North Chilean Andes.

Main Supervisor: Dr. A. Menzies

Harri Geiger UU, 2019

Trans-crustal magma storage in contrasting tectonic settings.

Main Supervisor: F.M. Deegan

Herlan Darmawan GFZ Potsdam, Germany, 2018

Dome instability at Merapi volcano, Central Java, Indonesia.

Main Supervisor: T.R. Walter


Sylvia Berg Nordvulk & UU, 2016

Origin of rhyolitic magmas in NE-Iceland.


Börje Dahren UU, 2016

Magma plumbing in the North Atlantic Igneous Province and Indonesia.


David Budd UU, 2016

Geochmical evolution of large explosive caldera systems.


Magnus Andersson UU, 2015,

3D Structure and Emplacement of the Alnö Alkaline and Carbonatite Complex, Sweden.

Main Supervisor: Dr. Alireza Mahlemir


Ester Muñoz Jolis UU, 2013

Magma-crust interaction and crustal volatile recycling at subduction zone volcanoes.


Lara Blythe UU & TCD, 2012

Remobilisation of crustal volatiles by volcanic activitys.


Frances Deegan UU & TCD, 2010

Magma-crust interaction: geochemistry and experimental petrology.


Lucie Mathieu TCD, 2010

The impact of strike-slip movements on volcano structures.


Paul Byrne TCD, 2010

Origin of giant volcano terraces on Mars.


Sebastian Wiesmaier TCD, 2010

Microanalytical approaches to petrogenisis at Teide volcano, Tenerife.


Eleanor Donoghue TCD, 2010

Hydrothermal alteration in caldera settings of the Canary Islands.


Audray Delcamp TCD, 2010

Evolution of the North-East rift-zone on Tenerife, Canary Islands.


Graeme Nicoll TCD, 2009

Shallow-level differentiation and crustal influence in NW-Scotland.


Marc-Antoine Longpré TCD, 2009

Decompressional effects of surface unloading in the Canary Islands.


Fiona Meade TCD, 2009

Petrogenisis of high-silica magmas in the British Tertiary Igneous Province.


Jane Chadwick TCD, 2007

In-situ isotopes analysis of mineral components in recent Merapi lavas.


Eoghan Holohan TCD, 2007

Origin and evolution of caldera volcanoes.


Brian O'Driscoll TCD, 2006

Mineral layering in gabbro intrusions from the British Tertiary Igneous Province.


Rebecca Gould TCD, 2005

Origin and significance of interbasaltic laterites in the Antrim basalt field, Ireland.



15 international prizes for PhD Students under Troll's supervision:

Top 10 of downloaded articles in “Scientific Reports” in 2018 (Geiger et al. 2018).

EGU Outstanding Student Poster Award  (2014)

Mineralogical Society of UK and Ireland: ‘R. Howie Best Paper Award for Young Scientists’ (2013)

International Association of Geoanalysts ‘Young Scientist Award’ (2011)

Aurum Exploration ‘Young Scientist Award’ (2008)

American Geophysical Union ‘Best Poster Award’ (2006, 2007)

Geological Society of London ‘Fermor Prize’ (2006)

de Beers ‘Young Scientist  Award’ (2006)

Irish National Research Meeting ‘Poster Prize’ (2005)

VMSG ‘Best Talk’ and ‘Poster Prize’ (2004, 2005, 2006, 2011, 2012)

Troll was from 2004 to 2007 member of the MSc-PhD transfer committee for Earth Sciences at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland (evaluation of approx. 10 students/year).



10 undergraduate prizes for students under Troll's supervision:

  • Irish National Research Meeting Poster Prize (2003, 2005)
  • Midland Valley Prize (2004, 2006, 2014)
  • VMSG Poster Prize (2005, 2007)
  • Cunningham Award for best mapping project of the year by the Geological Survey of Ireland (2004, 2007)
  • Best Earth Science MSc thesis, UU (2019)




Elisabeth MacKenzie Bertolett:

A multi-method approach to erupted plutonic lithics from the Akaroa Magmatic System, New Zealand.

University of Canterbury, New Zealand, 2020.

Kristian Agasøster Haaga: Petrogenesis of Jan Mayen Ridge magmas in space and time.

University of Bergen, Norway, 2014.


Catherine Curtis: Low δ-oxygen magmas at Koegel Fontein ring complex, South Africa.

University of Cape Town, South Africa, 2009.



Jörg Büchner: Volcanology and petrology of the Lusatian Volcanic Field.

Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena, Germany, 2024.

Marie Katrine Traun: Geochemistry and Magmatic Petrology of Silicic Volcanism of the Loicas Trough Volcanoes, Southern Andes.

University of Copenhagen, Denmark 2023.

Catherine Gallagher: Eruption dynamics of the 1783AD Laki fissure eruption.

Durham University, UK, 2021.

Henrik Wachtmeister: Assessing world oil supply in the 21st

Uppsala University, 2020.

Robert A. Askew: Breiðdalur Central Volcano. What came first: The Central Volcano or The Fissure Swarm?

University of Iceland, 2020.

Herlan Darmawan: Hydrothermal alteration and
dome Instability at Merapi volcano, Indonesia.

GFZ, Potsdam, Germany, 2018.

Robert Gooday: The central volcanic complex of the Isle of Arran, Scotland.

Cardiff University, UK, 2018.


Louise Goode: Investigating the magmatic drivers behind temporal variations in eruption frequency and style at Kelut Volcano, Indonesia.

Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia, 2018.


Alexander Lewerentz: Fluid-induced alteration of metasedimentary rocks in the Scottish Highlands.

Stockholm University, Sweden, 2017.


William Michael Moreland: Explosive activity in flood lava eruptions: A case study of the 10th century Eldgjá eruption, Iceland.

University of Iceland, 2017.


Elin Tollefsen: Chemical controls on ikaite formation, Ikka Fjord, western Greenland.

Stockholm University, Sweden, 2017.


Zeinab Jeddi: Seismological investigation of Katla volcanic system (Iceland): 3D verlocity structure and overall seismitcity pattern.

Uppsala University, Sweden, 2016 (Reserve committee member).


Frederik E. Brandt: Mantle enrichment by volatiles beneath the Payenia backarc, Argentina.

University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 2016.


Quinten Har Adriaan van der Meer: The timing and sources of intraplate magmatism related to continental breakup in southern New Zealand.

University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 2015.


Simon Drake: Explosive volcanism in the British Palaeogene Igneous Province, NW-Scotland.

University of London, Birkbeck College, UK, 2014.


Charlotte Dyhr: Development of back-arc volcanism in Mendoza, Argentina.

University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 2013.


Gilles Charreteur: Silicic rocks at Thingmuli volcano, Iceland.

University of Aarhus, Denmark, 2012.


Sigurjon B. Thorarinsson: Silicic volcanism in N-Greenland.

University of Copenhagen, Denmark, 2010.


Helena Bergman: Post-deformational equilibration of crystaline matter; Ballachulish, Scotland.

PhD lic., Stockholm University, Sweden, 2010.


Karl Roa: Structural evolution of La Palma, Canary Islands.

Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, 2003.


Since 2010, Chief Examiner for Petrology at Uppsala University, examination of >10 MSc theses at UU per year (not listed).