M.Sc. in Geosciences (Geochemistry and Geomaterials)
PhD Student | Project Habitat-OASIS
• 2017 - 09/2018
PhD student in the research group, planetary science by space missions, at the Inst. of Earth Sciences, Heidelberg University.
• 2014 - 2017
Research assistant in the Geo- and Cosmochemistry research group at the institute of Geosciences, University of Heidelberg.
Icy dust in Saturn's E-ring
• Planetary rings
• Icy moons in the outer Solar System
• Cosmic dust
• Planetary space missions
• Mass spectrometry
Frank Postberg, Nozair Khawaja,… Lenz Nölle et al. Macromolecular organic compounds from the depths of Enceladus. Nature 558, 564 – 568 (2018)
Nozair Khawaja, Frank Postberg, Fabian Klenner, Lenz Nölle, Rene Reviol. Cassini’s mass spectrometers find complex organic material in ice grains from the subsurface ocean of Enceladus. Invited Conference Paper, Advances in Space Mass Spectrometry for the Search of Extraterrestrial Signs of Life-2018, Orlean, France.
Lenz Nölle, Frank Postberg, Nozair Khawaja, Georg Moragas-Klostemeyer, Ralf Srama (2017) 3-dimensional compositional scan of Saturn’s E-ring. Conference paper, Ices in the Solar System ESAC Madrid, Spain
L. Nölle, F. Postberg, N. Khawaja, T. Albin, and R. Srama. Compositional 3-D mapping of icy dust grains in the E-ring. Conference Paper, European Planetary Science Congress (EPSC-2017), Riga, Latvia.
N. Khawaja; F. Postberg; F. Klenner; L. Nölle; R. Reviol; R. Srama. Organic compounds in the ice grains from the subsurface ocean of Enceladus. ESLAB Symposium: Extreme Habitable Environments-2017, Conference Paper, European Space Agency ESA/ESTEC Netherland.
Khawaja, N., Postberg, F., Reviol, R., Klenner, F., Nölle, L. & Srama, R. (2015) Organic compounds from Enceladus’ sub-surface ocean as seen by CDA. Conference Paper, European Planetary Science Congress (EPSC), October 2015, Nantes, France.
Khawaja, N., Postberg, F., Reviol, R., Nölle, L., Klenner, F. & Srama, R. (2015) Identification of Organics in Ice Grains from Enceladus. Conference Paper, AGU Fall Meeting, December 2015, San Francisco, USA.
Postberg, F., Khawaja, N., Reviol, R., Nölle, L., Klenner, F., Hsu, H.-W. & Horanyi, M. (2015) On Organic Material in E Ring Ice Grains (Invited). Conference Paper, AGU Fall Meeting, December 2015, San Francisco, USA.
Srama, R., Postberg, F., Henkel, H., Li, Y., Reviol, R., Khawaja, N., Klenner, F., Moragas-Klostermeyer, G., Nölle, L., Soja, R., Sternovsky, Z., Kempf, S. & Trieloff, M. (2015) ENIJA: Search for life with a high-resolution TOF-MS for in situ compositional analysis of nano- and micron-sized dust particles. Conference Paper, EGU2015-13456, April 2015, Vienna, Austria.