Deborah joined the group as a student assistant and tutor in May 2017 and received her B.Sc. at Freie Universität Berlin in 2016. In 2015, she spent three months working for the project AusLAMP (Australian Lithospheric Architecture Magnetotelluric Project) in Australia where she acquired and processed magnetotelluric data. Her master’s thesis will be on the topic of rupture directivity of earthquakes below gold mines in South Africa. Besides this, she is a member of the Student Geoscientific Society, former SGS EAGE Student Chapter President and the current SGS SEG Student Chapter President.