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Ir. David Strebler


Ir. David Strebler

Südbau, Raum 0.18

Otto-Fischer-Straße 4
50674 Köln

Telefon +49-(0)221-470-8830
Fax +49-(0)221-470-5124
E-Mail david.strebler(at)uni-koeln.de

Current Position

Research Associate

Research interest

Major topics: OSL dating, TL dating, archaeological sciences

Material: Architectural ceramics, burnt flint, sediment.

Graduate Studies

2012-2013: M.St.in archaeological Science at the University of Oxford

   - Laboratory project: Luminescence dating of architectural ceramics

   - Master's Thesis: "New Application of bricks TL dating. Potentialities and limits of the method appled to medieval and modern bricks from Belgium"

2004-2010: Masten in physics Engineering at the Université Libre de Bruxelles.

   - Master's Thesis: "Archaeology and 3D imaging: application to the engraving detection" 

Academic Professional Experience

Since 2014: Research Associate, Institute of Geography, University of Cologne, Working group Geochronology

Ph. D. Studies

Since 2014: Institute of Geography, University of Cologne.

   - Thesis subject: “Luminescence dating of burnt flints: improvement and applications”



Strebler D. et al.: Using R for TL dating, Quaternary Geochronology, 2016 (in Press)

Oral presentation

Using R for TL dating, UK Luminescence and ESR Meeting 2015, Glasgow (UK).


Using DRAC for TL dating of heated flints, UK Luminescence and ESR Meeting 2016, Liverpool (UK).

Using the new R package for TL dating, LAIS 2015, Paris (France).

Using R for TL dating of heated flints, SFB 806 Workshop 2015, Rösrath (Germany)

TL dating of heated flint using MAAD and SAR protocols, German LED 2014, Gießen (Germany).

Using R for Thermoluminescence dating – The Age of Taibeh Heated Flint, International LED 2014, Montreal (Canada).

Luminescence Dating for Geoarchaeology in the Cologne Luminescence Laboratory, AK Geoarchaeologie 2014, Aachen (Germany).


R-package TLdating

   - CRAN: https://cran.r-project.org/web/packages/TLdating/

   - GitHub: https://github.com/dstreble/TLdating/

   - Shiny app.: https://dstreble.shinyapps.io/shinyTLdating/

R-package LumReader

   - GitHub: https://github.com/dstreble/LumReader

   - Shiny app.: https://dstreble.shinyapps.io/shinyLumReader/


   - Shiny app.: https://dstreble.shinyapps.io/shinyDRAC/