Vitae

 

University, diplom studium (master equivalent)

ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, Earth Sciences, 1998-2003, with distinction

Master thesis at the Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, advisor Dr. Pier Luigi Vidale: An assessment of the Sensitivity of the European Climate on  Aerosol Forcing simulated with a Regional Climate Model

 

University, PhD

ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, 2003-2007

Ph.D. thesis at the Institute for Atmospheric and Climate Science, advisor Prof. Dr. Christoph Schär: Dynamical analysis of atmospheric predictability in cloud-resolving models.

 

Professional experience

Group leader, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany, since 2011

Research Scientist,  Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Hamburg, Germany, since 2010

Visiting scientist, University of Washington, Seattle, USA, 2009-2010

Post-Doc, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, 2007-2009

Research Assistant, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland, 2003-2006

 

Grants and fellowship

Canopies in the Earth System, CLiCCS excellence cluser, co-PI, January 2023-December 2025

Advancing the representation of convection across scales II, Hans Ertel Center for Weather Research, phase 3, January 2019- December 2022, lead PI of the project

S5: Cloud and Convective Organisation, HD(CP)2 phase 2, April 2016-March 2019, lead PI of the subproject S5

Advancing the representation of convection across scales, Hans Ertel Center for Weather Research, phase 2, January 2015- December 2018, lead PI of the project

Clouds and Convection, Hans Ertel Centre for Weather Research, phase 1, March 2011-February 2015, lead PI of the project

Fellowship for advanced researchers, Swiss National Science Foundation, 2009-2010

 

A more comprehensive CV can be found here (stand October 2020)