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Short Portrait of our Teaching Staff

Currently, the following persons from the three sub-institutes IMK-AAF, IMK-ASF and IMK-TRO and professors with main office at other institutes are involved in teaching (L: Lecture, E: Exercise, WS/SS: winter/summer semester):

 

 

Professors:

 

 

Adrian

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. Dr. Gerhard Adrian (Deutscher Wetterdienst, DWD, President)


Research Areas: -

Lectures:

  • Theoretical Meteorology IV (L & E, WS)

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Contact: Deutscher Wetterdienst, Offenbach

E-Mail

 

 

 

 

 

 

Braesicke

 

 

 

Prof. Dr. Peter Braesicke  (IMK-ASF, WG Interactions in the Atmospheric System)


Research Areas: Chemistry climate models; variability and trends of ozone; Indian monsoon; Air composition of the lower stratosphere; Interactions between air composition and climate.

Lectures:

  • Theoretical Meteorology III (L & E, WS)
  • Meteorological Colloquium und Seminars

 

​​​​Contact: Campus North, Building 435, Room 402, Phone: 0721 - 608 22191

E-Mail

 

 

Fink

 

 

 

 

Prof. Dr. Andreas Fink (IMK-TRO, WG Atmospheric Dynamics)


Research Areas: Meteorology and Climatology of the Tropics; Monsoons (e.g. West African and Southeast Asian Monsoons); El Niño-Southern Oscillation; Tropical Intraseasonal Oscillations (Madden-Julian-Oszillation); Tropical Moist Convection (e.g. West African Squall Lines); The Climates of Africa; Tropical Cyclones, Synoptic Dynamics (Tropic, Subtropics, and Mid-Latitudes); Synoptic Dynamics of Extreme Events (Floods, Storms and Heat Waves); Mathematical-biological Climate-Malaria Modeling

 

Lectures:

  • Introduction to Synoptic Meteorology (L, SS)
  • General Atmospheric Circulation (L, SS)
  • Synoptic Meteorology I & II (L & E, WS & SS)
  • Meteorological Practical Course I (SS)
  • Meteorological Colloquium und Seminars

 

Contact: Campus South, Building 30.23, Room 13.14, Phone: 0721 - 608 48711,

E-Mail

 

Hoose
 

 

Prof. Dr. Corinna Hoose (IMK-TRO, WG Cloud Physics)


Research Areas: Aerosol-cloud interactions; Mixed-phase clouds and heterogeneous ice nucleation; Cloud dynamics; Numerical modelling

 

Lectures:

  • Theoretical Meteorology I und II (L & E, SS & WS)
  • Numerical Methods in Meteorology (L & E, SS)
  • Meteorological Colloquium und Seminars

 

Contact: Campus South, Building 30.23, Room 13.04, Phone: 0721 - 608 43587,

E-Mail

 

 

 

kama

 

 

Prof. Dr. Peter Knippertz (IMK-TRO, WG Atmospheric Dynamics)


Research Areas: Atmospheric dynamics; Tropical meteorology; Tropical-extratropical interactions; Monsoons; Convection; Dust storms; Cyclones; Heavy precipitation; Numerical weather prediction

 

Lectures:

  • Statistical Methods in Meteorology (L & E, WS)
  • Numerical Weather Prediction (L & E, WS)
  • Meteorological Colloquium und Seminars

 

Contact: Campus South, Buidling 30.23, Room 13.15, Phone: 0721 - 608 43565,

E-Mail

 

 

 

 

Prof. Dr. Dipl.-Met. Michael Kunz

 

 

Prof. Dr. Michael Kunz (IMK-TRO, WG Atmospheric risks)


Research Areas: risk analyzes; Climate change and meteorological extreme events; Hail; Development of hail damage models for insurance companies; Orographic precipitation; Timely forensic disaster analysis

 

Lectures:

  • Introduction in Meteorology (L & E, WS)

 

Contact: Campus North, Building 435, Room 312; Phone: 0721 - 608 22845,

E-Mail

 

 

 

 

Kottmeier
 

 

 

 

 

Prof. Dr. Christoph Kottmeier (IMK-TRO, Head of IK-TRO)


Research Areas: Experimental meteorological methods (in particular ground-based measurements on masts with remote sensing instruments and aircraft-based measurements), methods of data analysis for exploration of the atmospheric boundary layer, dynamic processes in cloud and precipitation formation, processes with great damage potential, moidel-based interpretation of measurements and generalization, conception of measuring programs, regional climate change

 

Lectures:

  • Introduction to Meteorology (L & E, WS)
  • Measuring Instruments in Meteorology (L, WS)
  • Meteorological Practical Course (SS)
  • Meteorological Colloquium und Seminars

 

Contact:

Campus South, Building 30.23, Room 13.01, Phone: 0721 - 608 46370
Campus North, Building 435, Room 704, Phone: 0721 - 608 22800

E-Mail

Pinto

 

 

 

Prof. Dr. Joaquim Pinto (IMK-TRO, WG Regional Climate and Weather Hazards)


Research Areas: Mid-latitude meteorology and climatology; with special focus on extreme events; Climate variability in Europe on multiple time-scales, linking weather and climate; Regional climate modelling and downscaling methods used to determine the regional responses to climate change; Diagnostic, modelling and quantification of risk assoiciated with extreme events affecting Europe

 

Lectures:

  • Climatology (L & E, SS)
  • Meteorological Colloquium und Seminars

 

Contact:

Campus South, Building 30.23, Room 13.22, Phone: 0721-608-43357
Campus North, Building 435, Room 517, Phone: 0721-608-28467

E-Mail

 

 

Further Teaching Staff:

 

 

Dr.  Christian Barthlott

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Christian Barthlott (IMK-TRO, WG Cloud Physics)


Research Areas: mesoscale meteorology; atmospheric convection; convection initiatio; land surface-atmosphere interactions; numerical modelling; cloud physics; boundary-layer meteorology; turbulence

Lectures:

  • Theoretical Meteorology IV (L & E, WS)

 

Contact: Campus South, Building 30.23, Room 13-6, Phone: 0721 - 608 46751

E-Mail

 

 

 

 

Christian Grams
 

 

 

Dr. Christian Grams (IMK-TRO, AG Large-scale Dynamics and Predictability)


Research Areas: Large-scale atmospheric dynamics; weather regimes; sub-seasonal weather forecasts; predictability; tropical-extratropical interaction; extratropical weather systems; high impact weather; energy meteorology

Lectures:

  • Theoretical Meteorology II (L & E, SS)

 

Contact: Campus North, Building 435, Room 218, Phone: 0721 - 608 26544

E-Mail

 

 

 

 

 

Dr.  Patrick Ludwig
 

 

 

 

Dr. Patrick Ludwig (IMK-TRO, WG Regional Cimate and Weather Hazards)


Research Areas: paleoclimate (regional modeling, large scale circulation; (modeling of) high impact weather (e.g. winter storms, convective systems, floods); climate variability in Europe

Lectures:

  • Synoptic Meteorology I (L & E, WS)

 

Contact: Campus North, Building 435, Room 510, Phone: 0721 - 608 24942

E-Mail

 

 

 

 

Dr.  Gregor Pante

 

 

 

Dr. Gregor Pante (IMK-TRO, WG Atmosperic Dynamics)


Research Areas: Meteorology of the Sahara/Sahel region; Dynamics over the tropical and subtropical Atlantic Ocean; Transatlantic transport of mineral dust; Mineral dust emission mechanisms; Global and regional climate modelling; Model development

Lectures:

  • Numerical Weather Prediction (L & E, WS)

 

Contact: Campus South, Building 30.23, Room 13-12, Phone: 0721 - 608 43352

E-Mail

 

 

 

 

 

 

Dr. Roderick van der Linden (IMK-TRO, WG Atmospheric Dynamics) 


Research Areas: -

Lectures:

  • Statistical Methods in Meteorology (L & E, WS)

 

Contact: Campus South, Building 30.23, Room 13-8, Phone: 0721 - 608 43597

E-Mail

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M. Sc. Philipp Zschenderlein

 

 

M. Sc. Philipp Zschenderlein (IMK-TRO, WG Atmospheric Dynamics) 


Research Areas:

Lectures:

  • Synoptic Meteorology I (L & E, WS)
  • Seminar for Weather Prediction

 

Contact: Campus South, Building 30.23, Room 13-11, Phone: 0721 - 608 43302

E-Mail

 

 

 

   Further Exercise Instructors and Tutors:

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M. Sc. Marleen Braun (IMK-ASF, WG Interactions in Atmosphere System)


Research Areas: -

Lectures:

  • Theoretical Meteorology III (E, WS)

 

Contact: Campus North, Building 435, Room 418, Phone: 0721 - 608 24231

E-Mail

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M. Sc. Christoph Braun (IMK-TRO, WG Clouds and Storm Tracks)


Research Areas: -

Lectures:

  • Numerical Methods in Meteorology (E, SS)

 

Contact: Campus North, Building 435, Room 306, Phone: 0721 - 608 22832

E-Mail

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M. Sc. Christopher Diekmann (IMK-ASF, WG Multi-platform remote sensing of water isotopologues)


Research Areas: Stable water isotopologues in the atmosphere; Moisture pathways between the boundary layer and free troposphere; Dynamical processes over West Africa; Remote sensing methods and radiative transfer models; Model analyses and development

Lectures:

  • Introduction to Meteorology (E, WS)

 

Contact: Campus North, Building 435, Room 418, Phone: 0721 - 608 24231

E-Mail

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

M. Sc. Simon Gruber (IMK-TRO, WG Aerosols, Trace Gases and Climate Processes)


Research Areas: -

Lectures:

  • Introduction to Meteorology (E, WS)

 

Contact: Campus North, Building 435, Room 535, Phone: 0721 - 608 22934

E-Mail

 

 

 

 

 

M. Sc. Katharina Maurer
 

 

 

M. Sc. Katharina Maurer (IMK-TRO)


Course Guidance Service for Meteorology

Lectures:

  • Introduction to Meteorology (E, WS)

 

Contact: Campus South, Building 30.23, Room 13-8, Phone: 0721 - 608 46752

E-Mail

 

 

 

 

Dr. Julia Mömken
 

 

 

Dr. Julia Mömken (IMK-TRO, WG Regional Climate and Weather Hazards)


Research Areas: Wind energy projections for Europe; Development and application of statistical-dynamical downscaling methods to climate change projections; Decadal climate predictions (MiKlip)

Lectures:

  • Climatology (E, SS)

 

Contact: Campus North, Building 435, Room 518, Phone: 0721 - 608 22805

E-Mail

 

 

 

 

 

M. Sc. Anika Rohde

 

 

M. Sc. Anika Rodhe (IMK-TRO, WG Aerosols, Trace Gases and Climate Processes)


Research Areas: - 

Lectures:

  • Introduction to Meteorology (E, WS)

 

Contact: Campus North, Building 435, Room 508, Phone: 0721 - 608 22183

E-Mail

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

M. Sc. Vanessa Schmidt (IMK-TRO, WG Middle Atmosphere, Solar Variability and Climate Interactions) 


Research Areas: - 

Lectures:

  • Theoretical Meteorology III (E, WS)

 

Contact: Campus North, Building 9652, Room 103, Phone: 0721 - 608 23776

E-Mail

 

 

 

 

Jan Wandel, M.Sc.
 

 

 

M. Sc. Jan Wandel (IMK-TRO, WG Large-scale Dynamics and Predictability) 


Research Areas: -

Lectures:

  • Theoretical Meteorology II (E, SS)

 

Contact: Campus North, Building 435, Room 316a, Phone: 0721 - 608 26537

E-Mail

 

 

 

 

 

Jannik Wilhelm, M. Sc.

 

 

M. Sc. Jannik Wilhelm (IMK-TRO, WG Atmospheric Risks) 


Research Areas: Life Cycle and Now-casting of Convective Cells; Numerical Weather Prediction; Applied Mathematics and Statistics; Atmospheric Dynamics and Gravity Waves

Lectures:

  • Theoretical Meteorology I (E, WS)

 

Contact: Campus North, Building 435, Room 216, Phone: 0721 - 608 23952

E-Mail