Honours and Distinctions

Election to National Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech), 2017

American Geophysical Union Editor's Citation for Excellence in Refereeing, 2011

H. Burr Steinbach Visiting Scholar, MIT/WHOI Joint Program, 2010

Fridtjof Nansen Medal of the European Geosciences Union, 2009

Election to Deutsche Akademie der Naturforscher Leopoldina (National Academy of Sciences Leopoldina), 2007

Gary Comer Mentorship, 20042009

Victor P. Starr Career Development Professor, MIT, 19931997

Scholarship Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes (German National Merit Foundation), 19771984