Born:

in Aachen, grown up in Belgium

Schools:

Freie Waldorfschule Aachen (Germany), Couven Gymnasium Aachen, Salt Lake Senior Campus in Perth (Australia)

University:

Bachelor and Master in Meteorology at the University of Hamburg

PhD:

May 2008 to May 2011 at MPI for Meteoroloy in Hamburg

Guest:

Sep. - Dec. 2009 guest at NASA-GISS in New York, working with Robert Pincus.

Postdoc:

From June 2011 on I am work at ECMWF in the physical aspects section as part of the EUCLIPSE project

Qualifications & Activities

  • Certified as scientific diver by the German Scientific Diving Commission, trained by the scientific diving group at the University of Hamburg and the diving group of the Alfred Wegener Instiute in Helgoland.
  • Several years of working experience at the IT-service of the ZMAW (CIS).
  • Elected member of the MPI works council from March 2010 to May 2011.

 

Research cruises:

  • 2007 RS Discovery, Monitoring the meridional overturning circulation at 26.5° N (RAPID-MOCHA) (Canary Islands)
  • 2008 R/V Seward Johnson, Monitoring the meridional overturning circulation at 26.5° N (RAPID-MOCHA) (Bahamas)
  • 2008 KV Senja, IPY-THORPEX (Barents Sea)