ETH Zürich, Switzerland, Earth Sciences, 2003


Master thesis

An assessment of the Sensitivity of the European Climate on  Aerosol Forcing simulated with a Regional Climate Model



ETH Zürich, Switzerland, 2007


Ph.D. thesis

Dynamical analysis of atmospheric predictability in cloud-resolving models


Professional experience

Group leader Hans Ertel Research Group "Clouds and Convection", 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 Zürich, Switzerland, 2007-2009

Research Assistant, ETH Zürich, Switzerland, 2003-2006


Grants and fellowship

Project "Cloud and Convective Organisation", HD(CP)2 phase 2, April 2016-March 2019

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

Project "Clouds and Convection", Hans Ertel Centre for Weather Research, phase 1, March 2011-February 2015

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


A more comprehensive CV can be found here (stand November 2017)