Research interests

  • Large-eddy simulations (LES) in idealized, semi-idealized and realistic configurations using ICON-LEM and PALM
  • Convective organization
  • Large-eddy model code development
  • Turbulence modeling and second-order budgets
  • LES of atmospheric Kármán vortex streets


  • HD(CP)2: High definition clouds and precipitation for advancing climate prediction (since 10/2012)
    Topics: Quantification of convective aggregation in ICON-LEM, satellite and radar; Evaluation of ICON-LEM; Benchmarking ICON-LEM with standard LES models; Simulation expert user
  • Extramurale Forschung of German Weather Service (11/2009 – 09/2012)
    Topic: Studying second-moment budgets and closures of cloud-topped boundary layers

Recommended links

  • ICON: ICOsahedral Non-hydrostatic general circulation model
  • PALM: PArallelized Large-eddy Simulation Model