Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 1994, Dr. rer. nat., Meteorology (magna cum laude), Department of Physics, Humboldt-University of Berlin, Germany
  • 1980, Diploma, Meteorology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University at Cologne, Germany
  • 1975, Prediploma, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, University at Cologne, Germany
  • 1973, Diploma, Industrial Engineering, Faculty of Production, Cologne University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Professional Experience

  • Since January 1, 2015, Engineering Meteorology Consulting
  • 2009 -2014, Research Associate Professor of Meteorology, University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), Geophysical Institute, Atmospheric Science Group
  • 2003 – 2012, Associate Faculty, University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), College of Natural Science and Mathematics (CNSM)
  • 2001-2009, Research Associate, University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF), Geophysical Institute, Atmospheric Science Group
  • 1999 – 2001, Research Associate, fire safety research, MFPA für das Bauwesen Leipzig e.V., Leipzig, Germany
  • 1988-1997, Principal Investigator, Fraunhofer-Institute for Atmospheric Environmental Research (IFU), Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany
  • 1985-1988, Principal Investigator, Industrieanlagen-Betriebsgesellschaft mbH., Ottobrunn, Germany
  • 1980-1985, Research Assistant, Institute for Meteorology and Geophysics, Department of Theoretical Meteorology, J.W. Goethe-University, Frankfurt/Main, Germany
  • 1978, Development of an computer-controlled equipment to measure the global and terrestrial radiation within the framework of the Joint Air-Sea Interaction experiment JASIN 1978. The measurements were carried out aboard the German research vessel Meteor in the north-eastern part of the Atlantic Ocean from July to September

Teaching Experience

  • Fall 2012, Core class Atmospheric Dynamics, Department of Atmospheric Sciences (DAS) at CNSM, UAF (graduate level)
  • Summer 2007, lead instructor of the Science Teacher Education Program (STEP) 2007 on Global Climate Change
  • Fall 2006, Special class Turbulence, DAS at CNSM, UAF (graduate level).
  • Fall 2004, Special class Physics of the Atmospheric Boundary Layer, DAS at CNSM, UAF (graduate level)
  • Spring 2004, Core class Atmospheric Radiation, DAS at CNSM, UAF (graduate level)
  • Spring 2003, Core class Atmospheric Dynamics, DAS at CNSM, UAF (graduate level)
  • 1998-1999, Lectures on Micrometeorology, Institute of Geoecology, University of Potsdam, Germany (graduate level)
  • 1991, Lectures on Dry Deposition of Reactive Trace Gases, University of Valladolid, Department of Applied Physics, Spain (graduate level and higher)
  • 1980-1985, Teaching Assistant, Physics of the Atmospheric Boundary Layer, Institute for Meteorology and Geophysics, Department of Theoretical Meteorology, J. W. Goethe-University, Frankfurt/Main, Germany (graduate level)

Scientific Advice

  • Presentation on the Climate of Alaska before the Joint Alaska Climate Impact Assessment Commission, Anchorage, April 12, 2007.
  • Scientific Advisor in the Investigations in Cyber-enabled Education (ICE).
  • Member of Graduate Advisory Committees:
    • Zhao Li, Ph.D., 2003 – 2007,
    • Balachandrudu Narapusetty, M.S., 2004-2005,
    • Dmitry Nicolsky, Ph.D., 2006 – 2007,
    • Debasish PaiMazumber, Ph.D., 2006 – 2009,
    • Katheryn Berry-Bertram, Ph.D., 2008 – 2011,
    • Huy Tran, Ph.D. 2010 – 2012,
    • Trang Tran, 2010 – 2012,
    • Ketsiri Leelasakultum, 2011-2013.
  • Director of the NSF REU Site Program in Atmospheric Sciences at UAF (2010-2014) and mentor of following participants:
    • Stanley G. Edwin, 2010: Mixing length functions for diabatic stratification,
    • Arseniy Sheydvasser, 2010: Theoretical considerations on the wind profile for strongly stable stratification,
    • Samuel C. Smock, 2011: Power-law and logarithmic wind profiles,
    • Megan S. Hinzmann, 2011: The Eva Creek Wind Farm Project,
    • Dillon Amaya, 2012: A modern reevaluation of free convective similarity functions,
    • John Cooney, 2012: Determining viable locations for wind farms in Alaska,
    • Hannah Ross, 2012: An Assessment of wind energy potential for Interior Alaska,
    • William R. Strickler, 2012: Free Convection and Lightning Caused Wildfires in Interior Alaska,
    • Ross Dinsmore, 2013: The von Karman constant under diabatic stratification,
    • Isabel Houghton, 2013: The von Karman constant under diabatic stratification.

Academic Service

  • 1983 – 1985, Member of the Lehr- und Studienausschuß (Committee for Teaching and Studying Regularities), Department of Geosciences, J. W. Goethe-University, Frankfurt/Main, Germany

Professional Service

  • Since 2012, Member of the Editorial Board, Dataset Papers of Geosciences (Atmospheric Sciences)
  • Since 2005, Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of the Calcutta Mathematical Society
  • Reviewer of several research proposals, by request of
    • Canada Foundation for Innovation,
    • EUROTRAC Scientific Secretariat,
    • German Department of Education, Science, Research, and Technology (BMBF),
    • German Research Foundation (DFG),
    • US Civilian Research & Development & Foundation (CRDF),
    • US Department of Energy (DOE),
    • US National Science Foundation (NSF).
  • Reviewer of manuscripts, by request of
    • Agricultural and Forest Meteorology,
    • Atmospheric Environment,
    • Atmospheric Research,
    • Biogeosciences,
    • Energies,
    • Geophysical Research Letters,
    • International Journal of Modern Physics,
    • Journal of Applied Meteorology and Climatology,
    • Journal of Atmospheric Chemistry,
    • Journal of Geophysical Research – Atmosphere,
    • Journal of the Air & Waste Management Association,
    • Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences,
    • New Journal of Physics,
    • Meteorologische Zeitschrift, N.F.,
    • Meteorology and Atmospheric Physics,
    • Physics and Chemistry of the Earth,
    • Tellus,
    • Theoretical and Applied Climatology,
    • Transaction of the Air & Waste Management Association,
    • Water, Air, and Soil Pollution.
  • Presentation before the Alaska Climate Impact Assessment Commission, Anchorage, Alaska, April 12, 2007
  • Judge of student presentations for the AGU Section Biogeosciences on the Fall Meeting of the American Geophysical Society (AGU), San Francisco, CA, December 6-10, 2002
  • Convener of the special session Advances in Physics and Chemistry of Clouds, held on the Fall Meeting of the AGU, San Francisco, CA, December 6-10, 2002
  • Convener of the special session Dry and Wet Deposition and the Exchange of Reactive Trace Constituents between Biosphere and Atmosphere, held on the Spring Meeting of the AGU, Washington, DC, May 28-31, 2002
  • Judge of student presentations for the AGU Hydrological Section on the Fall Meeting of the AGU, December 10-14, 2001
  • Co-convener of the Symposium Scaling, Multifractals and Nonlinear Variability in Oceans & Atmosphere of the 24th General Assembly of the European Geophysical Society (EGS), The Hague, The Netherlands, April 19-23, 1999
  • Convener of the Workshop On the Accuracy of Results obtained from Field Experiments and Model Simulations (English translation of the German title), held at the Deutsche Meteorologentagung ’98, Leipzig, Germany, September 14-18, 1998; member of the Program Committee
  • Preparing the “Leitthema 2, Anthropogene und biogene Emission sowie Deposition von Spurengasen” (2nd subject, Antropogenic and Biogenic Emission as well as Deposition of Trace Gases) of the Tropospheric Research Program, announced and run by the German Department of Education, Science, Research and Technology (BMBF)
  • Planning and preparing of the special issue of the Meteorologische Zeitschrift, N.F.,Vol. 5, Hf. 5 (1996), regarding the first phase (1990-1992) of the Joint Research Project SANA (Wissenschaftliches Begleitprogramm zur Sanierung der Atmosphäre über den neuen Bundesländern – Scientific Programme for the Recovery of the Atmosphere over the New Federal Countries of Germany)
  • Coordinator for dry deposition studies within the framework of the Joint Research Project SANA
  • Member of the VDI-Commission “Reinhaltung der Luft”
    • 1988 – 1989, Working Group Meteorologische Grenzschichtmodelle – Atmospheric Boundary Layer Models,
    • 1989 – 1990, Committee Wechselwirkungen zwischen technischen Oberflächen und Atmosphäre – Interactions between Technical Surfaces and the Atmosphere.
  • Coordinator for dry deposition studies within the framework of the Joint Research Project SANA (Wissenschaftliches Begleitprogramm zur Sanierung der Atmosphäre über den neuen Bundesländern – Scientific Programme for the Recovery of the Atmosphere over the New Federal Countries of Germany).
  • Preparing the Leitthema 2, Anthropogene und biogene Emission sowie Deposition von Spurengasen (2nd subject, Antropogenic and Biogenic Emission as well as Deposition of Trace Gases) of the Tropospheric Research Program, announced and run by the German Ministry for Education, Science, Research and Technology (BMBF).
  • Planning and preparing (incl. leading of the review process) of the special issue of the Meteorologische Zeitschrift, N.F.,Vol. 5, Hf. 5 (1996), regarding the first phase (1990-1992) of the Joint Research Project SANA.

Honors

  • 2008, Inclusion of the biographical profile in Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, 10th Anniversary Edition
  • 2008, Inclusion of the biographical profile in Who’s Who in the World, 25th Silver Edition
  • Since 2007, Inclusion of the biographical profile in Who’s Who in America
  • Since 2007, Citizen of the United States of America
  • 2000, M.E. in Industrial Engineering, Cologne-University of Applied Sciences, Germany (honorary degree)
  • 1978, Travel award, NATO Science School

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