Academic Degrees

1987     Dr. Sc. Nat., ETH Zürich, Supervisor: Prof. Dr. K. Hutter

1984     Dipl. Natw. (Umweltphysik), ETH Zürich, Supervisor: Prof. Dr. K. Hutter

Honorary Degrees

2016     Dr. sc. Honoris Causa ETH Zürich, Zürich

2006     Dr. Honoris Causa Université de Versailles, Saint-Quentin-En-Yvelines

Professional Appointments

Professor of Climate and Environmental Physics, Physics Institute, University of Bern, Bern, Switzerland, Co-Director of the Physics Institute, since 1993

Associate Research Scientist at Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, Columbia University, Palisades New York, USA, 1991-1993 (Supervisor: Prof. W.S. Broecker)

Swiss National Science Foundation Research Fellow, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 1989-1991 (Supervisor: Prof. L.A. Mysak)

SERC Visiting Research Fellow, Department of Mathematics, University College London, 1988-1989 (Supervisor: Prof. E.R. Johnson)

Research Assistant, Laboratory of Hydraulics, Hydrology and Glaciology (VAW), ETH Zürich, 1985-1988 (Supervisor: Prof. K. Hutter)

Temporary Appointments

International Fellowship of the Chinese Academy of Sciences, President's International Fellowship for Visiting Scientist, State Key Laboratory for Cryospheric Science, Lanzhou, 7/2017 (Host: Prof. S. Kang)

Visiting IPRC Professor, International Pacific Research Center, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, 7-8/2016 (Host: Prof. A. Timmermann)

Visiting Scholar, International Pacific Research Center, University of Hawaii, Honolulu, 2-8/2006 (Host: Prof. A. Timmermann)

Visiting Scientist, National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, Colorado, 7/8-2005 (Host: Dr. G. Meehl)

Chercheur Associé, Laboratoire des Sciences du Climat et de l'Environnement, Saclay, France, 6-8/2002 (Host: Dr. J. Jouzel)

Awards and Honors

Prix de la Belgica, 2020

Swiss Science Award Marcel Benoist, 2017

Emiliani Lecture of the American Geophysical Union, 2017

Exzellenz-Professur der Dr. Werner Petersen Stiftung, Kiel, 2017

Hans Oeschger Medal of the European Geosciences Union, 2009

Descartes Prize for Transnational Collaborative Reserach, European Commission, Member of the EPICA Team, 2007

National Latsis Prize of the Swiss National Science Foundation, 1993

Medal of ETH for excellent PhD Thesis, 1987

Medal of ETH for excellent Diploma Thesis, 1985

Other Distinctions

Highly Cited Researcher (Thomson Reuters), 2018

Highly Cited Researcher (Thomson Reuters), 2017

Highly Cited Researcher (Thomson Reuters), 2016

Highly Cited Researcher (Thomson Reuters), 2015

Highly Cited Researcher (Thomson Reuters), 2014

Honorary Memberships in Societies

2022     Foreign Member Istituto Veneto di Scienze, Lettere ed Arti, Italia

2019     Academy of Sciences Leopoldina, Germany

2016     Foreign Honorary Member American Academy of Arts and Sciences

2015     Foreign Member Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei, Italia

2012     Fellow of the American Geophysical Union

2004     Corresponding Member of Academy of Science and Literature, Mainz

1998     Member of Academia Europeae

Membership in Scientific Organisations and Committees

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