Junior Scientist Award

The Winners

Winner of the
MetStröm-Junior Scientist Award
June 9th, 2011

The selection committee for the junior researcher’s prize awards the MetStröm-Junior Scientist Award on June 8th, 2011 to

Martin Baumann
(Dipl.-Math. techn.)

AG Numerical Simulation, Optimization und High Performance Computing, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany

and to

Leonhard Scheck

Institute for Meteorology and Climate Research, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany

for their high level of originality and solidity research work in the MetStröm-research project ‘Goal oriented adaptivity for tropical cyclones’.

Members of the prize committee were: Wojciech W. Grabowski (National Center for Atmospheric Research, Boulder, USA), Alan Kerstein (Sandia National Laboratories, Livermore, USA), und Matthew Piggott (Imperial College London, London, UK).


DFG SPP 1276 MetStröm
Junior Scientist Award
The steering committee of the DFG priority program 1276

2 October 2009

The steering committee of the priority program SPP 1276, funded by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG), offers an award in recognition of outstanding research achievements of junior scientists employed in MetStröm-projects in the amount of

9000 Euro.

The prize money can be used in accordance with the DFG usage guidelines and will be administrated by the Metström headquarter.

The work to be prized should carry out a high level of originality and solidity and should be predisposed to inject fresh impetus to the research topics of the MetStröm disciplines. Besides these high-ranking criteria the following quality factors will furthermore be evaluated: Teamwork among the SPP, interdisciplinarity of the work as well as the possibility of expoitation in publications, conferences and lectures, etc.

An international jury will evaluate the submitted proposals, the prize will be awarded during the international MetStröm-symposium in spring 2011.

Proposals written in English should be submitted by the project leader. The following documents should be enclosed:

an abridged report of the project and a positioning of the own research work in an interdisciplinary context as well as in the international scientific landscape written by the candidate,
an explanatory statement of the project leader, intelligible to all, concerning the originality and concerning the above-mentioned criteria of granting the funds,
a statement of an external colleague.
Proposals must be submitted by the 31st December 2010 at the latest. Please send your written application and in addition the enclosed pdf-file to the speaker of the steering committee,

Prof. Rupert Klein, FB Mathematik und Informatik, Freie Universität Berlin, Arnimallee 6, D-14195 Berlin-Dahlem, Germany.

Any recourse to courts of law is excluded

The speaker of the steering committee
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rupert Klein