Professor Heini Wernli, ETH Zurich

Wednesday, 15 February 2017 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm

Professor Heini Wernli has been a Professor of Atmospheric Dynamics at the Institute of Atmospheric and Climate Science in the Department of Environmental Sciences, ETH Zurich since 2009.

Professor Heini Wernli researches the dynamics, climatology and predictability of weather systems in the mid-latitudes, and transport processes in the atmosphere (water, dust, trace gases).

Heini Wernli obtained a degree in physics from ETH Zurich in 1989. In 1991 he completed a post-graduate degree at NADEL (ETH Zurich), which included an internship in Bamako in Mali. In 1995 he completed a doctorate at ETH Zurich’s Institute of Atmospheric and Climate Science, where he went on to work as a postdoc and senior assistant. From 2003 to 2009 he was a professor at the University of Mainz, Germany.