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1996-2001 .... diploma studies geosciences (geography, meteorology & geophysics) at Innsbruck University, MS thesis on modeling solar radiation (advisor: G. Kaser) - - diploma 'summa cum laude', degree: Mag. rer. nat.
2001-2003 .... doctoral studies of natural sciences at Innsbruck University, dissertation on micrometeorological modeling of glacier-climate interactions (advisor: G. Kaser; co-advisor: D.R. Hardy) - - doctorate 'summa cum laude', degree: Dr. rer. nat.
2004-2011 .... Post-Doc scientist at Innsbruck University; tasks: research, teaching (at Innsbruck and internationally), supervision of graduate students, grant applications, PI or co-PI of research projects and co-leader of research group, public outreach
2007 .... Post-Doc scientist (Fulbright Scholar), University of California at Berkeley (USA)
2009 .... Habilitation Award ("professorial qualification") from the Faculty of Geo- and Atmospheric Sciences / University of Innsbruck
2011-2013 .... Senior scientist (Humboldt Scholar), Technical University Berlin (GER)
since 2014 .... Full professor of climatology, University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (GER)
international network of collaborations: University of Berne, CH (T. Stocker); University of California - Berkeley, USA (K. Cuffey, J.C.H. Chiang); Centro de Estudios Avanzados en Zonas Aridas - La Serena, CL (S. MacDonell); University of Innsbruck, AUT (G. Kaser); University of Massachusetts - Amherst, USA (R. Bradley, D.R. Hardy); University of Otago - Dunedin, NZL (N.J. Cullen); Technical University Berlin, GER (D. Scherer)