Prof. Dr. habil. Veronika Eyring

Head of Earth System Model Evaluation and Analysis Departement
Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (DLR)
Institut für Physik der Atmosphäre (IPA)
Oberpfaffenhofen
82234 Wessling, Germany
Phone:    +49-8153-28-2533 

Email: Veronika Eyring
http://www.pa.op.dlr.de/~VeronikaEyring/

ORCID iD: orcid.org/0000-0002-6887-4885


also:
Chair of Climate Modelling
University of Bremen
Institute of Environmental Physics (IUP)
Otto-Hahn-Allee 1
28359 Bremen, Germany
Phone:  +49-421-218-62733
http://www.iup.uni-bremen.de/

Scopus Author ID: 13402933200
ResearcherID: O-9999-2016

                                            


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Universität Bremen

Curriculum Vitae

Education

  • 2008                Habilitation in Environmental Physics at the University of Bremen, Germany 

  • 1999                PhD in Physics from the University of Bremen, Germany

  • 1994                Diploma in Physics from the University of Erlangen, Germany

Current positions and affiliations

  • Since 2018       Head of Department “Earth System Model Evaluation and Analysis”, DLR-IPA

  • Since 2017       W3 Professor and Chair of Climate Modelling, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany

  • Since 2017       Founder and Scientific Supervisor “Climate Informatics” Group, DLR Institute for Data Science, Jena, Germany          

  • Since 2013       Affiliate Scientist National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), Boulder, USA

Previous positions, calls, and sabbaticals

  • 2000-2018        Research Scientist at DLR-IPA (Senior Scientist since 2009)

  • 2010-2017        Priv-Doz., Ludwig-Maximilians-University (LMU) Munich, Germany 

  • 2013-2016        Honorary Visiting Professor at University of Exeter, UK          

  • 04-05/2013       Visiting Scientist at NCAR, Boulder, CO, USA

  • 08-11/2011       Visiting Scientist at NCAR, Boulder, CO, USA

  • 2009-2012        Visiting Professor at the Manchester Metropolitan University, UK

  • 2008-2010        Priv-Doz., Institute of Environmental Physics, University of Bremen, Germany

  • 1995-1999        Research Scientist, Institute of Environmental Physics, University of Bremen

Fellowships and awards

  • 2021                  Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize 2021

  • 2016-2021        Thomson Reuters Highly Cited Researcher

  • 2019                  European Research Council (ERC) Synergy Grant "Understanding and Modelling the Earth System with Machine Learning"

  • 2015                  Top female researchers award, Professorship programme, Helmholtz-Society

  • 2009                  Senior Scientist nomination at DLR

  • 2008                  Dobson Award for Young Scientists granted by the International Ozone Commission

  • 2004-2010        Helmholtz Society Scholarship for Young Investigators Group            

  • 1991-1992        ERASMUS Scholarship to study Physics at the University of York, UK

Teaching activities (each course includes 14-16 individual lectures of 1.5 hours each and a final exam)

  • since 2018         Climate Modelling Part 2, University of Bremen, Bremen, Germany (UBremen)

  • since 2017         Climate Modelling Part 1, UBremen

  • 2011- 2015       Introduction to Global Atmospheric Modelling, LMU, Munich, Germany

  • 2009-2010        Introduction to Global Atmospheric Modelling: Part 1 & 2 2009/2010, UBremen

  • 2005/2006        Tropospheric Chemistry, UBremen

  • 2005                 Molecular Physics, UBremen

  • 2004/2005        Climate and Chemistry, UBremen

  • 2004                 Introduction to Atmospheric Modelling, UBremen

Areas of Expertise:

Atmospheric science; Climate science; climate modelling; machine learning (ML); understanding and modelling the Earth system with machine learning; process-oriented evaluation of Earth system models; development of observationally-based performance metrics and diagnostics; understanding systematic biases in climate models; exploring the value of weighting model projections based on their performance with ML; emergent constraints; distillation of robust information from multi-model output; development of the Earth System Model Evaluation Tool (ESMValTool).

Previous: emission estimates for international shipping; assessment of the impact of international shipping on climate and atmospheric chemistry through models and observations; policy implications of shipping emissions and mitigation options, ozone projections.

Professional Activities:
  • Contributions to International Climate Assessment Reports:
    • Coordinating Lead Author for the IPCC Working Group 1 (WG1) Sixth Assessment Report, Chapter 3: Eyring, V., N.P. Gillett, K.M. Achuta Rao, R. Barimalala, M. Barreiro Parrillo, N. Bellouin, C. Cassou, P. J. Durack, Y. Kosaka, S. McGregor, S. Min, O. Morgenstern, Y. Sun, 2021, Human Influence on the Climate System. In: Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Masson-Delmotte, V., P. Zhai, A. Pirani, S. L. Connors, C. Péan, S. Berger, N. Caud, Y. Chen, L. Goldfarb, M. I. Gomis, M. Huang, K. Leitzell, E. Lonnoy, J.B.R. Matthews, T. K.Maycock, T. Waterfield, O. Yelekçi, R. Yu and B. Zhou (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press. In Press.
    • Coauthor for the IPCC Working Group 1 (WG1) Sixth Assessment Report Technical Summary, Arias, P.A., N. Bellouin, E. Coppola, R.G. Jones, G. Krinner, J. Marotzke, V. Naik, M.D. Palmer, G.-K. Plattner, J. Rogelj, M. Rojas, J. Sillmann, T. Storelvmo, P.W. Thorne, B. Trewin, K. Achuta Rao, B. Adhikary, R.P. Allan, K. Armour, G. Bala, R. Barimalala, S. Berger, J.G. Canadell, C. Cassou, A. Cherchi, W. Collins, W.D. Collins, S.L. Connors, S. Corti, F. Cruz, F.J. Dentener, C. Dereczynski, A. Di Luca, A. Diongue Niang, F.J. Doblas-Reyes, A. Dosio, H. Douville, F. Engelbrecht, V. Eyring, E. Fischer, P. Forster, B. Fox-Kemper, J.S. Fuglestvedt, J.C. Fyfe, N.P. Gillett, L. Goldfarb, I. Gorodetskaya, J.M. Gutierrez, R. Hamdi, E. Hawkins, H.T. Hewitt, P. Hope, A.S. Islam, C. Jones, D.S. Kaufman, R.E. Kopp, Y. Kosaka, J. Kossin, S. Krakovska, J.-Y. Lee, J. Li, T. Mauritsen, T.K. Maycock, M. Meinshausen, S.-K. Min, P.M.S. Monteiro, T. Ngo-Duc, F. Otto, I. Pinto, A. Pirani, K. Raghavan, R. Ranasinghe, A.C. Ruane, L. Ruiz, J.-B. Sallée, B.H. Samset, S. Sathyendranath, S.I. Seneviratne, A.A. Sörensson, S. Szopa, I. Takayabu, A.-M. Tréguier, B. van den Hurk, R. Vautard, K. von Schuckmann, S. Zaehle, X. Zhang, and K. Zickfeld, 2021: Technical Summary. In Climate Change 2021: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Sixth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Masson-Delmotte, V., P. Zhai, A. Pirani, S.L. Connors, C. Péan, S. Berger, N. Caud, Y. Chen, L. Goldfarb, M.I. Gomis, M. Huang, K. Leitzell, E. Lonnoy, J.B.R. Matthews, T.K. Maycock, T. Waterfield, O. Yelekçi, R. Yu, and B. Zhou (eds.)]. Cambridge University Press. In Press.
    • Lead Author for the IPCC WG1 Fifth Assessment Report, Chapter 9: Flato, G., J. Marotzke, B. Abiodun, P. Braconnot, S. C. Chou, W. Collins, P. Cox, F. Driouech, S. Emori, V. Eyring, C. Forest, P. Gleckler, E. Guilyardi, C. Jakob, V. Kattsov, C. Reason and M. Rummukainen, 2013: Evaluation of Climate Models. In: Climate Change 2013: The Physical Science Basis. Contribution of Working Group I to the Fifth Assessment Report of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change [Stocker, T. F., D. Qin, G.-K. Plattner, M. Tignor, S. K. Allen, J. Boschung, A. Nauels, Y. Xia, V. Bex and P. M. Midgley (eds.)].Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, United Kingdom and New York, NY, USA.
    • Contributing Author for UNEP Synthesis Report: Bridging the Emissions Gap, Chapter 4: D. S. Lee and W. Hare, International Emissions, ISBN: 978-92-807-3229-0, November 2011.
    • Lead Author for the World Meteorological Organization (WMO)/United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion: 2010, Bekki, S., G.E. Bodeker, A.F. Bais, N. Butchart, V. Eyring, D.W. Fahey, D.E. Kinnison, U. Langematz, B. Mayer, R.W. Portmann, E. Rozanov, P. Braesicke, A.J. Charlton-Perez, N.E. Chubarova, I. Cionni, S.B. Diaz, N.P.Gillett, M.A. Giorgetta, N. Komala, F. Lefèvre, C. McLandress, J. Perlwitz, T. Peter, and K. Shibata, Future Ozone and its Impact on Surface UV, Chapter 3 in Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion: 2010, Global Ozone Research and Monitoring Project–Report No. 52, World Meteorological Organization, Geneva, Switzerland, 2011.
    • Coordinating Lead Author for the European Assessment of Transport Impacts on Climate Change and Ozone Depletion, Chapter 3: Eyring, V., I. S. A. Isaksen, T. Berntsen, W. J. Collins, J. J. Corbett, O. Endresen, R. G. Grainger, J. Moldanova, H. Schlager, and D. S. Stevenson, Transport impacts on atmosphere and climate: Shipping, Atm. Env., doi:10.1016/j.atmosenv.2009.04.059, 2009.
    • Co-Author for UNEP/WMO Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion: 2006, Chapter 6: Bodeker, G. E., D. W. Waugh, H. Akiyoshi, P. Braesicke, V. Eyring, D. W. Fahey, David, E. Manzini, M. Newchurch, R. W. Portmann, A. Robock, K. P. Shine, W. Steinbrecht, and E. C. Weatherhead, The Ozone Layer in the 21st Century, 2007.
    • Contributing Author for IPCC WG1 Fourth Assessment Report, Chapter 7: Denman, K. L., G. Brasseur, et al., Couplings Between Changes in the Climate System and Biogeochemistry, 2007.
  • Convener and Member of Organizing Committees for International Workshops, Meetings, and Conferences:

Supervisor for Students and PostDocs:

(A) Currently supervising:

  • PhD students:
    1. Lukas Ruhe (UB), "Machine learning based analysis and detection of droughts in climate projections", since 04/2022.
    2. Katharina Hafner (UB, co-supervised by Prof Pierre Gentine), "ML-based parameterizations for ICON", since 02/2022
    3. Helge Heuer (DLR & UB, co-supervised by Prof Pierre Gentine), "ML-based parameterizations for ICON", since 02/2022
    4. Kemisola Adeniyi (UB, co-supervised by Prof Jakob Runge), "Causal inference for Earth System Models", since 08/2021
    5. Talytha Pereira (DLR & UB, co-supervised by Prof Pierre Gentine), “Machine learning-based constraints of climate feedbacks and projections”, since 04/2021
    6. Soufiane Karmouche (UB, co-supervised by Prof Jakob Runge) “Causal model evaluation”, since 03/2020
    7. Aytaç Paçal, (DLR & UB) “ML-based analysis of extreme events”, since 03/2020
    8. Arndt Kaps (DLR & UB) “ML-based cloud classification from satellite data”, since 02/2020
    9. Arthur Grundner (DLR & UB, co-supervised by Prof Pierre Gentine) “ML-based cloud parametrizations for ICON”, since 12/2019
    10. Kevin Debeire (DLR & Friedrich-Schiller-University (FSU) Jena, co-supervised by Prof Jakob Runge) “Development of causal discovery methods for climate model evaluation“, since 06/2019
    11. Gunnar Behrens (DLR & UB, co-supervised by Prof Pierre Gentine) “ML-based cloud parametrizations for climate models”, since 05/2019
    12. Bettina Gier (UB) “Constraining carbon cycle feedbacks with satellite observations”, since 09/2017
  • PostDocs
    1. Dr Pauline Bonnet (DLR) "ML-based automatic model tuning for ICON", since 02/2022

    2. Dr Evgenia Galytska (UB) “Causal model evaluation“, since 12/2019

    3. Dr Fernando Iglesias-Suarez (DLR) “Machine learning (ML)-based cloud parameterizations", since 12/2019

    4. Dr Manuel Schlund (DLR) “Observationally-based constraints of climate feedbacks and projections”, since 09/2021

  • Senior scientists in the Department:
    1. Dr Lisa Bock (DLR) “CMIP model evaluation and ESMValTool development“, since 07/2016
    2. Dr Birgit Hassler (DLR), “CMIP model evaluation and ESMValTool development“, since 09/2017
    3. Dr Axel Lauer (DLR), “CMIP model evaluation and ESMValTool development“, since 01/2015
    4. Dr Mierk Schwabe (DLR), “ML-based parameterizations for ICON“, since 06/2021
    5. Dr Katja Weigel (UB), “CMIP model evaluation and ESMValTool development, ML for the detection and understanding of droughts“, since 07/2018
  • Research Software Engieers in the Department:
    1. Dr Remi Kazeroni (DLR), since 09/2020
    2. Breixo Solino Fernandez (DLR), since 20/2020

(B) Previous supervision:

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