June 17-21, 2012

Hamburg, Germany

Dr. Günther Zängl

Head of Section "Numerical Models", Deutscher Wetterdienst (DWD)

Academic career:
1992-1997: Study of meteorology at Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München
08/1997: Diploma in meteorology
01/2000: Dr. rer. nat (Title of thesis: The tropopause in the polar regions)
01/2004: Habilitation in meteorology
1999-2007: scientific assistant, Universität München
since 01/2008: senior scientist at Deutscher Wetterdienst;
since 11/2010: Head of Section "Numerical Models"

Other acitivities:
DWD project leader of the ICON project (ICOsahedral Nonhydrostatic Model); joint project with MPI-M (Hamburg) to develop a nonhydrostatic atmosphere-ocean model for numerical weather prediction and climate modeling
Leading PI of G8 project ICOMEX (ICOsahedral-grid Models for EXascale earth-system modeling)

Contributions: Climate Research
HPC Challenges in Numerical Weather Prediction & Climate Modeling
Program may be subject to changes.