Dr. Frank Stratmann

Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research

Permoserstraße 15

04318 Leipzig

 

Phone: +49 341 2717-7142

Mail: frank.stratmann at tropos.de  

Room: 005 (Building 23.3)

 

Function

Head of Experimental Aerosol and Cloud Microphysics Department

 

Department

 Experimental Aerosol and Cloud Microphysics Department

 

Research areas & research interest

  • aerosol cloud interactions in general
  • cloud microphysics and turbulence interactions
  • heterogeneous ice nucleation
  • cloud droplet activation
  • computational fluid and particle dynamics modelling

 

Current projects

  • BACCUS (EU FP7)
  • CLOUD-12 (BMBF)
  • CLOUD-ITN (EU, FP7, Marie Curie Project)
  • INUIT (DFG Research Unit)
  • LACCT (WGL PAKT Project)
  • LGS-CAR (WGL PAKT Project)

 

Completed projects  

  • CLOUD-ITN (EU FP7 Marie Curie Project)
  • CLOUD-09 (BMBF Project)
  • DFG Collaborative Research Center (SFB 209)
  • EUROCHAMP (EU FP7 Infrastructure Project)
  • EUROCHAMP II (EU FP7 Infrastructure Project)

 

Teaching

Teaching at the University of Leipzig, Faculty for Physics and Geoscience, Meteorological Institute

Memberships and Boards

09/1992-09/1993 Coordinator of the European Aerosol Conference Duisburg
09/1993-09/2001 Head of the Working-Group "Aerosol Modelling" within the European Aerosol Assembly
09/1998-09/2002 Board member of the German Aerosol Research Society (GAeF)
07/2004-08/2009 Board member of the International Conference on Nucleation and Atmospheric Aerosols
since 2005 Leading scientist at the Leipzig Cloud Aerosol Interaction Simulator
02/2008-12/2013 Workpackage leader EU-FP7 Infrastructure Project EUROCHAMP II
since 07/2008 Board member of the International Conference on Clouds and Precipitation

 

Curriculum vitae

Academic qualification

1979-1986 Study at the University of Duisburg, Germany
1986 Diplom (M.Sc.) in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Duisburg
1992 PhD in Electrical Engineering from the University of Duisburg, Institute for Aerosol Measurement Technology (summa cum laude), 1992, Prof. H. Fissan

 

Research Experience

06/1992-03/1994 Postdoctoral scientist at the University of Duisburg, Institute for Aerosol Measurement Technology, Germany (Head: H. Fissan)
since 04/1994 Senior scientist at the Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Leipzig, Germany
since 06/1998 Head of the Cloud Group at the Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research, Leipzig, Germany
08/2006-12/2006 Visiting Professor at the University of Helsinki, Department of Physics, Atmospheric Sciences, Helsinki, Finland (Host: M. Kulmala)
since 01/2013 Head of Experimental Aerosol and Cloud Physics Department, Institute for Tropospheric Research, Leipzig, Germany

 

Publications

 

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