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

Group leader of the working group Clouds

 

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

 

Abgeschlossene Projekte  

  • BACCHUS (EU FP7)
  • CLOUD-12 (BMBF)
  • INUIT (DFG Research Unit)
  • LACCT (WGL PAKT Project)
  • LGS-CAR (WGL PAKT Project)
  • 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
since 01/2013-2017|Head of Experimental Aerosol and Cloud Physics Department, Institute for Tropospheric Research, Leipzig, Germany

 

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 01/2013-2017|Head of Experimental Aerosol and Cloud Physics Department, Institute for Tropospheric Research, Leipzig, Germany

 

Publications

 

please see list