Heinseberg Programm

Supervision of PhD students

Yuxuan Feng

Model error in representation of hydrometeors, China Scholarship Council , Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, expected PhD in 2021.

Florian Semrau

Representing model error and observation error uncertainty for data assimilation of polarimetric radar measurements, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, expected PhD in 2022.

Yvonne Ruckstuhl

Joint state and parameter estimation to address model error in convective scale numerical weather prediction systems, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, PhD June 2019.

Heiner Lange

On the use of radar and aircraft data in ensemble data assimilation of convection for non-hydrostatic numerical weather prediction, Ludwig-Maximilians- Universität München, PhD December 2016.

Mylene Haslehner

Nonlinear filtering with particle filter, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, PhD July 2014.

Supervision of MSc students

Legler, S.: Combining Data Assimilation and Machine Learning to Estimate Parameters of a Convective-Scale Model, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, expected MSc in 2021.
Duran, C.: Machine Learning and Prediction of Rain: Simple Model Results, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, expected MSc in 2021.

Gleiter, T.: Improving Data Assimilation for MJO Prediction based on Experiments with the Skeleton Model for Tropical Intraseasonal Variability, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, MSc March 2021.

Courses taught

Summer Semester 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020

Atmospheric Data Assimilation, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München , MSc level, 4h per week.

Summer Semester 2014

Advanced Atmospheric Dynamics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, MSc level, 4h per week. Jointly with Dr. M. Weissmann.

Winter Semester 2012

Introduction to data assimilation, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München, MSc level, 2h per week. Jointly with Dr. M. Weissmann.

Spring Semester 2005

Introduction to mathematical modeling, Jacobs University Bremen (previously International University Bremen), Germany. Jointly with Prof. P. Oswald, Prof. M. Oliver and Prof. G. Pfander from Jacobs University Bremen. Course was intended for 2nd year undergraduate students in computational science, BSc level, 3h per week.

As graduate student

As graduate student at University of Maryland, College Park, I was a teaching assistant for the Calculus and taught independently Elementary Mathematical Models. Both courses were undergraduate courses at the Department of Mathematics, BSc level.

Block lectures:

Natural Science Laboratory Mathematics, Jacobs University Bremen. This course aims at learning mathematics alongside providing skills to use the matlab to solve problems, Fall 2003, 8h p/w, 4 weeks each module.

Lecturer at DWD-HErZ winter school on data assimilation, Feb 13-17, 2012.