Jacob Schewe's CV
Curriculum Vitae

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Education and professional experience

2018-2020
    Co-leader of Leibniz-SAW funded project "Climate Change Impacts on Migration and Urbanization"

2012-present
    Scientist at Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

2008-2012
    PhD (summa cum laude) in Climate Physics with Prof. Dr. Anders Levermann
    at Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
    Topic: "Basic physical mechanisms for monsoon failure in past and future climate"
    (Thesis submitted May 2011)

2008
    Diplom (M.Sc.) in Physics

2007
    Final year project in climate modelling
    with Prof. Dr. Anders Levermann, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research

2004-2008
    Graduate studies of physics, Free University Berlin
    Subsidiary subject: Geophysics

2002-2004
    Undergraduate studies of physics, Free University Berlin
    Subsidiary subject: Chemistry




International training

2015
    Research visit to New England Complex Systems Institute,
    and summer school on complex systems,
    Cambridge, MA, USA

2010
    Political study trip on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict,
    Israel & The Palestinian Territories

2009
    Research visit to Dpto. de Astrofísica y Ciencias de la Atmósfera,
    Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

2008
    Research visit to Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology,
    Pune, India

2008
    Research visit to Dpto. de Astrofísica y Ciencias de la Atmósfera,
    Universidad Complutense de Madrid, Spain

2008
    Indian-German Seminar on "Environmental Governance in India and Europe",
    New Delhi, India

2004
    Internship with the environmental non-governmental organisation
    "Green Action - Friends of the Earth Croatia" in Zagreb, Croatia

2001-2002
    Voluntary Service in humanitarian aid and development projects,
    Szurte, Ukraine



Awards

PhD scholarships awarded by Heinrich Böll Foundation and Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes


Project Grants

2018-2020 Leibniz-SAW project of cooperative excellence "Climate Change Impacts on Migration and Urbanization" (project co-lead)
2017-2018 Leibniz Research Alliance "Crises in a globalized world": Development of a basic migration model (project lead)
2016-2017 World Bank report on climate-related migration (subcontractor)


Editor and review activity

Direct submission editor for
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS)

Reviewer for various journals:
Nature Climate Change
Nature Scientific Reports
Climatic Change
Climate Dynamics
Geophysical Research Letters
Nonlinear Processes in Geophysics
Water Resources Research
International Journal of Climatology
Climate



Conference organization

Session convener and co-convener at EGU and AGU conferences

Co-organizer of various conferences and workshops, e.g. in the ISIMIP project

Impressum
last update: December 2017