Young scientist wins Study Award in Physics

07/09/2010 – Young PIK-scientist Jonathan Donges was honoured with the Study Award in Physics donated by the Wilhelm and Else Heraeus Foundation in Berlin yesterday. He received the award for his outstanding academic achievement during his diploma studies. The award, offered by the Physical Society of Berlin, is given to the top ten diploma students of each year of Berlin and Potsdam.
Young scientist wins Study Award in Physics
Winner of Physics Study Award Jonathan F. Donges. Source: private.

Jonathan Donges completed his graduate studies in physics with distinction at the University of Potsdam in 2009. He wrote his diploma thesis on complexity in the climate system. Since May 2009 he is working as a researcher at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK). In the department of Professor Juergen Kurths he investigates complex network representations of the Earth System. Donges develops new analytical methods to improve the understanding of the physics of the Earth System and to further optimize Climate and Earth System Models.


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Homepage Jonathan F. Donges

Wilhelm and Else Heraeus Foundation

Physical Society of Berlin