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Georg Feulner's Curriculum Vitae

Academic education

2018 Dr. rer. nat. habil. in climate physics, Universität Potsdam
2004 Dr. rer. nat. (PhD) in physics, Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU, Munich, Germany)
2000–2004 Doctoral studies at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU, Munich, Germany)
2000 Dipl.-Phys. (Univ.), Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU, Munich, Germany)
1998 Master of Advanced Study in Mathematics (formerly known as Certificate of Advanced Study in Mathematics), University of Cambridge (UK)
1997–1998 Part III of the Mathematical Tripos at the University of Cambridge (UK) / Trinity Hall
1994–2000 Studies of physics at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität München (LMU, Munich, Germany)


Professional experience

2018 Ida Pfeiffer Visiting Professor, Institut für Meteorologie und Geophysik, Universität Wien
2012– Senior scientist, deputy chair of Research Domain I - Earth System Analysis at PIK
2009–2011 Research scientist in Research Domain I - Earth System Analysis at PIK

Research analyst for the German Advisory Council on Global Change (Wissenschaftlicher Beirat der Bundesregierung Globale Umweltveränderungen, WBGU) at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
2005–2006 Postdoctoral researcher in astrophysics at the Universitäts-Sternwarte München and at the Max-Planck-Institut für Extraterrestrische Physik in Garching



2016– Co-Investigator of the BMBF project BIBS – Bridging in Biodiversity Science
2013–2014 Leibniz President’s Initiative Fund to start up investigations of the late Archean climate system
2012– Head of the PIK Flagship Project ACE: Ancient Climates on Earth within Research Domain I - Earth System Analysis.
2010–2013 Co-Investigator (since 2011: PIK Scientist in Charge) of the Marie Curie Initial Training Network GREENCYCLES-II on climate-biosphere interactions, member of GREENCYCLES-II's Supervisory Board, Recruitment Board and Training Board.

Coordinator (since 2012: Head) of the PIK Flagship Project NEXT: Next Generation Earth-System Models within Research Domain I - Earth System Analysis, project manager for the development of the Potsdam Earth Model (POEM).


Peer review

Journals & Books

Nature, Nature Climate Change, Nature Geoscience, Nature Communications, Geophysical Research Letters, Earth and Planetary Science Letters, Nature Scientific Reports, Journal of Climate, Climate of the Past, Precambrian Research, Environmental Research Letters, Journal of Geophysical Research - Atmospheres, Journal of the Atmospheric Sciences, Geology, Chaos, PLOS ONE, Proceedings of the Royal Society - B, Astrophysical Journal - Supplement Series, Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society, Life, Working Group I (WGI) contribution to the Fifth Assessment Report (AR5) of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC)

Funding agencies

Natural Environment Research Council (NERC, UK)



European Geosciences Union (EGU), American Geophysical Union (AGU), Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG), International Astronomical Union (IAU)




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