Professor Ricarda Winkelmann

FutureLab Leader, Working Group Leader
Winkelmann


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Contact

Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
T +49 (0)331 288 2559
ricarda.winkelmann[at]pik-potsdam.de
P.O. Box 60 12 03
14412 Potsdam

ORCID

Find my full publication list here.

  • Tipping Points in Antarctic Climate Components (EU H2020: TiPACCs)
  • PROjecTing sEa-level rise: from iCe sheets to local implicaTions (EU H2020: PROTECT)
  • Vulnerability of the Antarctic Ice Sheet to a changing thermocline (DFG-SPP 1158: VAST)
  • Glacial and erosional contributions to Late Quaternary uplift of the European Alps (DFG SPP 4D-MB: GEOLQUEA)
  • Impact of extreme melt events on the future mass balance of the Greenland Ice Sheet (DFG: XMELT)
  • On the importance of rapid dynamics for the stability of the Greenland Ice Sheet (DFG: GIS-TIP)
  • Hysteresis of the Antarctic Ice Sheet (DFG-SPP 1158: HASH)
  • Constraining future Antarctic ice loss with the coupled ice-ocean model PISM-FESOM (DFG-SPP 1158: PISM-FESOM)
  • Domino effects in the Earth system: can Antarctica tip climate policy? (Leibniz Association: DominoES)
  • PalMod II WG1.4 Key Processes TP2: Ice sheets/shelves interacting with the solid earth and ocean in the
    Antarctic (PalMod 2 WP 1.4)
  • PalMod II CC.1 Model Coupling and Runtime Optimisation TP4: Development of the PICO ice shelf cavity
    model into a “pop-up” model for use in transient glacial simulations (PalMod 2 CC.1)



  • Since 2019: Member of the Earth Commission (established by Future Earth and the Global Commons Alliance)
  • 2019 - 2020: Board member of the German Young Academy of Science
  • 2018: Young Scientist of the Year by academics and ZEIT publishing group
  • 2018: Panelist at the Nobel Peace Prize Forum (with Keynote speaker Al Gore and panelists Director-General José Graziano da Silva, Professor Katharine Hayhoe and Dr. Thina Margrethe Saltvedt)
  • 2017: EGU Outstanding Early Career Scientists Award, Cryospheric Division, European Geosciences Union
  • 2017: Karl-Scheel-Prize, awarded by the German Physical Society, Berlin
  • 2017: Teaching award by University of Potsdam: ‘E-Learning UP‘
  • 2016, 2017: Young Elite Award “Top 40 under 40 in Science” by Capital
  • 2016: 66th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting Speaker for the Master Class on Climate Change led by Prof. Steven Chu
  • 2015 - 2020: Member of the Young Academy of Science
  • 2015 – 2016: Excellence in Teaching Certificate, Senior Teaching Professionals Program
  • 2015 – 2016: Complementary Profile Development Certificate by Potsdam Research Network Pearls, including 'Leading Teams in Academia'
  • 2013: Publication Award for Young Scientists by Leibniz-Kolleg Potsdam
  • 2010 – 2012: Member of the International Max Planck Research School on Earth System Modelling (IMPRS-ESM)