Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Michael Leuchner

  Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Michael Leuchner Copyright: Peter Winandy

Dr. rer. nat. Michael Leuchner has been University Professor of Physical Geography and Climatology at the RWTH Department of Geography since April 2019. Together with his team he works on fundamental and applied questions of climatology and atmospheric environmental research.

 
 

Born 1974 in Fürth.

Education

1994 to 2001 Geography studies (Diplom) at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt, Western Washington University (USA), Universidad de Sevilla (Spain) and Technical University of Munich
2006 Doctorate at the Technical University of Munich
2018 Habilitation in Atmospheric Environmental Research at the Technical University of Munich

Career

2001 to 2006

Research assistant the chair of Bioclimatology and Air Pollution Research, Technical University of Munich
2006 to 2008 DAAD Postdoc scholarship at the University of Houston (USA)
2008 to 2012 Postdoc at the Chair of Ecoclimatology, Technical University Munich
2012 to 2013 Interim Professor of Physical Geography/Landscape Ecology at the Catholic University of Eichstätt-Ingolstadt
2013 to 2015 Interim Professor of Ecoclimatology, Technical University Munich
2015 to 2019 Publishing Editor Earth Sciences, Geography and Environment at Springer Nature, Dordrecht (Niederlande)

Personal

Family: in a committed relationship
Free time: Friends, sports, nature

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