Education

expected 09/2020 Ph.D. Physics, Physical (computational) Oceanography, Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research
Thesis title: Long-term variability in the Baltic Sea
10/2014 - 09/2017 Master of Science (1.2), Engineering Physics, University of Oldenburg
Master thesis: The influence of sea ice on Baltic inflows (1.3): Relevant course work: Computational fluid dynamics, computational intelligence, computational physics
09/2010 - 02/2014 Bachelor of Engineering (2.0), Energy, building and environmental engineering, Münster University of Applied Sciences
Major: Energy engineering
Bachelor thesis: Planning of a local area heating system in the historic city of Warendorf (1,3)

Experience

since
09/2017
Ph.D. Researcher, Physical Oceanography, Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research, Warnemünde
  • numerical modeling of the Baltic Sea using a coupled ice-ocean model
  • spatial correlation and multi-regression for sea level prediction
  • interactive data validation using Python’s framework Dash
  • data pre- and post-processing in R, Python and Matlab
  • of large model output (>TB)
  • parallel computation on supercomputers (HLRN)
  • investigation of long-term trends in datasets using wavelet transformation
04/2016
- 09/2017
Research assistant, Physical Oceanography, Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research, Warnemünde
  • numerical modeling of the Baltic Sea
  • statistical analysis of big data sets
  • model validation with measurement data
01/2014
- 10/2015
Research assistant, Energy Systems Analysis, Fraunhofer Institute for Manufacturing Technology and Applied Materials Research, Bremen
  • co-development of a tool to estimate the energy usage of a smart home system work within the project HeiCePeCe
11/2014
- 11/2015
Technical assistant, EWE Baskets Oldenburg, Oldenburg
  • camera work
  • control of the advertising boards
04/2013
- 03/2014
Student assistant, energielenker GmbH (formerly infas enermetric), Greven
  • planning of environment and climate concepts for cities
  • organization of events that deal with CO2-reduction
  • energy management and the future use of renewable energies
  • planning of a local area heating system in the historic city of Warendorf
07/2010
- 09/2010
Internship, ExKern GmbH, Münster.
  • gutting and reconstruction of buildings

Honors & Scholarships

11/2018 Reviewer IPCC special report, Selected as an early career reviewer for the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s (IPCC) special report on the Ocean and Cryosphere in a Changing Climate.
11/2014 Fulbright Scholarship, Full scholarship to study in the United States for one year (declined).

Teaching

WS 2018/19 Climate of the ocean, Master level, University of Rostock
03 / 2019 Baltic Earth Winter School (BEWS), interactive lecture about wavelet analysis

Training courses

09/2016 Marine biology course, Alfred-Wegener-Institute, Helgoland
08/2016 - 09/2016 International Summer School on Climate of the Baltic Sea Region, Baltic Earth, Askö.

Publications in peer reviewed journals

2019, submitted Börgel, F., C. Frauen, T. Neumann, and H. E. M. Meier., Influence of the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation on the spatial pattern of the North Atlantic Oscillation, Geophysical Research Letters, 2019
2019 Kniebusch, M., Meier, H. E. M., Neumann, T., and Börgel, F., Temperature variability of the Baltic Sea since 1850 and attribution to atmospheric forcing variables, Journal of Geophysical Research: Oceans, https: //doi.org/10.1029/2018JC013948, 2019
2019 Radtke, H, Börgel, F, Brunnabend, S-E, Eggert, A, Kniebusch, M, Meier, H E M, Neumann, D, Neumann, T and Placke, M, Validator – a Web-Based Interactive Tool for Validation of Ocean Models at Oceanographic Stations., Journal of Open Research Software, https://doi.org/10.5334/jors. 259., 2019
2018 Börgel, F., C. Frauen, T. Neumann, S. Schimanke, and H. E. M. Meier., Impact of the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation on Baltic Sea variability, Geophysical Research Letters, 45., https://doi.org/10.1029/2018GL078943., 2018

Scientific presentations

04/2019 The impact of the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation on Baltic Sea variability, Poster session at EGU, Vienna.
06/2018 The impact of the Atlantic Multidecadal Oscillation on Baltic Sea variability, Speaker at Baltic Earth Conference, Helsingor.
06/2017 The influence of sea ice on Baltic Inflows, Poster session at Baltic Sea Science Congress, Rostock.

Science Communication

07/2019 Coastal Research on Tour, Presenting my research to a broad audience, organized by Helmhotz-Zentrum Geesthacht, Rostock.
07/2019 Warnemuender Abende, Presenting my research to a broad audience, organized by Leibniz-Institute for Baltic Sea Research, Warnemuende.
06/2019 Rostock’s Eleven, science communication challenge, Nominee for the Leibniz Institute of Baltic Sea Research, Rostock.
11/2018 Create your own #Scicomm bot, Host of an interactive session at Forum Wissenschaftskommunikation (Forum science communication), Bonn.

Computer skills

Advanced Python, R, Matlab for data analysis; Twitter API, C, climate data operators (cdo), parallel computing on super computers
Basic Fortran, Java, Django framework for Python

Languages

English fluent (TOEFL: 95 - C1)
Freench Basic knowledge

Volunteer work

04/2019 Candidate for the political party ’Die Grünen’ for the local election in Rostock in 2019, Rostock.
since 06/2018 Member of Radentscheid Rostock, Citizen-initiated cycling referendum for the city of Rostock, Rostock.
since 06/2018 Vice chairman of the bicycle forum representing the political party ’Die Grünen’, Bicycle Forum, Rostock.
06/2018 Co-organizing of the young scientists event at Baltic Earth conference, Baltic Earth Conference, Helsingor, https://www.baltic-earth.eu/helsingor2018/index.html.
06/2014 - 07/2014 Co-organization of the art exhibition ’Ferdast - A journey through Iceland’ in the Geomuseum in Münster, Art Exhibition ’Ferdast - A journey through Iceland’, Münster, http://fotoausstellungisland.wordpress.com/.

Additional

since 01/2016 Member of the German Physical Society, DPG.
11/2010 - 01/2016 Member of the Association of German Engineers, VDI.

Hobbys

Basketball, EBC Rostock
Badminton