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Pathways in Physics: Dr. Catrin Ciemer - Physicist and Climate Researcher as Senior Consultant

Feb 16, 2022 | 06:00 PM s.t.
Dr. Catrin Ciemer

Dr. Catrin Ciemer

Porsche Consulting

Porsche Consulting

Dr. Catrin Ciemer studied physics at the Goethe University Frankfurt am Main and the Freie Universität Berlin. Afterwards, she investigated in her doctoral thesis (Potsdam Institute for Climate Research and Humboldt University Berlin) the effects of rainfall changes in the Amazon on future rainforest development. For this work, Catrin Ciemer received the Leibniz PhD Award 2019.

Today, Catrin Ciemer works as a senior consultant for Porsche Consulting, a company that, among other things, provides strategic advice on data analytics and sustainability issues to corporations worldwide.

At "Pathways in Physics", she will talk about her research activities in Germany and Brazil and provide insights into everyday professional life in a strategic consultancy. 

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  • B. Sc. Physik (Goethe-Universität FFM/ Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona)
  • M. Sc. Physics (FU Berlin)
  • PhD in Physics (PIK Potsdam/ HU Berlin/ Universidade de Sao Paulo)
  • Senior Cosultant (Porsche Consulting)

My advice to future physicists

Chose a topic you are really fascinated by. It is absolutely worth to work interdisciplinarily and combine physics with different topics.



Time & Location

Feb 16, 2022 | 06:00 PM s.t.

Online via Webex

Further Information

Language: English

Students can ask questions in English or German.

About "Pathways in Physics"

In the online talk series for students of physics, different speakers will talk about their own pathway in physics: why they became physicists, how they recognized what their interests in physics were and how they went about getting positions in research and industry. We invite speakers from the Department of Physics, different research institutions as well as from various industries.

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