At the conference on the occasion on the 10th anniversary of the KIT Climate and Environment Center, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and the Environmental Foundation of Sparkasse Karlsruhe will present the Sparkasse Environmental Award to four early-stage researchers of KIT, Matthias Budde, Lukas Gerling, Julia Hackenbruch, and Sven Killinger. The interested public is cordially invited to attend the anniversary conference on Friday, October 25, 2019, 9.30 hrs, at the Senatssaal on Campus South of KIT.
Program of the conference on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of the KIT Climate and Environment Center with the 2018 Sparkasse Environmental Awards Ceremony (the event will take place in the German language).
Friday, October 25, 2019, 9.30 hrs, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Campus South, Senatssaal, building 11.30
- Professor Holger Hanselka, President of KIT
- Theresia Bauer, Baden-Württemberg Minister of Science, Research, and the Arts
- Bettina Lisbach, Mayor for the Environment and Health of the city of Karlsruhe
Development of the KIT Climate and Environment Center from 2009 to 2019
- Christian Serrer, Co-author of the bestseller “Kleine Gase – große Wirkung” (Small gases – big effects)
- Professor Kerstin Stahl, Professor for Environmental Hydrological Systems of the University of Freiburg and DFG Heisenberg professorship
- Dr. Axel Kleidon, Max Planck Institute for Biochemistry, Jena
Musical break “Maxin10sity: Our only blue One”
Produced in cooperation with KME Karlsruher Marketing und Event GmbH, ZKM | Karlsruhe Center for Art and Media, and KIT.
Presentation of the 39th Sparkasse Environmental Award by Professor Dr. Oliver Kraft, KIT Vice-President for Research, and Michael Huber, CEO of Sparkasse Karlsruhe
- Dr. Matthias Budde: Distributed, Low-Cost, Non-Expert Fine Dust Sensing with Smartphones
- Lukas Gerling: Zukunft Fessenheim (Future of Fessenheim)
- Dr. Julia Hackenbruch: Anpassungsrelevante Klimaände- rungen für städtische Baustrukturen und Wohnquartiere (Adaptation-relevant climate changes for urban building structures and quarters)
- Dr. Sven Killinger: Anlagenscharfe Simulation der PV-Leistung basierend auf Referenzmessungen und Geodaten (Simulation of the photovoltaic output of facilities based on reference measurements and geodata)
Highlights of Current Research of the KIT Climate and Environment Center
- Artificial intelligence in climate and environmental research
- Convective extreme events
- Industrial resource strategies
- KIT Climate Initiative
- GRACE graduate school
Reception with snacks and music
More about the KIT Climate and Environment Center: http://www.klima-umwelt.kit.edu/english
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