Press Release 104/2017

From Atmospheric Particles to Polymers Based on Renewable Resources

Annual Conference of the KIT Climate and Environment Center on July 31, 2017 – Sparkasse Environmental Award for Six Young Scientists – Keynote Lecture on Clouds
Dr. Emma Järvinen studied light scattering of complex atmospheric particles using aircraft data. (Photo: Emma Järvinen/KIT)
Dr. Emma Järvinen studied light scattering of complex atmospheric particles using aircraft data. (Photo: Emma Järvinen/KIT)

At the annual conference of the KIT Climate and Environment Center, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and the Environmental Foundation of Sparkasse Karlsruhe will hand over the Sparkasse Environmental Award to six young scientists of KIT: Dr. Emma Järvinnen, Dr. Pia Herrling, Dr. Alexander Zellner, Dorothea Ko, Andreas Boukis, and Simon Gruber. The keynote lecture will be presented by Professor Thomas Leisner on “Das geheime Leben der Wolken” (the secret life of clouds). Representatives of the media and the interested public are cordially invited to come on Monday, July 31, 2017, 16.30 hrs, to the Tulla-Hörsaal on KIT Campus South.



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Being “The Research University in the Helmholtz Association”, KIT creates and imparts knowledge for the society and the environment. It is the objective to make significant contributions to the global challenges in the fields of energy, mobility, and information. For this, about 10,000 employees cooperate in a broad range of disciplines in natural sciences, engineering sciences, economics, and the humanities and social sciences. KIT prepares its 22,800 students for responsible tasks in society, industry, and science by offering research-based study programs. Innovation efforts at KIT build a bridge between important scientific findings and their application for the benefit of society, economic prosperity, and the preservation of our natural basis of life. KIT is one of the German universities of excellence.

or, 24.07.2017

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