Education and degrees

Education and degrees

  • 2013 Dr. Sci., Habilitation in meteorology, from the Mathematisch-Naturwissenschaftliche Fakultat of the Reinische Friedrich-Wilhelms Universitat Bonn, thesis “Extreme precipitation: methods of estimation and climate variability”
  • 2002 PhD in physics and mathematics (with excellence), from Russian Academy of Sciences (P.P.Shirshov Institute of Oceanology RAS), thesis “Cyclone activity over the Northern Hemisphere and its linkages with sea-air interaction and European climate”, advisor – Prof. Dr. Sergey K. Gulev
  • 1998 MSc in meteorology (with excellence), thesis “The El-Nino impact on interannual variability in the activity of Indian monsoon on the basis of ECMWF analyses” from Moscow State University, Advisor – Prof. Evgeny K Semenov

Advanced schools and training

  • 2002 NCCR Climate Summer School (Grindelwald, Switzerland)
  • 2000 NCAR/ASP Summer Colloquium “Dynamics of Climate Variability” (Boulder, USA)
  • 1998 Advanced European Research Courses in Atmospheric Sciences (Grenoble, France)
  • 1997 European Summer School on Ocean Forecasting (Oristano, Italy)