Department of Physics


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The Institute for Meteoroloy and Climate Research uses 3 up-to-date Doppler-LIDAR-systems for the remote detection of the 3-dimensional windfield up to 10 km range with high resolution in time and space. The instruments operate with pulsed Laser signals, that are scattered by aerosols.


Prof. Thomas Müller appointed KIT Distinguished Senior Fellow

Prof. Th. MuellerWe cordially congratulate Prof. Dr. Thomas Müller (ETP) on the award of the status KIT Distinguished Senior Fellow as of October 1, 2021. The KIT Executive Board has thus followed the recommendation of the Council of Researchers and Promotion of Young Scientists (CRYS) and the proposal of Head of Division V Prof. Dr. Marc Weber.
With this special award, KIT honors outstanding personalities from science in order to preserve their experience and knowledge for research, innovation, and young scientists or the education of students even after their retirement.
Thomas Müller will thus continue to pursue his scientific topics at KIT and continue his university teaching.

Distinguished Humboldt Professorship for Top International Researcher

Prof. M. KluteThe Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) brings another world-leading researcher to Germany: particle physicist Markus Klute has been selected for a Humboldt Professorship. With this appointment, KIT aims to become a world leader in the LHC program at CERN.
Press Release of the KIT (61/2021)

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