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Dr. Tapio Schneider

Tapio Rosenstiel Award

Dr. Tapio Schneider earned an undergraduate degree in Mathematics and Physics at the Freiburg University in Germany. After a one year visit to the University of Washington in Seattle, he became a graduate student at Princeton where he worked primarily with Isaac Held.

After graduate school Dr. Schneider had a research position at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at NYU before joining the faculty at CalTech in 2002. Since then he has also been affiliated with ETH in Zurich and has also become a Senior Research Scientist at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

In 2004 Dr. Schneider was the very first winner of the highly-honored James Holton Junior Scientist Award from AGU. He also won a Sloan Fellowship in 2004 and a Packard Fellowship in 2005. In 2010 he was selected by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as their annual Houghton Lecturer.

Dr. Schneider has over 100 published papers in a wide range of topics including atmospheric dynamics, global climate modeling, planetary modeling, planetary physics, and predictability.