Wernli, Heini, Prof. Dr.

Prof. Dr.  Heini Wernli

Prof. Dr. Heini Wernli

Institut für Atmosphäre und Klima 

CHN  M 12.1 

Universitätstrasse 16

8092 Zürich


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Research area

Heini Wernli researches the dynamics, climatology and predictability of weather systems in the mid-latitudes, and transport processes in the atmosphere (water, dust, trace gases).

Curriculum Vitae

Heini Wernli has been a Professor of Atmospheric Dynamics at the Institute of Atmospheric and Climate Science in the Department of Environmental Sciences since 2009.

He was born in Zurich, Switzerland, in 1964.

Heini Wernli obtained a degree in physics from ETH Zurich in 1989.

In 1991 he completed a post-graduate degree at NADEL (ETH Zurich), which included an internship in Bamako in Mali.

In 1995 he completed a doctorate at ETH Zurich’s Institute of Atmospheric and Climate Science, where he went on to work as a postdoc and senior assistant.

From 2003 to 2009 he was a professor at the University of Mainz, Germany.


Year Distinction
2013 Golden Owl ETH Zurich
2008 Rhineland-Palatinate Teaching Award
2004 University of Mainz Teaching Award

Mr Prof. Dr. Heini Wernli is the winner of a «Golden Owl», a prize awarded by students at ETH Zurich in recognition of outstanding faculty teaching.

The «The Golden Owl» website 

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