Nicole Mölders' Curriculum Vitae

Education


  • 1999 - Dr. habil. (Habilitation), Meteorologly, University Leipzig, Germany
  • 1992 - Ph.D., Geophysics, Universität zu Köln, Germany
  • 1988 - M.S., Meteorology, Universität zu Köln, Germany
  • 1986 - Rapport du stage, Physics of the Atmosphere, Université Blaise Pascal, Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • 1983 - B.S., Meteorology, Universität zu Köln, Germany

Professional Experience


  • Since 2/2008 - Chair of the Department of Atmospheric Sciences at UAF
  • Since 2006 - Professor of atmospheric science, University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • 7/2005-2/2008 - Chair of the Atmospheric Sciences Program at UAF
  • 1/2005-6/2005 - Acting chair of the Atmospheric Sciences Program at UAF
  • 2001-2006 - Associate professor of atmospheric science, University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • 2000 - Short-term visitor at National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR), MMM-Division
  • 1999-2001 - Heisenberg-professorship for physical hydrology (corresponds to a C2 professor in the German system), PI: Investigations on the regional water availability under changed climate conditions
  • 1998-2001 - PI: Development of a module to determine groundwater recharge
  • 1997-1999 - PI: Effects of accumulated changes in landuse on the interaction between evapotranspiration, cloud and precipitation formation
  • 1996-1999 - PI within the framework of the national tropospheric research program (TFS): Development of moduls to model dry deposition in complex terrain with heterogeneous surface characteristics
  • 1996 - Habilitanden scholar of DFG (corresponds to a C1 professor in the German system)
  • 1995-2001 - Teaching at the University of Leipzig
  • 1994-1997 - University of Leipzig, post-doc of Dr. A. Raabe: Coupling of a meteorological model and a hydrologic model
  • 1993 - Fraunhofer-Institut für Atmosphärische Umweltforschung, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, post-doc of Prof. Dr. E. Schaller: Regional Climate Modeling
  • 1988-1993 - University of Cologne, research assistant of Prof. Dr. A. Ebel: EURAD European Acid Deposition Model
  • 1989 - State University of New York (SUNY) at Albany, NY, guest scientist, cooperation with Prof. Dr. C.J. Walcek: Comparison of the Cloud Moduls RSM, RADM and ADOM
  • 1988 - University of Cologne, scientific co-worker of Prof. Dr. E. Raschke: Radiation and Clouds
  • 1986-1990 - KFA Jülich, research assistant for support in five field experiments on trace gas transport over complex terrain
  • 1986-1987 - University of Cologne, research assistant of Prof. Dr. E. Raschke: Radiation and Clouds
  • 1985-1986 - University of Clermont-Ferrand, research assistant of Dr. Y. Pointin and Dr. D. Ramond: Radar Observations
  • 1984-1985 - University of Cologne, research assistant of Prof. Dr. E. Raschke: Earth's Radiation Budget

Awards and Honors


  • 2009 - College of Natural Science and Mathematics Faculty Bonus
  • 2009 - Outstanding Graduate Student Mentoring and Advising Award, College of Natural Science and Mathematics
  • 2009 - Who is Who in America
  • 2008-2009 - Who is Who in Science and Engineering
  • 2007 - US Citizenship
  • 2006 - NSF travel award to attend OPP's Antarctic New Investigators Workshop
  • 2004 - Tenure
  • 2003 - Extraordinary Performance Award for excellence in soil moisture research, by Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks
  • 1999 - Heisenberg fellow by German Research Council (DFG)
  • 1997-1998 - Habilitanden scholarship by German Research Council (DFG)
  • 1985-1986 - Scholarship by Université Blaise Pascal Clermont-Ferrand, France
  • 1986 - German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) travel award
  • 1985 - German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) travel award

Committees


  • Since 2008 - Member of the UCAR university relationship commitee
  • Since 2008 - American Geophysical Union Budget and Finance Committee member
  • Since 2007 - Member of the UCAR nomination commitee
  • Since 2005 - UAF's UCAR member representative
  • 2002-2006 - CCSM land surface modeling working group
  • 2001-2003 - Chair of the University Women Association (UWA) scholarship committee
  • Since 2001 - University Women Association (UWA) scholarship committee
  • Since 2001 - SSC member of Center of Global Change and Arctic System Research
  • 2000-2005 - MM5 land surface modeling working group
  • 2000-2005 - International Hydrological program (IHP) working group on coupled and integrated modeling
  • 1998-2001 - Fachausschuss Hydrometeorologie of Deutsche Meteorologische Gesellschaft

Memberships


  • American Geophysical Union
  • American Meteorological Society
  • US Permafrost Association