German Professor Klaus Schöfer from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology offered English Course in Atmospheric Chemistry for CUIT Postgraduates as a Visiting Professor


10th Oct to 4th Nov, 2016

On the invitation of the Atmospheric Sciences College, German Professor Klaus Schäfer from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology offered a four-week English course in Atmospheric Chemistry for CUIT postgraduates as a visiting professor. The course, which was consisted of 20 lectures and 10 seminars, covered hot topics in the field of Atmospheric Chemistry, including atmospheric chemical composition and its variation, atmospheric pollution, greenhouse effect, aerosol and its environmental climate effect, chemical physical processes and etc. Furthermore, Professor Schäfer conducted three air pollution research lectures, discussing the latest research progress of the five sources of air pollution emission, transport diffusion, meteorological field driving mechanism, atmospheric chemistry process, and climate change.

On November 1st, after listening to the feedback collected from the teachers and students, Fan Guangzhou, Dean of Atmospheric Sciences College, organized a discussion with Prof. Schäfer on in-depth teaching and scientific research cooperation. It is initially agreed that during next three years, Professor Schäfer will work in CUIT for one month every semester, offering specific courses and lectures for undergraduates and postgraduates as well as carrying out scientific research cooperation with our teachers in Atmospheric Sciences College.

【Prof. Klaus Schäfer】

Prof. Klaus Schäfer, born on October 28, 1950, was once worked for KIT / IMK-IFU at the Institute of Atmospheric Environment and Atmospheric Environment, Karlsruhe Polytechnic Institute, Germany. He received his Ph.D. degree from the German Academy of Sciences in 1987. In 1988, he was a professor of atmospheric physics at the German Academy of Sciences. From 1973 to 1991, he was a researcher of the Sun-Geophysical Research Center of German Academy of Sciences; From 1992 to 2016, he was a project leader of KIT / IMK-IFU.

【KIT / Karlsruhe Institute of Technology】

Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, located in Karlsruhe, was founded in 1825 and is one of the oldest universities in Germany. The institute is divided into 11 departments, with bachelor, master's, doctoral professionals. The Department of Computer Science ranked first among other Computer Science departments in all German universities with its long history and high achievements in teaching quality and scientific research, especially renowned in the field of robots. In addition to the Department of Computer Science, the Department of Mechanical Engineering is also among the highest in the German universities.

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