Alfred Wegener Institute

Markus Rex

2021 Conference Speaker 2021

Prof. Dr. Markus Rex leads the section „Atmospheric Physics“ of the Alfred-Wegener-Institute and is full professor at the University of Potsdam. He studied Physics, Meteorology and Geophysics in Braunschweig and Göttingen, received a PhD from the FU Berlin, habilitated at the University of Bremen, has worked at NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory, California Institute of Technology in the US, was Erskine fellow at the University of Canterbury in New Zealand and has teached at the FU Berlin and the University of Bremen. In 2019-2020 he led MOSAiC, the largest Arctic expedition ever.