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Nadine Ruehr

Dr. Nadine Rühr

Head of Research Group
group: Plant Ecophysiology
room: 186
phone: +49 8821 183 230
fax: +49 8821 735 73
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Research Interests

  • Terrestrial carbon and water cycling
  • Plant ecophysiology
  • Global change and extreme events



since 11/2016 Emmy Noether Research Group Leader: Plant Ecophysiology, KIT, IMK-IFU, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
3/2012–10/2016 Senior Scientist, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institute of Meteorology and Climate Research - Atmospheric Environmental Research (IMK-IFU), Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Germany.
2010–2012 PostDoc, Oregon State University, Department of Forest Ecosystems & Society, Corvallis, OR, USA.
2009 PostDoc, ETH Zurich, Institute of Plant Science, Zurich, Switzerland.
2005–2009 PhD student, ETH Zurich, Institute of Plant Science, Zurich, Switzerland.


06/2009 Doctor of Sciences, ETH Zurich, Zurich, Switzerland.
03/2005 M.sc. Environmental Sciences, University Duisburg-Essen, Essen, Germany.

Awards & Fellowships

2016 Emmy-Noether Independent Junior Research Group - DFG.
2010–2012 Leopoldina postdoctoral fellowship - German Academy of Sciences.
2010 SNF postdoctoral fellowship - Swiss National Science Foundation.
2009 Poster award of the Swiss Global Change Day.
2004 Scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). 

Peer-reviewed publications