Institut für Ostseeforschung Warnemünde
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Rainer Feistel - Curriculum Vitae

1948 born in Warnemünde
1973 Physics diploma at the Rostock University
1976 Dr. rer. nat.
1978-1979 Postdoc at the Lomonossov University Moscow
1979 Dr. sc. nat., Facultas Docendi
1981 Gustav-Hertz Award of the Physical Society
1981-1988 Assistant professor for theoretical physics at the Humboldt University Berlin
1986-1988 Assistant professor for physics at the Asmara University, Eritrea
1989-2013 Physical oceanographer at the Institute for Marine / Baltic Sea Research in Warnemünde
2013 Honorary Fellow of the International Association for the Properties of Water and Steam (IAPWS)
since 2014 Emeritus of the Institute for Marine / Baltic Sea Research in Warnemünde
2015 Member of the Leibniz Society of Sciences at Berlin
2018 Fridtjof Nansen Medal 2018 of the European Geosciences Union (EGU)

My Scientific Interests:

  • Thermodynamics of Seawater
  • Theory of Complex Systems