Dr. Christoph Brühl

Christoph Bruhl

Title: Geophysicist
Company: Max Planck Institute for Chemistry
Location: Mainz, Germany

Dr. Christoph Brühl, Scientist at Max-Planck-Gesellschaft, has been recognized by Marquis Who’s Who Top Scientists for dedication, achievements, and leadership in geophysics.

A distinguished geophysicist, Dr. Brühl has served the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Mainz, Germany since 1987. A non-university research institute devoted to the discovery of new materials with unusual properties, he is among numerous scientists that focus their studies on the chemical processes in the Earth’s system, especially the atmosphere and biosphere. Earlier, Dr. Brühl was also active as a visiting scientist at the National Center for Atmospheric Research in Boulder, Colorado in 1983.

Alongside his primary work, Dr. Brühl has been participating in ozone assessments for the World Meteorological Organization in Geneva, Switzerland since 1985. His distinguished record of leadership also included appointments on the international governmental panel on climate change in Nairobi, Kenya between 1990 and 1998 and an advisory panel member for Deutscher Bundestag in Bonn, Germany during 1990. Furthermore, Dr. Brühl has disseminated many of his research findings in national and international scholarly journals as an author and co-author.

At the start of his endeavors, Dr. Brühl attained a Doctor of Philosophy in physics in 1987 from Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz, a public research university in Germany. Prior to obtaining his degrees, he served in the military from 1974 to 1975. To remain abreast of changes and advancements to his field, Dr. Brühl maintains affiliation with prominent professional organizations including the American Association for the Advancement of Science, the European Geosciences Union and the American Geophysical Union.

Finding great success throughout the course of his career, Dr. Brühl was presented with a Group Achievement Award from the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) in Washington, D.C. in 2006 for his work in the Upper Atmospheric Research Satellite science team. He also received recognition by the Scientific Assessment Panel by the United Nations Environment Programme in Kenya in 2012. He attributes his success to working with Nobel Laureate Paul Crutzen, as well as Professor Ramanathan and Professor Zdunkowski. To attest to his legacy, Dr. Brühl can also be found in the 11th and 12th editions of Who’s Who in Science and Engineering and the 27th through 33rd editions of Who’s Who in the World.


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