Prof. Dr. Julia Kowalski


I have recently moved on to RWTH Aachen University. For time being, you can still contact me via my Göttingen email address.

Research Interests

computational geoscience, physics-based modeling, data-driven modeling,
geohazards, cryosphere physics, solar system exploration

Some further links

Google Scholar: here
Research Gate: here
Orcid: here
Profile at RWTH Aachen: here
PI of the HDS-LEE Graduate School: here

Professional Career

since 2021: Professor at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University
2020 - 2021:    Professor for Computational Geoscience, University of Göttingen
2015 - now:    Research Group Leader Geofluiddynamics, AICES, RWTH Aachen
2012 - 2015:   Research Scientist FH Aachen University of Applied Sciences, Germany
2011 - 2012:   Analytic Specialist, McKinsey & Company, Düsseldorf, Germany
2010 - 2011:   PostDoc, RWTH Aachen, Germany
2008 - 2010:   PostDoc, WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF, Switzerland
2008 - 2010:   PhD Student, WSL Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF, Switzerland


2017 : Habilitation Geofluiddynamics, RWTH Aachen, Germany
2010 : Master of Advanced Studies, Medical Physics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
2008 : PhD, Applied Mathematics, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
2004 : Diploma, Mathematics, University of Augsburg, Germany

Grants and Awards

2021: Henriette Herz Scout for the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
2020:   Admission to the DFG Heisenberg Program
2017:   Admission to Junges Kolleg der NRW Akademie der Wissenschaften und der Künste