Claudia Mohr, Assistant Professor at the Department of Environmental Science, is the co-recipient of the Schmauss Award 2020 of the German Association for Aerosol Research for her outstanding contributions to the understanding of atmospheric aerosol interactions and their impact on air quality and climate.According to the jury, Mohr’s work has advanced the understanding of aerosol composition, sources, and interactions as well as their effects on air quality and climate change in several breakthrough studies.
Claudia Mohr received the award together with Yafang Cheng, a colleague from the Max Planck Institute for Chemistry in Germany on 1 September 2020 during an online event at the annual European Aerosol Conference.
About the Schmauss Award
The Schmauss Award, which is named after the physicist and meteorologist August Schmauss (1877–1952), is annually awarded by the Association for Aerosol Research. The award is granted to outstanding young scientists in the field of atmospheric aerosols for exceptional new findings made within the preceding three years. The prize money is 2000 Euro.