Sergej Zilitinkevich#

Sergej Zilitinkevich
Email:sergej.zilitinkevich 'at'
Membership Number:2019
Membership type:ORDINARY
Main Country of Residence:FINLAND

Present and Previous Positions
  • Since 2008 Research Professor, Finnish Meteorological Institute / Research Director, Division Atmos. Sci., Dept. Physics, Helsinki University, Finland
  • Since 2011 Visiting Chief Scientist, Dept. of Radio-physics, Nizhny Novgorod University, Russia
  • 2004 - 2007 Finland: Marie Curie Chair (Boundary-Layer Physics), University of Helsinki
  • 1998 - 2003 Sweden: Professor, Chair of Meteorology, Uppsala Univ. (since 2003 Prof. Emeritus)
  • 1991 - 1997 Germany: Visiting Professor, Max Planck Inst. of Meteorology, Hamburg University, Alfred Wegener Inst. of Polar and Marine Research, GKSS Research Centre
  • 1990 - 1990 Denmark: Visiting Professor, RISØ National Laboratory
  • 1959 - 1990 Russia: Main Geophysical Observatory (Head of Lab), Institute of Lake Research(Senior Scientist), Institute of Oceanology (Founding Director of Leningrad Branch), Russian State Hydrometeorological University (Professor)

Fields of Scholarship
  • Boundary layer meteorology
  • Atmospheric physics

Honours and Awards
  • Vilhelm Bjerknes Medal-2000 of European Geophysical Society
  • Alfred Wegener Medal-2015 of European Geoscience Union (
  • Member of Academia Europaea (Earth and Cosmic Sciences, since 2002)
  • Member of Finnish Academy of Science and Letters (Geosciences, since 2009)
  • Member of Societas Scientiarum Fennica (Mathematical & Physical Sciences, since 2012)
  • Member of International Eurasian Academy of Sciences (since 2012)
  • Fellow of Royal Meteorological Society (UK, since 2004)
  • Honorary member of European Geoscience Union (since 2015)
  • Professor Emeritus, Uppsala University (Sweden, since 2003)
  • Doctor honoris causa, University of Pretoria (South Africa, since 2015)
  • Doctor honoris causa, University of Nizhny Novgorod (Russia, since 2015)
  • Doctor honoris causa, Odessa Ecological University (Ukraine, since 2016)

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