Dr Walter Schmidt

Walter Schmidt
NameWalter Schmidt
OrganisationFinnish Meteoroligical Institute
Job titleResearch Manager
BioBorn 1949 in Germany, Ph.D. 1980 in molecular reaction dynamics.
1981/82 Physics assistant at the University of Kuopio, Finland
1982-88 Head programmer of EISCAT in Kiruna, Sweden
1988 - now Scientist at the Finnish Meteorological Institute in Helsinki, whereof 1997-2007 head of the planetary research group
Technical manager for the institute's participation in space instruments on SOHO, Mars Express, Venus Express,  SMART-1 and Rosetta, PI and Co-I on several of these instruments, technical manager of the planetary data network Europlanet/IDIS