University of Bern Internationals


Thomas Stocker

Thomas Stocker portrait
(Image: University of Bern/Adrian Moser)

Professor Thomas Stocker is widely considered a leading international expert in climate and environmental physics.

Among his achievements is having led pioneering work in climate science to prove scientifically that ongoing global warming is real.


Selected accolades

  • 2006: Dr. Honoris Causa, University of Versailles
  • 2009: Awarded Hans Oeschger Medal of the European Geosciences Union
  • 2012: Dr. Honoris Causa, ETH Zürich
  • 2016: Elected Fellow of the American Geophysical Union
  • 2017: Swiss Science Prize Marcel Benoist
  • Foreign Member of the Accademia Nazionale dei Lincei
  • Foreign Honorary Member of the American Association of Arts and Sciences