Technology Achievement Award Committee

With the EMS Technology Achievement Award (TAA) achievements that are influential on developments of technologies and technical solutions in meteorology and related areas, have advanced the methods and technologies of environmental observing and forecasting systems and demonstrated the potential to impact on the field at the European scale are recognised.

The TAA selction committee has the tasks

  • To evaluate the nominations,
  • To make a recommendation to the EMS Council for the final selection of an awardee,
  • And to suggest revisions of the Terms of Reference for the TAA in light of gained experience in the selection process.

For the Terms of Reference for the TAA see the TAA site.

The Committee members

Members of the Committee on Meetings, including a chair, are designated by EMS Council for a period of three years. They are eligible for one or more subsequent terms.

Earlier Members of the TAA Selection Committee

  • Gerhard Steinhorst, DMG and formerly DWD
    committee member 2015-2021
  • Isabella Weger, formerly ECMWF
    committee member 2015-2021
  • Ben Dieterink
    chair of the TAA committee 2015-2020
  • Bernard Strauss, Météo France (retired)
    committee member 2015-2017