Member Ina Säumel holds an MSc in Geography, an MSc in Biology and a PhD in Ecology. She works as an assistant professor and began leading the research group on Multifunctional Landscapes in 2014 at TU Berlin, shifting in 2018 to the Integrative Research Institute on Transformations of Human-Environment Systems (IRI THESys) at Humboldt-Universität zu…

Associated Member Stefan Schäfer is a scientific project leader at the Institute for Advanced Sustainability Studies in Potsdam (IASS Potsdam), where he leads the research group on Climate Engineering in Science, Society and Politics. He is also a Visiting Fellow in the Program on Science, Technology and Society at Harvard University and an Associate Fellow…

Member Carl-Friedrich Schleussner is a climate physicist and has received his PhD with distinction at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK). His publication record spans a wide range from climate extreme and climate impact projections including water availability and food production to tipping elements and societal implications of climate change. In particular, Carl…

Member Christoph Schneider is head of the section Climate-Geography at the Department of Geography of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin since October 2015. Before, from 2004 to 2015, he was professor in Physical Geography and Climatology at RWTH Aachen University and partly managing director of the Department of Geography at RWTH Aachen. From 2009 to 2014 he…

Doctoral Researcher Nadine Schröder is a member of the IRI THESys Graduate Program doing her PhD in water governance. She studied two majors in parallel: East Asian Studies/ Korean Studies B.A. with minor Political Science (Free University of Berlin), Environmental Engineering B.Sc. and M.Sc. (Technical University of Berlin) and Integrated Natural Resource Management M.Sc. (Humboldt-University…

Doctoral Researcher Franz Schug is a doctoral researcher at IRI THESys and the Earth Observation Lab at Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. Since 2018, he is pursuing his PhD studies on Earth Observation methods for anthropogenic material stocks and population mapping in close collaboration with the Institute of Social Ecology at the University of Natural Resources and…

Graduate Program Board

Doctoral Researcher Ingrid Schulte is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Geography and Integrative Research Institute on Transformations of Human-Environment Systems (IRI THESys) at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Sabine Fuss and Prof. Dr. Jonas Ø. Nielsen. She is interested in using and developing systematic methods to better understand…

IT Technician

IT Technician “Everything is going to be fine in the end. If it’s not fine it’s not the end.” Oscar Wilde Since July 2017, Stephan Schulz is responsible for the IT at IRI THESys and supports the administration. Email: stephan.schulz.1 (at) hu-berlin.de Phone: +49 30 2093-66346

Student Assistant Paul Schulze is currently supporting the interdisciplinary research group of students holding the Humboldt-Scholarship ‚Sustainability and Global Justice‘. He is enrolled in the bachelor program Geography with focus on human geography since 2018. Paul is a future fellow of the NEURUS program, planning a research stay next year in Phoenix, AZ, for his…

Doctoral Researcher My work here at IRI-THESy focuses on two related aspects: In one part of my project I look at the use of expertise in climate change Loss and Damage negotiations. I am curious how developing country negotiators use expertise and to what effect. The other part of my project looks at how climate…