Deputy Director Sandra Jasper is Deputy Director of IRI THESys and Junior Professor for the Geography of Gender in Human-Environment-Systems at the Geography Department, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. In 2015, she received her doctorate in Geography from University College London. Before starting her current position at HU Berlin, she worked as postdoctoral researcher at the University…

Member Ignacio Farías is professor of urban anthropology at the Institute of European Ethnology and board member of the Georg-Simmel Center for Metropolitan Studies of the HU Berlin. Previously he was assistant professor at the Munich Center for Technology in Society at TU Munich (2015-18) and senior researcher at WZB Social Science Research Center Berlin…

Member Sabine Gabrysch is Head of Research Department 2 on Climate Resilience at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK) as well as Professor for Climate Change and Health at Charité – Universitätsmedizin Berlin. After studying medicine in Germany and working as a medical doctor in Sweden, she completed an MSc and PhD in…

Member Dagmar Haase is a professor in Urban Ecology at the Geography Department, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and a Guest Scientist at the Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ, Leipzig, Germany. Her core expertise is in first, modelling urban land use change and urban system dynamics and urban telecouplings. Second, Dagmar’s focus is on the…

Graduate Program Board

Member Doerthe Tetzlaff is Professor in Ecohydrology at the Department of Geography at the HU and Head of the Department 1 Ecohydrology at the IGB Leibniz Institute. Over the past 15 years, she has pursued a research vision in ecohydrology which integrates insights from both field and modelling approaches; particularly in northern regions. Research has…

Member Prof. Dr. Carl-Friedrich Schleussner is a Group Leader at IRI THESys and an Honorary Professor at the Geography Department of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin. He also is the Head of Climate Science at Climate Analytics. He has longstanding expertise in climate modelling and climate impact science, multi-year experience in providing scientific advice at the climate-policy…

Graduate Program Board 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…

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…

Member Claas Nendel is co-head of the ZALF Research Platform „Models & Simulation“, in which he also leads the two working groups „Ecosystem Modelling“ and „Landscape Modelling“. A studied geo-ecologist (University of Technology Carolo-Wilhelmina, Braunschweig, Germany; Agricultural University of Norway, Ås), he received his PhD from Braunschweig in 2002 and qualified for lecturer (Habilitation) at…

Member Daniel Müller is Deputy Head of the Department Structural Change of Farms and Rural Areas at the Leibniz Institute of Agricultural Development in Transition Economies (IAMO). In addition, he is lecturer (Privatdozent) at the Geography Department of Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin where he also completed his habilitation in geography. Daniel obtained his doctoral degree and…