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…

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 Roland Strausz chairs the Institute of Economic Theory 1 at the School of Business and Economics. He received his doctorate at the Free University of Berlin in 1998, where he finished his habilitation in 2005. He is director of the RTG1659 “Interdependencies in the regulation of markets” and a principal investigator in the SFB…

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…

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…

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 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…