Postdocs and their research interests

Dr. Arch. Alejandro de Castro Mazarro
Research Area Landscape, Ecosystems and Biodiversity
Research interests: global environmental justice, uneven urban development, spatial inequality, relational geography, urban sufficiency

Dr.-Ing. Manisha Jain
Research Area Spatial Information and Modelling
Research interests: Theoretical and empirical analysis of spatial structure and settlement hierarchy, Methods for integrating infrastructure with settlement hierarchy, Instruments of urban growth management

Dr.-Ing. Neelakshi Joshi
Research Area Landscape, Ecosystems and Biodiversity
Research interests: Urban energy transition, landscape change, governance, socio-ecological-technical system transformation

Jonathan Morris, PhD
Research Area Transformative Capacities
Research interests: Sustainable management of energy and water resources; indicators and evaluation instruments for sustainability measurement; role and capacity of local government driving sustainable growth; local and regional sustainability impacts of supply chains

Dr. rer. nat. Christoph Schünemann
Research Area Built Environment - Resources and Environmental Risks
Research interests: System Thinking and System Dynamic approaches to illuminate complex socio-technological systems and transformation dynamics, Building performance simulation for overheating analysis of buildings and development of climate adaptation and climate mitigation measures, Sustainable built environment, Renewable energies

Thuc Han Tran, PhD
Research Area Built Environment
Research interests: Urban sustainability, Environmental impacts of the built environment, Sustainability indicators and policy supporting tools (Ecological Footprint and Carbon Footprint), Spatial implications of decarbonisation pathways (resource consumption and energy transition), Direct and indirect land use impacts

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