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Scientific Assistant
Project Manager in the Competence Field Metropolitan Research
Urban and Metropolitan Studies
Department of Geography
Ruhr-University Bochum

Universitätsstraße 150
44801 Bochum

IA E6/131

 

Consultation hours by arrangement

 

Curriculum Vitae

Since
11/2019
Postdoctoral researcher at Ruhr-University Bochum, Project Manager in the Competence Field Metropolitan Research in the University Alliance Ruhr
10/2019

PhD (Dr.-Ing.) at Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany

PhD thesis on: “Knowledge Transfer in Spatial Planning – Effective and Efficient Sharing and Reutilization of Knowledge Generated in Pilot Projects“ (in German)

04/2017
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10/2019
PhD student at the Department of Spatial and Environmental Planning at the Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany
01/2019
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08/2019
Visiting Researcher at the Department of Architecture and Planning at NTNU – the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
09/2014
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09/2017
Scientific Assistant and PhD student at the Chair of Town Planning at Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany
04/2011
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10/2014

Master of Science (M.Sc.) in Urban and Regional Development at Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany

Master thesis on “Sustainable Cities through the Design Principles of New Urbanism? – A Comparative Analysis in the San Francisco Bay Area“

10/2007
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03/2011

Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.) in Spatial Planning at Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany

Bachelor thesis on “Changes in the Planning Culture Caused by Urban Shrinkage – the Example of Pirmasens“

 

Presentations

  • “A Knowledge Transfer Facilitation Framework for Pilot Projects in Spatial Planning” – Presentation at the 8th Nordic Geographers Meeting 2019 „Sustainable Geography – Geographies for Sustainability“, Trondheim, Norway, June 2019.
  • “Management Framework Knowledge Sharing and Learning“ – Presentation at the Department of Architecture and Planning at NTNU – the Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway, November 2018.
  • “Resilience by Systematic Sharing and Reutilization of Knowledge and Experiences Obtained in Pilot Projects” – Presentation at the 11th Erasmus+ International Doctoral Colloquium on Sustainable Spatial Development (DoKoNaRa) “Resilience – A Challenge for Sustainable Urban and Regional Development“, Hofgeismar, Germany, July 2017.
  • “Systematic Sharing of Experiences and Knowledge Obtained in Pilot Projects“ – Presentation at the AESOP Annual Congress 2017 “Spaces of Dialog für Places of Dignity: Fostering the European Dimension of Planning“, Lisbon, Portugal, July 2017.
  • “Pilot and Comparative Projects in Spatial Planning“ – Presentation at the PhD talk series of the Institute for City Development and Real Estate, Nuertingen-Geislingen University (HfWU), Nuertingen, Germany, January 2017.
  • “Meta-analysis of pilot projects as a basis for general design guidelines” – Presentation at the 10th Erasmus+ International Doctoral Colloquium on Sustainable Spatial Development (DoKoNaRa) with thematic focus “Great Transformation – Sustainable Urban & Regional Development as a Challenge”, Hamburg, Germany, July 2016.
  • “Pilot Projects and their Significance in Approaching Challenges – Exemplified by Refugee Aid“ – Presentation at the 12th International Symposium on Urban Planning and Environment (UPE 12) “CITIES FOR US. Engaging communities and citizens for sustainable development”, Lisbon, Portugal, May 2016.
  • “Pilot and Comparative Projects in Spatial Planning“ – Presentation at the PhD talk series of the Chair of Town Planning, Department of Spatial and Environmental Planning, Technische Universität Kaiserslautern, Germany, May 2016.
  • “Pilot Projects of the State and the Federal States“ – Presentation at the 23rd BKE Conference, Kaiserslautern, Germany, April 2015.

 

FIELD OF RESEARCH

  • Knowledge Transfer in Spatial Planning
  • Pilot Projects in Spatial Planning

 

FIELDS OF INTEREST

  • Knowledge Management
  • Pilot and Comparative Projects in Spatial Planning
  • Development in Spatial Planning
  • Urban and Regional Development

 

Memberships

  • Association of European Schools of Planning (AESOP): Young Academics
  • Academy for Spatial Research and Planning (ARL): Young Professionals’ Forum