Prof. Dr. Oscar Reutter

Co-Head of Research Unit Mobility and Transport Policy

Energy, Transport and Climate Policy
Oscar Reutter
+49 202 2492-267
+49 202 2492-108
oscar.reutter@wupperinst.org

Education and Academic Training

  • Appointment as honorary professor (faculty D: Architecture, civil engineering, mechanical engineering, safety engineering), Bergische Universität Wuppertal, 2009
  • Promotion as a Doctor-Engineer at the Faculty of Spatial Planning, University of Dortmund, 1995
  • Studied Spatial Planning (Graduate Engineer) at the University of Dortmund, 1979 - 1986

Professional Experience

  • Co-Head of Research Unit Mobility and Transport Policy in the Division Energy, Transport and Climate Policy of the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy, since 2019
  • Scientific coordinator (staff unit of the management of the Wuppertal Institute, research organisation, quality control, Phd Programme), 2003 - 2018
  • Deputy Chairman of the Board of the Center for Transformation Research and Sustainability (TransZent) of the University of Wuppertal, which was founded in 2013 by the University of Wuppertal and the Wuppertal Institute in cooperation, since 01.10.2015
  • Honorary Professor for Environment and Transport at the Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering of the University of Wuppertal, since 2009
  • Visiting professor for Cooperative Planning and Project Management at the Transport Department of the University of Applied Sciences Erfurt, 2000 - 2002
  • Project Manager at the Transport Division of the Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy, 1996 - 2003: Research and consulting projects for ministries, local authorities, companies und non-governmental organisations
  • Assistant professor at the Faculty of Spatial Planning at the University of Dortmund, 1989 - 1996
  • Co-Owner of the consultig firm "plan-local" in Dortmund, 1987 - 1990
  • Scientist at the Research Institute for Urban Renewal at the Department of Architecture of the Berlin University of the Arts, 1986 - 1987

Research Focus

  • Mobility and Transport
  • Urban & regional development and environmental quality
  • Pilot projects and experiments for sustainable mobility and transport
  • Sustainable urban development
  • Co-operative planning
  • PhD Programme

Teaching

  • Visiting lecturer for Sustainable Urban Development, Transport - Politics - Environment as well as Environment and Transport at the University of Wuppertal, since 2005

Memberships

  • Member of the German Association for Spatial Planning (Informationskreis für Raumplanung e.V. IfR)
  • Board Member of the German Association for Urban and Regional Planning (Vereinigung für Stadt-, Regional- und Landesplanung - SRL)
  • Member of the German Road and Transportation Research Association (FGSV)
  • Member of Friends of the Earth Germany (Bund Umwelt und Naturschutz Deutschland - BUND)
  • Member of the German Association for Sustainable Mobility (Verkehrsclub Deutschland - VCD)