1973: PhD in philosophy at the University of Salzburg/Austria
1981 - 1983: Technical University of Berlin, Germany; researcher in the interdisciplinary research group "Energy and Society"
1984 - 1986: Institute for Environmental Research in the Research Society Joanneum, Graz, Austria, project manager
1987 - 1991: Research Institute for Regional and Urban Development of the Federal State of Northrhine-Westphalia, Dortmund, Germany, researcher
Since 1992: Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy
Co-director transport division through 2003
2003 - 2014 Co-director of the Research Group "Future Energy and Mobility Structures"; emeritus
Systems analysis and scenario writing in the fields of demography, urban patterns, infrastructures, transport, energy
Development and evaluation of (policy) measures and instruments
Transport and environment
Teaching / Memberships
Teaching "Human Ecology" at the University of Münster, Germany (1977 - 1981)
Teaching courses on "Sustainable Mobility" at the University of Kassel, Germany (from 2005)
Member of the scientific advisory board, Traffic Club Germany
Member of the council of advisors of the research programme "Sustainable Forest Economy", Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF), Germany
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