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08 February 2018
2014 YSSPer Edoardo Borgomeo

Edoardo Borgomeo co-led the recent World Bank publication Beyond Scarcity: Water Security in the Middle East and North Africa. Below he shares what the study shows and how the YSSP contributed to his professional growth.  More

06 February 2018
Congratulations to alumnus Janusz Kacprzyk

Prof. Janusz Kacprzyk has been elected as a foreign member of the Finnish Society of Sciences and Letters(Societas Scientiarum Fennica), which was founded in 1838 and the oldest Finnish Academy of Sciences.  More

18 January 2018
Life After IIASA, 1975-2013: Five years on

IIASA alumnus Aviott John writes about his life after IIASA, which has lead him to new initiatives and a question to the IIASA alumni community.  More

18 January 2018
Professor Ishfaq Ahmad 1930-2018

It is with profound sadness that IIASA marks the death of Professor Ishfaq Ahmad on 18 January. As a former IIASA Council member, former President of the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission and former Advisor to the Prime Minister, he was a great supporter of IIASA.  More

21 December 2017
IIASA Alumnus Norio Okada

Prof. Norio Okada was first at IIASA from 1978-1980 working on water resource development. He visited the institute to explore further collaborations with IIASA and the Risk and Resilience Program. Read more about his experiences over the last 40 years in below.  More

06 December 2017
2009 YSSPer Ikechukwu Umejesi

Former YSSPer Ike Umejesi recently visited IIASA to meet with his YSSP supervisor Mike Thompson. Below he writes about their current collaborations and life after the YSSP.  More

23 November 2017
1989 YSSPer Martin Nowak at IIASA

Dr. Martin Nowak gave an institute seminar onNatural Cooperation. Currently, he is Professor of Mathematics and of Biology at Harvard University and Director of the Program for Evolutionary Dynamics. He works on the mathematical description of biology. More details on his seminar and current research below.  More

08 November 2017
Former Collaborator Hermann Maurer

Prof. Dr. Hermann Maurer highlights IIASA research on the Austria-Forum. More on this platform and its goals may be found below.  More

02 November 2017
2015 YSSPer Devyani Singh

Devyani Singh is currently a PhD candidate at the University of British Colombia in Canada. She recently was the lead author on a publication co-authored with her YSSP supervisor Shonali Pachauriand PhD supervisor Hisham Zerriffi.Below she describes the importance of this work and the impact of the YSSP.  More

16 October 2017
45 years of risk research at IIASA

Joanne Linnerooth-Bayer started as a research assistant at IIASA in 1972 and today is the Director of the Risk and Resilience (RISK) Program and Dean of the YSSP. She shares her story as a risk researcher at IIASA over the last 45 years.  More

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