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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

13 September 2017
2014 YSSPer Lukas Figge

Former YSSPer Lukas Figge will defendhis PhD Connectedness in Times of Ecological Overshoot: A quantitative analysis of the sustainability of globalization on 29 September at Maastricht University. Below he describes the importance of this work and the impact IIASA had.  More

11 September 2017
2014 YSSPer Miho Kamei

Miho Kamei is currently at the Institute for Global Environmental Strategies (IGES) in Japan and recently published on socioeconomic scenarios at the city scale for Tokyo. Below she describes the importance of this work and the impact of the YSSP.  More

07 September 2017
Alumnus Andreas Schäfer at IIASA

Prof. Andreas Schäfer gave an institute seminar on Transportation and climate change -- past trends and future prospects. This was his first visit at IIASA in 21 years. More details on his current research below.  More

13 July 2017
1994 YSSPer Andreas Zinggl

Andreas Zinggl is currently the Program Manager for Pakistan at Caritas, St. Pölten. He recently attended the YSSP 40th Anniversary Event, where he could reconnect with fellow 1994 YSSPers, and below he shares his YSSP experience.  More

10 July 2017
In Memory of Roderick Shaw

IIASA was saddened by the news of Roderick Shaw's passing on 1 June. He led the Transboundary Air Pollution Program from 1987-1992. Below Leen Hordijk, Matthias Jonas, and Sten Nilsson pay tribute to Rod Shaw's memory.  More

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