YSSP Program Representatives

Before sending your application you are strongly advised to get in touch with the relevant program representatives to find out about mutual interest in your intended research.

For scientific questions pertaining to the program of your particular interest and for consultation about the scope of your application, please contact the program representative listed below.

The following IIASA research groups are accepting applications for the YSSP: 

Advanced Systems Analysis (ASA)
Katya Perez-Guzman,

Air Quality and Greenhouse Gases (AIR) 
Peter Rafaj,

Energy (ENE)
David McCollum,

Ecosystems Services & Management (ESM)
Florian Kraxner, ">k">

Evolution and Ecology (EEP)
Ulf Dieckmann,

World Population (POP)
Daniela Weber,

Risk and Resilience (RISK)
Susanne Hanger, and JoAnne Bayer,

Transitions to New Technologies (TNT)
David McCollum,

Water (WAT)
Sylvia Tramberend,  

Arctic Futures Initiative:Anni Reissell,

Tropical Futures Initiative:Florian Kraxner,  

Challenges and Opportunities of Economic Integration within European and Eurasian Space:Elena Rovenskaya,

Integrated Solutions for Water, Energy, and Land: Simon Langan,  and Barbara Willaarts,


Please note that ideally, candidates should have looked at the application form in order to have a rough working plan in place prior to contacting the programs with their specific research related questions. Only then can the programs properly judge whether the research proposal fits their expertise and comment on the formulated question/problem. 

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Last edited: 30 November 2017


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