for sustainable development

Dr.-Ing. Martin Zimmermann

Martin Zimmermann

Tel. +49 69 707 69 19-44
Fax +49 69 707 69 19-11

Martin Zimmermann is a researcher at ISOE since 2014 and is working in the research unit Water Infrastructure and Risk Analyses. He studied civil engineering and economics at Technische Universität Darmstadt with a focus on environmental, spatial, and infrastructural planning. He obtained his PhD in the DFG postgraduate school Topology of Technology and the Institute IWAR at TU Darmstadt with a thesis on sustainable transformations of central northern Namibia’s water supply system. After this, he has been working as a postdoc at the chair of Human-Environment Relations, Department of Geography, University of Munich.

Focus of research

  • Transformations of socio-technological systems
  • Multi-criteria sustainability assessment
  • Applied systems analysis
  • Domestic water management
  • Vulnerability of critical infrastructures