Dr.-Ing. Martin Zimmermann

Head of the Research Unit Coupled Infrastructures

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    Martin Zimmermann has been a research scientist at ISOE since 2014. He has been head of the research unit Coupled Infrastructures since April 2023. Before, he was head of the research unit Water Infrastructure and Risk Analyses.

    Martin Zimmermann 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 that, he worked as a postdoc at the chair of Human-Environment Relations, Department of Geography, University of Munich.

    Focus of research

    • Transformation of social-ecological systems
    • Multi-criteria sustainability assessment
    • Applied systems analysis
    • Domestic water management
    • Vulnerability of critical infrastructures