Dr.-Ing. Martin Zimmermann

Head of research unit

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Martin Zimmermann is a research scientist at ISOE and has been head of the research unit Water Infrastructure and Risk Analyses since July 2018. 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

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