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PD Dr. Sven Fuchs

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Diplom-Geograph (Univ.)

...do not ask for the pumpkin

...in German...


 

University education

11/1993 - 10/2000 Studies in Geography, Geology, Soil Science and Remote Sensing
University of Munich, Germany
10/1998 - 10/1999 Studies in Geography
University of Innsbruck, Austria
04/2002 - 03/2003 Postgraduate studies in Economics for Engineers and Scientists
Open University of Hagen, Germany
   
  Academic carreer
10/2000 Diploma Degree in Geography (University of Munich, Germany)
Thesis: Konzeptionelle Untersuchungen zur Erstellung eines Gefahrenhinweis-Informationssystems für die Autonome Provinz Bozen-Südtirol Prozeßbereich Murgang [Conceptual studies for an information system on natural hazards for the Autonomous Province of Bolzano-South Tyrol – Process debris flow]
07/2004 PhD in Natural Sciences [Dr. rer. nat.] (University of Innsbruck, Austria)
Thesis: Development of avalanche risk in settlements comparative studies in Davos, Grisons, Switzerland
06/2010 Habilitation [Dr. rer. nat. habil.] (University of Innsbruck, Austria)
Thesis: Mountain hazards, vulnerability, and risk a contribution to applied research on human-environment interaction
   
   
11/2000 - 04/2004 Research Assistent, WSL Swiss Federal Institute for Snow and Avalanche Research SLF, Department of Avalanche Warning and Risk Management, Davos, Switzerland
04/2001 - 03/2003 Scholarship of Munich Re, Munich, Germany
08/2004 - 12/2005 Senior Research Assistant, alpS Centre for Natural Hazard Management, Innsbruck, Austria
01/2006 - 04/2015 Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Institute on Mountain Risk Engineering, Vienna, Austria, Vice Head of the Institute
04/05 2011 und 05/06 2012 Visiting Scientist, Lomonosov Moscow State University, Russian Federation
10/2012 - 01/2013 Visiting Professor for "Mountain Geomorphology and Global Environmental Change", University of Vienna, Austria
04/05 2015 Visiting Professor, Demokrit University of Thrace, Greece
from 05/2015 Senior Scientist, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Institute on Mountain Risk Engineering, Vienna, Austria, Vice Head of the Institute
   
  Research
  European Alps
  Mediterranean countries (Greece, 2013, 2014, 2015)
  USA (South Carolina, 2010)
  Kola Peninsula (Russian Federation, 2010, 2011 and 2012)
  East Asia (Taiwan/R.O.C., 2011 and 2012), Central Asia (Tajikistan, Kasakhstan, 2015), China (2015)
   
  Contract lecturer at the Universities of Innsbruck, Klagenfurt, Vienna (Austria) and the Technical University of Tours (France)
   
   


List of Publications



        

...e-mail: sven.fuchs [at] boku.ac.at