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Research Professorship: Environmental Policy





Prof. Udo E. Simonis


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Prof.  Udo E. Simonis
Research Professorship:
"Environmental Policy"
 
  

Curriculum vitae  
 

1937   born 11 October, 1937, in Hilgert near Koblenz, Germany.
Son of Ernst Simonis, potter, and Alma Simonis, née Mayer, dressmaker

 

1943-1947
Elementary school in Hilgert
 

1947-1953
Secondary school in Hoehr-Grenzhausen; general certificate of education ordinary level / junior high school diploma
 
  1953-1957
Baker's and confectioner's apprentice and journeyman
 
  1958-1959
Temporary jobs; preparation for school-leaving exams (A-levels / graduation)
 
  1959
External students' examination at the Ministry for Culture of Rhineland-Palatinate (Rheinland-Pfalz)
 

1959-1963
Study of economics at the universities of Mainz, Vienna and Freiburg
 

1963
Graduation from Freiburg University, Master of economics (M.A.)
 

1963-1964
Academic Editor at the Institute for Research on World Civilization, Freiburg
 

1964-1967
Academic Assistant at the Institute for Economic Policy, Kiel University
 

1967
Ph.D. in economics (Dr. sc. pol.), Kiel University; award for the best dissertation of the year
Marriage with Heide Simonis, née Steinhardt

 

1967-1969
Personal Advisor to the President of Zambia, Dr. Kenneth D. Kaunda
 

1970-1972
Fellow of the ¬ Japanese Society for the Promotion of Sciences (JSPS) at the University of Tokyo, and
Research Fellow at the Institute for Developing Countries, Tokyo

 

1972-1973
Post-graduate scholarship of the German Society for the Advancement of Scientific Research (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG)
 

1974
Appointment as Professor of Economics, Technical University of Berlin
 

1975-1977
Director, Institute for Housing and City Planning (Institut für Wohnungsbau und Stadtteilplanung, IWOS), Technical University of Berlin
 

1976/1989
Visiting Professor of Economics, The Chinese University of Hong Kong
 


1981-1987
Appointment as Director, International Institute for Environment and Society (IIES), Science Center Berlin (WZB)
 


1982-1986
Chairman, Committee for Developing Countries, German Economic Association
 

1985
Book prize „Nürnberger Trichter", Federal Employment Agency
 

1988
Appointment as Distinguished Research Professor for Environmental Policy, Science Center Berlin (WZB)
 

1988-1993
Member of the Committee for Development Planning of the United Nations
 

1990
Visiting Professor at the Institute for Advanced Studies, Vienna
 

1992-1996
Member of the ¬ German Advisory Council on Global Change (WBGU)
 

1997-1999
Chairman, Federation of German Scientists (Vereinigung Deutscher Wissenschaftler - VDW)
 

1998
Environmental Award of the German Federation of Environmentally Conscious Managers (B.A.U.M.)
 

1999-2006
Member of the ¬ Committee for Development Policy (CDP) of the United Nations
 

2000-2002
President of the ¬ World Society for EKISTICS (WSE)
 
  2002   Honorary Member of the ¬ Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)  
 
  2003   Honorary Doctorate in natural sciences (Dr. rer. nat.), University of Lüneburg  
 
  2003-   President of the Society of Friends and Promoters of the ¬ Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)  
 
  2004-2007   Co-Chair of the ¬ Task Force on Environmental Governance for China  

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Research Interests


Ecological restructuring of economy and society
Global environmental policy


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Member of Editorial Boards


Editorial Board
¬ Environmental Values
¬ International Journal of Social Economics
¬ Socijalna Ekologija
¬ The Environmentalist
¬ Universitas
¬ World Development
   
Member, Board of Trustees
¬ Anglo-German Foundation
¬ Center for Environmental Systems Research
¬ Deutsche Umweltstiftung
¬ INFU - Institute for Environmental Communication
¬ iff - Institute for Social Ecology
¬ ÖKO-Institut
¬ Master Program on Global Change Management
¬ Stiftung Entwicklung und Frieden
¬ Stipendienprogramm Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt
¬ The Foundation for the Rights of Future Generations
¬ UfU-Institut für Umweltfragen
¬ Working Group on Modelling and Evaluation for Sustainability
   
Editor of book series
¬ Beiträge zur kommunalen und regionalen Planung
   
Editor
¬ Jahrbuch Ökologie (Ecology Yearbook).


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