Sustainable urban development, Climate change adaptation and transformation, Disaster risk reduction, and Urban resilience
Honors and Awards
- Honorary Fellow at the Global Urban Research Centre (GURC) and the Institute for Development Policy and Management (IDPM) at the University of Manchester, United Kingdom
- Visiting/Guest Professor at the Technical University of Munich (TUM), Institute of Strategic Landscape Planning and Management; Department of Ecology and Ecosystem Management
- Urban and rural systems and sustainability (post-graduate level)
- Methods for climate change mitigation and adaptattion (post-graduate level)
Book contributions (selected) (7)
Contribution to Book
Adaptive capacity: From coping to sustainable transformation
Climate change adaptation and development: Transforming paradigms and practices (2014)
People’s accumulated local capacity is increasingly recognised as being critical to enhancing disaster resilience and transformation. Nevertheless, citizens’ coping and ...
Recent Works (1)
Stakeholder involvement in strategic adaptation planning: Transdisciplinarity and co-production at ...
Environmental Science & Policy (2017)
To address increasing climatic variability and extremes, cities are gradually forced to develop climate change adaptation strategies that can ensure ...
Articles (selected) (35)
Mainstreaming Ecosystem-based Adaptation: Transformation Toward Sustainability in Urban Governance and ...
Ecology and Society (2015)
The concept of ecosystem-based adaptation is advocated at international, national, and regional levels. The concept is thought to foster sustainability ...
Local Levers for Change: Mainstreaming Ecosystem-based Adaptation into Municipal Planning ...
Global Environmental Change (2014)
Unprecedented global challenges demand wide-reaching societal modification to ensure life support functions and human well-being. In the absence of adequate ...