Felix Creutzig
Heading the group "Land-use, Infrastructures and Transport" at the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change (MCC). Chair Sustainability Economics of Human Settlements, Technical University Berlin. Enthusiastic teacher and supervisor, dedicated to the career development of PhD students and postdocs within and outside science.

Short CV. 2019-2021 Coordinating Lead Author in the IPCC's Sixth Assessment Report (Chapter 5 on Demand, Services and Social Aspects of Mitigation, WGIII) — 2012/13 Visiting Fellow at the "Princeton Institute for International and Regionals Studies". — 2011-2014 Lead Author of the IPCC AR5 and the Global Energy Assessment on Transport, Cities and Bioenergy. — 2009-2014 Teaching Climate change, land use and infrastructures at TU Berlin. — 2008-2009 Postdoc at the Berkeley Institute of the Environment with Daniel Kammen. — 2008 Visiting Fellow at the Energy Foundation China in Beijing. — 2007 PhD on information theoretic aspects of invariance recognition in neural systems at HU Berlin. — 2003 Master of Advanced Studies at University of Cambridge (Part III in Advanced Mathematics) 2002 Undergrad degrees in Physics and Medicine at Albert-Ludwigs Universtität Freiburg. — Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes 1999-2008 — Studienkolleg zu Berlin 2003-2004 --- Erdos number: 4.

Research interests:
  • Global Land Use Change and Sustainability

  • Global Urbanization Dynamics, and Climate Change

  • Urban Economics of Sustainable Cities

  • Urban Land Rent: Suitable Instrument for Financing Sustainable Infrastructures?

  • Equity, Cities, and Climate Change

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Uckermark and Brandenburg

Left: The team on our bicycle retreat in the Uckermark 2013: Tiziana Susca, Steffen Lohrey, Blanca Fernandez, Christopher Bren d'Amour. Right: The team on our swimming retreat in Brandenburg 2014: Sohail Ahmad, Malte Rödl, Blanca Fernandez, Christopher Bren d'Amour, Steffen Lohrey and myself.

A case study of Mobility in Berlin

Blog at Environmental Research Web

I am regularly writing for Environmental Research Web. The currents posts can be found here, and a compilation of past blogs is linked on the media site.



CV (as of August 2018) Includes media coverages of publications.


Felix Creutzig
Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change
Torgauer Str. 12-15, 10829 Berlin
Tel: +49 30 33 85 537 225

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