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PD Dr. Sven Fuchs

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Diplom-Geograph (Univ.)

...do not ask for the pumpkin

...in German...

ORCID: 0000-0002-0644-2876
Researcher ID: F-4208-2012
SCOPUS Author ID: 56186646800


 

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
05/2021 Funding of Caucasus Science and Engineering LLC, Tbilisi, Georgia
   
  Research
  European Alps, Caucasus
  Mediterranean countries (Greece, 2013-2019)
  USA (South Carolina, 2010)
  Kola Peninsula (Russian Federation, 2010-2012)
  East Asia (Taiwan/R.O.C., 2011 and 2012), Central Asia (Tajikistan, Kasakhstan, 2015-2020), 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