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Photo Dr. Gérard Hutter

Dr. rer. nat. Gérard Hutter


Senior Researcher

Phone +49 351 4679 283

Research topics

  • Strategic planning for cities and regions
  • Flood risk management, especially learning from rare events and crises
  • Strategies of climate change adaptation in cities and regions
  • Networks in cities and regions with an emphasis on network governance

Short CV

  • October 2013 – September 2014: Temporary professorship at the Faculty of Spatial Planning at the TU Dortmund
  • Since March 2013: Member of the Working Group "Planning Theory" of the Academy for Spatial Research and Planning (ARL), Hanover
  • Since January 2013: Involvement in the Leibniz Research Alliance "Crises in a Globalised World"
  • October 2008 – December 2013: Task leader within the project network REGKLAM on climate change adaptation in the Dresden region (funded by the BMBF)
  • January 2007 – January 2010: Coordinator of the Dresden Leibniz Graduate School (DLGS) of the IOER, TU Dresden and ARL, Hanover
  • July 2008: PhD from the TU Dresden
  • March 2004 – February 2009: Task leader within the "Integrated Project" FLOODsite of the EU
  • Since January 2001: Project leader at the IOER
  • Since December 1996: Researcher at the IOER
  • October 1995: Diploma degree in economics from the University of Duisburg