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Jens Borken-Kleefeld

Senior Research Scholar

Pollution Management Research Group

Energy, Climate, and Environment Program


Jens Borken-Kleefeld is a Senior Researcher in the IIASA Energy, Climate, and Environment Program. He works on the impact assessment of traffic and is an expert in remote sensing of vehicle emissions. He provides policy advice, works as a consultant, and is also a member of the European expert group on transport emission modeling (ERMES).

Borken graduated in Atmospheric Physics from Heidelberg University, Germany in 1996, after having earned an MSc in Theoretical Physics from Imperial College London. He earned a PhD in Technology Impact Assessment while working at the Transportation Research Institute of the German Aerospace Center (DLR).

Last update: 13 SEP 2021


Davison, J., Bernard, Y., Borken-Kleefeld, J. , Farren, N., Hausberger, S., Sjödin, Å., Tate, J., Vaughan, A., & Carslaw, D. (2020). Distance-based emission factors from vehicle emission remote sensing measurements. Science of the Total Environment 739 e139688. 10.1016/j.scitotenv.2020.139688.