02 June 2017

YSSP 2017 commenced at ASA

Five young researchers from various countries joined the Advanced System Analysis program to work on their projects for three months. 

Vanessa Haller, James Cook University, Australia

Supervisor: Elena Rovenskaya

Research Project: Optimizing the functional grouping of species in ecosystem

Lavinia Perumal, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Supervisor: Matthias Jonas Co-Supervisor: Wei Liu (RISK)

Research Project: Assessing the impact of transport infrastructure on natural capital

Ming Ren, China University of Mining & Technology, Beijing, China

Supervisor: Yurii Yermoliev Co-Supervisor: Tatiana Ermolieva (ESM)
Research Project: Research on technology development paths of the iron and steel industry in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei Region of Chin under resource and environmental constraints 

Nemi Vora, University of Pittsburgh, USA

Supervisor: Brian Fath

Research Project: Understanding the US Food-Energy-Water nexus through
quantifying opportunities and interventions in food trade

Saige Wang, Beijing Normal University, China

Supervisor: Brian Fath

Research Project: Regional Energy–Water Nexus within China

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Elena Rovenskaya

Program Director

Advancing Systems Analysis Program

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Brian Fath

YSSP Scientific Coordinator

Young Scientists Summer Program

Capacity Development and Academic Training Unit

Senior Research Scholar

Systemic Risk and Resilience Research Group

Advancing Systems Analysis Program

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Young Scientists Summer Program

YSSP participants 2017

Biographical sketches and research project abstracts


YSSP 2016 commenced at ASA

06 June 2016

International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
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