Mercator Fellows

Name Organisation Expertise
Ph.D. Ray Maher Centre for Policy Futures
The University of Queensland, Australia

sustainable development strategy
urban development and design
sustainable building design
decision-support tools
addressing ‘wicked’ problems using systems and design thinking

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chao Ren The University of Hong Kong, China urban climatic design
modeling of urban climates at city and neighborhood scales
air flows in microclimatic studies
Ph.D. Maha Deeb University of Lorraine, Metz, France urban technosols and green infrastructure
expertise in SUDS and urban soils
Ass.-Prof. David Iwaniec Urban Studies Institute
Georgia State University, Georgia, USA
social-ecological systems
urban ecology
development of participatory modeling approaches
transition research
UGI governance
Dr. Zbigniew J. Grabowski University of Connecticut, Parsons School of Design - The New Schoold

green infrastructure

social-environmental-technological systems research

landscape conservation and restoration