Urban Systems

Awards and Distinctions (selected)

  • Prof. Dr. Fabian Kessl: guest researcher at the Department of Social Work, Royal Holloway, University of London (UK) (scholarship from the Heinrich Hertz-Stiftung North Rhine-Westphalia) (duration: April to July 2012)
  • Prof. Dr. Torsten Claus Schmidt: Fresenius Prize 2013 of the Gesellschaft Deutscher Chemiker e.V.
  • Prof. Dr. J. Alexander Schmidt: appointed Senior Research Fellow at the “Zero Waste Research Centre for Sustainable Design and Behaviour”, University of South Australia, Adelaide, and DeTao Master of City Planning and Urban Design at the DeTao Masters Academy, Shanghai/China
  • Dr. Matthias Klumpp: appointed chairman of the ESCO (European Skills, Competencies, Qualifications and Occupations) Expert Group “Transportation and Storage” at the EU Commission in Brussels
  • Urban Systems Master’s programme: “Healthy and Liveable Cities” project seminar (summer semester 2012) and “The Generation Project Emscher Conversion – Quality of Life and New Resources” (summer semester 2013), prizewinner in the RegioElf competition