Dr Jonas Joerin
Co-Director, Future Resilient Systems, Singapore-ETH Centre
Jonas completed his BSc degree in Geography from the University of Zurich, Switzerland, and his MA in Environmental Impact Assessment and Management from the University of Manchester, UK. He obtained his PhD degree from Kyoto University, Japan, on a dissertation entitled “Enhancing climate-related disaster resilience of urban communities in Chennai, India”.
His research interest is to better understand human-environmental processes in the context of disasters. He enjoys engaging into field work and has done so in various research projects in Ethiopia, Ghana, India, Japan, Malaysia, Vietnam, Singapore and Switzerland.