Dipl., Mathematics and Genetics, University of Düsseldorf
Jan studied mathematics and genetics and received his diploma from the University of Düsseldorf. He has worked for a bioinformatic project about halophilic Archaea and different microbial organisms (www.halolex.mpg.de; www.migenas.org). Before he got involved in the TRANSFER project, he was dealing with the evaluation of tsunamis within a flood project of the German Civil Protection Agency (BBK) regarding the rivers Rhine and Saale.
As a Research Associate at the UNU-EHS, Jan is working in the Vulnerability Assessment Section and is currently involved in the TRANSFER project. He is the statistical analyst at the UNU-EHS.