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Dr. Dietwald Gruehn, Professor

Chair of Landscape Ecology and Landscape Planning

Adjunct Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Planning, Design and Construction, Michigan State University (MSU)

Adjunct Professor at Graduate School of National Public Policy, Chungnam National University (CNU), Republic of Korea

Member of German Academy for Urban and Regional Spatial Planning (DASL)

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Dietwald Gruehn,
Professor Dr.

TU Dortmund University
School of Spatial Planning
Chair of Landscape Ecology and Landscape Planning
Campus South, GB III, Room 3.320
August-Schmidt-Straße 10
44227 Dortmund
Germany
Phone: +49 (0)231/755-2285
Fax: +49 (0)231/755-4877
E-mail: dietwald.gruehn(at)udo.edu

 

 

Office hours

Fridays from 2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Research Interests:

  • Landscape and Environmental Planning, Regional Development
  • Validation and Development of Landscape Function Assessment Methods, Visual Landscape Assessment, Land Valuation
  • Concepts for Sustainable Land Use
  • Climate Change
  • Open Space Planning Research
  • Environmental Law and Policy
  • Effectiveness of Planning Instruments and Programmes and their Evaluation
  • Applied Multivariate Statistics in Spatial Planning

Education:

2004 German "Habilitation" and "Venia legendi" in Landscape Planning, Landscape Management and Nature Conservation, Berlin University of Technology, Germany
1997 Ph.D. equivalent (Dr.-Ing.), Berlin University of Technology, Germany
1991-97 Correspondence degree course "Public Law", University of Hagen, Germany
1991 M.Sc. equivalent (Dipl.-Ing.) in Landscape Planning, Berlin University of Technology, Germany
1985-91 Landscape Planning, Berlin University of Technology, Germany
1983-84 Geography, University of Giessen, Germany

Professional Experience:

WS 2014/15 Dean at School of Spatial Planning, TU Dortmund University
Since 2014 Adjunct Professor at Graduate School of National Public Policy, Chungnam National University (CNU), Republic of Korea
Since 2010 Adjunct Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, School of Planning, Design and Construction, Michigan State University (MSU), USA
2009-10 Acting Professor of Spatial Planning and Planning Theory, TU Dortmund University, Germany
2009-10 Executive Director of Institute of Spatial Planning (IRPUD), TU Dortmund University, Germany
2007-08 Vice-Executive Director of Institute of Spatial Planning (IRPUD), Dortmund University, Germany
Since 2006 Full Professor, Chair of Landscape Ecology and Landscape Planning, Dortmund University, Germany
2005-06 Head of Environmental Planning Department, Austrian Research Centers - systems research GmbH, Vienna, Austria
2004 Managing Director, "Environmental Planning, Research and Consultancy" (GfU GbR), Berlin, Germany
2003-04 Visiting Professor, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Department of Landscape Planning, Alnarp, Sweden
2003 Consultant, Estonian, Latvian & Lithuanian Environment Ltd. (ELLE) within EU expert exchange programme "Leonardo da Vinci", Riga, Latvia
1997-2003 Assistant Professor, Berlin University of Technology, Department of Landscape Planning, Landscape Management and Nature Conservation, Germany
1991-97 Research Scientist, Berlin University of Technology, Department of Landscape Planning, Landscape Management and Nature Conservation, Germany
1991 Freelance landscape planner in Hesse, Germany

Awards

2014 Appointment as Adjunct Professor at Graduate School of National Public Policy, Chungnam National University (Republic of Korea)
2012 Distinguished Partner in Study Abroad Award, College of Agriculture and Natural Resources, Michigan State University (USA)
2011 Research award of School of Spatial Planning, Dortmund University of Technology (with S. Greiving et al.)
2011 Appointment as member of the German Academy for Urban and Regional Spatial Planning (DASL)
2010 Appointment as Adjunct Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, Michigan State University (USA)
2009 Appointment as LAG NRW member of Academy of Spatial Research and Planning (ARL)
2003 Leonardo da Vinci-scholarship funded by EU
1992 Award of Federal Association of Horticulture and Landscape Management Engineers (BDGL)

Memberships:

Bundesverband Beruflicher Naturschutz e. V. (BBN)

Deutsche Bodenkundliche Gesellschaft (DBG)

Deutsche Gesellschaft für Gartenkunst und Landschaftskultur e. V. (DGGL)

Ecological Society of Germany, Austria and Switzerland (GfÖ)

Förderverein GALK e. V.

German Academy of Urban and Regional Spatial Planning (DASL)

German EIA-Association (Association for the Assessment of Environmental Impacts)

International Academic Association on Planning, Law and Property Rights (PLPR)

International Association of Landscape Ecology (IALE)

Landscape Research, Development & Construction Society (FLL)

Naturschutzbund Deutschland e. V. (NABU)

Vereinigung für Stadt-, Regional- und Landesplanung e. V. (SRL)

Working Group North Rhine-Westphalia, Academy for Spatial Research and Planning (ARL)


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