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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)

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

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Dietwald Gruehn,<br /> 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:

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

Professional Experience:

WS 2014/15Dean at School of Spatial Planning, TU Dortmund University
2014-17Adjunct Professor at Graduate School of National Public Policy, Chungnam National University (CNU), Republic of Korea
Since 2010Adjunct 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
2009-10Executive Director of Institute of Spatial Planning (IRPUD), TU Dortmund University, Germany
2007-08Vice-Executive Director of Institute of Spatial Planning (IRPUD), Dortmund University, Germany
Since 2006Full Professor, Chair of Landscape Ecology and Landscape Planning, Dortmund University, Germany
2005-06Head of Environmental Planning Department, Austrian Research Centers - systems research GmbH, Vienna, Austria
2004Managing Director, "Environmental Planning, Research and Consultancy" (GfU GbR), Berlin, Germany
2003-04Visiting Professor, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences (SLU), Department of Landscape Planning, Alnarp, Sweden
2003Consultant, Estonian, Latvian & Lithuanian Environment Ltd. (ELLE) within EU expert exchange programme "Leonardo da Vinci", Riga, Latvia
1997-2003Assistant Professor, Berlin University of Technology, Department of Landscape Planning, Landscape Management and Nature Conservation, Germany
1991-97Research Scientist, Berlin University of Technology, Department of Landscape Planning, Landscape Management and Nature Conservation, Germany
1991Freelance landscape planner in Hesse, Germany

Awards

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