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Diego Rybski


Diego Rybski

Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development (IOER), Germany

Diego Rybski is a senior researcher at the Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development (IOER) in Dresden. In addition, he is external faculty in the Complexity Science Hub in Vienna and a section editor at PLoS One (Urban Studies). Most recently, he was admitted to the Heisenberg-Program (German Research Foundation, DFG). Diego holds a PhD in Physics from Justus-Liebig-Universität (Germany). He was a visiting scholar at Bar-Ilan University (Israel) and a Postdoctoral Fellow at the City College of New York (CCNY). Between 2019 and 2021, he was a Feodor Lynen Research Fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at the Department of Environmental Science, Policy, and Management at the University of California, Berkeley. His research focuses on cities and urban systems - specifically, on cities as complex systems, cities and climate change (mitigation/adaptation), and urban climate and the urban heat island effect.