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Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Willi Haas

Institute of Social Ecology (SEC)
Schottenfeldgasse 29, 1070 Wien
willi.haas(at)boku.ac.at
Tel: +43 1 47654-73720

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ORCID: 0000-0001-5599-9227

Curr. Vitae

2021 - 2021 Guest professorship at the School of Public Governance, Environmental Governance, Stellenbosch University, South Africa
01.03.2018 Transfer Institute of Social Ecology to University of Natural and Life Sciences, Vienna
2015 - PhD in Social and Human Ecology, Alpen-Adria Universität Klagenfurt
2003 - 2004 Researcher and project leader at the Institute of Applied System Analysis (IIASA)
1998 - Researcher Institute of Social Ecology
1995 - 1997 Researcher, ex-officio trustee and acting director for the Environmental Monitoring Group (EMG), Cape Town, South Africa
1991 - Dipl.-Ing. Mechanical Engineering / Industrial Engineering, Ergonomics and Business Economics, Vienna University of Technology
1985 - 1995 Researcher, head of department and director at the Austrian Institute for Applied Ecology
1984 - 1985 Public official at the Austrian Federal Ministry of Social Administration
1978 - 1984 Journalist for newspapers, periodicals, technical journals, a music journal

Statistik Austria, science classification

Climate change; Environmental research; Human ecology; Sustainable agriculture; Sustainable economics; Environmental economics; Environmental sociology; Cultural landscape research; Environmental policy;

Expertise

Material flow analysis; Socioecological Transformations; Socioecological Transitions and Labour; Sustainable development; Health and sustainability; Local studies; Environmental policy; Inter- and transdisciplinarity; Circular economy; Climate change, health impacts and health co-benefits;

Awards

2022 Nominierung BOKU Nachhaltigkeitspreis in der Kategorie „Bildung für Nachhaltige Entwicklung“
2021 Dagmar Krage Preis 2021 für Abfallvermeidung und Kreislaufwirtschaft sowie für Pionierleistungen zur Einführung der Umwelt-/Abfallberatung
2021 2020 Best Paper Award of the Journal Resources, Conservation & Recycling (together with Fridolin Krausmann, Dominik Wiedenhofer, Christian Lauk and Andreas Mayer)
2020 2019 Graedel Prize: Journal of Industrial Ecology (JIE) Senior Author Best Paper Prize"
2020 „Sustainability Awards 2020“ 1. Platz in der Kategorie Regionale Kooperation für das interdiziplinäre, hochschulübergreifende Regionalentwicklungsprojekt „Zukunftskarawane"
2019 "Bildung für nachhaltige Entwicklung. Best of Austria" vergeben vom BMNT und Forum Umweltbildung für interuniversitäre, interdisziplinäre Lehre im Projekt "Zukunftskarawane"
2011 Poster, bei dem es gelungen ist, die wesentliche Information interessant und verständlich darzustellen

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2022 -2022 Member of the scientific advisory board of the citizen council on climate change
advisor
2022 - Scientific Advisor Competence Center Climate and Health of the Austrian National Public Health Institute
advisor

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2021 - Resources Conservation and Recycling:
Editorial Board Member

Reviewer for scientific journals

2022 - The Lancet Planetary Health
2022 - Journal of Cleaner Production
2021 - Regional Studies
2021 - Environmental Innovation and Societal Transitions
2021 - Sustainable Chemistry and Pharmacy
2018 - Journal of Renewable and Sustainable Energy
2018 - Technological and Economic Development of Economy
2017 - Environmental Research
2017 - Environmental Policy and Governance
2017 - Ecological Indicators
2016 - Journal of Environmental Planning and Management
2016 - Land Use Policy: the international journal covering all aspects of land use
2016 - Waste Management
2016 - Carbon Balance and Management
2015 - Ecological Economics
2015 - Sustainability
2013 - Resources Conservation and Recycling
2012 - Journal of Industrial Ecology
2012 - EcoHealth Journal
2011 - GAIA. Ökologische Perspektiven für Wissenschaft und Gesellschaft. Ecological Perspectives for Science and Society
2011 - Prävention und Gesundheitsförderung

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2022 -2022 Belgian Science Policy (BELSPO) - Belgium
2021 -2021 FORMAS - Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning - Sweden
2021 -2021 Europäische Kommission - European Union
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