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Univ.Prof. Mag.rer.nat. Dr.rer.nat. Peter Hietz

Institute of Botany
Gregor-Mendel-Straße 33, 1180 Wien
Tel: +43 1 47654-83110


ORCID: 0000-0002-0458-6593

Curr. Vitae

2015 - 2018 Head, Department of Integrative Biology and Biodiversity Research
2013 - Professor, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna
1995 - Research assistant Universität für Bodenkultur
1991 - Dr.sci.nat. University of Vienna

Statistik Austria, science classification

botany; plant ecology; ecological system research; plant physiology;


plant water relations; epiphyte; biodiversity; rainforest; ecophysiology; global change; tree physiology; Wood structure and function;


2005 Förderungspreis der Stiftung “120 Jahre Universität für Bodenkultur”

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2013 -2019 Wissenschaftlicher Ausschuss der Gentechnikkommission für Freisetzungen und Inverkehrbringen (Bereich Populationsbiologie)
member of the commisson
2013 -2019 Wissenschaftlicher Ausschuss der Gentechnikkommission für Arbeiten mit GVO in geschlossenen Systemen (Bereich Pflanzenphysiologie
2011 - Scientific committee of the La Gamba field station
deputy head
2005 - Association for Tropical Biology and Conservation
1999 - Federation of European Societies of Plant Physilogy
1999 - Austrian Societ of Plant Biology (ATSPB)
member of the managing board

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2007 Ecology of Coffee Agro-Ecosystems
2005 Tropical Field Stations: Towards Understanding Tropical Forest Ecology
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