Prof. Felix Creutzig was part of the Decarbonization strategies in the 21th century project as a Visiting Fellow at IPPI. His research interests include data science and machine learning approaches for designing low-carbon cities and demand-side solutions for climate change mitigation.
Felix leads a working group at the Mercator Research Institute on Global Commons and Climate Change in Berlin. He is also the Chair of Sustainability Economics of Human Settlements at Technical University Berlin and coordinates the chapter on ‘demand, services, and social aspects of mitigation’ in the 6th assessment report of the IPCC.
Before joining the MCC and TU Berlin, Felix was a postdoc fellow at the Energy and Resources Group at the University of California, Berkeley, collaborating with Dan Kammen, Lee Schipper and Elizabeth Deakin, and the Energy Foundation China in Beijing. Educated as a physicist, Felix Creutzig received his PhD in Computational Neuroscience from Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, and holds a Master of Advanced Studies (Path III in Mathematics) from Cambridge University, UK. From 2009 until 2011 Felix was also chair of Netzwerk Europa, the Alumni organization of the Studienkolleg zu Berlin.