Prof. Friedemann Wenzel, CSO

Friedemann specializes in geophysical hazard and risk evaluation, design and implementation of early warning systems, rapid damage prognosis, risk management and decision support. He is Professor of Geophysics and director of the Geophysical Institute at KIT. He initiated and led the DFG Cooperative Research Center on Strong Earthquakes for 10 years, initiated (2002) and acted as spokesman (2006 – 2012) of the multi-disciplinary Center for Disaster Management and Risk Reduction Technology (CEDIM).

Main Skills:

  • Science Communication
  • Risk Management
  • Seismology
  • Early Warning System Design
  • Energy Risk