Professor Dr. Lars Ribbe Appointed New Chair of ICWRGC’s Scientific Advisory Board

[divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”15″]Prof. Dr. Lars Ribbe was nominated as the new chair of the Scientific Advisory Board due to his remarkable scientific career and his exceptional expertise in Water Science and Management.

Prof. Dr. Lars Ribbe is a professor for integrated land and water resources management and director at the Institute for Technology and Resources Management in the Tropics and Subtropics (ITT), Cologne University of Applied Sciences. His work areas include river basin assessment, modelling and management. He is specifically interested in developing knowledge systems helping decision makers to cope with challenges related to water resources, such as water scarcity and drought, floods and pollution.[divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”15″][image_with_animation image_url=”8288″ image_size=”medium_large” animation_type=”entrance” animation=”None” animation_movement_type=”transform_y” hover_animation=”none” alignment=”” border_radius=”none” box_shadow=”none” image_loading=”default” max_width=”100%” max_width_mobile=”default”]Prof. Dr. Lars Ribbe with Harald Köthe.[divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”15″]After five years as Chair of the Board, Prof. Dr. Mariele Evers resigned from office. She will, however, remain a full member of ICWRGC’s National Committee. In his laudatory speech, Mr. Köthe, director of ICWRGC, thanked Prof. Dr. Evers and emphasized her high level of commitment and support as chair of the board.[divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”15″][image_with_animation image_url=”8289″ image_size=”medium_large” animation_type=”entrance” animation=”None” animation_movement_type=”transform_y” hover_animation=”none” alignment=”” border_radius=”none” box_shadow=”none” image_loading=”default” max_width=”100%” max_width_mobile=”default”]Prof. Dr. Mariele Evers with Harald Köthe.[divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”15″]The Scientific Advisory Board provides guidance to ICWRGC in implementing the Center’s strategy and assists in planning research, education, outreach and communication activities. Furthermore, the advisory board supports scientific cooperation and networking. The board meets to discuss various themes at least once every year.

This year’s meeting was held at the Ministry of Agriculture, Environment and Climate Protection of the state of Brandenburg in Potsdam on 22.02.2024.

For details on the current board members, please refer to the right-hand box in the infographic linked here.[divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”15″][image_with_animation image_url=”8291″ image_size=”medium_large” animation_type=”entrance” animation=”None” animation_movement_type=”transform_y” hover_animation=”none” alignment=”center” border_radius=”none” box_shadow=”none” image_loading=”default” max_width=”100%” max_width_mobile=”default”]ICWRGC management with members of the Scientific Advisory Board at the board meeting 2024 in Potsdam.[divider line_type=”No Line” custom_height=”15″]