Diana Süsser

Dr. Diana Süsser

Research Associate

Dr. Diana Süsser is a postdoctoral researcher in group Energy Transitions and Public Policy at IASS. Her research focuses on socio-technical transitions, energy policy-model interactions and innovations for a sustainable energy transition. In the EU project "Sustainable Energy Transition Laboratory", Diana deals with requirements on and the design of future energy models, with a focus on the integration of social aspects. In addition to her work at the IASS, Diana Süsser is a member and mentor of the Global Women's Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET). She is also a Talking Climate Trainer at EIT Climate-KIC and a Lecturer at Lecturers without borders and S4F.

Before joining IASS, Diana was a Fellow at the Israel Public Policy Institute and worked for the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF). Diana studied environmental sciences at the University of Oldenburg and Kingston University London and holds a M.Sc. in integrated climate science from the University of Hamburg. Diana completed her doctorate at the University of Hamburg on social and geographic aspects of a local energy transition, while working as researcher in the project "Regional Climate Change" (REKLIM) at the Helmholtz-Zentrum Hereon.