Setu Pelz from the Europa Universität Flensburg, Germany and Johns Hopkins University, USA has won the Peccei Award for his study: “Impacts of grid electricity access on rural non-farm entrepreneurship and employment in Ethiopia and Nigeria”.
IIASA program: Energy (ENE), Transitions to New Technologies (TNT)
IIASA supervisor: Shonali Pachauri
Bernardo Buarque from University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland, won the Mikhalevich Award for his study: “Evolving the knowledge space: Towards a selection dynamics model of patent classes”
IIASA program: Advanced Systems Analysis (ASA), Evolution and Ecology (EEP)
IIASA supervisors: Gergely Boza, Gerald Silverberg
An honorable mention goes to Janet Molina Maturano from Ghent University, Belgium, for her study on: “Responsible scaling of citizen science projects for farmers: Developing a SDGs-guided toolkit.”
IIASA program: Ecosystems Services and Management (ESM)
IIASA supervisors: JC Laso Bayas, Steffen Fritz
An honorable mention goes to Simon Plakolb from the Technical University and the University of Graz in Austria, for his study on: “Using the Future State Maximization paradigm to analyze the emergence of socially sub-optimal mobility behavior”.
IIASA program: Advanced Systems Analysis (ASA)
IIASA supervisor: Nikita Strelkovskii
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