Dr.-Ing. Kai Schröter

Kai Schröter
Dr.-Ing. Kai Schröter
Scientist
Telegrafenberg
Building C 4, Room 1.27/1.28
14473 Potsdam
+49 331 288-1525
+49 331 288-1570
kai.schroeter@gfz-potsdam.de

Function and Responsibilities:

Project Manager ETN System-Risk
H2020 Insurance Lead Work Package 2.1.2 - Risk assessment, vulnerability functions and exposure database

Research Interests:

flood risk
flood damage modelling
flood forecasting and warning
hydrological and hydraulic modelling
uncertainty analysis and optimisation methods

Career:

since 2012 Research associate German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), Section 5.4 Hydrology, Potsdam
2008 - 2012 Project engineer and project manager BWS GmbH, Hamburg

Education:

2002 - 2008 Research associate, Section for Engineering Hydrology and Water Resources Management (IHWB), TU-Darmstadt
1996 - 2002 Civil Engineering, TU-Darmstadt

Projects:

CEDIM rapid flood event analysis
3dcfd - 3d-city flood damage module
OASIS+ open access catastrophe modelling driving adaptation to enable resilience
MSCA ETN System-Risk
H2020 Insurance - Oasis Innovation Hub for Catastrophe and Climate Extremes Risk Assessment

Research Boards and Committees:

Editor for the Journal Natural Hazards and Earth System Sciences

Awards:

Promotion with ‘summa cum laude’ (2008)
AGU Journal Water Resources Research ‘Editor’s Choice Award’ (2015)

Publications