Dr.-Ing. Kai Schröter

Kai Schröter
Dr.-Ing. Kai Schröter
Building C 4, Room 1.27/1.28
14473 Potsdam
+49 331 288-1525
+49 331 288-1570

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


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


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


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


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