Mentees 2023/24

  1. Anandita Bajpai

    Dr Anandita Bajpai

    Research focuses:

    Cold War History | Radio reception history (20th century) | Deutsche Welle und Radio Berlin International | Afro-Asian Entanglements | Oral History | India-GDR-FRG Cultural Relations

    Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient (ZMO), Berlin

  2. Sonja Bayer

    Dr Sonja Bayer

    Research focuses:

    Open Science | FAIR Data | Reuse of Research Data | Open Research Practices in Educational Research | Collaboration between Research and Data Infrastructure

    DIPF | Leibniz Institute for Research and Information in Education, Frankfurt am Main

  3. Hannah Behrens

    Dr Hannah Behrens

    Research focuses:

    malaria parasites | drug resistence | cell biology and biochemistry | endocytosis and cellular uptake processes | analysis of protein structures | pathogenic bacteria

    Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM), Hamburg

  4. Dr. Alena van Bömmel

    Dr. Alena van Bömmel

    Research focuses:

    Computational Biology | Machine Learning | Aging | Epigenetics | Gene Regulation | Cancer Epigenome | Epigenetic Clocks

    Leibniz Institute on Aging - Fritz Lipmann Institute (FLI), Jena

  5. Katharina Bothe

    Dr. Katharina Bothe

    Research focuses:

    Maritime Industries | Blue Economy and Sustainable Development | Shipping | Cruise Business | Migration | Diversity | Social Inequality | Cultural Studies of Work and Organization

    German Maritime Museum – Leibniz Institute for Maritime History (DSM), Bremerhaven

  6. Geraldine Dany-Knedlik

    Dr. Geraldine Dany-Knedlik

    Research focuses:

    empirical macroeconomics | forecasting | business cycle analysis | income inequality and macroeconomic dynamics

    DIW Berlin - Deutsches Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung

  7. Eliška Drápalová

    Eliška Drápalová, PhD

    Research focuses:

    Regulation of platform economy | use of technology in local governance | smart cities | comparative politics and public administration | multi-level governance | corruption and technocratic-populism

    WZB Berlin Social Science Center

  8. Cara Ebert

    Dr. Cara Ebert

    Research focuses:

    Development Economics | Economics of Migration | Health Economics | Gender Economics

    RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research, Essen

  9. Mira Fischer

    Dr. Mira Fischer

    Research focuses:

    educational decisions and attainment | incentives in the education system | mental health |mindfulness | policy preferences | work motivation | team work | applied microeconometrics | randomized field studies

    WZB Berlin Social Science Center

  10. Dr. Lynn Govaert

    Dr. Lynn Govaert

    Research focuses:

    Eco-evolutionary dynamics in a changing world | Species and community responses to environmental change | Microcosm experiments | Development of concepts and eco-evolutionary quantification methods

    Leibniz Institute of Freshwater Ecology and Inland Fisheries (IGB), Berlin

  11. Susan Hartmann

    Dr. Susan Hartmann

    Research focuses:

    Atmospheric Cloud Microphysics | Secondary Ice Production | Biological Ice Nucleating Particles | Atmosphere-Biosphere-Interaction | Classical Nucleation Theory

    Leibniz Institute for Tropospheric Research (TROPOS), Leipzig

  12. Jacqueline Heckenhauer

    Jacqueline Heckenhauer, PhD

    Research focuses:

    Evolutionary biology and comparative genomics of insects | Genomic basic for evolution of underwater silk in caddisflies (Insecta: Trichoptera) and other

    Senckenberg Society for Nature Research - Leibniz Institution for Biodiversity and Earth System Research (SGN)

  13. Dr. Ilka M. Hermes

    Dr. Ilka M. Hermes

    Research focuses:

    Materials for energy and sensing | Functional Polymers | Charge processes | Scanning probe microscopy | Interfacial properties

    Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden (IPF)

  14. Stefanie Hoja

    PD Dr.-Ing habil. Stefanie Hoja

    Research focuses:

    load-adapted nitriding and nitrocarburizing of ferrous materials | Preheat treatment and tempering effects during nitriding | Methods for characterization of the compound layer | Energy efficiency by combination of surface treatments | Wear and fatigue behavior of surface layers | Nitriding of non-ferrous metals for hydrogen applications

    Leibniz Institute for Materials Engineering — IWT

  15. Elif Inan-Eroglu

    Dr. Elif Inan-Eroglu

    Research focuses:

    nutritional epidemiology | adiposity | alcohol consumption | diet quality | protein intake | physical activity | chronic diseases

    German Institute of Human Nutrition Potsdam-Rehbruecke (DIfE), Nuthetal

  16. Melanie Köhler

    Dr. Melanie Köhler

    Research focuses:

    Mouthfeel of food products | biophysics | biological atomic force microscooy | food systems biology | mechanoreceptors | biomechanics | single molecules

    Leibniz Institute for Food Systems Biology at the Technical University of Munich (LSB)

  17. Dr. Lisa Merten

    Dr. Lisa Merten

    Research focuses:

    Information-oriented media use | Opinion formation | Political Communication | Social Media |Polarisation of Political Attitudes | Artificial Intelligence | Computational Social Science

    Leibniz Institute for Media Research | Hans-Bredow-Institut (HBI), Hamburg

  18. Jennifer Meyer

    Dr. Jennifer Meyer

    Research focuses:

    Using digital adaptive technologies based on artificial intelligence in education | Determinants of the effectiveness of computer-based feedback | Designing digital learning opportunities considering learners' individual characteristics

    Leibniz Institute for Science and Mathematics Education at the University of Kiel (IPN)

  19. Ekaterina Mikhailova

    Dr. Ekaterina Mikhailova

    Research focuses:

    Borders | Sovereignty | Performativity | Territorial Identiy | Border Cities | Centre-Periphery Relations | Post-Soviet | Postcolonial | Central Asia

    Leibniz Institute for East and Southeast European Studies (IOS), Regensburg

  20. Cindarella Petz

    Dr. Cindarella Petz

    Research focuses:

    Application of digital, computational, quantitative and qualitative methods in the historical studies | Computational History | Digital History | Digital Humanities | Historical Network Research | Text Mining and NLP | Jewish History | Holocaust Studies | History of Political Judiciary and Political Criminality | Modern and Contemporary History

    Leibniz Institute of European History Mainz (IEG)

  21. Regine Schwab

    Dr. Regine Schwab

    Research focuses:

    Non-state armed groups, esp. Islamist and jihadist groups | Middle East and North Africa (MENA), esp. Syria | Inner-state conflicts | Violence against civilians and civilian infrastructure in armed conflicts | Mixed methods

    PRIF - Peace Research Institute Frankfurt

  22. Piyada Suwanpinij

    Dr. Piyada Suwanpinij

    Research focuses:

    CO2-reduced Steel Metallurgy | Hot Rolling | Sheet Hot Stamping | Electrical Steel | High Strength Metals | Phase Transformation and Precipitation in Metals | Microstructural Characterisation

    Leibniz Institute for Materials Engineering — IWT, Bremen

  23. Miriam von Thenen

    Miriam von Thenen, PhD

    Research focuses:

    Coastal and marine ecosystem services - indicators and assessments |geospatial data analysis and visualization | coastal and marine management and planning | social-ecological impacts of maritime activities | (geospatial) decision-support tools

    Leibniz Institute for Baltic Sea Research (IOW), Rostock

  24. Alke Voskamp

    Dr. Alke Voskamp

    Research focuses:

    Macroecology and conservation | impacts of environmental change on biodiversity | climate and land-use change | terrestrial vertebrates | global conservation assessments | biodiversity indicators |site selection | conservation decision making

    Senckenberg Society for Nature Research - Leibniz Institution for Biodiversity and Earth System Research (SGN), Frankfurt am Main

  25. Nicole Webb

    Nicole Webb, PhD

    Research focuses:

    Functional morphology | Primate evolution | Evolution of birth difficulty | Evolution of bipedalism

    Senckenberg Society for Nature Research - Leibniz Institution for Biodiversity and Earth System Research (SGN), Frankfurt am Main

  26. Qianying Yi

    Dr. Qianying Yi

    Research focuses:

    Natural ventilation in livestock buildings | Measurement, modelling and control of indoor climate | Modelling of ammonia and GHG emissions | Computational fluid dynamics simulation | Boundary layer wind tunnel experiment.

    Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB), Potsdam