Resources & Transport

Dr. Izabela Kosińska-Terrade

Senior Researcher

Special Expertise

  • Waste management
  • Life cycle assessment
  • Material flow analysis

Key Projects

  • Assessment of the implementation of Directive 2000/53/EC on end-of life vehicles (the ELV Directive) with emphasis on the end-of life vehicles with unknown whereabouts
    founded by: European Commission, DG Environment
  • Substance flow-oriented determination of the contribution of secondary raw materials management to conserving primary raw materials and increasing resource productivity
    funded by: German Environment Agency
  • Environmental protection assessment in tourism and leisure activities in non-urban areas
    funded by: Federal Ministry for the Environment, Nature Conservation, Building and Nuclear Safety

Professional Training and Career

  • From 2015: Researcher at Oeko-Institut, Resources & Transport Division, Office Darmstadt, Germany
  • 2012 – 2015: Consultant and project manager at thinkstep AG (formerly PE INTERNATIONAL AG), Leinfelden-Echterdingen n. Stuttgart, Germany
  • 2011: Doctorate (Dr.-Ing.) from the Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Environmental Engineering, Warsaw, Poland
  • 2009 – 2012: Specialist and manager of an EU-funded programme at the Ministry of the Environment, Warsaw, Poland
  • 2006 – 2008: Project assistant and scientific visitor at the Vienna University of Technology (TU Wien), Vienna, Austria
  • 2005 –2006: Trainee at Joint Research Centre of the European Commission (JRC), Institute for Environment and Sustainability, Ispra n. Milano, Italy
  • 2004: Scientific visitor at GSF-National Reaserch Center for Environment and Health, Insitute of Soil Ecology, Neuherberg n. Munich, Germany
  • 2003: Graduate degree (Dipl.-Ing.) at Warsaw University of Technology, Faculty of Environmental Engineering, Warsaw, Poland

Language Skills

  • German
  • English
  • Polish


Dr. Izabela Kosińska-Terrade