Dr. Melanie Mbah
Dr. Melanie Mbah
Dr. Melanie Mbah

Dr. Melanie Mbah

Researcher
Nuclear Engineering & Facility Safety

Special Expertise

Nuclear Waste Governance, Participation, Transdisciplinarity (esp. in nuclear waste research, transformative sustainability research and real world laboratories), Migration of Highly-Skilled, Qualitative and Quantitative Methods of Social Sciences

Key Projects

ENTRIA (Disposal Options for Radioactive Residues. Interdisciplinary Analysis and Development of Evaluation Principles) (2013-2017) at ITAS/KIT

Professional Training and Career

  • Studies of Geography, Political Sciences and Public Law at the University of Heidelberg (2002-2008)
  • Project work at the city government of Heidelberg (Agenda-Bureau); project coordination and public relations activities; topics: one world and education for sustainable development (2007-2008)
  • Researcher at the Department of Geography at the University of Heidelberg (project coordination Knowledge & Space) (2008-2009)
  • Researcher at the Institute of Geography and Geoecology II at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) (2009-2014), PhD in Geography (2014)
  • Researcher at the Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS) at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) (2014-2018)
  • at Oeko-Institut e.V. since December 2018

Language Skills

English