Dr. Conrad PHILIPP
Conrad graduated with a diploma in Geography and urban planning from the Friedrich Schiller University Jena, Germany in 2009 and has worked afterwards for the Jena-Geos Engineering Company as a deputy team leader in the United Arabic Emirates. In 2013, Conrad received his PhD at the Institute of Urban Planning and Urban Design of the University of Duisburg-Essen (UDE, Germany) within the team ARUS (Advanced Research in Urban Systems, supported by the German Federal Ministry of Education and Research). During his PhD, he held a scholarship from the Free State Thuringia and from the UDE through the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). As a postdoctoral researcher from 2014-2016 at the University of South Australia, Conrad coordinated the CRC (Low Carbon Living, based at the University of New South Wales, Sydney) research project ‘Urban Micro Climates’: Comparative study of major contributors to the Urban Heat Island effect in three Australian cities (Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide)’. Since 2014 Conrad is a lecturer at the Bauhaus University Weimar (Germany) during their summer school for the course ‘Cultural landscapes & urban resilience’. Conrad became in 2017 the coordinator of the Cooling Singapore project.