Dr. Michael Crawford

Postdoctoral Researcher

I am a quantitative modeler in the department of Transformation Pathways, where I support the work of the Food System Economics Commission (FSEC) and contribute to the maintenance and development of the MAgPIE model within the Land-Use Management working group.

My scientific training began in ecological modeling with Prof. Dr. Florian Jeltsch and Prof. Dr. Volker Grimm at the Universität Potsdam, using individual-based models to investigate grassland plant community assembly. After my Ph.D., I also spent some time at the German Centre for Integrative Biodiversity Research (iDiv) in Leipzig, working with Dr. Nadja Rüger and Dr. Kathryn Barry to conduct an intercomparison of plant biodiversity models. My technical background is in computer science.


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Curriculum Vitae

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