You are here: Home PIK Members Lutz Meyer-Ohlendorf




Lutz Meyer-Ohlendorf


Lutz Meyer-Ohlendorf
RD IV: Transdisciplinary Concepts & Methods
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research
P.O. Box 60 12 03
14412 Potsdam

Phone    +49 (0) 331 288 2060
Fax    +49 (0) 331 288 2050
Project website:


Short CV

Since 01.2009
Research associate in the project “Hyderabad as a Megacity of Tomorrow”. his PhD research is on developing a lifestyle typology of private households in order to understand and explain lifestyle specific environmental consciousness and consumption behavior and to reveal different levels of lifestyle-induced GHG emissions (personal carbon footprints). Within the project Sustainable Hyderabad, Lutz has also developed the concept and coordinated the implementation of the pilot project “Education for Sustainable Lifestyle (ESL)” in Hyderabad/India.

09.2008 – 12.2008
Consultant for the German Development Institute (DIE) in the Project “Climate change and development in Sub-Saharan Africa and Latin America”. Study and Discussion Paper on “Adaptation to climate change in (Mega-)Cities of Sub-Saharan Africa”

10.2006 – 03.2007
Scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) for a qualitative field research in Delhi under the auspices of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI). Topic: “Informal access to water supply and the role of political patronage: A case study of three squatter settlements in Delhi”

10.2002 – 07.2008
Master of Arts in Geography (Prof. Dr. Frauke Kraas), Cultural Anthropology (Prof. Dr. Michael Bollig), and Indology (Prof. Dr. Ulrike Niklas), University of Cologne.

Document Actions