MSc. Edna J. Molina Bacca

Doctoral Researcher
Molina Bacca

I obtained a BSc. in Chemical engineering from the National University of Colombia (Bogota, Colombia) and an MSc. degree, in the same discipline, from the University of Calgary (Calgary, Canada). I joined the Land-use management team (RD3) in September of 2019  in a doctoral researcher position. My work is focused on land-use level adaptation to global change (climate and socio-economic development) on different scales (local, regional, and global).


Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
T +49 (0)331 288 2419
P.O. Box 60 12 03
14412 Potsdam


  • Landuse change at different spatial scales for the assessment of climate, agricultural, and sustainable development policies.
  • Land, food, water, and waste optimal management.
  • Sustainable Energy solutions

  • Bodirsky, B.L., Chen, D.MC., Weindl, I. et al. (2022). Integrating degrowth and efficiency perspectives enables an emission-neutral food system by 2100. Nat Food 3, 341–348.
  • Molina Bacca, E. J., Knight, A., & Trifkovic, M. (2020). Optimal land use and distributed generation technology selection via geographic-based multicriteria decision analysis and mixed-integer programming. Sustainable Cities and Society, 55. doi: 10.1016/j.scs.2020.102055
  • Govedarica A., Molina Bacca, E.J. & Trifkovic, M. (2020). Structural investigation of tailings flocculation and consolidation via quantitative 3D dual fluorescence/reflectance confocal microscopy. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 571. doi: 10.1016/j.jcis.2020.02.098

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