Leon Merfort

Doctoral Researcher

Leon Merfort studied physics at the Technical University Berlin and wrote his master thesis in the field of complex systems on modeling synchronization patterns in empirical networks of the human brain. After finishing his master's degree in March 2018, he worked as a research fellow at the Institute of Theoretical Physics at TU Berlin doing research on neural networks and assisting lectures on theoretical physics. In 2019 he joined the PIK as a PhD Student working on the Project DIPOL. He is working in the energy systems group and the focus of his research is the global deployment of bioenergy for climate change mitigation.


Working Group


Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
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