Mr. Ahmed Zemmar joined the Hazard and Risk Group of GPI for one month with a scholarship of his home university: University of Chlef (Hassiba Ben Bouali), Algeria. He is an architect with magister degree in urban planning and prepares a doctorate in urban planning at the University of Biskra (Mohamed Khider), Algeria. His work focusses on an indicators system for the evaluation of seismic risk and its induced effects for Algerian cities. It aims to the identification of indicators able to allow the assessment of vulnerability to seismic hazard and the identification of the factors that contribute in its increase.
Research visit until April 22,2016.
Mr Zemmar holds a Magister degree in urban planning from the Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engeneering, University Hassiba Ben Bouali - Chlef, Algeria and is currently working towards a PhD in risk sensitive urban planning at the University fo Mohamed Khider - Biskra, Algeria. He will interact with scientists of GPI, CEDIM (www.cedim.de) and the KIT Climate and Environmental Center (www.klima-umwelt.kit.edu/english/)