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Andreas Hemp: Curriculum Vitae

Curriculum vitae

Name:
Andreas Julius Hemp; married, 3 children
Date of birth: 14.05.1958, Berlin
Address: Muthmannsreuth 4a, 95503 Hummeltal
School education:

1965-1969: Riemeister-Grundschule, Berlin
1969-1977: Canisius-Kolleg, Berlin (Gymnasium)

Studies at university:

SS 78-SS 81: FU Berlin, Ancient literature
SS 79-SS 81: FU Berlin, Biology
WS 81-WS 86: Universität Bayreuth , Biology
Degree: Diploma, topic of the dissertation:
The vegetation of the Pegnitz valley (Die Vegetation des Pegnitztales)

PhD: November 1991 till July 1994 at the Dept. of Plant Systematics (Prof. U. Jensen), University of Bayreuth, topic: The dolomitic pine forests of the northern Frankenalb – development, syntaxonomy and importance for nature conservation (Die Dolomitkiefernwälder der Nördlichen Frankenalb - Entstehung, synsystematische Einordnung und Bedeutung für den Naturschutz)
Habilitation: May 2003 at the Dept. of Plant Physiology (Prof. E. Beck), University of Bayreuth, topic: Franconian xerotherm vegetation – tropical montane rain forests: two different floral regions, one common method of classification? (Fränkische Steppenheide – tropische Bergregenwälder – zwei gegensätzliche Florenregionen, eine gemeinsame Klassifikationsmethode?)

Employments and stipends

  • 04. 1988 – 09. 1989: Employment by Landesbund für Vogelschutz (LBV), Amberg-Sulzbach, a German nature conservation organisation.
  • 10. 1989 – 04. 1990: Employment in an ethnobotanical project at Kilimanjaro (Prof. Dr. J. C. Winter, University of Bayreuth).
  • 05. 1990 – 10. 1991: Employment by Bund Naturschutz (BN), Hersbruck, a German nature conservation organisation.
  • 11. 1991 – 03. 1992: Employment in an ethnobotanical project at Kilimanjaro (Prof. Dr. J. C. Winter, University of Bayreuth).
  • 05. 1992 – 03. 2000: Employment by Bund Naturschutz (BN), Hersbruck, a German nature conservation organisation.
  • 11. 1995 – 04. 1996: Collaboration in an ethnozoological project at Kilimanjaro (Prof. Dr. J. C. Winter, University of Bayreuth).
  • 10. 1996 – 04. 2001: research and habilitation stipends funded by DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) for the project „Vegetation analysis of the tropical montane forests of Kilimanjaro“.
  • 2004-2006: research stipend funded by DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) for the interdisciplinary project „Ecological transect studies at Kilimanjaro”.
  • 2006-2010: Position as manager within DFG funded project Biodiversity Exploratories, area Schorfheide Chorin.
  • 2010-2012: Post doctoral position for coordination and scientific research within DFG funded research unit KiLi, central projects 1 and 2, subprojects 1 and 4.

Freelance work

Freelance work since 1987; in Germany for public nature conservation authorities and NGO’s (over 40 certificates);

In Africa as consultant

  • for National Museums of Kenya, Nairobi (Vegetation analysis of Lake Elmentaita, Kenya 1999-2000)
  • for OECD and GTZ, (Case study on Tanzania, Mt. Kilimanjaro Region; OECD Development and Climate Change Project/PN 2001.2184.8
  • GTZ Climate Protection Programme (CaPP), 2003)
  • for UNEP, Nairobi (Aerial survey of the threats to Mt. Kilimanjaro forests, 2002; Global Trends in Africa: the Case of Mt. Kilimanjaro, in press).

Teaching at Bayreuth University

Since 1991 teaching of plant identification courses, field training courses in plant ecology, botanical excursions, lectures and training courses in African vegetation, leadership and organisation of several international symposia.

Attendance on international congresses of the last years with own contributions

  • AETFAT congress in Addis Ababa (October 2003)
  • GMBA-congress in Moshi, Tanzania (September 2003)
  • GTÖ congress in Bayreuth (February 2004)
  • Congress “Forests in the mist” in Hawaii (July 2004)
  • IBC in Wien (July 2005)
  • Diversitas congress in Oaxaca, Mexico(November 2005)
  • GTÖ congress in Kaiserslautern (February 2006)
  • ATBC congress in Kunming (China), July 2006
  • Workshop on “A Global Change Research Network in African Mountains” in Kampala, Uganda (July 2007)
  • GTÖ congress in Stuttgart, Germany (February 2008)
  • ATBC congress in Paramaribo, Suriname (June 2008)
  • International scientific conference on tropical rainforests and agroforests under global change, Bali, Indonesia (October 2008)
  • International congress of Orthopterology, Antalya, Turkey (June 2009)
  • International Canopy conference, Bangalore, India (October 2009)
  • AETFAT congress in Antannarivo, Madagascar (April 2010)