Renewable energies and Natural resources

  • Agent-based modelling of energy systems (my site at the DLR is here)
  • Natural resource systems (fisheries, irrigation, forestry)
  • Databases on Social-ecological systems (Common Pool Resources Database (CPR),
    Nepal Irrigation Database (NIIS, cleaned and repaired version), online available here, Forest Management (IFRI))
  • Investment decisions


  • Common pool resource problems (most notably local
  • Public goods games
  • Dictator-, ultimatum games
  • Altruism and egoism from an evolutionary perspective


  • Invention Systems (e.g. TIPS, TRIZ)
  • Systematic creativity in science and technology


  • Philosophy of science (in particular: evolutionary-cognitive
    philosophy of science)
  • Epistemology (in particular: Evolutionary Epistemology)
  • Philosophy of biology
  • Formal semantics (e. g. Wordnet)
  • Computer based ontologies
  • Philosophers: Albert Camus, Karl Popper, Thomas Kuhn, Imre
    Lakatos, David Hume, Immanuel Kant, John Rawls