Critical Infrastructure Protection & Resilience Asia

Dr. Werner Trieselmann

Dr. Werner Trieselmann

General Manager CEDIM – Center for Disaster Management & Risk Reduction Technology

Helmholtz Centre Potsdam – GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences

Germany

Dr Werner Trieselmann is the general Manager for the CEDIM at the Helmholtz Centre Potsdam – GFZ German Research Centre for Geosciences and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology. He coordinates CEDIM to advance scientific understanding of Man-made and natural hazards, and to develop disaster management solutions for early detection and reduction of the related risks. He is involved in developing technologies and tools in the areas of risk assessment, risk communication and management due to increasing population, rapid urbanization and the growing threat associated with climate change. To achieve this, he coordinates and helps to employ interdisciplinary competence and synergies between its affiliated institutions and to cooperate with emergency management at international, national, state and community levels.