Kaja Alina Jurak

Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research

Department for Ecological Modeling

Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig

Building 1.0, Room 203

Phone.: +49 341 235- 2657
Fax.: +49 341 235- 452657



Research Interests

  • Sustainable nitrogen management in German agriculture
  • Including human behaviour in socio-ecological models
  • Assessment of policies w.r.t. their impact on reducing nitrogen surplus
  • Agent-based modelling


since 03/2023 PhD Student
Department of Ecological Modeling within the working group POLISES Model-based exploration of leverage points to foster sustainable nitrogen usage in German agriculture
04/2020 - 12/2022 M.Sc. Mathematical Physics
Julius-Maximilians University Würzburg
Thesis: "Multiscale Analysis and Ill Conditioning in the Diffusive Limit of the Inverse Problem for Chemotaxis in the Bayesian Setting"
01/2021 - 06/2021 Exchange semester Mathematics
University of Bergen, Norway
10/2016 - 04/2020 B.Sc. Mathematics
Julius-Maximilians University Würzburg
Thesis: "Computergestütztes Testen des Linearisierungstricks von Serre und Abhyankar"
10/2016 - 08/2019 B.Sc. Mathematical Physics
Julius-Maximilians University Würzburg
Thesis: "Die universell Einhüllende und das Gutt-Sternprodukt"