Sungju Han


Sungju Han
Ph.D. student

Department of Urban and Environmental Sociology
Helmholtz Centre
for Environmental Research - UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig, Germany

Tel: 0341 235 1641

Sungju Han

Research interests

  • Nature hazards, nature-based solution, ecosystem based approach
  • Risk governance and perception
  • Vulnerability and Resilience
  • Quantitative methods

Professional and Academic Career

since 10/2018

Ph.D Student at the Department of Urban and Environmental Sociology at the UFZ Leipzig
• Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Christian Kuhlicke

Ph.D Student at the Institute of Geography, University of Potsdam
• Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Annegret Thieken

The research is funded by DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service)

01/2015 - 08/2017

Researcher at the Korea Environment Institute , Sejong, Korea
Division of Climate Change and Interdisciplinary Research

09/2014 - 12/2014

Intern at the Permanent Delegation of Republic of Korea to the OECD, Paris, France
Research and information gathering for an Environment Directorate and Development Co-operation Directorate

10/2013 - 11/2014

London School of Economics and Political Sciences, London, UK
Department of Geography and Environment
MSc in Local Economic Development

01/2012 - 09/2013

Associate at Hyundai Asan Corporation, Seoul, Korea
Inter-Korean Business Development Team

03/2007 - 02/2012

Hankuk University of Foreign Studies, Seoul, Korea
BA in English Linguistics & BSc in International Economics and Law

Exchange student at the Audencia Business School, Nantes, France
Specialization in International Management Consulting (2009-2010)

Completed projects

01/2017 - 09/2017

Policy Research on “Establishment of Regeneration Scheme for Post Nuclear Accident (2): Emergency Response Plan” (published in Korean)

01/2016 - 12/2016

Policy Research on “Establishment of Regeneration Scheme for Post Nuclear Accident (1): based on analysis of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear accident” (published in Korean)

04/2016 - 10/2016

Commissioned Research by Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) on “Development of Environmental and Social Safeguard Policies and Operational guidelines of KOICA” (published in Korean)

01/2015 - 12/2015

Official Development Assistance (ODA) projects on supporting policy development and capacity building to Paraguay, Indonesia and Vietnam with regards to the Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) and Environmental policy