Prof. Dr. Dr. Bernhard Müller

Prof. Dr. Dr. Bernhard Müller

Chair of the Conference; Technische Universität Dresden

Keynote lecture:
The Intelligent City – Transition Towards a More Environmentally Sustainable, Resilient and Socially Inclusive Urban Development

Bernhard Müller was the Director of the Dresden-based Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development (IOER) until June 2019. He is a Professor at the Technische Universität Dresden. He is also the initiator of the International Dresden Leibniz Graduate School (DLGS) which deals with issues of sustainable urban and regional development. Bernhard Mueller has a doctoral degree in Geography from the University of Mainz, and completed his habilitation in urban and regional planning and development at the University of Hanover. He received an honorary doctoral degree from the Slovak University of Technology. His professional interests are in sustainable development as well as urban and regional resilience.

Bernhard Mueller was a Vice President of the Leibniz Association, one of the major non-university research organisations in Germany. He is a member of the German Academy of Science and Engineering (acatech), the Saxonian Academy of Sciences, and the German Academy for Spatial Research and Planning (ARL). And he is an international member of the Academy of Engineering Sciences of Serbia (AESS). He has been working as an evaluator for several European research programs. He was a member of the Advisory Council for Regional Policy and Planning of the Federal Republic of Germany, and of the Environmental Research Council of the State of Saxony, and of Policy Unit No. 6 on “Urban Spatial Strategies: Land Market and Segregation“ for Habitat III in Quito 2016.