Deputy of the Institute, Head of Competence Center Sustainability and Infrastructure Systems
Prof. Dr. Rainer Walz is Deputy of the Institute and Head of the Competence Center Sustainability and Infrastructure Systems at the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI in Karlsruhe. He studied Economics and Political Science at the University of Freiburg and at Brock University, Canada. PhD and "habilitation" in economics. In 1992, he received the Friedrich-August-von-Hayek Price from the University of Freiburg. In 1991, Prof. Dr. Walz joined the Fraunhofer ISI. Prior employment includes the University of Wisconsin and the Enquête Commission "Protecting the Earth's Atmosphere" of the German Bundestag. He is adjunct professor at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and guest professor at the Institute for Policy and Management of the Chinese Academy of Sciences.