Vice President Research und Professor for Cultural Theory at the HafenCity University Hamburg.


Director of the City Science Lab, a cooperation with the MIT Media Lab in Cambridge, USA.


Academic lead UNITAC, a cooperation with the United Nations (UN Habitat, OICT) 


Member of the accreditation committee of Scientific Council of Germany.


Stipendist of the Humboldt Foundation (Feodor-Lynen Program) Harvard Kennedy School, Cambridge/USA


Awards for the CSL: URBACT, Geo Award, Hamburg Open Science


Evaluator for: Deutsche ForschungsgemeinschaftSwiss National Science Foundation, federal ministries of Germany, private foundations, etc.


Guest Lecturer at the Lucerne School of Art and Design.


Member of the Research Committee of The Interface Society, sounding board of RISE Cities, BMW foundation.




Prof. Dr. Gesa Ziemer
HafenCity Universität

Henning - Voscherau - Platz 1

20457 Hamburg