Prof Martina Fromhold-Eisebith

Economic Geographer

Since 2006 Chair of Economic Geography, Dept. of Geography at RWTH Aachen University. Inaugural Dean of the new study programme ‘Sustainable Tourism and Regional Development’ at German University of Technology (GUtech) in Muscat, Oman (2006-2012), visiting professor (innovation economy) at Delft University of Technology (scholarship by A.-v. Humboldt Foundation of the Netherlands Organisation for Scientific Research, february to may 2010); professor for regional development at University of Salzburg (2002-2006); Hertha Firnberg scholarship (division systems research technology, economy, environment) at Austrian Research Center Seibersdorf/Vienna (2001); habilitation scholarship of the German Research Foundation for research on developing technology regions in India and Indonesia (1996-1999) with guest visit at Australian National University, Canberra (habilitation RWTH Aachen University 2000); research assistant at the Department of Geography, Philipps-Universität Marburg (1993-1995); Department of Geography at RWTH Aachen University (1987-1993, PhD); studied German literature, economic geography, economics and political science in Bonn and Aachen; Member of editorial boards of various geography journals; member of the Association of Geographers at German Universities, of the state working group North Rhine Westphalia of the Academy for Spatial Research and Planning, of the ‚mentor panel‘ of the Commission on the Dynamics of Economic Spaces at International Geographical Union (IGU); of the advisory board of the project ‚render – Regionaler Dialog Energiewende Aachen‘ funded by BMBF; council/board of trustees at industry museum Energeticon, Alsdorf, and member of several peer review committees for regional development at federal and state level. (WBGU Member since 2016).