Prof. Dr. Roland Scholz
Roland Scholz holds the Chair of Natural and Social Science Interface (NSSI) at the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology Zurich (ETH) and is adjunct professor of Psychology at the University of Zurich. He was elected as the fifth holder of the King Carl XVI Gustaf's Professorship 2001/2002 hosted at Chalmers University of Technology and Gothenborg University (Sweden), and was visiting professor at MIT (Boston, USA), at Karl-Franzens-University of Graz (Austria), and at the University of Natural Resources and Applied Life Sciences of Vienna (Austria).
He specialized in Decision Sciences and Systems Analysis. His current research field is environmental decision making in human-environment interactions. Current topics are complex environmental system analysis and complex problem solving. Based on experience in psychological decision research, risk assessment and modelling, research on negotiation, practical consulting experience, and research into the theory of science, he has developed a methodology for integrating qualitative and quantitative knowledge in complex real world case studies. For more than ten years, future studies and scenario construction have been focal points of the research activities at his Institute.