Department of Geography
Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany
Dr. Salman Qureshi is a Humboldt Research Fellow at the Department of Geography, Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany in addition to his affiliation as Senior Academic Fellow (the Leverhulme Fellowship) at the School of Architecture, Birmingham City University, United Kingdom. His multidisciplinary research focuses on the human dimensions of the effects of landscape pattern on urban ecosystem processes, urbanization and its ecological consequences on ecosystem services. Research approaches combine theoretical and empirical methods, with emphasis on the use of modelling, spatial statistics, GIS and remote sensing for sustainability studies in urban landscapes. He served as the Vice President of the European Association of Geographers (EUROGEO) and is currently the Secretary of the Society for Urban Ecology (SURE) beside his service as editorial board member and reviewer for several journals (over 22) of high academic repute. He has won several academic awards and fellowships including the Humboldt Fellowship Award, the Leverhulme Fellowship, Charles Wallace Fellowship, OeAD Scholarship, NSF CHANS Fellowship and Special Achievement in GIS Award.
Urban and landscape ecology, Socio-ecological modelling in megacities, Landscape perception, Urban biodiversity and ecosystem services, Social health and wellbeing, Urban resilience and sustainability, Remote Sensing and GIScience