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Christian Requena Mesa

PhD Student
Phone: +49 3641 576242
Room-No.: C1.022
(Also DLR - Data Science - Room 0150)
Email: crequ(at)bgc-jena.mpg.de


Research interests

I am an environmental scientist hugely invested on machine learning and artificial intelligence. I am interested on how novel computer vision and generative algorithms can improve environmental monitoring, as well as, how artificial general intelligence can lead to a better environmental management and decision making. My vision for environmental problem solving relies on the use of deep learning as a dynamic adviser to help us set the rules by which humans best interact with the environment. I believe that current artificial intelligence can help in finding the equilibrium that maximizes both: the benefits we get from nature, and the stability and resilience of the natural systems.


Ph.D. project

Data-driven modeling (deep learning) of temporal and spatial context effects in Earth System data.


Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 08/2017 PhD Student at the German Aerospace Center (DLR), FSU and the Max-Plank Institute for Biogeochemistry in Jena, DE
  • 09/2015-06/2017 EMMC International Master in Applied Ecology (Triple Master)
                  MSc in Ecology (Evolutionary Ecology). Université de Poitiers , France.
                  MSc in Ecology (Environmental Quality Assesment). Universidade de Coimbra , Portugal.
                  MSc in Ecology (Biodiversity assessment, conservation and management). UFRGS , Brazil.
  • 10/2010-07/2015 BSc in Environmental Science. Universidad de Málaga, Spain.
                  Bach. study abroad at Georgia State University, GA, USA. (08/2012-05/2013)
                  Bach. study abroad at Seoul National University, South Korea. (09/2013-01/2014)
                  Bach. study abroad at Radboud Universiteit Nijmegen, Netherlands. (02/2014-05/2014)
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