Jaewon Son

Jaewon Son, M.A.

  • Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
    Postfach 3640
    76021 Karlsruhe

Current positions

Fields of work

  • Nature-based solutions (NbS) to increase social-ecological resilience and mitigate climate change
  • Maximizing ecosystem services of urban forests
  • Multistakeholder participation and citizen engagement

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Professional background

since 2021 Doctoral student at ITAS
2020 - 2021 Research scientist at Gwangju Institute of Science and Technology (GIST)
2020 International Environment Training Program (IEETP) Scholarship holder at UNDP Seoul Policy Centre
2019 - 2020 Overseas Agriculture Sector Intern Scholarship (OASIS) holder at International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD)
2019 M.A. in International Development and Cooperation at Korea University
Master’s thesis: Impacts of Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Facilities on Women's Access to Education -The Case of Lao Cai Province, Vietnam
2018 - 2019 Research assistant at Korea Information Society Development Institute (KISDI)
2018 Erasmus+ Programme at Diplomatic Academy of Vienna
2017 - 2018 Research and Teaching assistant at Korea University
2017 B.A. in International Studies at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS)
2016 Research assistant at Science and Technology Policy Institute (STEPI)

Selected publications

Lee, H.; Son, J.; Joo, D.; Ha, J.; Yun, S.; Lim, C.; Lee, W. (2020)
Sustainable Water Security Based on the SDG Framework: A Case Study of the 2019 Metro Manila Water Crisis, Sustainability, 12(17), p.6860


Journal Articles
Kay Lup, A. N.; Soni, V.; Keenan, B.; Son, J.; Ramezanitaghartapeh, M.; Morato, M. M.; Poya, Y.; Montañés, R. M.
Sustainable energy technologies for the Global South: Challenges and solutions toward achieving SDG 7
2023. Environmental Science: Advances. doi:10.1039/D2VA00247GFull textFull text of the publication as PDF document
Son, J.
Strategising for a sustainable and energy-efficient Internet
2023. NetMission Academy, Training 6: Diversity, Inclusion and Sustainability on the Internet and Internet Governance (2023), Online, February 9, 2023 
Journal Articles
Edrisi, S. A.; Sarkar, P.; Son, J.; Prakash, N. T.; Baral, H.
Assessing the Realization of Global Land Restoration: A Meta analysis
2022. Anthropocene Science, 1, 179–194. doi:10.1007/s44177-022-00018-0
Son, J.; Kiden, S.; Obwana, G.
A Zine for more Sustainable Food Systems
2022. Mozilla Festival 2022 (2022), Online, March 7–10, 2022 
Son, J.; Saha, S.
Co-developing nature-based solutions (NbS) for maximizing ecosystem services of urban forests
2022. Urban Transitions (2022), Sitges, Spain, November 8–10, 2022 
Son, J.; Saha, S.
Digitalization of Urban Trees in Karlsruhe, Germany
2022. 5th European Technology Assessment Conference (ETAC5 2022), Karlsruhe, Germany, July 25–27, 2022 
Son, J.; Saha, S.
Assessing stakeholders’ perspectives on cultural ecosystem services provided by urban trees
2022. SFE²-GfÖ-EEF joint meeting, International Conference on Ecological Sciences "Ecology and Evolution: New perspectives and societal challenges" (2022), Metz, France, November 21–25, 2022 
Son, J.
The Internet of Things is a Ticking Clock: Secure Design Now
2021. 16th UN Internet Governance Forum (IGF 2021), Online, December 6–10, 2021 
Son, J.
Sustainable Water Security Based on the SDG Framework: A Case Study of the 2019 Metro Manila Water Crisis
2021. 1st International Research Conference with the Theme Thinking Globally: Sustainable Development Goals in the 4th Industrial Revolution (2021), Online, July 15–16, 2021 
Son, J.
Co-designing future urban and peri-urban forests to maximize ecosystem services and socioecological resilience
2021. 2021 Fall Conference of the Korean Scientists and Engineers Association in Germany (VeKNI 2021), Essen, Germany, October 10, 2021