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Congratulations!

Nazia Yasmin mit Dr. Philipp Grundmann, der die Promotion fachlich begleitet hat.

Nazia Yasmin mit Dr. Philipp Grundmann, der die Promotion fachlich begleitet hat.

Nazia Yasmin has just successfully defended her dissertation on "Insights into the Adoption and Transition towards Alternative Fuels for Cooking: The Case of Biogas Technology in Pakistan" at the Life Sciences Faculty of the Humboldt University in Berlin. With her work, Nazia Yasmin has made an important contribution to explaining different patterns of adopting technologies on the example of biogas.

Nazia Yasmin started her work on the topic "Social cost-benefit of analysis of biogas adoption: A case from Pakistan" at ATB in 2016 with the academic guidance by ATB-scientist Dr. Philipp Grundmann. During her doctoral studies, she has published among others these papers:

  • Yasmin, N.; Grundmann, P.: Pre and post-adoption beliefs about the diffusion and continuation of biogas-based cooking fuel technology in Pakistan. Energies 12 (16): 3184, 2019 (online: 20.08.2019; https://doi.org/10.3390/en12163184)
  • Yasmin, N.; Grundmann, P.: Home-cooked energy transitions: How women empowerment affects biogas-based cooking technology adoption in Pakistan. Energy Policy: 111074, 2019 (online: 09.11.2019; https://doi.org/10.1016/j.enpol.2019.111074)

In the future, Nazia Yasmin will be researching and teaching at the Government College University in Faisalabad, Pakistan. 

Congratulations to Nazia, and our best wishes for the future!