Prof Dr Sonoko Dorothea Bellingrath-Kimura
Institute head, Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research, Institute of Land Use Systems, Germany
Professor, Humboldt University of Berlin, Faculty of Life Science Institute of Agriculture and Horticulture, Germany
Prof. Bellingrath-Kimura has been appointed as joint professor of the Leibniz Centre for Agricultural Landscape Research (ZALF) and Humboldt University of Berlin, Germany, since 2015. She is the head of the Institute of Land Use Systems. She worked at Tokyo University of Agriculture and Technology, Japan, where she was one of the first tenure- track associate professors. She has been internationally active as visiting professor/researcher at several international universities, such as Cornell University, São Paulo University, and Technical University of Munich. Her main research interest is the cross- and interdisciplinary approach to optimize ecosystem services in agroecosystems. Beside her research activities, she is active as a mentee for early carrier female scientists in various countries.