IDCE Students Profiles

Ria Langheim (ES&P '2013)
IDCE Fellow

Ria Langheim (Germany) graduated from Albert-Ludwigs-Universit├Ąt Freiburg, Germany in 2010 with a degree in English Philology with minors in Business Administration and Public Law. During her time in university and after graduation she gained work experience in the field of renewable energy, in particular in windpower, enhanced geothermal systems (EGS) and Combined Heat and Power (CHP) projects. In her legal classes she specialized in International and European Environmental Law. Her senior research project assessed the proposal of the European Commission to include aviation into the European Emission Trading Scheme. She was a member of the international studentorganisation AIESEC. In AIESEC she executed several talks on Climate Change, HIV and Microcredits, organized student exchanges and spent a summer interning in a corporate in India. She loves to explore new places and cultures and has backpacked through Australia, New Zealand, India and Indonesia. She is interested in the intricacies of technology and environmental policy, renewable energy, energy storage, and smart grid deployment in the US, and stakeholder engagement processes of new technologies.