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Erwin Villiger

Professor of Practice

Dr. Villiger joined CLiGS in May 2020 to advise on the design, development, and delivery of Environmental Security courses. He received his Ph.D. in Environmental Science and Public Policy from George Mason University. He is a Principal in Data Science and Climate Risk with the Logistics Management Institute (LMI) and an Adjunct Professor of Energy, Resources and Environment with the School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) at Johns Hopkins University. Dr. Villiger has worked on the intersection of National Security and Environment for over 25 years. He specializes in geospatial analytics and composite indicator system evaluation and development applied to a range of environmental problems, including water scarcity analysis and modeling, extreme weather trend analysis, vulnerability and risk assessment, and technological solutions to complex problems.

  • Geospatial Analytics
  • The Water/Energy/Food Nexus
  • Composite Indicator Systems
  • Remote Sensing