Lynn Kaack

Assistant Professor
Portrait of Lynn Kaack
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Hertie School

Lynn Kaack is Assistant Professor of Computer Science and Public Policy at the Hertie School, where she leads the AI and Climate Technology Policy Group. Her research and teaching focuses on methods from statistics and machine learning to inform climate mitigation policy across the energy sector, and on climate-related AI policy. She is a co-founder and chair of Climate Change AI, which is an organization to facilitate work at the intersection of machine learning and climate action. Previously she was Postdoctoral Researcher and Lecturer in the Energy Technology and Policy Group at ETH Zürich. She obtained a PhD in Engineering and Public Policy and a Master's in Machine Learning from Carnegie Mellon University, as well as a MS and BS in Physics from the Free University of Berlin.


KI gegen den Klimawandel. Real oder Hype?

Rainer Rehak, Jonathan Niesel, Lynn Kaack, Jennifer Pernau, Theresa Züger

Immer wieder liest man, dass KI-Systeme im Kampf gegen den Klimawandel helfen können - aber in welchem Umfang und wie genau ist unklar. Ist die KI-für-das-Klima-Sage nur ein Ablenkungsmanöver, damit wir politisch strukturelle Veränderungen aufschieben, oder ist was dran an diesem Potential?
Climate crisis
Stage 3