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Department of Primatology

Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology
Deutscher Platz 6
04103 Leipzig

phone: +49 (341) 3550 - 200
fax: +49 (341) 3550 - 299

Curriculum Vitae

Name: Hjalmar S. Kühl

Date of Birth: 01.03.1973

Place of Birth: Bochum, Germany

Current Position: Senior scientist

Recent and current activities

  1. Project manager A.P.E.S. database
  2. Supervision of PhD students
  3. Ape/large mammal monitoring projects using camera traps and acoustic devices in Taï NP, Côte d’Ivoire, and Loango NP, Gabon
  4. Set up of ‘Pan African research and monitoring program’ to fill gaps in available ape population information
  5. Conducting or consulting on ape surveys in Moukalaba Doudou NP, Gabon; Nouabalé-Ndoki NP, Rep. Congo; Taï NP, Côte d’Ivoire; Loango NP, Gabon; Gola forest and nationwide, Sierra Leone; Sangaredi, Haut Niger, Guinea;  Gunung Leuser NP, Indonesia;
  6. Training and data analysis workshop in survey methodology in Côte d’Ivoire, Sierra Leone, and Sumatra.

Fields of expertise

  • Design of monitoring programs
  • Development of survey methods, including acoustic and camera trapping methods
  • Statistical analysis of survey data
  • GIS and Remote sensing
  • Statistical modeling
  • Meta- and large scale data analysis
  • Wildlife ecology
  • Epidemiology and infectious disease dynamics
2008 – 2010 Postdoc in the Department of Primatology at the MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
2003 – 2008 PhD student in the Department of Primatology at the MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
2002 – 2003 Research assistant in the Department of Primatology at the MPI for Evolutionary Anthropology, Leipzig, Germany
2001 – 2002 Research assistant for habituation of chimpanzee group in the Taϊ Chimpanzee Project, Côte d’Ivoire
1994 – 2000 Study of biology at the universities of Freiburg and Konstanz, Germany
1992 – 1994 Civilian national service in ornithological station, Karlsruhe, Germany
1983 – 1992 High school, Karlsruhe, Germany