Josias Láng-Ritter

Postdoctoral Researcher
Postdoctoral Researcher
T213 Built Environment

My main motivation is to contribute to a society that is more adapted to hydrometeorological extremes in a changing world.
I am passionate about the interactions of the hydrological cycle with socio-economic aspects, in particular the finding of good compromises between the different sectors involved in water resources.

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Areas of expertise

Water diplomacy, Artificial intelligence, Flood Risk Management

Honors and awards

Allianz Climate Risk Research Award

1st prize of the competition
Award or honor granted for a specific work Department of Built Environment Jan 2018

Research groups

  • Water and Environmental Eng., Postdoctoral Researcher


Compound flood impact forecasting : integrating fluvial and flash flood impact assessments into a unified system

Josias Láng-Ritter, Marc Berenguer, Francesco Dottori, Milan Kalas, Daniel Sempere-Torres 2022 Hydrology and Earth System Sciences

Real-time assessment of flash flood impacts at pan-European scale : The ReAFFINE method

Josias Ritter, Marc Berenguer, Shinju Park, Daniel Sempere-Torres 2021 Journal of Hydrology

Multiobjective Direct Policy Search Using Physically Based Operating Rules in Multireservoir Systems

J. Ritter, G. Corzo, D. P. Solomatine, H. Angarita 2020 Journal of Water Resources Planning and Management

ReAFFIRM : Real-time Assessment of Flash Flood Impacts – a Regional high-resolution Method

Josias Ritter, Marc Berenguer, Carles Corral, Shinju Park, Daniel Sempere-Torres 2020 Environment International