Benjamin Leroy

Chair for Terrestrial Ecology

Department of Ecology and Ecosystemmanagement
Technische Universität München
Hans-Carl-von-Carlowitz-Platz 2
D-85350 Freising-Weihenstephan

Room:  1.2.2.3
Phone: +49.8161.71.2490
Fax:     +49.8161.71.4427
E-mail: benjamin.leroy[at]tum.de

Curriculum vitae

12/2015- present PhD student at the Chair of Terrestrial Ecology, TU München. Topic: Non-target effects of insecticide application on community structure of forest arthropods.
09/2011- 11/2014 Engineering degree in Agriculture, Food technology and Environmental Sciences at the Institut Supérieur d'Agriculture et d'agroalimentaire Rhône-Alpes (ISARA-Lyon).
03/2014- 09/2014 M.Sc. thesis at the chair group Farming Systems Ecology, dept. Plant Sciences, Wageningen University Research (WUR). Title: "Spatial and temporal implications of HIPV-mediated patch searching behaviour of Cotesia glomerata in the field." Supervisors: Dr. F. J. J. A. Bianchi (WUR), Dr. A. Wezel (ISARA-Lyon).
09/2011- 10/2013 M.Sc. Master Organic Agriculture, WUR. Specialization in Agroecology.
02/2013- 09/2013 M.Sc. thesis at the chair group Farming Systems Ecology, dept. Plant Sciences, WUR. Title: "Suitability of first-year sown flower fields for enhancing natural enemy-mediated pest-control services " Supervisors: Dr. F. J. J. A. Bianchi (WUR), Dr. A. Wezel, Dr. A. Ferrer (ISARA-Lyon).
09/2008- 09/2011 B.Sc Agriculture, Food technology and Environmental Sciences, ISARA-Lyon.

Research interest

  • Community ecology and population dynamics
  • Behavioural ecology
  • Impacts of anthropogenic management on biodiversity and associated ecosystem services

Project

  • Future-oriented risk management for biotic pest events in forests to ensure sustainable forest management

Publications

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