Dr. Matthias Berger is Senior Researcher and Module Coordinator of the Simulation Platform Module IX at the Future Cities Laboratory in the Singapore-ETH Centre, working in Singapore since 2011. The research focus is simulation and visualization of energy-related issues of urban environments. Dr. Berger received the Dipl.-Ing. in Electrical Engineering from the Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg in 2006. He joined the High Voltage Laboratory of ETH Zurich (2006 - 2011) where his PhD was dedicated to modeling and optimization of multiple energy carrier systems. His practical experiences include working as a project coordinator for Seed Sustainability (2007 - 2008) as well as R&D at EADS Space Transportation and EADS Astrium (2005 - 2006).