In this video interview, Global Minnesota President Mark Ritchie talks with Dr. Sabine Engel, Director of International Partnership at the Institute on the Environment — University of Minnesota, about the future of our environment and several renewable energy projects between the U.S. and Germany.

About Sabine Engel

Dr. Sabine Engel is Director for International Partnerships at the University of Minnesota Institute on the Environment, a multi-disciplinary research entity built on the principles of partnership and collaboration. She serves as principal investigator on two international renewable energy and climate projects that bring together a broad group of stakeholders from Germany and the U.S. Upper Midwest. Previously, Sabine was Program Director for Economic Development in the University of Minnesota’s Office of University Economic Development and directed the interdisciplinary DAAD Center for German & European Studies at the University of Minnesota. As director, she built unique Minnesota-Germany exchange programs on health policy, renewable energy policy, and workforce development. She holds a Ph.D. in English from Duke University and a master’s degree from the University of Hamburg.

This interview was recorded on May 18, 2020. Archived videos are also available on Global Minnesota’s YouTube channel.