Dr. Thomas Bruhn is a physicist working transdisciplinarily at the IASS Potsdam since 2012. He is leading the research group AMA (A Mindset for the Anthropocene) about the relevance of mental paradigms and specific qualities like mindfulness and compassion for sustainability. He also investigates co-creative processes in the realm of political decision making for coping with wicked problems. Earlier research work focused on more technological topics like climate engineering, CO2 utilization and self-organization at semiconductor nanomaterials. Thomas is a member of the German Chapter to the Club of Rome and the German Association of Scientists (VDW).