Anke Scherb, M.Sc.

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Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 2014 PhD student at the Engineering Risk Analysis Group, TUM
  • 2011-2014 M.Sc. in Environmental Engineering, TUM
  • 2011-2012 Study stay at Technical University Denmark (DTU)
  • 2007-2011 B.Sc. in Environmental Engineering, TUM


  • Risk assessment of infrastructure networks
  • Bayesian Networks for modeling risk from natural hazards
  • Coupling Bayesian Networks with geographic information systems (GIS)
  • Network reliability analysis



Scherb A., Garrè L., Straub D. (2017). Component importance in power grids subject to natural hazards and cascading failure events. European Safety and Reliability, ESREL, Jun 18-22 2017, Portorož.

Scherb, A., Garrè, L., and Straub, D. (2017). Reliability and Component Importance in Networks Subject to Spatially Distributed Hazards Followed by Cascading Failures. ASCE-ASME Journal of Risk and Uncertainty in Engineering Systems, Part B: Mechanical Engineering, 3(2), 021007-021007-021009.

Scherb A., Garrè L., Yang Y., Straub D. (2016). Component importance in infrastructure networks subject to spatially distributed hazards. European Safety and Reliability, ESREL, Sep 25-29 2016, Glasgow.

Scherb A., Garrè L., Straub D. (2015). Risk assessment of power networks subjected to hurricanes including climate change effects. European Climate Change Adaption Conference, ECCA, May 12-14 2015, Copenhagen.

Scherb A., Garrè L., Straub D. (2015). Probabilistic Risk Assessment of Infrastructure Networks Subjected to Hurricanes. 12th International Conference on Applications of Statistics and Probability in Civil Engineering, ICASP1, July 12-15, 2015, Vancouver.

Scherb A., Papakosta P., Straub D. (2014). Coupling of Bayesian Networks (BN) with GIS for wildfire risk assessment on natural and agricultural areas of the Mediterranean. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 16, EGU 2014-3035-1, EGU General Assembly 2014, Vienna

Papakosta P., Scherb A., Straub D. (2013), Wildfire risk estimation by a Bayesian Network model – Example from a Mediterranean region. Fifth Annual Conference of the Australian Bayesian Network Modeling Society (ABNMS2013), 27th November 2013, University of Tasmania

Papakosta P., Öster J., Scherb A., Straub D. (2013). Fire occurrence prediction in the Mediterranean: Application to Southern France. Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 15, EGU 2013-6336-1, EGU General Assembly 2013, Vienna