Fabio Sefanjo Timothy Sweet

Chair for Terrestrial Ecology

Department for Life Science Systems
TUM School of Life Sciences
Technische Universität München
Hans-Carl-von-Carlowitz-Platz 2
D-85350 Freising-Weihenstephan

Phone: +49.8161.71.3870
Fax:     +49.8161.71.4427
E-mail:  fabio.sweet[at]tum.de

Curriculum vitae

04/2019- present PhD student at the Chair of Terrestrial Ecology, Technische Universität München.
02/2017- 03/2019 M.Sc. Biology with specialization “Biodiversity and Sustainability” at Universiteit Leiden, The Netherlands. Theses: “Biodiversity and island biogeography of the grassy vegetation in Leiden and the network of the Leidse Ommelanden”, and “Investigation of South-African mosquito food webs with Next-Generation-Sequencing”.
09/2012- 07/2016 B.Sc. Biology at Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, The Netherlands. Thesis: “A revision of Jatropha (Euphorbiaceae) in Malesia”.

Research interest

  • Human influences on natural systems
  • Urban ecology
  • Biogeography


BAYSICS Teilproject 7: Tiere in der Stadt – Umweltgerechtigkeit in Zeiten des Klimawandels

Animal Aided Design



  • Sweet, Fabio S. T.; Noack, Peter; Hauck, Thomas E.; Weisser, Wolfgang W.: The Relationship between Knowing and Liking for 91 Urban Animal Species among Students. Animals 13 (3), 2023, 488 mehr…


  • Sweet, Fabio S T; Apfelbeck, Beate; Hanusch, Maximilian; Garland Monteagudo, Cynthia; Weisser, Wolfgang W: Data from public and governmental databases show that a large proportion of the regional animal species pool occur in cities in Germany. Journal of Urban Ecology 8 (1), 2022 mehr…
  • Sweet, Fabio S. T.; Rödl, Thomas; Weisser, Wolfgang W.: COVID‐19 lockdown measures impacted citizen science hedgehog observation numbers in Bavaria, Germany. Ecology and Evolution 12 (6), 2022 mehr…


  • van Welzen, P.C.; Sweet, F.S.T.; Fernández-Casas, F.J.: A revision of Jatropha (Euphorbiaceae) in Malesia. Blumea - Biodiversity, Evolution and Biogeography of Plants 62 (1), 2017, 58-74 mehr…