Urban Energy Systems
Bauhaus-Institute for
Infrastructure Solutions
Faculty of Civil Engineering
Bauhaus-Universität Weimar


Coudraystrasse 7
99423 Weimar

+49 (0) 36 43 / 58 46 32

+49 (0) 36 43 / 58 46 39

mark.jentsch @ uni-weimar.de

Juniorprofessur Urban Energy Systems    
The Urban Energy Systems research team at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar includes expertise in the fields of energy modelling / simulation, civil engineering and architecture.

  Assoc. Prof. Dr. Mark Jentsch
Location: Room 210, Coudraystrasse 7
Email: mark.jentsch @ uni-weimar.de
Phone: +49 (0) 36 43 / 58 46 32

Research Themes: Energy in the Urban Environment, Climate Change Studies, Occupant Comfort and User Surveys, Renewables Integration into Buildings

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Education: First degree in Architecture at the Hochschule Wismar, Germany in 2001; PhD at the University of Southampton, UK - School of Civil Engineering and the Environment in 2010

Current Board Memberships: Associate Editor - Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews >> more information

Previous Board Memberships: Climate Task Force - Chartered Institution of Building Services Engineers (CIBSE)

Appointments: Visiting Lecturer at the University of Southampton >> more information

Sebastian Büttner   Dipl. UWT Sebastian Büttner (Research Assistant)
Location: Room 212, Coudraystrasse 7
Email: sebastian.buettner @ uni-weimar.de
Phone: +49 (0) 36 43 / 58 46 22

Research Themes: Energy Systems Engineering, Process and Environmental Engineering

Education: First degree in Energy Engineering at HTWK Leipzig in 2002, second degree in Environmental Engineering at TU Dresden in 2006

  Ing. Aner Martinez Soto (PhD Researcher)
Location: Room 106, Coudraystrasse 7
Email: aner.martinez.soto @ uni-weimar.de
Phone: +49 (0) 36 43 / 58 46 59

Research Themes: Energy Flow Modelling, Energy in the Residential Sector

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Education: First degree in Sciences of Engineering at the Universidad de la Frontera, Chile in 2008
Latest News

November 2016 - Ms Sefanie Hörnlein receives Erhard Hampe Award for her MSc thesis.

July 2016
- PhD researcher Aner Martinez Soto wins science slam at the university's summaery 2016 event / MSc students present their work at the accompanying exhibition.

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Publication Highlights

Most cited paper - Jentsch MF, Bahaj AS, James PAB, Climate change future proofing of buildings – Generation and assessment of building simulation weather files, Energy and Buildings, 40 (12) (2008) 2148-2168.

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Most recent paper - Jentsch MF, Kulle C, Bode T, Pauer T, Osburg A, Tenzin, Namgyel K, Euthra K, Dukjey J, Tenzin K, Field study of the building physics properties of common building types in the Inner Himalayan valleys of Bhutan, Energy for Sustainable Development, 38 (2017) 48-66.

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Current Research Projects

SusTherm - Scoping study for sustainable thermal insulation of buildings under the alpine climate conditions of Bhutan
Role: principal investigator
Funding body: Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

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LocalHy - Decentralised electrolysis of water from renewable energy with combined hydrogen and oxygen use
Role: principal investigator
Funding body: Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

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