Team

Current Members of the Research Group

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

Prof. Dr. Mark Jentsch

Location: Coudraystraße 7, Room 210
Email: mark.jentsch[at]uni-weimar.de
Phone: +49 (0) 36 43 / 58 46 32
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Research Themes:
Energy in the Urban Environment, Hydrogen Infrastructure Systems, Climate Change Studies, Occupant Comfort and User Surveys, Renewables Integration into Buildings

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

Current Board Memberships:
Editorial Board - Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews → more information
Head of Scientific Advisory Board - HySON Förderverein Institut für Angewandte Wasserstoffforschung Sonneberg e.V.

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

Dipl. UWT Sebastian Büttner (Research Assistant)

Location: Coudraystraße 7, Room 212
Email: sebastian.buettner[at]uni-weimar.de
Phone: +49 (0) 36 43 / 58 46 22

Research Themes:
Energy Systems Engineering, Hydrogen Infrastructure Systems, 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

Current Board Memberships:
Scientific Advisory Board - HySON Förderverein Institut für Angewandte Wasserstoffforschung Sonneberg e.V.

Nicole Meyer M.Sc. (Research Assistant)

Location: Coudraystraße 7, Room 212
Email: nicole.meyer[at]uni-weimar.de
Phone: +49 (0) 36 43 / 58 46 13

Research Themes:
Environmental Engineering, Hydrogen Infrastructure Development, Energy Systems Simulation

Education:
First and second degree in Environmental Engineering at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar in 2014 / 2017

Former Members of the Research Group

Dipl.-Ing. Anton Ivanov (Postgraduate Researcher)

Location: Coudraystraße 7, Room 106
Email: anton.ivanov[at]uni-weimar.de
Phone: +49 (0) 36 43 / 58 46 59

Research Themes:
Hydrogen Rail Infrastructure Systems, Energy Flow Visualisation, GIS

Education:
First degree in Civil Engineering at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar in 1999

Dr.-Ing. Aner Martinez Soto (Research Assistant)

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

Publication and Citation Analyses:
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Education:
First degree in Sciences of Engineering at the Universidad de la Frontera, Chile in 2008, PhD at Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Faculty of Civil Engineering, Urban Energy Systems in 2017

Latest News

July 2019 - Strategic discussion with the Thuringian Minister of Economy, Science and Digital Society Wolfgang Tiefensee on the potentials of establishing a hydrogen economy in Thuringia.

July 2019
- Site visit of the Thuringian Minister-President Bodo Ramelow on the sewage work in Sonneberg to inform about the distributed hydrogen solutions installed there.

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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, Büttner S, Dezentrale Umsetzung der Energie- und Verkehrswende mit Wasserstoffsystemen auf Kläranlagen, gwf Gas + Energie, 160 (6) (2019) 28-39.

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Current Research Projects

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

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H2-Well - Hydrogen Source and Value Added Region Main-Elbe-LINK
Role: principal investigator
Funding body: Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

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