People

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.

Lara Kolbe (Secretary)

Location: Coudraystraße 7, Room 212
Email: lara.kolbe[at]uni-weimar.de
Phone: +49 (0) 36 43 / 58 46 59

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.

Tabea Link M.A. (Research Assistant)

Location: Coudraystraße 7, Raum 212
Email: tabea.link[at]uni-weimar.de
Phone: +49 (0) 36 43 / 58 46 57

Research Themes:
hydrogen infrastructure systems, distributed hydrogen economy, regional innovation networks

Education:
First degree in Cultural Studies at the University of Leipzig, second degree in European Public Management at the Universities of Administration in Ludwigsburg and Kehl

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

December 2019 - Research grant obtained for the strategic development of the hydrogen region H2-Well.

October 2019 - Report "Hydrogen in Thuringia" presented at the annual forum of the Thüringer Energie- und GreenTech Agentur (ThEGA).

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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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Sektorlyseur - Compact high-pressure electrolysis for urban areas
Role: principal investigator
Funding body:  Thüringer Aufbaubank, European Regional Development Fund

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