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Franka Steiner, Dipl.-Geoökol.

Scientific staff
Research group “Socio-Technical Energy Futures”
Room: 509
Phone: +49 721 608-26018
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Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
Postfach 3640
76021 Karlsruhe


Education

Studies of geoecology at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) with a specialization in aquatic environmental engineering, hydrogeology, water chemistry and regional sciences. Semester abroad at the Université de Montpellier, France. Thesis (German university degree "Diplom") on integrative urban water management in San Luis Potosí, Mexico.

Professional background

04/2016 - 06/2016 Extended vocational training on professional use of geographical information systems
02/2016 - 04/2016 GIS-based analyses on catchment areas of waste water treatment plants at IWG-ISWW (KIT)
08/2013 - 01/2016 Freelance scientific work on "Water-related consequences of fracking", "Water-Energy Nexus" and "Sustainability evaluation of water infrastructure systems"

Current positions

  • "Enabler" in the Interreg-Project URCforSR

Fields of work

  • Water-Energy Nexus
  • Sustainable management of resources
  • GIS-based spatial analyses for optimization options in urban water management

On the internet

Scientific networks: ResearchGate

Selected external publications

Kralisch, S.; Steiner, F.; Wolf, L.; Escolero, O. (2012)
Risks and Potentials Related to Shallow Urban Aquifers. A Mexican Example Urban Aquifer Management. In: gwf international (Vol. 153), S. 34–42.

Steiner, F. (2015)
Kombinationsmöglichkeiten städtischer Infrastrukturen zur effektiven Ressourcennutzung im urbanen Kontext unter spezieller Berücksichtigung des Wasser-Energie-Nexus; unveröffentlichtes Working Paper für das ITAS (online: http://dx.doi.org/10.13140/RG.2.1.4178.5363)

Publications


2018
Conference Papers
Lehn, H.; Steiner, F.; Friedrich, J.; Araya Valenzuela, D.
The challenge of transforming urban supply and disposal infrastructures to more resonance and energy efficiency.
2018. Proceedings der 23. internationalen Konferenz zu Stadtplanung und Regionalentwicklung in der Informationsgesellschaft (REAL CORP 2018), Wien, A, April 4-6, 2018. Hrsg.: M. Schrenk, 681–688, CORP – Competence Center of Urban and Regional Planning, Wien 
Steiner, F.; Lehn, H.; Weiss, A.
Sustainability assessment of urban water infrastructure systems with special focus on the urban water-energy nexus.
2018. Expanding Cities – Diminishing Space : Proceedings of the 23rd International Conference on Urban Planning, Regional Development and Information Society, Vienna, A, April 4-6, 2018, 751–762, Competence Center of Urban and Regional Planning, Schwechat, A 
Presentations
Lehn, H.; Steiner, F.; Friedrich, J.; Araya Valenzuela, D.
The challenge of transforming urban supply and disposal infrastructures to more resonance and energy efficiency.
2018. 23. Internationale Konferenz zu Stadtplanung und Regionalentwicklung in der Informationsgesellschaft (REAL CORP 2018), Vienna, Austria, April 4–6, 2018 
2017
Presentations
Friedrich, J.; Steiner, F.; Weiss, A.; Lehn, H.
Experience different perspectives on the urban water-energy nexus! Introduction.
2017. SIWI World Water Week, Stockholm, S, August 27 - September 1, 2017 
Friedrich, J.; Steiner, F.; Weiss, A.; Lehn, H.
Experience different perspectives on the urban water-energy nexus.
2017. Chair auf dem Workshop der SIWI World Water Week (2017), Stockholm, Sweden, August 28, 2017 
Weiss, A.; Steiner, F.; Friedrich, J.
Interdisciplinary approaches to assess and model the urban water-energy nexus.
2017. Workshop “Interdisciplinary approaches to assess and model the urban water-energy nexus” (2017), Karlsruhe, Germany, July 31–August 1, 2017 
2016
Presentations
Weiss, A.; Poganietz, W.-R.; Lehn, H.; Steiner, F.; Böschen, S.
The water energy nexus in the urban context. A suggestion for a multi- inter- and transdisciplinary approach for sustainable development.
2016. Workshop ’Understanding the Water-Energy-Food Nexus and ist Implication for Governance’, Osnabrück, June 15-16, 2016