Laura-Patricia Oviedo-Toral

Dr. phil. Laura-Patricia Oviedo Toral

  • Doctoral student until 2023
  • resigned
  • Research group “Socio-Technical Energy Futures”
  • Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
    Postfach 3640
    76021 Karlsruhe

Fields of work

  • Photovoltaic solar energy
  • Renewable energies
  • Cross-impact balance analysis
  • Integrated Concept of Sustainability

Professional background

2018 - 2023 PhD at ITAS with the dissertation Assessment of a sustainable proposal for a solar energy system for the rural Mixteca - Puebla, Mexico
2017 - 2018 Administrative Coordinator for the Mexican Energy Storage Network supported by the Mexican National Council for Science and Technology CONACYT
2014 - 2016 Master of Engineering with a focus on Environmental Engineering at Benemérita Universidad Autónoma de Puebla (BUAP), Puebla, México. Dissertation title: “Photovoltaic compounds from the Cu-Sn-S system by spray pyrolysis as an environmentally friendly alternative”
2005 - 2007 Material Leader for electronic company Elcoteq, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
2002 - 2004 Planner/Buyer for company Kraft Foods in Nuevo Leon, Mexico
2000 - 2002 Direct Material Planner/Buyer for electronic company Celestica, Nuevo Leon, Mexico
1999 - 2000 Chemical and Spare Parts Buyer for automotive company Faurecia, Puebla, Mexico
1997 - 1999 Direct Material Sr. Buyer for automotive company Benteler, Puebla, Mexico
1995 - 1996 Foreign Trade Executive for import-export company, Puebla, Mexico
1990 - 1995 Bachelor of Arts in Accounting and Finance at Universidad de las Américas – Puebla (UDLA-P), Puebla, México


Fuss, M.; Francois, D. E.; Oviedo, P.; Poganietz, W.-R.
Learning with case studies: scientific contributions and solutions applicable to water-Energy-food-waste Nexus in the Global South
2023. 11th International Conference on Industrial Ecology (ISIE 2023), Leiden, Netherlands, July 2–5, 2023