Institute for Technology Assessment and  Systems Analysis (ITAS)

Dr.-Ing. Annika Weiss

  • Scientific staff until 2020
  • resigned
  • Research group “Socio-Technical Energy Futures”
  • Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
    Postfach 3640
    76021 Karlsruhe

Fields of work

  • Socio-technical scenarios, renewable energy, ressource efficiency, water-energy nexus
  • Material flow modelling, sustainability assessment, cross-impact balance

Completed projects

Professional background

2016 PhD (Dr.-Ing.) At the Institute IWAR Darmstadt University of Technology on energy balance of fuel production with microalgae
2010 - 2020 Member of scientifc staff at ITAS
2009 Member of scientific staff in the the field of research and development at the University of Manchester, UK
2002 - 2009 Studies of environmental engineering at the Technische Universität Berlin (German university degree “Diplom”) and at Universität Stuttgart (Vordiplom)
Diploma thesis: “Development of a Biotreatment Process for Dye Wastewater” at the University of Manchester, UK
Seminar paper: “Antibiotic Resistant Bacteria in Extreme Environments of Andean Wetlands” at the Institute PROIMI Conicet, Argentina

Publications


2020
Reports/Preprints
Poganietz, W.-R.; Becker, L.; Höfer, T.; Koch, M.; Seebach, D.; Weiss, A.; Wildgrube, T.; Timpe, C.
Entwicklungspfade aus dem ENSURE-Projekt - Transformation des Energiesystems bis zum Jahr 2030.
2020. Schleswig-Holstein Netz AG 
2019
Journal Articles
Schmidt-Scheele, R.; Bauknecht, D.; Poganietz, W. R.; Seebach, D.; Timpe, C.; Weimer-Jehle, W.; Weiss, A.
Leitmotive und Storylines für die Energiewende Wie Stakeholder-Positionen systematisch in Transformationspfade integriert werden können.
2019. TATuP: Zeitschrift für Technikfolgenabschätzung in Theorie und Praxis, 28 (3), 27–33. doi:10.14512/tatup.28.3.27
Presentations
Poganietz, W.-R.; Weiss, A.; Poncette, D.; De Weser, M.
Technology forecasting to meet future societies by constructing context scenarios.
2019. Seninar des IAM, KIT (2019), Karlsruhe, Germany, January 11, 2019 
2018
Conference Papers
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 (CORP) (CORP) 
Reports/Preprints
Vögele, S.; Poganietz, W.-R.; Kunz, P.; Weiss, A.
Analyse dynamischer Entwicklungen mittels der Cross-Impact-Balance Methode.
2018. Forschungszentrum Jülich 
Presentations
Poganietz, W.-R.; Weiss, A.; Poncette, D.; De Weser, M.
Technology forecasting to meet future societies by constructing context scenarios.
2018. 13th Biennial International Conference on EcoBalance (2018), Tokyo, Japan, October 9–12, 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.
Creating consistent socio-technological (energy) scenarios.
2017. SHAPE ENERGY Advancing Energy Policy Summer School, Lyon, F, June 19-23, 2017 
Weiss, A.
Das alles und noch viel mehr. Methoden zur ganzheitlichen Technologiebewertung.
2017. Pariser Klimagipfel COP21 - Chancen für die Forschung am KIT, Karlsruhe, 17.-18.Februar 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
Books
Weiss, A.
Energy balance of microalgae biofuels.
2016. Technische Universität Darmstadt 
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 
2013
Presentations
Weiss, A.
Energie aus Mikroalgen. Unsicherheit in LCA reduzieren.
2013. Ökobilanz Werkstatt, Graz, A, 23.-25. September 2013 
2012
Book Chapters
Weiss, A.
Beiträge der Energieerzeugung mit Mikroalgen zu nachhaltiger Energieversorgung und -nutzung?.
2012. Der Systemblick auf Innovation : Technikfolgenabschätzung in der Technikgestaltung. Hrsg.: M. Decker, 451–454, edition sigma 
Presentations
Weiss, A.
Mikroalgen - Grenzen des Wachstums. Systemanalytische Betrachtungen zu Energieträgern aus Mikroalgen.
2012. 8. Ökobilanzwerkstatt des Fraunhofer Institut für Bauphysik (2012), Stuttgart, Germany, September 4–6, 2012 
Weiss, A.; Patyk, A.; Schebek, L.
Energy balances of different photobioreactor- and process designs for algae biofuel production.
2012. 9th European Workshop Biotechnology of Microalgae, Nuthetal, June 4-5, 2012 
2011
Conference Papers
Weiss, A.; Patyk, A.; Schebek, L.
Potentials of microalgae for sustainable energy production.
2011. Proceedings of the Life cycle management-Conference, 28.-31.08.2011. Hrsg.: LCM (Life Cycle Management) 2011, Life Cycle Management Conf.2011 (LCM 2011), Berlin, August 28-31, 2011 Papers publ.online 
Presentations
Weiss, A.
LCA of energy from microalgae.
2011. EABA Algae Biomass Conference and Expo (2011), Brussels, Belgium, November 29–30, 2011 
Weiss, A.; Patyk, A.; Schebek, L.
Potentials of microalgae for sustainable bioenergy production.
2011. Life Cycle Management Conf.2011 (LCM 2011), Berlin, August 28-31, 2011, Life Cycle Management (LCM 2011), Berlin, Germany, August 28–31, 2011 
Posters
Weiss, A.; Patyk, A.; Schebek, L.
Energy production from microalgae - a contribution to a sustainable energy supply?.
2011. 21st SETAC Europe Annual Meeting (2011), Milan, Italy, May 15–19, 2011 
2010
Posters
Weiss, A.; Patyk, A.; Schebek, L.
Energieerzeugung mit Mikroalgen - ein Beitrag zu nachhaltiger Energieversorgung?.
2010. 4. Konferenz des Netzwerks TA (NTA4): “Technikfolgenabschätzung in der Technikgestaltung” (2010), Berlin, Germany, November 24–26, 2010