Laura Sofia Mesa Estrada

Laura Sofia Mesa Estrada, M.Sc.

  • Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
    Postfach 3640
    76021 Karlsruhe

Current positions

  • Scientific staff member at ITAS

Fields of work

  • Sustainability assessment of energy technologies
  • Methods of multi-criteria decision analysis (MCDA)

Professional background

since 2021 Scientific staff member at ITAS
2020 Research internship at the Department of Renewable and Sustainable Energy Systems - Technical University of Munich (TUM)
2018 - 2020 M.Sc. Sustainable Resource Management (SRM) Technical University of Munich (TUM)


Baumann, M.; Erakca, M.; Ersoy, H.; Haase, M.; Mesa Estrada, L.; Jasper, F.; Peters, J.; Weil, M.
Technology Assessment and System Analysis to Support a Sustainable Energy Transition: Part two: System Analysis challenges and use cases for sustainable batteries
2024. Centro di sostenibilità e transizione ecologica di Ateneo, Universität Palermo (2024), Palermo, Italy, May 14–16, 2024 
Haase, M.; Mesa Estrada, L.; Wulf, C.; Baumann, M.; Müller, T.; Brand-Daniels, U.; Zeug, W.
Helmholtz activities in the field of MCDA-assisted sustainability assessment
2023. Helmholtz Energy Conference (2023), Koblenz, Germany, June 12–13, 2023 
Mesa Estrada, L.; Haase, M.; Müller, T.; Baumann, M.
Interactive decision support tool for sustainability assessment of energy technologies
2023. EWG MCDA 95 (2023), Jaén, Spain, April 13–15, 2023 
Mesa Estrada, L. S.; Haase, M.; Baumann, M.; Wulf, C.; Müller, T.; Ersoy, H.
Stakeholders integration for MCDA sustainability assessment of energy technologies: a use case in energy storage
2023, September 22. 96th Meeting of the EWG-MCDA (MCDA-96), Paris, 21st-23rd September 2023 (2023), Paris, France, September 21–23, 2023 
Wulf, C.; Haase, M.; Baumann, M.; Mesa Estrada, L.; Müller, T.
Multi-Criteria Decision Analysis Methods used for Sustainability Assessment
2023. 17th Society and Materials International Conference (SAM 2023), Karlsruhe, Germany, May 9–10, 2023 
Journal Articles
Mesa Estrada, L. S.; Haase, M.; Wulf, C.; Baumann, M.; Zeug, W.; Ball, C.; Bezama, A.; Brand-Daniels, U.; Buchgeister, J.; Heck, R.; Kopfmüller, R.; Müller, T.; Naegler, T.; Oswald, M.; Rudi, A.; Siekmann, F.
MCDA for sustainability assessment – insights to Helmholtz Association activities
2022. Zenodo. doi:10.5281/zenodo.7273635Full textFull text of the publication as PDF document