Institute for Technology Assessment and  Systems Analysis (ITAS)
Merve Erakca

Merve Erakca

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

Current positions

  • Doctoral student at ITAS

Fields of work

  • System analysis and life cycle assessment of metal-free and liquid-free organic lithium-ion batteries

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Professional background

since 2020 Doctoral student at ITAS
2017 - 2020 Master studies in industrial engineering with focus on production engineering and management at Mannheim University of Applied Sciences
2013 - 2017 Bachelor studies in business administration with focus on purchasing and logistics at Pforzheim University


Master's Theses
Erakca, M.
Energy- and Material Flow Analysis of the Production of a Lithium-Ion Battery Cell. master’s thesis.
2020. Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT) 
Weil, M.; Baumann, M.; Peters, J. F.; Erakca, M.; Montenegro, C. T.; Bautista, S.; Buchgeister, J.
Life cycle sustainability analysis of present and future battery systems.
2020. BATTERY 2030+ : European perspectives on batteries of the future (2020), Online, May 25–26, 2020 
Weil, M.; Baumann, M.; Peters, J.; Erakca, M.; Bautista, S.; Liu, H.; Ersoy, H.
Sustainability aspects for the recycling of present and future battery technologies.
2020. E-Waste World Conference and Expo (2020), Online, November 18–19, 2020 
Weil, M.; Baumann, M.; Peters, J.; Erakca, M.; Tomasini Montenegro, C.; Liu, H.; Baur, D.; Bautista, S.
Lebenszyklusorientierte Nachhaltigkeitsanalyse gegenwärtiger und zukünftiger Batteriesysteme.
2020. STORENERGY Kongress (2020), Online, November 11–13, 2020 
Weil, M.; Montenegro, C. T.; Peters, J. F.; Baumann, M.; Zhao-Karger, Z.; Wolter, C.; Liu, H.; Ersoy, H.; Erakca, M.; Bautista, S.
Environmental Life Cycle Assessment of MgS-Batteries.
2020. International Symposium on Magnesium Batteries (2020), Online, September 8–9, 2020 
Erakca, M.; Weil, M.; Bresser, D.; Bautista, S. P.
Life cycle assessment of metal and liquid-free organic lithium-ion batteries as sustainable and safe energy storage technologies.
2020. International Battery Production Conference (IBPC 2020), Online, November 2–4, 2020