Lukas Lazar

Lukas Lazar, M.Sc.

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

Current positions

  • Member of scientific staff at ITAS, research group “Research for Sustainable Energy Technologies”

Fields of work

  • Sustainability assessment of energy technologies
  • Life Cycle Assessment and multi-criteria optimization

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Professional background

since 2020 Scientific staff member at the Institute for Technology Assessment and Systems Analysis (ITAS)
2018 - 2020 Scientific staff member at the Institute for Industrial Ecology (INEC), Pforzheim University
2017 Semester abroad at the Fundação Getúlio Vargas Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
2017 - 2018 Master thesis at the Fraunhofer-Institute for Solar Energy Systems (ISE)
2016 - 2018 Master program Life Cycle & Sustainability (M.Sc.) at the Pforzheim University
2013 Internship semester at the Creative Thermal Solutions, Inc. Urbana, Illinois, USA
2010 - 2014 Bachelor’s program Energy Engineering (B.Eng.) at the University of Applied Sciences Bremen

Selected publications

Tietze, I.; Lazar, L.; Hottenroth, H.; Lewerenz, S. (2020)
LAEND: A Model for Multi-Objective Investment Optimisation of Residential Quarters Considering Costs and Environmental Impacts. Energies, 13(3), 614.

Lazar, L.; Tietze, I. (2019, August)
Integrating energy system modelling and life cycle assessment for both cost and environmental optimisation of a decentralised regional energy system. In: Proceedings of the Energy Challenges for the Next Decade, 16th IAEE European Conference, Ljubljana, Slovenia (pp. 25-28).

Hank, C.; Lazar, L.; Mantei, F.; Ouda, M.; White, R. J.; Smolinka, T. et al. (2019)
Comparative well-to-wheel life cycle assessment of OME 3–5 synfuel production via the power-to-liquid pathway. Sustainable Energy & Fuels, 3(11), 3219-3233.

Lazar, L.; Tietze, I. (2019)
External Costs as Indicator for the Environmental Performance of Power Systems. In: Progress in Life Cycle Assessment 2018 (pp. 89-102). Springer, Cham.


Albrecht, S.; Bahnemann, D. W.; Barnick, S.; Bloh, J.; Dillert, R.; Lazar, L.; Marschall, R.; Müller, H.; Ostermann, D.; Patyk, A.; Puthenkalam, S.; Schanz, T.; Spyra, B.; Weiß, M.
CO2SimO - Photoelectrochemical CO2-reduction with simultaneous oxidative raw material production
2021. 1st CO₂ as a sustainable source of carbon - Pathways to industrial applications (CO₂ WIN 2021), Online, June 8–9, 2021 
Lazar, L.; Patyk, A.
Background data exchange in prospective Life Cycle Assessment and its effects on climate change and land use in the impact assessment of Artificial Photosynthesis
2021, September 24. Ökobilanzwerkstatt "Ressourcen in einer Kreislaufwirtschaft mit Schwerpunkt auf Bodennutzung" (2021), Online, September 22–24, 2021