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Dr.-Ing. Annika Weiss

Scientific staff
Research area Energy - resources, technologies, systems
Room: 311
Phone: +49 721 608-26721
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Institut für Technikfolgenabschätzung und Systemanalyse (ITAS)
Postfach 3640
76021 Karlsruhe


Education

2016 PhD (Dr.-Ing.) At the Institute IWAR Darmstadt University of Technology on energy balance of fuel production with microalgae
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

Professional background

since 2010 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

Fields of work

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

Current projects and responsibilities

Completed projects

Recent publications

Vögele, S.; Poganietz, W.-R.; Kunz, P.; Weiss, A.
Analyse dynamischer Entwicklungen mittels der Cross-Impact-Balance Methode. Jülich: FZ Jülich, IEK-STE 1(2018)

Friedrich, J.; Steiner, F.; Weiss, A.; Lehn, H.
Experience different perspectives on the urban water-energy nexus. Chair auf dem Workshop der SIWI World Water Week 2017, Stockholm, Schweden, 28.08.2017

Weiss, A.
Creating consistent socio-technological (energy) scenarios. Workshop auf der SHAPE ENERGY Advancing Energy Policy Summer School, Lyon, Frankreich, 22.06.2017

Weiss, A.
Das alles und noch viel mehr - Methoden zur ganzheitlichen Technologiebewertung. Vortrag auf dem KIT-Workshop zum Pariser Klimagipfel COP21, Chancen für die Forschung am KIT, 17.-18.02.2017

Weiss, A.; Steiner, F.; Friedrich, J.
Interdisciplinary approaches to assess and model the urban water-energy nexus. Chair auf dem Workshop "Interdisciplinary approaches to assess and model the urban water-energy nexus", Karlsruhe, 31.07.-01.08.2017

Weiss, A.
Energy balance of microalgae biofuels (Dissertation). Darmstadt: Technische Universität Darmstadt 2016
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Weiss, A.
Participative and integrative modelling for sustainable urban tranformation. Vortrag bei der Governance and Water-Energy-Food (WEF) Nexus-Academy, Universität Trier, 04.-07.10.2016

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. Vortrag auf dem Workshop "Understanding the Water-Energy-Food Nexus and its implications for governance, Osnabrück, 15.-16.06.2016
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Meyer, M.A.; Weiss, A.
Life cycle costs for the optimized production of hydrogen and biogas from microalgae. Energy 78(2014), S. 84-93, publ. online, DOI:10.1016/j.energy.2014.08.069
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Weiss, A.
Energie aus Mikroalgen - Unsicherheit in LCA reduzieren. Vortrag auf der 9. Ökobilanzwerkstatt. Graz, Österreich, 23.-25.09.2013

List of ITAS publications