Researchers

  • Jan Baran

    Background: Economics

    Focus topics: Labour economics, Pension schemes, Innovation and intellectual property, Social networks in economics

    Affiliation: IBS - Institute for Structural Research, Poland

  • Andrzej Blachowicz

    Background: Policy Making, Stakeholder Engagement

    Focus topics: EC Platform for Coal Regions in Transition (Secretariat)

    Affiliation: Climate Strategies, UK

  • Hanna Brauers

    Background: Industrial Engineering

    Focus topics: Coal phase-outs, natural gas phase-outs, political economy of energy transformations

    Affiliation: CoalExit, TU Berlin, DIW Berlin, Germany

    Email: hbr@wip.tu-berlin.de

    Telephone: +49-(0)30-314-21651

  • Isabell Braunger

    Background: Political Science and Social Studies

    Focus topics: Transformation research, Coal and gas phase-out in Germany, Gender and energy policy

    Affiliation: CoalExit, TU Berlin, DIW Berlin, Germany

    Email: ib@wip.tu-berlin.de

    Telephone: +49-(0)30-314-21651

  • Thorsten Burandt

    Background: Industrial Engineering

    Focus topics: Energy system modeling, Sector-coupling, (Global) Decarbonization pathways

    Affiliation: CoalExit, TU Berlin, DIW Berlin,, Germany; NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

    Email: thb@wip.tu-berlin.de

    Telephone: +49-(0)30-314-25196

  • Jesse Burton

    Background: Energy Studies

    Focus topics: South African and global coal markets, Fossil fuel subsidies and finance, Political economy of the South African coal sector

    Affiliation: University of Cape Town, Energy Research Centre, South Africa

  • Ben Caldecott

    Background: Economic Geography

    Focus topics: Environment, energy, and sustainability issues, Intersection between finance, government, civil society, and academe

    Affiliation: University of Oxford, Smith School of Enterprise and the Environment, UK

  • Andrea Cardoso

    Background: Ecological Economist, Environmentalism, Political Ecology

    Focus topics: Sustainable Development, Climate Change, Environmental Studies

    Affiliation: University of Magdalena, Facultad de Ciencias Empresariales y Económicas, Colombia

  • Steve Fothergill

    Background: Economics

    Focus topics: Urban and regional economic analysis, Regional policy, business and industry, Europe, Labour markets, Joblessness, Local area studies, Energy policy, Benefits system, Regeneration, Tourism

    Affiliation: Sheffield Hallam University, Centre for Regional Economic and Social Research, UK

  • Ben Gales

    Background: General Economics, History

    Focus topics: Economic, Social History

    Affiliation: University of Groningen, Faculty of Economics and Business, Netherlands

  • Amit Garg

    Background: Public Policy, Management, Economics

    Focus topics: Sustainable Development, Energy Policy, Climate Policy, Environment Policy, Water Policy, Energy Systems Modelling, Carbon Finance

    Affiliation: IIMA - Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, India

  • Karlo Hainsch

    Background: Industrial Engineering (Energy and Resources)

    Focus topics: Energy system modelling, Transition of the transportation sector, Role of sector-coupling in energy transitions

    Affiliation: CoalExit, TU Berlin, DIW Berlin, Germany

    Email: kh@wip.tu-berlin.de

    Telephone: +49-(0)30-314-21488

  • Christian Hauenstein

    Background: Renewable Energy Engineering and Management, Environmental Sciences and International Forestry

    Focus topics: Global coal phase-out, Political economy of coal: carbon lock-in/deep incumbency, Socio-ecological transformation

    Affiliation: CoalExit, TU Berlin, DIW Berlin, Germany

    Email: ch@wip.tu-berlin.de

    Telephone: +49-(0)30-314-21753

  • Philipp Herpich

    Background: Industrial Engineering (Energy and Resource Management)

    Focus topics: Coal phase-out, transformation studies, energy system modeling

    Affiliation: CoalExit, TU Berlin, Germany

    Email: pherpich@diw.de

    Telephone: +49-(0)30-314-21753

  • Christian von Hirschhausen

    Background: Economics and Industrial Engineering

    Focus topics: Applied industrial economics, Infrastructure and network economics, Environmental, energy and resource economics

    Affiliation: TU Berlin, DIW Berlin, Germany

  • Franziska Holz

    Background: Economics

    Focus topics: Modeling of international and European energy resource markets, Coal, oil, and natural gas markets, Climate policy and energy resource markets

    Affiliation: DIW Berlin, Germany; NTNU - Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway

  • Frank Jotzo

    Background: Economics

    Focus topics: Economics and policy of climate change and energy, Political economy of policy reform, Environment and development, Global issues: Australia, China, Indonesia, Asia-Pacific

    Affiliation: Crawford School of Public Policy, ANU College of Asia & the Pacific, Australian National University

  • Claudia Kemfert

    Background: Economics

    Focus topics: Energy economics, Environmental economics, Climate protection

    Affiliation: DIW Berlin, Hertie School of Governance, Germany

  • Irem Kok

    Background: Nature, Society and Environmental Policy, Philosophy, Economics, Political Science and International Relations

    Focus topics: Quantitative and qualitative research on stranded assets, Focusing on the financial and environmental risks of investing in the thermal coal sector, Coal-fired power stations, Climate finance and the political economy of energy transitions

    Affiliation: Tellus Mater Foundation, London, School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford, UK, Bogazici University, Turkey

  • Konstantin Löffler

    Background: Industrial and Network Engineering

    Focus topics: Energy system modelling, Energy- and environmental economics, Renewable energies

    Affiliation: CoalExit, TU Berlin, DIW Berlin, Germany

    Email: kl@wip.tu-berlin.de

    Telephone: +49-(0)30-314-25139

  • Bryce McCall

    Background: Sustainable Energy Engineering

    Focus topics: Energy systems modelling, New statistical energy modelling techniques, City energy modelling, Energy efficiency in Industry

    Affiliation: Energy Research Center, University of Cape Town, South Africa

  • Roman Mendelevitch

    Background: Industrial Engineering and Management

    Focus topics: Energy resource and electricity markets, Transformation of energy systems, Food-water-energy nexus

    Affiliation: Oeko-Institut e.V. - Institute for Applied Ecology, Germany

  • Felipe Corral Montoya

    Background: Political Economy and Public Policy

    Focus topics: Political economy of the energy sector, Energy transitions in Colombia, Natural resource & energy policies in the Global South

    Affiliation: CoalExit, TU Berlin, Germany

    Email: fcm@wip.tu-berlin.de

    Telephone: +49-(0)30-314-21753

  • Pao-Yu Oei

    Background: Industrial Engineering, Economics

    Focus topics: Global coal phase-out, Political economy of coal: carbon lock-in/deep incumbency, Socio-ecological transformation, Renewables

    Affiliation: CoalExit, TU Berlin, DIW Berlin, Germany

    Email: pyo@wip.tu-berlin.de

    Telephone: +49-(0)30-314-75846

  • Dominika Rečková

    Background: Economics

    Focus topics: Applied microeconometrics, Efficiency analysis, Energy economics, Meta-analysis

    Affiliation: Charles University, Institute of Economic Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences, Czech Republic

  • Catharina Rieve

    Background: Physical Engineering

    Focus topics: Renewable energies, Potential of wind and solar energy, Remaining coal amounts in opencast mining

    Affiliation: CoalExit, TU Berlin, Germany

    Email: clr@wip.tu-berlin.de

    Telephone: +49-(0)30-314-21753

  • Pablo del Río

    Background: Economics and Business Administration

    Focus topics: Environmental economics, Management, Energy economics and Innovation economics

    Affiliation: Spanish National Research Council, CSIC - Instituto de Políticas y Bienes Públicos, Spain

  • Oliver Sartor

    Background: Economics, Arts, Commerce

    Focus topics: European climate and energy policy, climate and energy policy governance, coal transitions, decarbonisation policy for energy-intensive industries

    Affiliation: IDDRI - Institut du développement durable et des relations internationales, France

  • Frederik Seehaus

    Background: Industrial Engineering (Energy and Resource Management)

    Focus topics: Energy system modeling for Germany, Implementation of industry processes in the energy system model, Stakeholder and lobbying of the german energy transformation

    Affiliation: CoalExit, TU Berlin, Germany

    Email: frs@wip.tu-berlin.de

    Telephone: +49-(0)30-314-25139

  • Nora Stognief

    Background: Environmental and Resource Management and Environmental Planning

    Focus topics: Coal phase-out, Structural change, Resilience

    Affiliation: CoalExit, TU Berlin, DIW Berlin, Germany

    Email: nstognief@diw.de

    Telephone: +49-(0)30-314-21753

  • Aleksander Szpor

    Background: Political Science

    Focus topics: Public policy instruments and design, National innovation systems, Energy security, Low-emission transition

    Affiliation: IBS - Institute for Structural Research, Poland

  • Fei Teng

    Background: Management Science

    Focus topics: Sustainable Development, Climate Change, Environmental Management, Climate Change Economics

    Affiliation: Tsinghua University, Institute of Energy, Environment and Economy, China

  • Saritha S. Vishwanathan

    Background: Public Policy, Management, Environmental Engineering

    Focus topics: Energy and Water Systems modelling, Sustainable Development, Energy Policy, Water Policy, Climate Policy, Environment Policy

    Affiliation: IIMA - Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, India

  • Paula Walk

    Background: economics and political science

    Focus topics: Historical coal phase-outs, Ecological and environmental economics

    Affiliation: CoalExit, TU Berlin, Germany

    Email: ph@wip.tu-berlin.de

    Telephone: +49-(0)30-314-21651

  • Felix Wejda

    Background: Industrial Engineering (Mechanical Engineering)

    Focus topics: Energy system modeling for Germany, Implementation of industrial processes into an energy system model, Future developments and trends on electricity, heating, and transport

    Affiliation: CoalExit, TU Berlin, Germany

    Email: few@wip.tu-berlin.de

    Telephone: +49-(0)30-314-25139