Ongoing Research Theses

Bachelor Thesis
  • Leander Grundmann
  • Potential analysis for the integration of low temperature heating networks into the German residential building stock

    Supervisor at EE: Michel Gross

  • Marcel Stolte
  • Economic analysis of different heat network generations

    Supervisor at EE: Michel Gross

  • Marcel Erdelt
  • Cost analysis of hydrogen applications to determine competitiveness

    Supervisor at EE: Stefan Flamme

  • Alina Farrenkopf
  • Development of a carbon-neutral heat supply concept using the example of the city of Helsinki

    Supervisor at EE: Michel Gross, Lisa Altieri, Tobias Reiners

  • Yadascht Saleh
  • Potential analysis for heat recovery from solar thermal and geothermal plants

    Supervisor at EE: Michel Gross

  • Maximilian Wagner
  • Thermal mine water utilisation in existing buildings in Dortmund-Schüren

    Supervisor at EE: Lisa Altieri


Master Thesis
  • Philipp Leithoff
  • Production costs of hydrogen production with renewable energies at locations in Northern and Central Europe

    Supervisor at EE: Dr.-Ing. Marc Fiebrandt

  • Reza Saffarifar
  • Economic applications of hydrogen in decentralized borderline cases

    Supervisor at EE: David Huckebrink

  • Mona Marilena Münzel
  • Production costs of hydrogen production with renewable energies at locations in Southern Europe, the MENA region and Australia

    Supervisor at EE: Dr.-Ing. Marc Fiebrandt

  • Marvin Rommerskich
  • Conception, design and comparison of regional hydrogen concepts for selected example regions

    Supervisor at EE: Dr.-Ing. Julian Röder, David Huckebrink (external work: Forschungszentrum Jülich)

  • Eva Drews
  • Levelized Cost of Storage: A Comparison of Bulk Storage Technologies with Focus on their Relative Profitability in Different Energy Pricing Scenarios

    Supervisor at EE: Prof. Dr. Valentin Bertsch (external work: TU Graz, Österreich)

  • Daniel Schröder
  • Energetic optimization of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum using an energy system model

    Supervisor at EE: Prof. Dr. Valentin Bertsch

  • David Gräf
  • Modelling oft he degradation processes of Lithium-Ionen batteries and analysis of possible applivcations for and life batteries in battery energy storage systems

    Supervisor at EE: David Huckebrink, Dr.-Ing. Marc Fiebrandt (external work: RWE)

  • Nadine Lipka
  • Linking energy system analyses with life cycle assessment elements

    Supervisor at EE: Dr.-Ing. Julian Röder, Sophie Pathe

  • Jan Mutke
  • Techno-economic evaluation of various energy storage technologies in the context of energy transition using the modelling framework Backbone

    Supervisor at EE: Prof. Dr. Valentin Bertsch

  • Konstantin Maas
  • Analysis of the influence of photovoltaic systems and electric charging points on low-voltage networks in rural areas

    Supervisor at EE: Michel Gross, Tobias Reiners (external work: GWI)

  • Wiebke Neuhaus
  • Conception of a mapping of the H2-suitability of components of the gas transport system in the asset data management systems

    Supervisor at EE: Stefan Flamme (external work: Open Grid Europe GmbH)

  • Ramona Dietl
  • Analysis of the marketability of hydrogen as a function of sector-specific influencing factors

    Supervisor at EE: Stefan Flamme (external work: E.ON SE)

  • Florian Scheffler
  • Technical-economic evaluation of hydrogen value chains as low-carbon energy carriers in the German energy industry

    Supervisor at EE: Prof. Dr. Valentin Bertsch

  • Philipp Fischer
  • Effects of hydrogen admixtures on domestic and commercial gas applications

    Supervisor at EE: Marc Fiebrandt (external work: GWI e.V.)

  • Laura Kutschmann
  • Techno-economic consideration of the requirements for energy storage in the power grid of the future

    Supervisor at EE: Marc Fiebrandt (external work: MAN Energy Solutions SE)

  • Ahmet Cavus
  • Physiological effects of pressure waves, thermal radiation and debris flight in the H2 safety assessment of FCEV

    Supervisor at EE: Stefan Flamme (external work: BMW AG)

  • David Spohn
  • Modular system view of Power-to-X plants and economic analysis of generation units

    Supervisor at EE: Stefan Flamme (external work: STEAG GmbH)

  • Carlo Weckelmann
  • Evaluation of the adaptation requirements of a regional natural gas distribution network of Westnetz GmbH for the injection of hydrogen

    Supervisor at EE: Stefan Flamme (external work: Westnetz GmbH)

  • Christian Stellinger
  • Concept of a solar thermal system in combination with an ice storage

    Supervisor at EE: Lisa Altieri

  • Jan Lennard Mark gen. Neuhaus
  • Integrity and process-related effects of H2 on above-ground plant components of a natural gas storage facility using the example of glycol drying plants

    Supervisor at EE: Stefan Flamme (external work: UNIPER SE)

  • Babak Karbasi
  • Modelling of a local heating network with prosumers

    Supervisor at EE: Michel Gross

  • Mohammad Tanbakji
  • Operating cost channel analysis of RTL plant concepts with WRG and partial cooling under different climatic conditions

    Supervisor at EE: Lisa Altieri & Michel Gross (external work: Canzler GmbH)

  • Christian Krause
  • Design of near-surface geothermal utilisation systems

    Supervisor at EE: Lisa Altieri

  • Denez Kolic
  • Development of a standardised project management approach for infrastructure projects in the field of electricity grid construction

    Supervisor at EE: Marc Fiebrandt (external work: MHP Management- und IT-Beratung GmbH)


Project Work
  • Melina Begemann
  • Solar-to-Hydrogen: Techno-economic consideration of direct hydrogen production from solar electricity

    Supervisor at EE: Stefan Flamme (external work: RWE Technology International GmbH)