Jens Peters
Jens Peters
  • University of Alcalá
  • Signed up 4 months, 2 weeks ago
  • Last seen 2 months, 3 weeks ago

Graduated as Dipl. Ing. in electrical engineering (communication technologies) at TU Munich, Jens Peters worked several years as R&D engineer and project leader in the automotive industry (Ingolstadt, Barcelona) in the development of electronic components. After finishing an MSc. in renewable energies and fuel cells at UIMP / CSIC in Madrid, he started working in the field of system analysis of energy processes at Instituto IMDEA Energía, Madrid. In 2015 he finished his dissertation at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Madrid) about the environmental, economic and thermodynamic assessment of pyrolysis processes for the production of biofuels and biochar. From 2015 to 2019 he was part of the research group ‘Resources, Recycling, Environment & Sustainability’ at Helmholtz Institute Ulm (HIU) and Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), modelling and assessing novel electrochemical energy storage technologies, with a special focus on material issues, sustainability and recycling of new battery systems. Since October 2019 he is MSCA Fellow at UAH, department of economics, working on policy analysis of low carbon transition pathways.

Research interests

Sustainability assessment, energy storage technologies, urbanism and regional transport policy, circular economy.