Sebastian Kiefer


Future Energy and Industry Systems
Research Unit Systems and Infrastructures
Sebastian Kiefer
+49 202 2492-240
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Education and Academic Training

  • 2014 - 2017 Studies of Physics of the Earth and the Atmosphere, focus Meteorology, Climate Dynamics and Statistics at the University of Bonn, degree: Master of Science
  • 2009 - 2015 Studies of Meteorology at the University of Bonn, degree: Bachelor of Science

Professional Experience

  • Since 2018 Researcher at the Wuppertal Institute, Division Future Energy and Industry Systems
  • Since 2018 Freelance photographer
  • 2015 - 2018 Research Assistant at the Wuppertal Institute, Research Group Sustainable Consumption and Production
  • 2015 - 2017 Participation in the organization of annual Degrowth Summer Schools in the Rhenish lignite mining area
  • 2014 Internship at Germanwatch e.V. in Bonn, Divisions: International Climate Policy and Education for Sustainable Development

Research Focus

  • Energy system modelling
  • Flexibility of the energy system
  • Infrastructure analysis


  • Germanwatch e.V.
  • GLS Gemeinschaftsbank eG