Dr. Daniel Vallentin

Head Berlin Office and Project Co-ordinator

Future Energy and Mobility Structures
Daniel Vallentin
+49 30 2887458-12
+49 30 2887458-40
daniel.vallentin@wupperinst.org

Education and Academic Training

  • 2000 - 2004: Studies of an intermediate diploma in political sciences at the Otto Suhr Institute of the Free University Berlin with focus on the realms of energy, climate and environmental policy
  • 2004 - 2006: Participation in an international study programme on Technological and Socio-Economic Planning at the Department of Environment, Technology and Social Studies (TekSam) of Roskilde University (Denmark); completed with the degree Master of Science
  • 2006-2009 PhD in Political and Social Sciences at the Free University Berlin

Research Focus

  • Assessment of measures and development of strategies for transforming the energy system towards sustainability, especially at city level
  • Analysis of processes of technology diffusion and innovation systems in emerging economies and developing countries, especially China
  • Socio-economic analysis of technological innovations in the power sector, especially carbon capture and storage