Andreas Pastowski


Future Energy and Industry Systems
Zukünftige Energie- und Industriesysteme
Andreas Pastowski
+49 202 2492-118
+49 202 2492-263

Education and Academic Training

  • Studies of Social Science and Economics at Bochum University (Ruhr Universität Bochum) with a University Diploma in Social Science

Professional Experience

  • Since November 1992: Researcher and Project Co-ordinator with the Transport Division and currently Division Future Energy and Industry Systems of the Wuppertal Institute
  • January 1990 - October 1992: Research Fellow with "Ladenburger Kolleg Umweltstaat" of the Gottlieb Daimler- und Karl Benz-Foundation at the Chair for Social Policy and Economics at Bochum University
  • May 1987 - December 1989: Research Assistant at the Chair for Social Policy and Economics at Bochum University

Research Focus

  • Scenarios of environmentally sustainable transport
  • Options for a low-carbon transport system
  • System analysis of alternative propulsion systems, fuels and infrastructure
  • Energy efficiency in freight transport and logistics


  • Fuel Cell and Hydrogen Network North Rhine-Westphalia (KNBW)
  • Working Group "Emissions Trading and Sustainable Transport" of Research Community for Roads and Transport (Forschungsgesellschaft für Straßen- und Verkehrswesen FGSV)
  • Association for Ecological Economic Research (VÖW)
  • Association for the Promotion of Research in the Social Sciences (Verein zur Förderung sozialwissenschaftlicher Praxis e.V.) at Bochum University


  • On "Flugverkehr und Ökologie" at the Infernum Seminar of Hagen University (Fernuniversität Hagen), 19 - 21 October 2007
  • "Visiting Professor" on "Transport and Environment" at the Department of Environmental Sciences & Policy at Central European University Budapest, 9 - 13 March and 29 November - 3 December 2001
  • Witten-Herdecke University on "Wirtschaft - Verkehr - Umwelt: Konzepte eines umweltverträglichen Verkehrs" (Economy, Transport and Environment: concepts of environmentally sustainable transport) in the summer term 1995 und winter term 1995/96
  • Bochum University with courses from winter term 1990/91 until summer term 1992 on environmental economics and policy