Dr.-Ing. Stephan Ramesohl

Co-Head of Research Unit Digital Transformation

Education and Academic Training

  • Since April 2023: Honorary Professor at the Faculty of Economics (Schumpeter School of Business and Economics) at the University of Wuppertal, Germany
  • PhD (Dr.-Ing.), Department for Electrical Engineering, Energy Technologies, University of Paderborn, Germany
  • Diploma Business Engineering (Industrial Engineer) (University of Karlsruhe (TH), Germany)
  • Diploma Economics (Aix-Marseille Université, France)

Professional Experience

  • Since July 2019: Co-Head of Research Unit Digital Transformation in the Division Circular Economy of Wuppertal Institute
  • Since February 2019: Senior Researcher in the Division Circular Economy of Wuppertal Institute
  • 2016 - January 2019: Vice-President Innovation Strategy and Innovation Portfolio Management at E.ON SE in Essen
  • 2011 - 2016: Vice-President Innovation Portfolio Management at E.ON AG in Düsseldorf
  • 2007 - 2011: Head of Competence Center Gas Technologies, E.ON Ruhrgas AG, Essen, since 2018 Vice-President Research & Development at E.ON Ruhrgas AG
  • 1994 - 2007: Wuppertal Institute, lately as Vice-Director of the Research Group 1 "Future Energy and Mobility Structures" and head of focus project "New energy carriers and fuels"
  • 1994: Guest Researcher at "International Energy Studies Group", Energy and Environmental Analysis Program, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL), California, USA

Research Focus

  • Digitalization and Sustainability
  • Industrial Transformation
  • Innovation Management


  • Since 2016: University of Wuppertal, Faculty of Economics / Schumpeter School of Economics: "Industrial Infrastructures and Cimate Protection - Transformation Processes in Industry"
  • 2001 - 2003: University of Paderborn, Faculty of Electrical Engineering, Information Technologies and Mathematics: "Sustainable Industrial Production"

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