Christoph Zeiss

Project Co-ordinator

Future Energy and Industry Systems
Research Unit Structural Change and Innovation
Christoph Zeiss
+49 202 2492-135
+49 202 2492-198

Education and Academic Training

  • Biology Diploma in Applied Ecology, Technical University of Braunschweig

Professional Experience

  • 2010 Project co-ordinator, Wuppertal Institute
  • 2008 Research Fellow, Wuppertal Institute
  • 2006 - 2008 Research Fellow, parliamentary commission "The effects of long-term significantly increasing prices for oil and gas imports on economy and consumers in North Rhine-Westphalia"
  • 2002 - 2004 Project Manager Mobility, German Energy Agency
  • 2000 - 2002 Research Fellow for energy policy in the German Bundestag

Research Focus

  • Design and implementation of the climate protection plan North Rhine-Westfalia
  • Design and implementation of long-time scenarios for mitigation of greenhouse gas emissions
  • Strucural expansion of Biomass use in stationary and mobile applications


  • Dialog schafft Zukunft, Initiative of the Ministry of Economic Affairs, Energy and Industry of North Rhine-Westfalia