Simon Funke

Fraunhofer Institute for
Systems and Innovation Research ISI

Researcher

Experience

Studied industrial engineering at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT, formerly University of Karlsruhe), including studies at the Universidad de València, Spain. Areas of specialisation: energy management, renewable energies and automotive technology, special interest in alternative drive systems. Thesis title: „Evaluation of the development of a charging infrastructure for electric mobility based on a redox-flow-battery“. Internships in Germany and abroad. Since February 2012 Research Associate at the Competence Center Energy Technology and Energy Systems.

Work focus

  • Electric mobility

  • Charging infrastructure and vehicle efficiency

Publications

Funke, S.Á., Plötz, P., 2017, A techno-economic analysis of fast charging needs in Germany for different ranges of battery electric vehicles. Proceedings to the European Electric Vehicle Congress (EEVC), 14th – 16th March 2017, Geneva, Switzerland.

Plötz, P., Funke, S.Á., 2017, Mileage electrification potential of different electric vehicles in Germany. Proceedings to the European Electric Vehicle Congress (EEVC), 14th – 16th March 2017, Geneva, Switzerland.

Wietschel, Martin; Funke, Simon (2015): Urbane Mobilität der Zukunft. Tagungsband sowie ANHANG Tagungsband: Posterbeiträge des Symposiums des Innovationsclusters REM 2030 am 17./18. Juni 2015 in Karlsruhe. Veröffentlichungsdatenbank Fraunhofer-Publica

Funke, Simon Árpád; Gnann, Till; Plötz, Patrick (2015): Addressing the Different Needs for Charging Infrastructure: An Analysis of Some Criteria for Charging Infrastructure Set-up. In: E-Mobility in the North Sea Region. Editors: Leal Filho, W. & Kotter, R. Springer-Verlag, London, 2015, pp. 73-90

T. Gnann, P. Plötz, S. Funke, M. Wietschel (2015): What is the market potential of electric vehicles as commercial passenger cars? A case study from Germany. Transportation Research Part D, Vol. 37, June 2015, pp. 171-187

Gauger, J. F., Funke, S. Á., 2015, Elektrische Linienbusse: Vom Generalisten zum Spezialisten - Entwicklung eines Leitfadens zur Integration elektrischer Linienbusse in den öffentlichen Nahverkehr. DER NAHVERKEHR, 33. Jahrgang, 3/2015

Funke, S. Á., Plötz, P., 2014, A Comparison of Different Means to Increase Daily Range of Electric Vehicles – The Potential of Battery Sizing, Increased Vehicle Efficiency and Charging Infrastructure. Paper presented at Vehicle Power and Propulsion Conference 2014 (IEEE-VPPC 2014), Coimbra, Portugal, Oktober 2014

Müller-Langer, F., Zech, K., Rönsch, S., Oehmichen, K., Michaelis, J., Funke, S., Grasemann, E., 2014, Assessment of selected concepts for hydrogen production based on biomass, DBFZ Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum gemeinnützige GmbH Leipzig, Fraunhofer Institute  for Systems and Innovation Research ISI, Karlsruhe. In: Hydrogen Science and Engineering. Editors: Stolten, D. & Emonts, B. Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co., Berlin, 2014 – in press.

Zech, K., Grasemann, E., Oehmichen, K., Kiendl, I., Schmersahl, R., Rönsch, S., Seiffert, M., Müller-Langer, F., Weindorf, W. , Funke, S., Michaelis, J., Wietschel, M., 2013, Hy-NOW - Evaluierung der Verfahren und Technologien für die Bereitstellung von Wasserstoff auf Basis von Biomasse. Final Report, Study for the Federal Ministry of Transport, Building and Urban Affairs (BMVBS), in cooperation:  DBFZ Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum gemeinnützige GmbH Leipzig, Ludwig-Bölkow-Systemtechnik GmbH (LBST) Ottobrunn, and Fraunhofer Institute  for Systems and Innovation Research ISI Karlsruhe.

Dallinger, D., Funke, S., Wietschel, M., 2013, On-Board Metering. Working paper Sustainability and Innovation, Fraunhofer Institute  for Systems and Innovation Research ISI, Karlsruhe.

Funke, S., Plötz, P., 2013, The potential of electric and non-electric bicycles to reduce energy consumption and emissions in private transport. In: Proceedings of the 2013 ECEEE summer study, Hyeres 2013.

Funke, S., Gnann, T., Plötz, P, Wietschel, M., 2013, Fahrprofile gewerblich gehaltener Fahrzeuge, Neue Mobilität 10/13, Berlin.

Funke, S., Wietschel, M., 2012, Bewertung des Aufbaus einer Ladeinfrastruktur für eine Redox-Flow-Batteriebasierte Elektromobilität . Working paper Sustainability and Innovation, Fraunhofer Institute  for Systems and Innovation Research ISI, Karlsruhe.

Wietschel, M., Dütschke, E., Funke, S., Peters, A., Plötz, P., Schneider, U., Roser, A., Globisch, J., 2012, Kaufpotenzial für Elektrofahrzeuge bei sogenannten "Early Adoptern". Final Report, Study for the Federal Ministry of Economics and Technology (BMWi), Fraunhofer Institute  for Systems and Innovation Research ISI, Karlsruhe.

Funke, S., Plötz, P., 2012, CO2-Effizienzsteigerung bei PKW – Sprint oder Spaziergang? Was bedeuten die europäischen CO2-Grenzwerte für die Automobilindustrie? Zeitschrift für die gesamte Wertschöpfungskette Automobilwirtschaft (ZfAW) 04/2012, Bamberg.