Benjamin Fries, M.Sc.

Fraunhofer Institute for
Systems and Innovation Research ISI

Experience

Studies of physics at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) and Trinity College Dublin, Ireland with a focus on photonics and theoretical solid state physics. From June to July 2013 volunteering work in Constanta, Romania. From October 2013 to September 2014 Master thesis at the Light Technology Institute of KIT on the modelling of thin-film solar cells. Subsequently employment as a development engineer in nanotechnology industry on micro 3D printing. Since March 2015 researcher in the Competence Center Energy Policy and Energy Markets at the Fraunhofer Institute for Systems and Innovation Research ISI.

Work focus

  • Socio-techno-economic energy demand modelling
  • Impact analysis of policy instruments for the improvement in energy efficiency