Hans Auer

 Hans Auer

Hans is an Associate Professor in Energy Economics at TU Wien. He received a M.Sc. in Electrical Engineering (1996), a PhD (2000) and a Venia Docendi (2012) in Energy Economics from TU Wien. Hans joined the Energy Economics Group (EEG) in 1995 and was on research leave several times (e.g., TU Berlin, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, Massachusetts Institute of Technology). Since the beginning of his academic career, Hans has been focusing on various aspects of energy system modelling and energy system decarbonization, notably in the context of grid and market integration of renewable energy technologies as well as energy sector coupling at several granularity levels. In the last 25 years, Hans has been coordinating a series of European and national projects in the energy transition field for a variety of different clients. He has comprehensive teaching, supervision, reviewing and examination experience of bachelor, master and PhD students, a significant amount of energy conferences contributions worldwide and also authored more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific papers and book contributions. He is an active member in different academic and scientific committees and associations.


05/2019 — 06/2019
Visiting Scholar, Laboratory for Information and Decision Systems, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
07/2012 — date
Associate Professor, Institute of Energy Systems and Electrical Drives, TU Wien
07/2007 — 06/2012
Senior Research Scientist, Institute of Power Systems and Energy Economics, TU Wien
07/1999 — 06/2007
Assistant Professor, Institute of Power Systems and Energy Economics, TU Wien
03/1998 — 10/1998
Research Fellow, Electricity Markets Group, Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California/Berkeley
02/1997 — 08/1997
Research Fellow, Institute of Energy Systems, TU Berlin
10/1995 — 06/1999
Teaching and Research Assistant, Institute of Energy Economics, TU Wien


2019 2023

open ENergy TRansition ANalyses for a low-Carbon Economy