Nikolaus joined the Energy Economics Group as a research associate and PhD candidate in March 2021. His research focusses on machine learning applications in short-term electricity markets. In this, he is developing Smart- and Microgrid Controller Algorithms, which are implemented in a Microgrid Living Lab in Wieselburg, Austria. He is passionate about sustainability, and specifically wants to contribute to the energy transition through his PhD Candidacy at the EEG. Nikolaus holds a bachelor's degree in Civil Engineering from TU Wien, in which he wrote his thesis on heavy metal emissions of rooftops in Vienna. He then completed his master's degree in Metropolitan Analysis Design & Engineering at TU Delft and Wageningen University & Research, where he focused on energy systems, developed forecasting software for Amsterdam Royal Zoo, and worked on a digital currency. In his free time, Nikolaus likes to play ice hockey, spend time outside on Roter Berg in Vienna, and play jazz and blues piano.
- 03/2023 — 09/2023
- Visiting Researcher at Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory
- 03/2021 — date
- Project Associate and PhD Candidate at EEG, TU Wien
- M.Sc. in Metropolitan Analysis Design & Engineering, TU Delft