Sebastian Zwickl-Bernhard

 Sebastian Zwickl-Bernhard
https://eeg.tuwien.ac.at/staff/people/sebastian-zwickl-bernhard

Sebastian is a research associate at the Energy Economics Group (EEG). He holds a master's degree in Energy Engineering and Automation Technology (2020) and a Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering (2023), both from TU Wien. He joined EEG already in 2018 as a teaching assistant. Currently, he is working on open-source modeling to address the challenges of decarbonizing the energy system in the context of sustainable energy transition scenarios and is significantly involved in teaching and supervision of bachelor and master students. Since 2022, he has also a position as researcher in the Department of Industrial Economics and Technology Management (IØT) at the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU).

Milestones

10/2023
Faculty Award (Doctoral Thesis), Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, TU Wien
07/2023
Ph.D. in Electrical Engineering, TU Wien
06/2023 — 08/2023
Research Stay to the University of Groningen, Faculty of Economics and Business
06/2022 — 09/2022
Research Stay to the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU)
06/2021 — 08/2021
Research Fellow, Young Scientists Summer Program (YSSP), International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA)
09/2020
Faculty Award (Master Thesis), Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology, TU Wien
05/2020 — date
Research Associate at EEG, TU Wien

Projects

2023 2027
iDesignRES

Integrated Design of the Components of the Energy System to Plan the Uptake of Renewable Energy Sources: An Open Source Toolbox

2022 2025
FLXenabler

Flexible heating and cooling and geothermal energy storage as an enabler for decarbonized integrated energy systems

2022 2023
Gas-Infra-AT-2040

The future role of gas infrastructure in a climate-neutral Austria by 2040

2019 2023
openENTRANCE

open ENergy TRansition ANalyses for a low-Carbon Economy