Dr. Heiko Thomas

Projektmanager - Kopernikus-Projekt ENavi – Energiewende-Navigationssystem – Geschäftsstelle
+49 331 28822-473


IASS Project

  • Kopernikus Projekt -  Energiewende-Navigationssystem (ENavi)

Research Interests

  • intelligent energy systems, connecting the energy sectors (heat, transport, electricity, gas; also water), integration of renewables into the energy system, energy efficiency measures (especially heat, buildings, transport), energy storage, security of supply
  • sustainable and affordable energy for those who have no access yet, global GHG reduction, climate mitigation goals in the context of SE4All

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since 02.2013          Project Scientist at IASS
  • 02.2012 – 01.2013   Research Fellow at IASS
  • 11.2009 – 05.2011   Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin, USA / Project leader – LCLS Free electron laser experiments
  • 08.2009 – 10.2009   Research Stipend from DFG / Experiments at Stanford University and at the University of Texas at Austin, USA
  • 05.2005 – 07.2009   Technische Universität Berlin / PhD in Experimental Physics
  • 08.2002 – 12.2003   Research Fellow at Humboldt University of Berlin / Photonics
  • 10.1996 – 03.2002   University of Rostock / Diploma in Physics, Solid state, atmospheric, oceanographic physic

Selected Publications prior to joining the IASS

Further Information

www.heiko-thomas.com  Ancient sustainability

Selected Lectures and Speeches

  • „Neue Erkenntnisse für lange Erdkabel-Strecken: Was von Magnesiumdiborid-Supraleitern in der Praxis erwartet werden kann”  representing Prof. Carlo Rubbia’s invited talk at 5. Internationale ETP-Konferenz Erdkabel in Berlin, 03/2015
  • „Socio-economics of state-of-the art-transmission lines“
    Invited talk, Chubu University/Japan, International Symposium on DC Superconducting Power Transmission Line in Chubu University, 03/2014