Adela Marian joined the IASS in February 2011 and has been working on topics related to the energy system. Her current research interests include renewable energy auctions in India as well as the implications of an emerging hydrogen economy for the global energy transition. From 2015 to 2018 she was responsible for the scientific coordination of the demonstration area Demo 5 within the European project Best Paths, which resulted in the first validation of a 3-gigawatt-class superconducting cable system.
Prior to joining the IASS, Adela Marian conducted basic research at the Fritz Haber Institute of the Max Planck Society in Berlin. She holds a PhD in Physics from the University of Colorado at Boulder, USA and is a recipient of an Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship and a Marie Curie Fellowship.