Dr.-Ing. Martin Robinius

Dr.-Ing. Martin Robinius

Head of Department

Dr.-Ing. Martin Robinius is Head of Department at the Institute of Energy and Climate Research (IEK-3). He coordinates about 40 scientists, PhD-, Master- and Bachelor- students who perform research for techno-economic energy systems modeling, -analysis and – assessment. At the same institute he wrote his PhD thesis, for which he won several awards. During that time, he was also a visiting researcher at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory (USA). Martin began his career at the Fraunhofer Institute for Wind Energy and Energy System Technology. He also worked for a strategic consultant firm in China on a country analysis and site selection project in Asia and at Shanghai Volkswagen. Martin is part of the Board of Directors “Gesellschaft für Energiewissenschaft und Energiepolitik e. V.”, the German section of the International Association for Energy Economics (IAEE), subtopic leader for the International Energy Agency and an independent consultant for the private and public sector. He holds a Dr.-Ing. from RWTH-Aachen, a Master of Science from the Kassel University and a Bachelor of Engineering from the University of Applied Sciences and Arts Hannover. Martin has authored over 37 publications in journals such as Applied Energy, Energies and Renewable Energy, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy and has been cited over 1100 times. One of his latest studies showed the cost optimal transformation pathways for the Energy System 2050 in Germany.


Forschungszentrum Jülich GmbH
52428 Jülich


Phone: +49 2461 61-3077
email: m.robinius@fz-juelich.de