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Institute for Industrial Production (IIP)

Westhochschule, building 06.33
Hertzstr. 16
76187 Karlsruhe

+49 721 608-44460
   (Energy Economics)
+49 721 608-44569
   (Industrial Production and Logistics)

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Newest title of the "Working Paper Series"
Working Paper Nr. 29
Newest title of "KIT Scientific Publishing"
Buch Schäuble


About IIP's Resource Management

The current edition of lookKIT includes a report about the research work of IIP in the field Think Tank Industrial Resource Strategies, in the group "Project and Resource Management in the Built Environment" as well as in the group "Sustainable Value Chains".

IIP participates in the 5th Latin American Biorefinery Congress

The IIP is participating in a workshop at the 5th Latin American Biorefinery Congress (more here), which will take place from 7th to 9th of January 2019 in Concepción, Chile. The workshop on "Sustainable Use of Biomass in Chile and beyond" is also the completion of the project ‘SeMoBioEnergy” (more information here), which has been funded by the BMBF since September 2015 and which has been coordinated by the IIP.

Dr. Anna Kühlen gewinnt ARCADIS-Preis

Das IIP gratuliert Dr.-Ing. Anna Kühlen zur Verleihung des ARCADIS-Preis für Geo- und Umweltforschung. Frau Kühlen erhält den Preis für Ihre Promotion.

SERIOR Graduate Academy Summer School 2018

In the week from 18.6. - 22.6. the SERIOR Graduate Academy Summer School will take place in Goersdorf in France according to the motto "Risk Without Borders". On Thursday, June 21, Dr. Marcus Wiens, in cooperation with Prof. Eva Louvet and Dr. Florence Spitzenstetter (both Faculty of Psychology at the University of Strasbourg), will conduct an interactive teaching unit on the topic "Risk and social comparison - experimental research in psychology and economics".

IIP congratulates Jonathan J. Gomez Vilchez

The IIP congratulates Jonathan Gomez, who successfully completed today his doctoral dissertation on "The Impact of Electric Cars on Oil Demand and Greenhouse Gas Emissions in Key Markets". (June 5, 2018)


Die Klausureinsicht für die Bachelor- und Masterklausuren vom 20.02.2018 im Bereich Produktionswirtschaft und Logistik"
bei Prof. Dr. F. Schultmann
findet am Donnerstag 03.05.0218 wie folgend statt:
Klausureinsicht zu „Emissionen in die Umwelt“: Donnerstag, 03.05.2018, 09.00 – 10.00 Uhr in R017 (EG), Geb. 06.33 (Westhochschule)
Klausureinsicht zu „Produktion und Nachhaltigkeit“:
wird zu gegebenem Zeitpunkt bekannt gegeben
Klausureinsicht für alle anderen Klausuren vom 20.02.2018:
Donnerstag, 03.05.2018, 10.00 – 11.00 Uhr in R017 (EG), Geb. 06.33 (Westhochschule)

Details entnehmen Sie bitte hier.

IIP congratulates David Balussou

The IIP congratulates David Balussou, who successfully completed his doctoral dissertation on "An analysis of current and future electricity production from biogas in Germany" in February 2018.

Baden-württembergische Wirtschaft und Wissenschaft errichten gemeinsam den Think-Tank „Industrielle Ressourcenstrategien“ am KIT / IIP beteiligt Seit Beginn des Jahres 2018 ist das IIP für die kommenden vier Jahre an Forschung und Entwicklung im Think Tank „Industrielle Ressourcenstrategien“ des Landes und der Industrie Baden-Württemberg beteiligt. Darin sollen zentrale Fragen der Ressourceneffizienz der beteiligten namhaften regionalen Unternehmen und der involvierten Ministerien lösungsorientiert beantwortet und erprobt werden. Kernthemen des IIP sind die Bereiche Kreislaufwirtschaft, Industrie 4.0, branchenübergreifende Systemmodellierung, finanzielle Instrumente und Anreizsysteme sowie techno-ökonomische, ökologische und soziale Bewertungen.
Weitere Informationen finden Sie hier.
The IIP congratulates Sven Killinger The IIP congratulates Dipl.-Wi.-Ing. Sven Killinger, who successfully obtained his doctoral examination on "Methodical developments for the plant-specific simulation of PV performance based on reference measurements and geodata", and defended it in December 2017.
Annual Report Chair of Business Administration, Production and Operations Management is online The annual report 2017 of the Chair of Business Administration, Production and Operations Management is publicly available here.
Annual Report Chair of Energy Economics is online The annual report 2017 of the Chair of Energy Economics is publicly available here.
Emil Kraft honored with BestMasters Award For the master thesis on "Analysis and Modeling of the French Capacity Mechanism", Emil Kraft receives the BestMasters Award, with which Springer Gabler Verlag honors excellent master theses at prestigious German-speaking universities. His master's thesis has been published as a monograph and is available here.
Rebekka Volk and Patrick Jochem win faculty science awards

The IIP congratulates Dr.-Ing. Rebekka Volk and PD Dr. Patrick Jochem, to whom it will be awarded the science prize of the faculty in the categories for "Business Administration" and "Interdisciplinary Research". The award ceremony will take place as part of the faculty's annual closing ceremony on December  13th, 2017.

IIP in the article of Spiegel magazine The current issue of the Spiegel magazine („Baden-Württemberg Starkes Land“ in DER SPIEGEL, issue 48/2017) reports on the SINTEG project
C / sells, which examines the design of a participatory-cellular concept for the future energy supply. The C / sells subproject 5 "Methods for Intelligent Real Estate and Markets" is headed by the research groups "Decentralized Energy Systems and Networks" and "Energy Markets and Energy Systems Analysis" at the IIP. Click here for reading the article.
Joint project EthaNa started Recently, the joint project "EthaNa" started at the IIP, which stands for an innovative refining process of canola seed. Details can be found here.
Scientific colloquium On November 17th, 2017, the DFG Research Training Group 2153 "Energy Status
Data – Informatics Methods for its Collection, Analysis and Exploitation"
hosts a scientific colloquium with a program related to energy status data.
All experts, students, and anybody interested are invited to register to
this event .
Presentation given by Dr. Markus Wiens - Graduate Academy SERIOR

It’s our pleasure to invite you to a presentation on November 10th given by Dr. Marcus Wiens in the context of the lecture series of the Graduate Academy SERIOR:
„How to enhance transparency in complex supply networks?“

Speaker: Dr. Marcus Wiens / Karlsruher Institut für Technologie – Institut für Industriebetriebslehre und Industrielle Produktion (IIP)
Time: Friday, 10.11.2017 / 09:45 – 11:15 Uhr
Location: KIT Campus Süd / Gebäude 05.20, Raum 1C-04


Die Klausureinsicht zu den Bachelor- und Masterklausuren im Bereich
„Industrielle Produktion“ vom 10.08.2017 findet am Donnerstag, 26.10.2017, 10.00 – 12.00 Uhr in R017 (EG), Geb. 06.33 (Westhochschule) statt.
Die Klausureinsicht zu „Emissionen in die Umwelt“ findet um 9.00 Uhr statt.
Details entnehmen Sie bitte hier.


Open positions

The DFIU / IIP is currently offering several positions.