Institute for Industrial Production (IIP)

French-German Institute for Environmental Research (DFIU)

Institute for Industrial Production (IIP)

Welcome to the IIP


Prof. Dr. Wolf Fichtner


Prof. Dr. Frank Schultmann

Deputy Director DFIU

Dr. Kira Schumacher

Institute for Industrial Production (IIP)


Campus West, building 06.33 
Hertzstr. 16
76187 Karlsruhe

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

Fax: +49 721 608-44682
E-Mail: Secretariat


Chairs at the IIP



Current information

The secretariats are currently closed and no face-to-face meetings take place in the building. We can be reached by e-mail and telephone at the usual times, and automatic forwarding has been set up for most telephone lines.

You will find the e-mail addresses of the institute staff on this page.

Further current information of KIT on the coronavirus can be found on the KIT homepage.  

Seminare sind nun online

Alle vom IIP angebotenen Seminare des Wintersemesters 2020/21 sind jetzt online. Nähere Informationen finden Sie hier unter hier.

Dr. Keles leaves IIP

Dogan Keles will leave the IIP in July to start as a professor in Applied Economics at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU), where he will head the Energy System Analysis group. The IIP thanks him for his commitment over the past 13 years, congratulates him on the new position and wishes him all the best for the future.

The IIP congratulates Thomas Dengiz

On June 30th, Mr. Dengiz successfully passed his doctoral examination. The topic of his Ph.D.-thesis was "Optimization approaches for exploiting the load flexibility of electric heating devices in smart grids". The IIP congratulates him.

The IIP congratultes Mr. Yilmaz

On June 8th, Mr. Hasan Ümitcan Yilmaz successfully passed his doctoral examination. The topic of his Ph.D.-thesis was "Analyzing decarbonization strategies for Europe with advanced energy system modelling". The IIP congratulates him.

Preview WorkshopKIT-IIP
Expert workshop as part of the PREVIEW project

The second expert workshop within the framework of the PREVIEW project took place on 19./20. February 2020 with experts from public authorities, science and industry. A particular focus was placed on the validation of the working concept developed within the project and the requirements analysis of the demonstrator to be developed.


IIP congratulates Mariana Burkhardt

On February 6th, Mariana Burkhardt successfully passed her doctoral examination. The topic of her Ph.D.-thesis was "Impacts of natural disasters on supply chain performance". The IIP congratulates her.

Green light for new project „DeMoBat“

On January 23, 2020, the Minister of Environment, Mr. Franz Untersteller, submitted the funding agreement for the research project "DeMoBat - Industrial dismantling of battery modules and electric motors to secure economic strategic raw materials for e-mobility"  in Stuttgart.
The IIP is responsible in this collaborative project for the coordination of the higher-level research on market potential, business models, as well as for the development of logistics concepts. Further information can be found here and here.