Welcome to the IIP


Prof. Dr. Wolf Fichtner


Prof. Dr. Frank Schultmann

Deputy Director DFIU

Dr.-Ing. Simon Glöser-Chahoud

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.  

Dr Fraunholz receives the Science Prize of the KIT Faculty of Economics

The IIP congratulates Dr. Christoph Fraunholz on the presentation of the Science Prize of the KIT Faculty of Economics in the category "Interdisciplinary Research". Mr. Fraunholz received the award for his dissertation on the topic "Market Design for the Transition to Renewable Electricity Systems". More information can be found  here.

Guest talk in the lecture "Introduction to the Energy Industry"

On Tuesday, July 5, 2022, Mr. Thomas Baier from the company ILOS Projects GmbH will give a guest  talk relating to „Project Finance and Investment for Renewable Energy Projects” in the lecture „Introduction to the Energy Industry" by Prof. Fichtner.

Location: Carl Benz lecture hall, building 10.21
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Visit of the Rheinhafen steam power plant

As part of the Energy Trading and Risk Management lecture, IIP employees and a group of students visited the Rheinhafen steam power plant in Karlsruhe on June 9th, 2022.

OR 2022 / Conference in Karlsruhe

IIP invites scientists and researchers from all over the world to participate in OR 2022 with the main theme of energy, information and mobility. This conference provides an excellent platform to discuss and present your research, discover new and breakthrough applications and practices, create excellent networking opportunities with professionals from around the world, and exchange ideas with leading industry experts.
Visit us at www.or2022.de

Image-video on the NOLAN-project at KITopen

As part of the NOLAN project, we created a short video about our work in public-private collaborations in emergency logistics and posted it on KITopen here.

The IIP congratulates Mr. Kraft

The IIP congratulates Emil Kraft, who successfully completed his doctoral examination on „Decision-making under uncertainty in short-term electricity markets” on March 31st, 2022.

The IIP congratulates Ms. Weiler

The IIP congratulates Ms. Verena Weiler, who successfully completed her doctoral examination on "Automatic simulation of heat demand and supply at district level" on March 8th, 2022.

The IIP congratulates Mr. Wang

The IIP congratulates Zongfei Wang, who successfully completed his doctoral examination on „Optimization methods for developing electric vehicle charging strategies” on February 2nd, 2022.

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Closing event of the SuMo-Rhine project - "Promotion of sustainable mobility in the Upper Rhine region"

The SuMo-Rhine research project coordinated by DFIU celebrated its closing event on November 17, 2021 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The event took place in attendance at the University of Freiburg. In addition, a live stream was offered over the internet.

RESEARCH TO BUSINESS reports about an innovative project planning tool

"Project planning with added value" - this is the title of a current report in the KIT blog RESEARCH TO BUSINESS about a project planning tool developed by IIP and RODIAS GmbH. The planning tool, brought to market as software product OPTIRA, was developed within the BMBF-funded research projects MogaMaR and NukPlaRStoR. The development was supported by VPC Nukleare Dienstleistungen GmbH with know-how from nuclear dismantling.