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.-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.  

The IIP congratulates Florian Diehlmann

The IIP congratulates Mr. Florian Diehlmann, who successfully passed his doctoral examination on „Facility Location Planning in Relief Logistics: Decision Support for German Authorities"  in March 2021.

The IIP congratulates Mr. Schiessl

The IIP congratulates Mr. Andreas Schiessl, who successfully passed his doctoral examination on „Integrated CO2- assessment and decision support model for supplier selections”  in March 2021.

The annual reports are online

We refer to the current issues of the Annual Report 2020 Energy Economics as well as the Annual Report 2020 Production Management.

Virtual expert workshop in the NOLAN project

On February 25, 2021, a virtual expert-workshop within the NOLAN project took place. The project consortium and its partners exchanged the latest findings from emergency logistics and experiences with the Corona pandemic.

Energy transition: Development of Reporting on Renewable Energies

KIT Researchers notice a shift from positive to negative media reports - public support and long-term goals might be at risk

More about the article "Energy transition"
The IIP congratulates Mrs. Ried

The IIP congratulates Sabrina Ried, who successfully passed her doctoral examination on „Gesteuertes Laden von Elektrofahrzeugen in Verteilnetzen mit hoher Einspeisung erneuerbarer Energien – ein Beitrag zur Kopplung von Elektrizitäts- und Verkehrssektor”  in January 2021.

The IIP congratulates Khuong Phuong

The IIP congratulates Mrs. Khuong Phuong, who successfully passed her doctoral examination on „Urbanisation and renewable energies in ASEAN: multi-disciplinary approaches to analysing past and future trends”  in December  2020.

The IIP congratulates Farnaz Mahdavian

The IIP congratulates Farnaz Mahdavian,  who successfully passed her doctoral examination on „Emergency Decision Making and Disaster Recovery"”  in December 2020.

Namares video is online

The Namares project video was developed during the status conference and is now available online:

IIP obtains the support of the Helmholtz AI

We are pleased about the support of Helmholtz AI in the next six months by Energy @ KIT in our project "Drones flight for energetic district analysis"

Artikel über Forschungsprojekt "CoBiVal"

Im Zuge des Bioökonomiejahres 20/21 ist ein Artikel über über das Forschungsprojekt CoBiVal (Cooperation and Competition in Bioeconomy Value Chains) veröffentlicht, an dem Raphael Heck arbeitet. Hier geht es zum Artikel.

IIP and RODIAS GmbH develop software for optimizing project planning

As part of the two BMBF-funded research projects MogaMaR and NukPlaRStoR, models and methods for optimizing project planning have been developed at the IIP. These models and methods have been available as software product openZELOS of our project partner RODIAS GmbH since mid 2020. A joint extension is planned for the further course of the project. The IIP is pleased about this successful innovation.

The IIP congratulates PhD Felix Hübner

The IIP congratulates PhD Felix Hübner about receiving the Science Award of the KIT Faculty of Economics in the category "Interdisciplinary Work". Mr. Hübner receives the award for his doctoral thesis on "Planning and Modeling of the Decommissioning of Nuclear Facilities under Consideration of Uncertainties - An Example for the Planning of Large Projects".

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KIT and Audi Work on Recycling Method for Automotive Plastics

The THINKTANK Industrial Resource Strategies at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) is launching a pilot project for chemical recycling with Audi to return mixed plastic fractions from cars to a resource-saving cycle. As part of the project, the Institute for Technical Chemistry (ITC) and the IIP are testing the technical feasibility of chemical recycling and are balancing the recovery path. To the project page incl. press release.