Dr. Carmen Schiel (geb. Mayer)

  • IIP / DFIU
  • Gruppe: Sustainable Value Chains


In research:

  • TFTEI (former EGTEI): Techno-economic evaluation of industrial emission reduction measures, particularly DeNOx, DeSOx, DeVOCs and DeDusting technologies in large combustion plants and solvent consumption installations  [further information]
  • Assessment of investment projects in the field of energy efficiency and climate friendly industrial production processes


  • Scientific Analysis of the industrial heat and cooling markets


In education:


  • Exercise "asset management" (since WS 2014/15)
  • Lecture "Quality and Controlling" in the series of lectures "Project Management" (since WS 2061/17)
  • Seminar "Project Management" (SoSe 2016)
  • Seminar "Industrielle Fragestellungen im wissenschaftlich-didaktischen Kontext" (SoSe 2018)
  • Supervision of Bachelor- and Mastertheses


Further Activities

  • Since october 2015: elected member of the Faculty Board


Study on Storage Capacities and Logistical Infrastructure for EU Agricultural Commodities Trade (with a special focus on Cereals, the Oilseed Complex and Protein Crops (COP)): Final Report
Bruni, M.; Gentile, E.; Loi, A.; Gentile, M.; Rudi, A.; Rosenberg, S.; Mayer, C.; Schultmann, F.; Bradley, D.; Christodoulou; Nganga, J.; Oudin, B.; Luitaud, C.-M.; Hamann, K. T.; Mendívil, M. S.; Robles, J. Q.; Altozano, A. G.; Serrano, P.; Lyu, K.; Karppinen, S.; Caspari, C.; Chloupkova, J.; Drozdz, J.; Dimitre, N.; Duda, M. M.; Dzwonkowski, W.; Kuhar, A.; Nalbant, O.; Rieger, L.; Vittuari, M.
2017. Publications Office of the European Union. doi:10.2762/62642
Estimation of costs of reduction techniques for LCP - Methodology
Mayer, C.; Müller, A.-K.; Schulte Beerbühl, S.; Allemand, N.; Vilmain, J.-B.
2015. TFTEI
Real Option Thinking: Policy Implications for Environmental Investments
Schiel, C.; Glöser-Chahoud, S.; Schultmann, F.
2018, September 28. International Sustainability Conference of the Upper Rhine Cluster for Sustainability Research, Strasbourg, France, 27.-28.09.2018
Assessing emission control techniques in LCP: Techno-economic aspects and investment strategies
Schiel, C.; Glöser-Chahoud, S.; Schultmann, F.
2018, September 27. ExPPERTS Europe: Exploring Power Plant Emission Reduction Techniques and Strategies, Wroclaw, Poland, 26.-27.09.2018
A real option application for emission control measures
Schiel, C.; Glöser-Chahoud, S.; Schultmann, F.
2018. Journal of business economics, 89 (3), 291–325. doi:10.1007/s11573-018-0913-9
Export of regular and torrefied wood pellets from Chile to Europe and Asia
Zimmer, T.; Arteaga-Pérez, L.; Segura, C.; Walter, M.; Mayer, C.; Schultmann, F.
2018, May 16. 26th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EUBCE 2018), Copenhagen, Denmark, May 14–17, 2018
ECO PHYSICS’ NOx Detectors / NOx in the Field of Burners and Boilers
Mutter, K.; Mayer, C.; Müller, A.-K.; Schultmann, F.; Allemand, N.
2017. International Environmental Technology, 27 (5), 24–25
ECO PHYSICS’ NOx Detectors
Mutter, K.; Mayer, C.; Müller, A.-K.; Schultmann, F.; Allemand, N.
2017. AWE International, (51), 58–59
Application of Real Option Methods for Emission Abatement Investments
Mayer, C.; Schultmann, F.
2017. 21st Annual International Conference Real Options: Theory Meets Practice, Boston, 29.06.-01.07.2017
A Comparison of International Nitrogen Oxide Emission Regulation for the Energy Sector
Mayer, C.; Lanzrath, N.; Breun, P.; Schultmann, F.
2016. Rethinking Sustainability Models and Practices: Challenges for the New and Old World Contexts. Proceedings of the 22nd Annual International Sustainable Development Research Society Conference, 2016, 13th-15th July, Lisbon, P Ed.: J. Joanaz de Melo, 394–406, Lisbon
Early Stage Investment and Cost Calculation Methodologies for NOx Reduction Measures in Large Combustion Plants
Mayer, C.; Müller, A.-K.; Fröhling, M.; Schultmann, F.
2015. Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Advances in Cleaner Production, May 20th to 22nd, 2015, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1–11
Wissenschaftlicher Bericht zur Vorbereitung des Erfahrungsberichts zum EEWärmeG
Offermann, R.; Thamling, N.; Seefeldt, F.; Steinbach, J.; Sperber, E.; Nast, M.; Bürger, V.; Hesse, T.; Breun, P.; Mayer, C.
2015. Karlsruher Institut für Technologie (KIT)


08/2017 - 12/2017
Interim leader of the research group "Sustainable Supply Chains"
Since 06/2014 Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Research Associate at the Institute of Industrial Production (IIP) / French-German Institute for environmental research (DFIU)
04/2012 - 02/2014 University of Stuttgart, M.Sc. in technology management
Focus areas: technology management, service engineering
10/2011 - 03/2012 Carl Zeiss AG, Mexico/Germany
International Internship in technical sales for industrial metrology
10/2007 - 09/2011 RAFI GmbH und Co. KG and DHBW Ravensburg
Dual bachelor degree in mechanical engineering and employment in the field of industrial engineering and process development