Our Team

Our team is strongly inter-disciplinary and consists of economists, computer scientists, mathematicians, and environmental resource managers. Find a description of team members below.


Johannes Schmidt

is Assistant Professor at the Institute for Sustainable Economic Development, BOKU University in Vienna. His main research interests are linked to the integrated modelling of energy systems with high shares of renewables. He is interested in developing a comprehensive approach to the assessment of renewable energies, including technical, economic, social, and ecological aspects into his research.


Sebastian Wehrle

is a doctoral student at the Institute for Sustainable Economic Development, University of Natural Resources and Life Science, Vienna where he researches the economics of electricity systems under climate change. Previously, he gathered over a decade of experience in the energy industry serving as lead economist at an international energy consultancy, strategist at Austria’s largest energy service company and strategic modelling lead at Vienna’s grid operator. He holds an honors degree in economics from the University of Vienna.

 [SW1]oder bin ich was anderes?