Jens Peters holds a diploma degree (Dipl. Ing.) in electrical engineering (communication technologies) from the Technical University of Munich. He worked several years as R&D engineer and project leader in the automotive industry (Ingolstadt, Barcelona) in the development of electronic components. After finishing an MSc. in renewable energies and fuel cells at UIMP / CSIC in Madrid, he started working in the field of system analysis of energy processes at Instituto IMDEA Energía, Madrid. In 2015 he finished his dissertation at Universidad Rey Juan Carlos (Madrid) about the environmental, economic and thermodynamic assessment of pyrolysis processes for the production of biofuels and biochar. Since 2015, he is part of the research group ‘Resources, Recycling, Environment & Sustainability’ at HIU, where he is working on the modelling and assessment of novel energy storage technologies, with a special focus on material issues, recycling and sustainability of new battery systems (eco-design).
Recycling, fife cycle assessment, material flow analysis, resources, sustainability, limits of growth, foresight and technology assessment
Helmholtz Institute Ulm (HIU), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)