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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Enver Doruk Özdemir

School of Engineering and Architecture | Professor | Study Programme Director International Business & Engineering (M. Eng.) | Country Ambassador Turkey
Room: BS 11, OG 3, 312b
Fax: +49 (0)6221-6799-302
Phone: +49 (0)6221-6799-328

About me
About me

June 2016 - Present
Professor at SRH University Heidelberg

January 2013 - May 2016
German Aerospace Center (DLR) - Institute of Vehicle Concepts

Team leader / Project leader – Road vehicles

June 2010 - December 2012
University of Stuttgart - Institute of Energy Economics and Rational Energy Use

Team leader

October 2005 - May 2010
University of Stuttgart - Institute of Energy Economics and Rational Energy Use

Research Assistant

September 2002 - September 2005
Middle East Technical University (Ankara/Turkey)

Teaching Assistant (Mechanical Engineering Department)

I have contributed to these publications


  • Kugler, U., Ehrenberger, S., Brost, M., Dittus H., and Özdemir, E.D., 2016, “Real-world driving, energy demand and emissions of electrified vehicles”, Journal of Earth Sciences and Geotechnical Engineering, Volume 6, Issue 4 - (Special Issue: Transport and Air Pollution)
  • Redelbach, M., Özdemir, E.D., Friedrich, H.E., 2014, Optimizing battery sizes of plug-in hybrid and extended range electric Vehicles for different user types”, Energy Policy, Volume 73, Pages 158-168
  • Telsnig, T., Tomaschek, J., Özdemir, E.D., Bruchof, D., Fahl, U., Eltrop, L., 2013, “Assessment of selected CCS technologies in electricity and synthetic fuel production for CO2 mitigation in South Africa”, Energy Policy, Volume 63, Pages 168–180
  • Özdemir, E.D., Hartmann, N., 2012, “Impact of electrical range and fossil fuel prices on the economics of plugin hybrid vehicles and GHG abatement costs in Germany”, Energy Policy, Volume: 46 Pages: 185-192
  • Özdemir, E.D., Marathe, S. D., Tomaschek, J., Dobbins, A., Eltrop, L., 2012, “Economic and environmental analysis of solar water heater utilization in Gauteng province, South Africa”, Journal of Energy in Southern Africa (SCI-Expanded), Volume: 23 Issue: 2 Pages: 2-19
  • Tomaschek, J., Özdemir, E.D., Fahl, U., Eltrop, L., 2012, “Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Abatement Costs of Biofuel Production in South Africa”, Global Change Biology Bioenergy, Volume: 4 Issue: 6 Pages: 799-810
  • Cardoso, R.S., Özdemir, E.D., Eltrop, L., 2012, “Environmental and economic assessment of international bioethanol trade options for the German transport sector”, Biomass and Bioenergy, Vol. 36, Pages 20-30
  • Özdemir, E.D., Härdtlein, M., Jenssen, T., Zech, D., Eltrop, L., 2011, “A confusion of tongues or the art of aggregating indicators – Reflections on three projective methodologies on sustainability measurement of renewable heating technologies”, Renewable & Sustainable Energy Reviews, Volume 15, Issue 5, June 2011, Pages 2385-2396
  • Hartmann, N., Özdemir, E.D., 2011, “Impact of different utilization scenarios of electric vehicles on the German grid in 2030”, Journal of Power Sources, Vol. 196, Issue: 4, Pages: 2311-2318
  • Goyns, P., Özdemir, E.D., 2011, “Characterizing emissions from private passenger vehicles using engine operating patterns”, Int. J. Environmental Engineering, Vol. 3, No. 1, pages 83-99
  • Özdemir, E.D., Härdtlein, M., Eltrop, L., 2009, “Land substitution effects of biofuel side products and implications on the land area requirement for EU 2020 biofuel targets”, Energy Policy, Volume 37, Issue 8, Pages 2986-2996
  • Özdemir, E.D., Aksel, M. H. and Sisman; T. Ç., 2007, “Implementation of Rotation into a Two dimensional Euler Solver”, Modeling, Simulation & Control B, Vol. 76, No.6, Pages: 1-19

Non Peer-Review

  • Weyrauther, S., Özdemir, E.D., 2018, „Analyse eines nach dem Atkinson-Zyklus arbeitenden Kurbeltriebs“, MTZ, Februar, 60-65
  • Brokate, J., Özdemir, E. D., Kugler, U., 2013, „Der PKW-Markt bis 2040: Was das Auto von morgen antreibt“, Projektbericht
  • Blesl, M., Bruchhof, D., Hartmann, N., Özdemir, E.D., Fahl,U., Eltrop, L., Voß, A., 2009, “Entwicklungsstand und Perspektiven der Elektromobilität“, Projektbericht
  • Fahl,U., Härdtlein, M., Özdemir, E.D., Rath-Nagel, S., Remme, U., Eltrop, L., 2009, “Möglichkeiten der LNG-Nutzung in Baden-Württemberg “, Projektbericht
  • Peplowska, M., Härdtlein, M., Kruck, C., Özdemir, E.D., Eltrop, L., „Methodische Grundlagen und Beispiele für die Berechnung von CO2- Vermeidungskosten für Biogasanlagen“, IER Veröffentlichungsreihe
  • IER, DEU, VKF, ZES, 2007, “Evaluierung eines Gas-FlexFuel-Konzeptes zur Erzeugung und Nutzung biogener Kraftstoffe – Evaluation of a Gas-Flex Fuel Concept for Production and Utilization of Biogenic Fuels”, Project Report
  • Swider, D., Voß, A., Özdemir, E.D., et al., 2006, “Guiding a least cost grid integration of res-electricity in an extended Europe. Case studies on conditions and costs for RES-E grid integration”, Green-Net, Projektbericht

Book chapters

  • Eltrop, L., Härdtlein, M., Jenssen, T., Özdemir, E.D., Henßler, M., Kruck, C., (2014), “Grundlagen und Planung von Bioenergieprojekten “, FNR, Weidner, Rostock
  • Eltrop, L., Härdtlein, M., Jenssen, T., Henßler, M., Kruck, C., Özdemir, E.D., (2014), „Leitfaden Feste Biobrennstoffe“ Kapitel 1, 4, 5 und 6 in 2014 Edition, FNR, Weidner, Rostock
  • Özdemir, E.D., Marathe, S. D., (2013), “Ecological Footprint – the example of Gauteng region”, Kapitel 4
    in “Glances at Renewable and Sustainable Energy, –Principles, approaches and methodologies for an ambiguous benchmark”, Jenssen, T.(Editor), Springer
  • Telsnig, T., Özdemir, E.D., Eltrop, L., (2013), „ The role of Concentrated Solar Power (CSP) plants for South Africa´s electricity generation”, Kapitel in “Energy and Sun”, Eltrop, L., Telsnig, T., Fahl, U. (Editors), Jovis
  • Telsnig, T., Özdemir, E.D., Marathe, S.M., Tomaschek, J., Eltrop, L., (2013), „ Solar energy technologies – GHG abatement costs and potentials for Gauteng”, Kapitel in “Energy and Sun”, Eltrop, L., Telsnig, T., Fahl, U. (Editors), Jovis

Conference papers and lectures


  • Kleiner, F., Özdemir, E. D., Schmid, S. Beermann, M., Catay, B. Moran, B. Lim, O.T., Friedrich, H. E., 2015, “Electrification of transport logistic vehicles: A techno-economic assessment of battery and fuel cell electric transporter”, EVS28 International Electric Vehicle Symposium, 3.-6. Mai, KINTEX, Korea.
  • Eltrop, L., Özdemir, E.D., Annegarn, H., 2010, “Sustainable energy supply for the urban poor – technology evaluation and experiences from South Africa and Gauteng City Region (EnerKey-Project)”,AAG Annual Meeting, Washington D.C., USA
  • Özdemir, E.D., Marathe, S.D., Tomaschek, J., Eltrop, L., 2009, “Role of solar water heaters in Gauteng province”, South Africa, ISES Solar World Conference 2009, Johannesburg, Südafrika
  • Özdemir, E.D., König, A,. Eltrop, L., 2008, “Evaluation of biogas and biomass gasification pathways”, BIOGASTECH workshop, TÜBITAK MRC Gebze Campus, Türkei
  • Özdemir, E.D., Härdtlein, M., Eltrop, L., 2007, “Auswirkungen des Handels von Bio-Treibstoffen zur Abdeckung der EU-Ausbauziele auf den Flächenbedarf ”, 3. Forum Bioenergie Proceedings, Berlin


  • Schimeczek, C., Özdemir, E.D., Schmid, S., 2016, Effectiveness of Monetary and Non-Monetary Incentives on the Purchase of Plug-in Electric Vehicles Considering National and Regional Frameworks Within the European Union, ETC - European Transport Conference 2016, 5 - 7 October 2016, Barcelona.
  • Özdemir, E. D., Tosun, H. B., 2015, “Total Cost of Ownership Analysis for Passenger Cars in Turkey”, International Association for Energy Economics -IAEE International Conference, 25-27. Mai. 2015, Antalya, Türkei
  • Rousseau, A., Stephens, T., Brokate, J., Özdemir, E. D., Klötzke, M., Schmid, S., Plötz, P., Badin, F., Ward, J., Lim, O.T., 2015, “Comparison of Energy Consumption and Costs of Different Plug-in Electric Vehicles in European and American Context”, EVS28 International Electric Vehicle Symposium, 03.-06. Mai 2015, KINTEX, Südkorea.
  • Friedrich, H. E., Kevlishvili, N., Özdemir, E. D., 2014, Green Mobility - Technology Roadmap. SCCERMobility 1t Annual Conference, 11. September 2014, Zürich.
  • Jungmeier, G., Dunn, J. B., Elgowainy, A., Gaines, L., Ehrenberger, S., Özdemir, E. D., Althaus, H. J., Widmer, R., 2014, “Life cycle assessment of electric vehicles – Key issues of Task 19 of the International Energy Agency (IEA) on Hybrid and Electric Vehicles (HEV)”, Proceedings of TRA 2014. Transport Research Arena 2014, 14.-17. April 2014, Paris, Frankreich
  • Özdemir, E. D., Ehrenberger, S., Kleiner, F., Gerner, S., Keller, M., 2014, “Integrated Assessment of Fuel Cell Powertrain Concepts”, H2 Expo, 23.-26. Sept. 2014, Hamburg.
  • Jungmeier, G., Dunn, J. B., Elgowainy, A., Özdemir, E. D., Ehrenberger, S., Althaus, H.J., Widmer, R., 2013, “Key Issues in Life Cycle Assessment of Electric Vehicles - Findings in the International Energy Agency (IEA) on Hybrid and Electric Vehicles (HEV)”, EVS27 International Electric Vehicle Symposium, 17.-20. Nov. 2013, Barcenola, Spanien
  • Hartmann, N., Özdemir, E.D., 2010, “Impact of different charging strategies of electric vehicles on the german grid”, Proceedings of ASME 4th international conference on energy sustainability, vol 1 pages: 811-817
  • Dobbins, A., Tomaschek, J., Özdemir, E.D., Fahl, U., Eltrop, L., 2009, “Advanced local energy planning using energy models: A case study of residential water heating in the Gauteng City Region”, South Africa, International Conference ‘Megacities: Risk, Vulnerability and Sustainable Development’ Leipzig
  • Hartmann, N., Özdemir, E.D., Goyns, P., Ludger Eltrop, 2009, “Calculation of energy storage potential of electric vehicles in Germany”, European Conference SmartGrids + Mobility, Würzburg
  • Hartmann, N., Özdemir, E.D., Goyns, P., Ludger E., 2009, “Modeling the availability and calculation of energy storage potential of electric vehicles in Germany”, EVS24 International Electric Vehicle Symposium, Stavanger
  • Dobbins, A., Tomaschek, J., Özdemir, E.D., Goyns, P., Fahl, U., Eltrop, L., 2009, “Role of energy models in local energy planning to support the roll-out of solar water heaters in Gauteng”, South Africa, UPE8 Conference March 23rd – 26th; Kaiserslautern
  • König, A, Özdemir, E.D., Eltrop, L., 2007, “Analysis and evaluation of alternative pathways for the energetic use of biogenous gases, In: Tagungsband „Fortschritt beim Biogas – Development of Biogas Conference”, Universität Hohenheim, Hohenheim