Dr.-Ing. Matthias Huber

Time at the Chairtill 01/2017
Current employerifo Institute – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research at the University of Munich e. V. (since January 2017)
E-mailhuber@ifo.de
WWWwww.cesifo-group.de

Education

  • Dipl.-Ing. in Mechanical Engineering at Technische Universität München (equivalent to M.Sc,), Focus area: Sustainable Energy Systems, Thermo-fluid Dynamics
  • Master’s thesis at the Research Center for Energy Economics in Munich : “Optimal Control of CHP: Model-Based Analysis Considering an Increasing Share of Renewable Energies”
  • B.Sc. in Economics at Ludwig Maximilians Universität München, Focus area: Environmental Economics and Game Theory
  • Bachelor’s thesis: “International Environmental Agreements – Theoretical and Politico-Economic Aspects”

Research interests

  • Modeling and Optimization of Power Systems
  • Stochastic Optimization
  • Flexibility in Power Systems
  • Integration of Renewable Energies

Publications

2018

  • Siala, Kais; Baik, Ejeong; Huber, Matthias; Hamacher, Thomas; Benson, Sally M: Optimizing the Californian Power System according to the Renewable Portfolio Standards for 2030 and beyond. 37th International Energy Workshop, 2018 more… BibTeX Full text (mediaTUM)

2016

  • Brandenberg, René; Huber, Matthias; Silbernagl, Matthias: The summed start-up costs in a unit commitment problem. EURO Journal on Computational Optimization, 2016 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Hartmann, Tobias; Siala, Kais; Kuhn, Philipp; Huber, Matthias; Stolle, Laura; Hamacher, Thomas: Gesicherte Stromversorgung in Bayern. Bayerisches Staatsministerium für Wirtschaft und Medien, Energie und Technologie, 2016, more… BibTeX

2015

  • Hewes, Dominic; Huber, Matthias; Stolle, Laura: Modeling & Analysis of the Future European Transmission System. MSE Colloquium 2015: Innovations for Energy Systems, Mobility, Buildings and Materials 2015 more… BibTeX Full text (mediaTUM)
  • Huber, Matthias; Roger, Albert; Hamacher, Thomas: Optimizing Long-Term Investments for a Sustainable Development of the ASEAN Power System. Energy (88), 2015, 180-193 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI ) Full text (mediaTUM)
  • Huber, Matthias; Silbernagl, Matthias: Modeling Start-Up Times in Unit Commitment by Limiting Temperature Increase and Heating. 12th International Conference on the European Energy Market, 2015 more… BibTeX Full text (mediaTUM)
  • Huber, Matthias; Weissbart, Christoph: On The Optimal Mix of Wind and Solar Generation in the Future Chinese Power System. Energy Volume 90, Part 1, October 2015, Pages 235–243, 2015 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI ) Full text (mediaTUM)
  • Kuhn, Philipp; Huber, Matthias; Dorfner, Johannes; Hamacher, Thomas: Challenges and opportunities of power systems from smart homes to super-grids. Ambio 45, 2015, 50-62 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Silbernagl, Matthias; Huber, Matthias; Brandenberg, Rene: Improving Accuracy and Efficiency of Start-Up Cost Formulations in MIP Unit Commitment by Modeling Power Plant Temperatures. IEEE Trans. Power Syst., 2015, 1-9 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI ) Full text (mediaTUM)

2014

2013

  • Bytschkow, Denis; Dotzler, Andreas; Hackl, Christoph; Hellings, Christoph; Huber, Matthias; Mangesius, Herbert; Seuschek, Hermann: Power systems research - why we should cooperate. 3rd Colloquium of the Munich School of Engineering, 2013Research Towards Innovative Energy Systems and Materials more… BibTeX Full text (mediaTUM)
  • Dotzler, Andreas; Hamacher, Thomas, Hellings, Christoph; Huber, Matthias; Utschick, Wolfgang: Decomposition methods for large-scale optimization of power systems. 3rd Colloquium of the Munich School of Engineering, 2013Research Towards Innovative Energy Systems and Materials more… BibTeX Full text (mediaTUM)
  • Gohla Neudecker, Bodo; Wimmer, Patrick; Huber, Matthias; Hamacher, Thomas: Energy Economic Assessment of Range Extension Technologies for BEVs in 2020. Conference on Future Automotive Technology, Focus Electromobility, March, 2013, München, 2013 more… BibTeX Full text (mediaTUM)
  • Gohla-Neudecker, Bodo; Wimmer, Patrick; Huber Matthias; Hamacher, Thomas: Energy Economic Assessment of Range Extension Technologies for BEVs in 2020. , 2013 more… BibTeX
  • Huber, Matthias; Sänger, Florian; Hamacher, Thomas: Das „Post-EEG“-Potenzial von Photovoltaik im privaten Strom- und Wärmesektor. Energiewirtschaftliche Tagesfragen, 2013 more… BibTeX Full text (mediaTUM)
  • Huber, Matthias; Sänger, Florian; Hamacher, Thomas: Coordinating Smart Homes in Microgrids: A Quantification of Benefits. IEEE ISGT 2013, 2013 more… BibTeX Full text (mediaTUM)
  • Huber, Matthias; Ziems, Christian; Hamacher, Thomas; Weber, Harald: Combining LP and MIP approaches to model model the impacts of renewable energy generation on individual thermal power plant operation. IEEE General Meeting 2013, 2013 more… BibTeX Full text (mediaTUM)
  • Mangesius, Herbert; Huber, Matthias; Hirche, Sandra; Hamacher, Thomas: A Framework to Quantify Technical Flexibility in Power Systems Based on Reliability Certificates. IEEE ISGT 2013, 2013 more… BibTeX Full text (mediaTUM)

2012

  • Hamacher, Thomas; Huber, Matthias; Dorfner, Johannes; Schaber, Katrin; Bradshaw, Alex M.: Nuclear fusion and renewable energy forms: Are they compatible? 27th Symposion on Fusion Technology (SOFT), 2012 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Huber, Matthias; Dorfner, Johannes; Hamacher, Thomas: Electricity system optimization in the EUMENA region. Dii GmbH , 2012, more… BibTeX Full text (mediaTUM)
  • Huber, Matthias; Trippe, Annette; Kuhn, Philipp; Hamacher, Thomas: Effects of large scale EV and PV integration on power supply systems in the context of Singapore. 2012 IEEE PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies (ISGT) Europe Conference, 2012 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI ) Full text (mediaTUM)

2010

  • Beer, Michael; Huber, Matthias; Mauch, Wolfgang: Flexible Operation of Cogeneration Plants - Chances for the Integration of Renewables. 11th IAEE European Conference "Energy Economy, Policies and Supply Security: Surviving the Global Economic Crisis”, Vilnius, Lithuania, 2010 more… BibTeX Full text (mediaTUM)
  • von Roon, Serafin; Huber, Matthias: Modeling Spot Market Pricing with the Residual Load. Enerday - 5th Conference on Energy Economics and Technology, 16.04.2010, Dresden, 2010 more… BibTeX Full text (mediaTUM)

Past theses topics

BA = Bachelor thesis, DA = Diploma thesis, MA = Master thesis, SA = Seminar paper
Topic Type Year
Photovoltaics in the Developing World: A System Dynamics Approach in the Energy-Growth Relation MA 2015
Dimensionierung und Projektplanung eines solaren Inselsystems für den Computerraum der St. Rupert Mayer Missionsstation in Simbabwe MA 2015
Identifying the Drivers, Barriers and Benefits of Solar Photovoltaic Technologies in Zimbabwe MA 2015
Modelling Europe’s Power System with High Spatial Resolution MA 2014
Analysis of Control Reserve Requirements in Germany MA 2014
Flexibility Enhancement of European Power Plant Fleet MA 2014
Dynamik von fossilen Kraftwerken – Analyse und Modellierung BA 2014
Modeling of Uncertainty in Power Systems MA 2014
Integration of Renewable Energies in Southeast Asia MA 2013
Potentials and System Integration of Renewable Energies in China MA 2013
System Integration of Variable Renewable Energy Sources: Flexibility Requirements MA 2013
Die Wasserkraft und deren Beitrag zur Integration von fluktuierenden Energieträgern in den USA BA 2013
Integration of Renewable Energy Sources in the USA MA 2013
Visualization of Future Power Supply Structures MA 2013
Sicherheitsaspekte bei der Netzplanung im Hinblick auf den steigenden Anteil Erneuerbarer Energien BA 2013
Optimierung der Stromversorgung im EUMENA Raum MA 2013
Analysis of the Electricity Market in Singapore Considering Large Scale Integration of Electric Vehicles MA 2012
Untersuchung der Möglichkeiten zur Bereitstellung von Systemdienstleistungen durch Laufwasserkraftwerke MA 2011
Erneuerbare Energien in Bayern – Analyse der Möglichkeiten zur Kompensation des Ausstiegs aus der Kernenergie BA 2011
Entwicklung eines Tools zur Auswahl repräsentativer Wochen in einem Energiesystemmodell BA 2011
Analysis of Future Electricity Demand in Selected MENA Countries BA 2011