Peter Kasten
Peter Kasten
Peter Kasten

Peter Kasten

Senior Researcher
Resources & Transport

Special Expertise

Research focus: Sustainable mobility

  • Electric mobility
  • Scenario development and calculation of transport emissions using the TEMPS model
  • CO2 emission regulations for passenger cars and light commercial vehicles
  • Analysis of mobility data (MiD, KiD)

Key Projects

  • Consultancy for the German Federal Ministry for the Environment (BMU) on regulating the CO2 emissions of passenger cars and light commercial vehicles
  • GHG neutral transport sector 2050: A scenario of increasing electrification and application of electricity based fuels in the transport sector
  • OPTUM: Environmental benefits of electric mobility – Integrated perspectives on vehicle use and power-supply industry

Professional Training and Career

  • Since 2010: Researcher at Oeko-Institut, Resources & Transport Division
  • 2009 – 2010: Researcher at Laboratory of Thermodynamics in Emerging Technologies, ETH Zurich, Switzerland
  • 2002 – 2009: Degree in Energy and Process Engineering at TU Berlin (Diplom-Ingenieur)
  • 2008 – 2009: Degree thesis at Institute of Fuel Cells, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China
  • 2005 – 2006: Semesters abroad in Chemical Engineering at University of Delaware, USA

Language Skills

English, Italian