Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Wagner


Energy Economy and Application Technology
Professor emeritus since December 1, 2020

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Academic Career and Research Areas

Professor Wagner (b. 1955) conducts research in the areas of improved energy efficiency in plants and buildings, electromobility, the integration of renewable energy sources, energetic life cycle analyses, and regional and national energy scenarios.
After studying electrical engineering in Bogotá (Colombia) and at TUM, Professor Wagner received a doctorate for his work on the “Energy Yield from Traction Batteries” in electric vehicles. Since 1986 he has been member of the management in the Research Center for Energy Economics (FfE). In 1995 he was appointed to the Chair of Energy Economy and Application Technology at TUM, at the same time as Scientific Director of FfE. Between 2010 and 2015 Professor Wagner was member of board of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Cologne, responsible for Energy and Transport. Among many others he is member of the Bavarian Academy of Sciences, the board of the Forum for Future Energies in Berlin and acatech/Leopoldina project ENSYS.


  • Pro meritis scientiae et litterarum, Bavarian Ministry of Education and Cultural Affairs (2012)
  • Ring of Honor for outstanding work, The Association of German Engineers VDI (1995)

Wagner U: "Energy Storage: Techniques and Perspectives", 8th International Renewable Energy Storage Conference (IRES), Berlin, 2013.

Wagner U: "Energy Storage: Techniques and Perspectives", 8th International Renewable Energy Storage Conference (IRES), Berlin 2013.

von Roon S, Wagner U: "The Interaction of Conventional Power Production and Renewable Power under the Aspect of Balancing Forecast Errors". In: Proceedings of the 10th IAEEE European Conference on Energy, Policies and Technologies for Sustainable Economies, Wien, 08.09.-10.09.2009.


Rudolph M, Wagner U: Energieanwendungstechnik. Wege und Techniken zur effizientieren Energienutzung. Berlin: Springer-Verlag, 2008.


Zadé M, Incedag Y, El-Baz W, Tzscheutschler P, Wagner U: "Prosumer Integration in Flexibility Markets: A Bid Development and Pricing Model". IEEE Conference on Energy Internet and Energy System Integration, Peking, China, 20./21.10.2018