Adrian Odenweller

Doctoral Researcher
  • Title: "The role of sector coupling for achieving the EU greenhouse gas reduction targets"
  • Member of the Kopernikus Project Ariadne

Short CV

  • Since 09/2020: Doctoral researcher, RD3, PIK, Germany.
  • 06/2020 - 07/2020: Research Associate, Research Unit Sustainability & Global Change (FNU), University of Hamburg, Germany.
  • 10/2017 - 04/2020: M.Sc. Integrated Climate System Sciences, Cluster of Excellence CLICCS, University of Hamburg, Germany. Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Hermann Held.
  • 01/2018 - 03/2020: Research assistant, Max Planck Institute for Meteorology, Department: The Land in the Earth System, Global Vegetation Modelling Group, Hamburg, Germany.
  • 10/2018-01/2019: Visiting researcher,Cambridge Centre for Environment, Energy and Natural Resource Governance (C-EENRG), University of Cambridge, UK. Supervisors: Dr. Jean-Francois Mercure, Dr. Pablo Salas.
  • 2017: Trainee, Macroeconomic Statistics Division, European Central Bank, Frankfurt, Germany.
  • 2012 - 2017: B.Sc. Physics, University of Cologne, Germany. Thesis written at PIK.
  • 2012 - 2016: B.Sc. Economics, University of Cologne, Germany.
  • 2014: Semester abroad, Corvinus University Budapest, Hungary.
  • 2011 - 2012: Enrolled in MEng Civil Engineering, University College London (UCL), UK.



  • A. Odenweller (2022): Climate mitigation under S-shaped energy technology diffusion: Leveraging synergies of optimisation and simulation models. Technological Forecasting and Social Change.
  • L. Baumstark et al. (incl. A. Odenweller) (2021): REMIND2.1: transformation and innovation dynamics of the energy-economic system within climate and sustainability limits. Geoscientific Model Development, 14, 6571–6603.
  • A. Odenweller & R. V. Donner (2020): Disentangling synchrony from serial dependency in paired-event time series. Physical Review E, 101(5), 052213.

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Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
P.O. Box 60 12 03
14412 Potsdam


Ariadne (BMBF funded Kopernikus Projekt)