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Anastasis Giannousakis

Anastasis Giannousakis
Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK)
P.O. Box 60 12 03
D-14412 Potsdam, Germany


Phone: +49-331-288-2537


Telegrafenberg A56, room 1.17




Anastasis Giannousakis holds a diploma in Chemical Engineering and has done graduate studies on Numerical Methods and Computer Simulations. He is contributing to the work done at PIK as a Research Software Engineer, optimizing the algorithms and solver routines used for the solution of large-scale models like REMIND. He also works on Robust Decision-Making using Integrated Assessment Models as part of his PhD project.

Peer-reviewed Publications

  • Ueckerdt, Falko, Robert Pietzcker, Yvonne Scholz, Daniel Stetter, Anastasis Giannousakis, and Gunnar Luderer. “Decarbonizing Global Power Supply under Region-Specific Consideration of Challenges and Options of Integrating Variable Renewables in the REMIND Model.” Energy Economics. Accessed April 6, 2017. doi:10.1016/j.eneco.2016.05.012.
  • Arroyo-Currás, Tabaré, Nico Bauer, Elmar Kriegler, Valeria Jana Schwanitz, Gunnar Luderer, Tino Aboumahboub, Anastasis Giannousakis, and Jérôme Hilaire. “Carbon Leakage in a Fragmented Climate Regime: The Dynamic Response of Global Energy Markets.” Technological Forecasting and Social Change 90, Part A (January 2015): 192–203. doi:10.1016/j.techfore.2013.10.002.
  • Kriegler, Elmar, Nico Bauer, Alexander Popp, Florian Humpenöder, Marian Leimbach, Anastasis Giannousakis, et al. “Fossil-Fueled Development (SSP5): An Energy and Resource Intensive Scenario for the 21st Century.” Global Environmental Change 42 (January 2017): 297–315. doi:10.1016/j.gloenvcha.2016.05.015.
  • Leimbach, Marian, Anselm Schultes, Lavinia Baumstark, Anastasis Giannousakis, and Gunnar Luderer. “Solution Algorithms for Regional Interactions in Large-Scale Integrated Assessment Models of Climate Change.” Annals of Operations Research, October 7, 2016, 1–17. doi:10.1007/s10479-016-2340-z.
  • Papaioannou, J., A. Giannousakis, Y. Dimakopoulos, and J. Tsamopoulos. “Bubble Deformation and Growth Inside Viscoelastic Filaments Undergoing Very Large Extensions.” Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 53, no. 18 (2014): 7548–69. doi:10.1021/ie403311n.
  • Chatzidai, N., A. Giannousakis, Y. Dimakopoulos, and J. Tsamopoulos. “On the Elliptic Mesh Generation in Domains Containing Multiple Inclusions and Undergoing Large Deformations.” Journal of Computational Physics 228, no. 6 (April 1, 2009): 1980–2011. doi:10.1016/

Other Publications

  • Luderer, Gunnar, Marian Leimbach, Nico Bauer, Elmar Kriegler, Lavinia Baumstark, Christoph Bertram, Anastasis Giannousakis, et al. “Description of the REMIND Model (Version 1.6).” SSRN Scholarly Paper. Rochester, NY: Social Science Research Network, November 30, 2015.
  • "Tools climate and energy modelers use", talk at seminar "Professional tools for energy analysis and policy" at University of Wisconsin, Madision, Wi, USA, Oct 2017, document
  • "A Framework for dealing with baseline uncertainty: Analysis of China's carbon intensity target", European Conference on Stochastic Optimization, Rome, Sept 2017 and INFORMS 2017, Houston, TX, USA, Oct 207


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