Dr.-Ing. Simón Moreno


Simón Moreno is a researcher at the Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK). He works at the Carbon Management Team in the energy systems group of Research Department 3 (Transformation Pathways).

Simón studied chemical engineering in Santiago de Chile, where he also worked at the Energy Center of the University of Chile. His doctoral research took place at the University of Stuttgart, where he focused on multi-vector water and energy systems planning.

Simón joined PIK in September 2021 to work on integrated assessment modeling for the Global Commons Stewardship project. He focuses on the decarbonization of the global industry and the transformation of the plastics sector, exploring the interactions of circular economy strategies and climate change mitigation.

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