The Scientific Advisory Board advises the Board of Directors on all essential scientific and organisational matters.

It consists of representatives from business and science, as well as from the Ministry for Science and Culture of Lower Saxony, the Ministry for Environment, Energy and Climate Protection of Lower Saxony, the Ministry for Economic Affairs, Labour, Transport and Digitalisation of Lower Saxony and the Ministry for Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection of Lower Saxony.

The Scientific Advisory Board in the term of office 2021-2023 consists of the following members (the constituent meeting is scheduled for March 4, 2021):

Science:

  • Prof. Dr. Matthias Groß, Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ, Head of Department of Urban and Environmental Sociology  Read more >

  • Prof. Dr. Claudia Kemfert, German Institute of Economic Research (DIW Berlin), Head of Department in the Energy, Transportation, Environment Department Read more >

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ulrike Krewer, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Head of Institute for Applied Materials - Materials for Electrical and Electronic Engineering (IAM-WET)  Read more >

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Johanna Myrzik, University of Bremen, Head of Institute for Automation Technology, Spokesperson of Bremen Research Centre for Energy Systems (BEST) Read more >

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Vietor, Technische Universität Braunschweig, Head of Institute for Construction Technology, Spokesperson of the Board of Directors of Automotive Research Centre Niedersachsen (NFF)  Read more >

Business:

  • Dr. Urban Keussen, EWE AG, Chief Technical Officer Read more >

  • Renate Klingenberg, Association of the Chemical Industry e. V., Sector North, Deputy Managing Director  Read more >

  • Ralph Schaper, Salzgitter Flachstahl GmbH, Head of Energy Management Read more >

  • Dr.-Ing. Stephan Tenge, Avacon AG, Chief Technical Officer Read more >

  • Silke Weyberg, Regional Association for Renewable Energies Lower Saxony / Bremen (LEE Lower Saxony / Bremen), Managing Director Read more >

Ministries of Lower Saxony / State Chancellery:

  • Lars Bobzien, Ministry for Economic Affairs, Labour, Transport and Digitisation of Lower Saxony Read more >

  • Valeska Hopf, Ministry for Science and Culture of Lower Saxony Read more >

  • Dr. Christian Jacobs, Ministry for Environment, Energy and Climate Protection of Lower Saxony Read more >

  • Hildegard Zeck, Ministry for Food, Agriculture and Consumer Protection of Lower Saxony Read more >

  • Dr. René Lüddecke, State Chancellery of Lower Saxony Read more >