© Patrick Jochem

Dr. Patrick Jochem

Institute of Networked Energy Systems in the German Aerospace Center (DLR)

Energy Systems Analysis
Head of department
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  • Section
  • Economics
  • Working Group
  • Integrated power supply


Patrick Jochem studied economics at the universities of Bayreuth, Mannheim, and Heidelberg. In 2009, he completed his award-winning doctorate in the field of transport economics at the University of Karlsruhe (TH), funded by the Deutsche Bundesstiftung Umwelt (DBU). In 2009, he founded the research group "Transport and Energy" at the Institute for Industrial Production (IIP) and the French-German Institute for Environmental Research (DFIU) of the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT) of which he was head until 2019. Between 2012 and 2019, he also headed the eMobility Lab at the Karlsruhe Service Research Institute (KSRI). Between 2014 and 2019, he was a fellow at the Heidelberg Academy of Sciences and Humanities. In summer 2015, he was a visiting professor at the University of Waterloo, Ontario, and in 2016 he received his habilitation in the field of business administration at KIT with the topic "Electric Mobility and Energy Systems - A techno-economic impact analysis of electric vehicles on the energy system". Since 2016 he is member of the editorial board of the journal "Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment" and since 2020 he is head of the department of energy system analysis at the Institute of Networked Energy Systems at the German Aerospace Center (DLR-VE). Patrick Jochem published over 100 scientific publications and has an excellent international network in the thematic intersection of transportation and energy. In the ESYS project, he contributes his expertise to the working group "Integrated power supply".