About me

CV

  • Until 2003: Studies of physics at the RWTH Aachen University
  • 2004 to 2007: Ph. D. in physics at the Chair of Biophysics at the Ruhr University Bochum
  • 2008 to 2009: Assistant to the CEO of S.A.G. Solarstrom AG at the location of the subsidiary meteocontrol GmbH in Augsburg, Germany
  • 2010 to Feb. 2013: Head of technical operations management at meteocontrol GmbH
  • Since March 2013: Professorship "Technologies of Renewable Energy" at the Environmental Campus Birkenfeld at Trier University of Applied Sciences.
    Research Focus: Energy model development, sector coupling, energy consulting, energy efficiency in companies and processes. 
    Vice Dean of the department of Environmental Planning & Technology. Head of bachelor's program "Renewable Energy"
  • 2019-2024: Board member of the corporate network Ecoliance Rheinland-Pfalz e. V.
  • Since April 2021: Head of the Executive Board of the Institute for Operations and Technology Management (IBT)
  • Jan. to Dec 2021: Vice Dean of the Department of Environmental Planning/Environmental Engineering
  • Since Jan. 2022: Vice President for Research of the Trier University of Applied Sciences
  • Since Jan. 2024: Deputy Chairman of the Energy Advisory Council of the State of Rhineland-Palatinate

Membership

Prof. te Heesen is a member of the following institutions and a registered energy auditor:

Awards

  •     Teaching Award of the Trier University of Applied Sciences 2018

Publikationen

The publications of Prof. te Heesen can be found in the publication overview in the research section.

Additionally, an overview can be found at:

Short-CV

Prof. Dr. Henrik te Heesen completed his physics degree in 2003 at RWTH Aachen. He continued his academic career with a PhD in Physics, which he pursued from 2004 to 2007 at the Chair of Biophysics at Ruhr University Bochum. After earning his doctorate, he transitioned to the industry. From 2008 to 2009, he worked as the Executive Assistant to the CEO of S.A.G. Solarstrom AG in Augsburg, specifically within its subsidiary, meteocontrol.

Prof. Dr. te Heesen's career in the renewable energy sector flourished as he took on the role of Head of Technical Operations at meteocontrol GmbH from 2010 to February 2013. This was just the beginning of his leadership journey. In March 2013, he stepped into a new phase as a Professor of 'Technologies of Renewable Energies' at the Environmental Campus Birkenfeld of Trier University of Applied Sciences. He also assumed the leadership of the bachelor's degree program in 'Renewable Energies (B.Sc.)', showcasing his ability to manage and guide teams.

In 2021, Prof. Dr. te Heesen took on additional administrative responsibilities, initially as the Vice Dean of the Department of Environmental Planning/Environmental Technology and subsequently as the Director of the Institute for Business and Technology Management (IBT) located at the Environmental Campus Birkenfeld. Since January 2022, he has been the Vice President of Research at Trier University of Applied Sciences. He was elected in January 2024 as the Vice Chairman of the Energy Advisory Council of the State of Rhineland-Palatinate.

Prof. Dr. te Heesen's commitment to the field extends beyond his professional commitments. He is an active member of various professional institutions, including being an energy auditor under the Energy Services Act (EDL-G), an energy consultant for non-residential buildings according to Module 1 DIN EN 16247, a member of the reviewer board of the journal' Energies,' and a participant in the German Society for Solar Energy e.V. (DGS). His involvement in these institutions underscores his dedication to the field and can inspire potential collaborators and students.

For his teaching achievements, Trier University of Applied Sciences awarded him the 2018 Teaching Award. Prof. Dr. te Heesen has authored numerous publications focused on energy model development and energy efficiency studies, and he continues his commitment to advancing technologies in the field of renewable energies.

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Renewable Energy Lab
Prof. Dr. Henrik te Heesen
Institute for Operations and Technology Management
Environmental Campus Birkenfeld

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Prof. Dr. Henrik te Heesen
Prof. Dr. Henrik te Heesen
Professor FB Umweltplanung/Umwelttechnik - FR Maschinenbau

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Birkenfeld | Building 9925 | Room 12

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