Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Kolb

Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Kolb

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Lehrstuhl für Energieverfahrenstechnik

Room: Room 2.1.21
Fürther Str. 244 f
90429 Nürnberg


Head of working group and Research assistant

Professional career:

  • 2011 – 2014: studies in Mechanical Engineering (B.Eng.) at DHBW Friedrichshafen
  • 2014 – 2017: studies in Mechanical Engineering (M.Sc.) at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • 2017 – 2024: research assistant at EVT
  • 2021 – 2024: Head of working group Energy Systems and Energy economy
  • Ph.D. on July 28th 2022

Research focus:

  • System analyzes with the projects SustainableGas and i3upgrade
  • Long and shortterm price modelling with focus on gas and electricity prices
  • Life Cycle Assessment

Contact for:

  • Energyeconomical studies
  • Technology evaluation
  • IT


Publicatons on Research gate


  • Böhm, L.; Kolb, S.; Plankenbühler, T.; Miederer, J.; Markthaler, S.; Karl, J. Short-Term Natural Gas and Carbon Price Forecasting Using Artificial Neural Networks. In: Energies, 16, 6643, 15.09.2023. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/en16186643
  • Kolb, S.: Szenarien für die Integration erneuerbarer Gase in den deutschen Gasmarkt bis 2050: Eine modellgestützte Analyse. Dissertationsschrift, Nürnberg, 27.09.2022.
  • Kolb, S.; Müller, J.; Luna-Jaspe, N.; Karl, J.: Renewable hydrogen imports for the German energy transition – A comparative life cycle assessment. In: Journal of Cleaner Production, Vol. 373, 133289, 31.07.2022. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2022.133289
  • Kolb, S.; Plankenbühler, T., Hofmann, K.; Bergerson, J.; Karl, J.: Life cycle greenhouse gas emissions of renewable gas technologies: A comparative review. In: Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, Vol. 146, 111147, 07.05.2021. DOI:  https://doi.org/10.1016/j.rser.2021.111147