Dr. Gerhard Isenberg

Dr. Isenberg holds degrees in physics and engineering from Karlsruhe University, Germany. He is a member of the Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft (DPG) and worked on international energy R&D and implementation projects worldwide.

His professional project experience covers nuclear fusion technologies, renewable energies, and alternative drive systems for mobile applications. With MAN New Technologies, Munich, Dr. Isenberg was involved in solar and wind power projects for decentralised power systems. At Daimler Research and Technology, Stuttgart/Ulm, he worked on hydrogen technologies, fuel cell vehicles, and biofuels for the automotive sector.

Dr. Isenberg is Chairman at the Board of Trustees of Die Umwelt-Akademie, Munich. His expertise covers Automotive Technologies and Electric Power Generation, Energy Security and Global Climate Change Mitigation Strategies.

Dr. Isenberg has contributed to a series of university lectures on renewable energy technologies and authored and co-authored various publications on renewable energies and sustainable mobility technologies in internationally renowned books and journals.

Postfossil Mobility Concepts Resource Availability and Peak Oil; Alternative Energy Strategies; New Fuel Options; Alternative Mobility Concepts
Sustainable Energy and AdvancedPropulsion Technologies Renewable Fuels (Biofuels, Hydrogen, Renewable Electricity) and Alternative Drive Systems (Hybrid and Fuel Cell Technologies)
Gerhard Isenberg, Raphael Edinger Reflections on Sustainable Mobility, 1997-2002. CD-ROM Publication, Munich/Stuttgart, 2003.
Bernd Höhlein, Gerhard Isenberg, Raphael Edinger et alt. Methanol as an Energy Carrier. Scientific Papers of the Research Center Jülich, Energy Engineering, Vol. 28, 2003, 116 pp.
Bernd Höhlein, Gerhard Isenberg, Raphael Edinger, and Thomas Grube Well-to-Wheel-Efficiencies of Different Fuel Choices. In: Handbook of Fuel Cells Vol. 3, Part 1, pp. 245-254. Vielstich, Lamm, Gasteiger (Eds). John Wiley & Sons Publishers, Chichester, West Sussex, England (2003).
Gerhard Isenberg, Raphael Edinger and Johannes Ebner Renewable Energies for Climate Benign Fuel Production. Powering Fuel Cell Vehicles. Environmental Science and Pollution Research 9(2), pp. 99-104. Ecomed Publishers, Landsberg/Germany, Ft. Worth/TX/USA, 2002.
Gerhard Isenberg, Raphael Edinger Biofuels and Hydrogen: EU Political Targets and Resource Feasibility. Presentation to the 8th International Conference on Energetic Utilization of Biomass Based Resources, Freiberg/Germany, Sep 5-6, 2002.
Gerhard Isenberg The Need for Low Emission Vehicles Powered by Renewable Energies. In: Solarzeitalter 3/2002, pp. 32-33.
Gerhard Isenberg, Raphael Edinger Auf der Suche nach den Treibstoffen der Zukunft: Regenerative Energien zur Herstellung von Kraftstoffen. In: Eberhard Bessey, Eckard Helmers (Eds.), Umweltwissenschaft und Schadstoff-Forschung 13(5), pp. 277-282. Ecomed Publishers, Landsberg/Germany, Ft. Worth/TX/USA, 2001.
Gerhard Isenberg Assessment of Automotive Fuels. Journal of Power Sources 84 (1999), pp. 214-217. Elsevier Sciences, New York, USA.
Gerhard Isenberg, Raphael Edinger Transportation after Kyoto – Sustainable Transportation? Presentation at the UN Roundtable on Transport Energy Efficiency and Sustainable Development, United Nations, Cairo, Dec 5-7, 1999.