Company: Dr.-Ing. Cornelia Rönsch

Dr.-Ing. Cornelia Rönsch studied infrastructure and environment (Infrastruktur und Umwelt) at the Bauhaus University Weimar with a focus on recycling management. After graduating, she initially worked for 5 years at the German Biomass Research Center (Deutschen Biomasseforschungszentrum gGmbH - DBFZ) in the field of bioenergy systems. There she managed and worked on projects for various clients, e.g. Federal Ministry of Economics, Federal Environment Agency, Stadtwerke Leipzig. The topics included the use of biogenic residues, self-sufficiency from biomass / renewable energies and the focus on heat generation from biomass. The role of biogas in the energy system played a role in all topics. Building on this, she completed her doctoral thesis as part of her three-year employment as a doctoral candidate at the DBFZ in cooperation with the University of Leipzig. She With the entry into the Institute for Biogas, Circular Economy and Energy, you build on more than 10 years of experience in the field of bioenergy.

Key activities:

  • Technical and economic evaluation of concepts for the use of biogas
  • Ecological assessment (with a focus on GHG calculation) of concepts for the use of biogas