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Marie-Louise Arlt


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Since 04/2018 

Visiting Student Researcher at the Stanford University (Prof. Ram Rajagopal)

Since 01/2017

Research Affiliate at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab (LBNL)

Since 11/2016

PhD candidate at the Chair for Information Systems Research at Albert-Ludwigs-Universität Freiburg

  10/2011– 07/2015

Economics & Business Administration (M.Sc.; with distinction) at FernUniversität Hagen, Germany, Graduation with Distinction

Thesis: „The Generation Component as a Tool to Incentivize Generation Capacity Decisions in Order to Realize Overall Optimization in Unbundled Electricity Systems”

  10/2011 – 10/2014

Engineering Science (B.Sc) at TU München, Germany

Thesis: „Implementation of Grid Expansion Measures Planned until 2023 into the Load Flow Model of the German Transmission Grid” (German Umsetzung von geplanten Netzausbaumaßnahmen bis 2023 im Lastflussmodell des deutschen Übertragungsnetzes)

  10/2007 – 03/2011

International Economics at Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen, Germany

Thesis: „Determinants of Government Bond Spreads”

  09/2009 – 04/2010

Higher School of Economics in Moscow (exchange program)





10/2015 – 12/2016

Ecofys Germany GmbH, department „Energy Systems & Markets“ (Berlin): Analyst

  04/2015 – 09/2015

E.ON Energie Deutschland GmbH, department of energy economics and innovation (Munich): Working student

  05/2013 – 08/2013

Prof. Rolf Witzmann, Institute of Power Transmission Systems, TU Munich: Research internship

  10/2012 – 02/2013

Logica Deutschland GmbH & Co. KG, Microsoft unit (Munich): Working student

  05/2011 – 07/2011

RWE AG, departments of press (Essen), politics (Essen/Brussels), RWE East (Prague): Internship

  11/2010 – 04/2011

Prof. Claudia Buch, Department of International Macroeconomics and Finance, Eberhard Karls Universität Tübingen: Student assistant

  05/2010 – 10/2010

Delegation of the European Union to Kazakhstan in Astana: Internship

  01/2010 – 03/2010

Gesellschaft für technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ) GmbH, Moscow: Internship






Since 04/2018

Full fellowship by Stanford University for Visiting Student Research Fee


Since 02/2018  

Doctoral scholarship holder of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation (German Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes)

07/2017 – 12/2017

Short-term grant for doctoral students from the DAAD

  09/2008 – 03/2015

Scholarship holder of the German Academic Scholarship Foundation


Summer school "Mechanical Engineering in Belarus" at BNTU Minsk, Belarus

  09/2009 – 10/2010

Scholarship holder of the Alfried Krupp von Bohlen und Halbach-Foundation





Ecofys and Fraunhofer IWES (2017): Smart Market Design in German Distribution Grids (German Smart-Market-Design in deutschen Verteilnetzen). Study commissioned by Agora Energiewende. Contributors: Ropenus, S.; Nabe, C.; Arlt, M.-L.; Döring, M.; Holzhammer, U.; Gerhardt, N.

Conference Papers

Arlt, M.-L.; Gust, G.; Neumann, D. (2018): Impact of Timely Information on Demand Response and Efficient Electricity Grid Operation. Accepted for 36th USAEE/IAEE North American Conference, Washington D.C., USA, September 23 - 26, 2018 (Poster).

Arlt, M.-L.; Gust, G. and Neumann, D. (2018): Impact of Timely Information on Demand Response and Efficient Electricity Grid Operation. 2018 Production and Operations Management Society (POMS 2018), Houston, USA, May 4-7, 2018 (Presented by Dirk Neumann).

Arlt, M.-L.; Cardoso, G. and Weng, D. (2017): Hydrogen Storage Applications in Industrial Microgrids. 2017 IEEE Green Energy and Smart Systems Conference (IGESSC 2017), Long Beach, USA, November 6-7, 2017 (Presentation and publication in conference proceedings)..

Arlt, M.-L.; Cardoso, G. and Weng, D. (2017): Hydrogen Storage Applications in Industrial Microgrids. 35th USAEE/IAEE North American Conference, Houston, USA, November 12-15, 2017 (Presentation).

Döring, M. and Arlt, M.-L. (2017): Congestion management must get re-organized: Current problems and suggestions for problem solutions (German Engpassmanagement muss neu organisiert werdenAktuelle Probleme und Lösungsvorschläge). 4th OTTI Conference Future Electricity Grids (German Zukuenftige Stromnetze), Berlin, January 31 – February 1, 2017 (Presentation).

Arlt, M.-L. (2016): Identifying Challenges and Research Priorities for Grid Integration of Wind Energy in Europe. Strommarkttreffen, Berlin, June 10, 2016 (Presentation).

Arlt, M.-L.; Burges, K. and Döring, M. (2016): The European Grid Codes RfG and DCC have been finalized and what follows? Overview on Roles and Responsibilities for Relevant Stakeholders during Implementation (German Dieeuropäischen Netzkodizes RfG und DCC sind erarbeitet und was folgt nun? Übersicht zu den Rollen und Handlungserfordernissen der betroffenen Stakeholder in der Umsetzung). 3rd OTTI Conference on Future Electricity Grids (German Zukünftige Stromnetze), Berlin, January 26-27, 2016 (Presentation).


Arlt, M.-L. (2018): Preparing electricity markets for renewable energies. Newsletter of the European Centre for Energy and Resource Security, King's College London, Issue 76, June 2018.