Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Thiem

Company Siemens AG
Department Energy Systems
Task Research in the optimal design of multi-modal on-site energy systems
E-mail sebastian.thiem@siemens.com
WWW www.siemens.com/innovation

Research interests

  • Multi modal energy systems
  • Energy system design
  • Software development


  • Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Focus: Energy engineering, Thermodynamics, and Material Science
  • Master Thesis at the University of California at Berkeley: “Experimental investigation of continuously variable displacement for natural gas spark-ignition engines”


  • S. Thiem, Multi-modal on-site energy systems, TU München, 2017. https://mediatum.ub.tum.de/doc/1342482/1342482.pdf.
  • S. Thiem, V. Danov, M. Metzger, J. Schäfer, T. Hamacher, Project-level multi-modal energy system design - Novel approach for considering detailed component models and example case study for airports, Energy 2017;133:691–709. doi:10.1016/j.energy.2017.05.159.
  • S. Thiem, A. Born, V. Danov, A. Vandersickel, J. Schäfer, T. Hamacher, Automated identification of a complex storage model and hardware implementation of a model-predictive controller for a cooling system with ice storage, Appl. Therm. Eng. 121 (2017) 922–940. doi:10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2017.04.149.
  • J. Schäfer, M. Metzger, S. Thiem, U. Grumann, J. Bamberger, Trends in energy systems and heat conversion, in: Dist. Heat. Cool. Days 2017, Lyon, 2017. http://media.celsiuscity.eu/2017/02/1-Jochen-trends-in-energy-systems-Session-3B-DHC-Days.pdf.
  • S. Thiem, A. Born, V. Danov, A. Vandersickel, J. Schaefer, T. Hamacher, Modeling of Ice Storages for Integration in Smart Combined Heat, Cold and Power (CHCP) Plants, in: Proceedings of the Integration of Sustainable Energy Conference, convivus, Nuremberg, 2016.
  • S. Thiem, A. Born, V. Danov, J. Schäfer, T. Hamacher, Optimized Cold Storage Energy Management - Miami and Los Angeles Case Study, in: Proceedings of the 5th International Conference on Smart Cities and Green ICT Systems, SCITEPRESS - Science and and Technology Publications, Rome, Italy, 2016: pp. 271–278. doi:10.5220/0005759602710278.
  • S. Thiem, A. Born, V. Danov, J. Schäfer, T. Hamacher, A. Vandersickel, Physical and Empirical Modeling of Ice storages for Partial Charge and Discharge, in: Proceedings of the 10th International Renewable Energy Storage Conference, Duesseldorf, Germany, 2016.S. Thiem, V. Danov, J. Schäfer, T. Hamacher, Kältemaschinen mit Eisspeicher in Smart Grids - Modellbasierte Betriebsführung zur Kostenoptimierung, in: Tagungsband der Deutschen Kälte-Klimatagung 2015, 2015.
  • S. Thiem, V. Danov, J. Schaefer, T. Hamacher, Ice thermal energy storage (ITES) – Experimental investigation and modeling for integration into multi modal energy system (MMES), in: Proceedings of the 9th International Renewable Energy Storage Con-ference, Duesseldorf, Germany, 2015.