M.Eng. Walther Zeug

Doctoral Researcher / PhD candidate



Contact

walther.zeug@ufz.de

+49341/2354775

http://orcid.org/0000-0002-3170-6984

https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Walther_Zeug


Department of Bioenergy
Helmholtz centre for environmental research - UFZ
Permoserstr. 15
04318 Leipzig I Germany

in cooperation with:

Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum - DBFZ
Torgauer Straße 116
04347 Leipzig I Germany

Walther Zeug

Research focuses

Integrative and transdisciplinary sustainability research, sustainability analysis / assessment, life cycle assessments, bioeconomy, political economy, sociology, environmental economics, macro- and microeconomics, Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), renewable energy systems, bioeconomy, environmental engineering


Professional activities

since 02/2018 PhD canidate at the Helmholtz-centre for environmental research (UFZ), Department of Bioenergy, Research unit Environment and society
"A Holistic Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment for Bioeconomy Regions - Linking Regional Assessments, Stakeholders and Global Goals"
07/2014 – 12/2017 Student researcher at the Helmholtz-centre for environmental research (UFZ), Department of Bioenergy, Research unit Environment and society
11/2012 – 06/2014 Student researcher at the Deutschen Biomasse Forschungszentrum gGmbH (DBFZ), Department of Bioenergy

Research projects

since 02/2018 Doctoral thesis at the Helmholtz-centre for environmental research (UFZ), Department of Bioenergy, Research unit Environment and society
"A Holistic Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment for Bioeconomy Regions - Linking Regional Assessments, Stakeholders and Global Goals"
since 07/2017 SYMOBIO – „Systemic Monitoring and Modelling of the Bioeconomy“, UFZ
Method development of a holistic sustainability assessment, accompanying a stakeholder conference
09/2017 M.Eng. - „Ecological, economic and social sustainability assessment of bio-based regional value networks“, HTWK Leipzig
07/2014 – 06/2017 Bioeconomy cluster – Accompanying Research, Working Group "Sustainability Assessment of the Bioeconomy", UFZ
Method development of a social sustainability assessment, statistical data processing and collection
03/2017 Project work - "Post Growth and Degrowth", HTWK Leipzig
A critical, economic analysis of various approaches to theories of growth in the (neo) classical economy, post-growth movement and political economy
full text (PDF, german)
09/2016 Project work - "The Green Paradox - A Paradox of Capitalism", HTWK Leipzig
Analysis and discussion of the Green Paradox according to H.W. Sinn as a phenomenon of environmental economics, environmental policy and resource economics
09/2015 B.Eng. - „Development and application of an SLCA evaluation method for the evaluation of social and socio-economic effects of products and value chains“, HTWK Leipzig
08/2013 – 02/2014 Project work - "Micro CHP", DBFZ Leipzig
Analysis of a micro CHP under technical and economic aspects
11/2012 – 06/2014 Milestones 2030 - "Elements and milestones for the development of a viable sustainable bioenergy strategy", DBFZ Leipzig
Technology analysis, evaluation and data research

Selected publications

2020 (4)

2019 (1)

2018 (2)

2015 (1)

  • Ponitka, J., Arendt, O., Lenz, V., Daniel-Gromke, J., Stinner, W., Ortwein, A., Zeymer, M., Gröngröft, A., Müller-Langer, F., Klemm, M., Braun, J., Zeug, W., Thrän, D., O'Keeffe, S., Millinger, M., (2015):
    Focus on : Bioenergie-Technologien
    In: Thrän, D., Ponitka, J., Arendt, O., (eds.)
    Fokusheft energetische Biomassenutzung
    DBFZ Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum gemeinnützige GmbH, Leipzig, 95 pp.
    full text (url)

Conferences, Presentations and Workshops

International Conferences

2020

3rd International Bioeconomy Congress, Leipzig/Stuttgart, "Towards a Holistic Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment of the Bioeconomy – Linking Global Goals, Regional Assessments and Stakeholders’ Interests and Perceptions" full text

Life Cycle Innovation Conference (LCIC 2020), Leipzig/Berlin, "Towards a Holistic Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment of the Bioeconomy – Linking Global Goals, Regional Assessments and Stakeholders’ Interests and Perceptions"

4th South East European Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, Leipzig/Sarajevo, "Towards a Holistic and Integrated Life Cycle Sustainability Assessment of the Bioeconomy" full text

Presentations and Workshops

"Ecology, Economy, Society - Sustainable Developments Goals (SDGs) and Social Relations to Nature", held at the Volkshochschule Leipziger Land, on request

"Ecology, Economy and Society - Sustainable Global Development and the Social-Ecological Crisis in Capitalism", held at the congress of Fridays for Future Saxony, on request