Elmar PohlWelcome to my personal research website. The following pages are intended to give an overview on my recent research work. Learm more about my research interests, scientific publications. Feel free to contact me.

Reliability

  • Accelerated life testing
  • Degradation modelling

Technology assessment

  • Assessment of energy systems
  • Combined heat and power generation
  • Thermodynamical analysis

 

Journal contributions

E. Pohl, R.T.E. Hermanns,
Physical model based reliability analysis for accelerated life testing of a fuel supply system, Fuel, Volume 182, October 2016, Pages 340–351, DOI: 10.1016/j.fuel.2016.05.119

E. Pohl, P. Meier, M. Maximini, J. vom Schloß,
Primary energy savings of a modular combined heat and power plant based on high temperature proton exchange membrane fuel cells, Applied Thermal Engineering, Volume 104, July 2016, Pages 54–63, DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2016.05.055

E. Pohl, M. Maximini, A. Bauschulte, J. vom Schloß, R.T.E. Hermanns,
Degradation modeling of high temperature proton exchange membrane fuel cells using dual time scale simulation, Journal of Power Sources, Volume 275, February 2015, Pages 777–784, DOI: 10.1016/j.jpowsour.2014.11.054

E. Pohl, D. Diarra,
Assessment of primary energy savings by means of CHP systems in domestic energy supply, Applied Thermal Engineering, Volume 71, Issue 2, October 2014, Pages 830–837, DOI: 10.1016/j.applthermaleng.2013.12.021

E. Pohl, D. Diarra,
A Method to Determine Primary Energy Savings of CHP Plants Considering plant-side and demand-side Characteristics, Applied Energy, Volume 113, January 2014, Pages 287–293, DOI: 10.1016/j.apenergy.2013.07.038

Oral presentations

M. Grote, E. Pohl, H. Saptogino, D. Diarra,
Impact of solid body emissivity on radiative heat transfer efficiency in furnaces – a numerical study, 11th European Conference on Industrial Furnaces and Boilers, Albufeira 18.-21.04.2017

E. Pohl, J. vom Schloß,
Numerical performance optimization of a modular HT-PEM based CHP system considering seasonal effects and degradation effects, Hydrogen Days, Prague, 06. – 08. April 2016

E. Pohl, J. vom Schloß, A. Stark,
Experimental characterization of HT-PEM based modular CHP systems for district heating applications, Hydrogen Days, Prague, 06. – 08. April 2016

E. Pohl
Optionen der Speichertechnik – Chancen und Entwicklungstendenzen, 8. Aachener Ölwärme-Kolloquium, Hamburg, 14. – 15. October 2015

E. Pohl, P. Meier, J. vom Schloß, D. Diarra
Primärenergieeinsparung einer modularen KWK-Anlage auf Basis von Hochtemperatur Proton-Austausch-Membran Brennstoffzellen, VDI Expertenforum „Energieeffizienz – Wege aus der Kostenspirale“, Karlsruhe, 24. – 25. March 2015

E. Pohl, P. Meier, J. vom Schloß, D. Diarra,
Primärenergieeinsparung einer modularen KWK-Anlage auf Basis von Hochtemperatur Proton-Austausch-Membran Brennstoffzellen, ProcessNet Jahrestreffen der Fachgruppe Energieverfahrenstechnik, Bonn, 23.–24. February 2015

E. Pohl, J. vom Schloß, A. Bauschulte, M. Maximini,
Novel approach for degradation modeling of HT-PEM fuel cells using dual time scale simulation,11th Symposium for Fuel Cell and Battery Modeling and Experimental Validation, Wintherthur 18. March 2014

E. Pohl, D. Diarra,
Assessment method for primary energy savings of CHP systems in domestic energy supply, The 3rd International Conference on Microgeneration and Related Technologies – Microgen III,  Naples, Italy 15.–17. April 2013

E. Pohl, D. Diarra,
Methodik zur Bewertung der Primärenergieeinsparung von KWK-Anlagen am Beispiel der häuslichen Energieversorgung, 7. Ölwärme-Kolloquium 2012, Aachen, 26. – 27. September 2012

E. Pohl, C. Michelsen, R. Madlener, D. Knörzer,
Diffusion of Agricultural Biogas CHP Technology in the Niederrhein Region: A Multi-Agent Simulation with a Focus of Heat Sinks and Innovative Heat Storage Systems, Proceedings of the 8th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies (SET) 2009, Aachen, Germany

Poster presentations

E. Pohl, RTE. Hermanns,
Modellbasierte Zuverlässigkeitsanalyse, 8. Aachener Ölwärme-Kolloquium, Hamburg, 14. – 15.10.2015

E. Pohl, D. Diarra, K. Lucka,
Automatisierte Fehlerbaumerstellung aus dynamischen Systemmodellen, ProcessNet-Jahrestagung 2014 und 31. DECHEMA-Jahrestagung der Biotechnologen, September 2014, Aachen DOI

E. Pohl, D. Diarra,
Primärenergieeinsparung durch KWK-Anlagen am Beispiel der häuslichen Energieversorgung, VDI Expertenforum: „Wie ,smart` managen wir Energie wirklich?“, 19. – 20. March 2013, Karlsruhe link

Career summary

Graduation in industrial engineering (Dipl.-Wirt.-Ing.) at RWTH-Aachen University, Germany.

Teaching

  • 2014 Supervising of Diploma Thesis: "Modeling and control of a combined heat and power module based on HT-PEM fuel cells"
  • 2006 Lehrstuhl für Unternehmenspolitik und Marketing,  Aachen Lehre-Tutor, Leitung von Übungen im Fach „Absatz und Beschaffung“
  • 2005 – 2007 Lehrstuhl für Techn. und Innov. –management, Aachen Lehre-Tutor, Leitung von Übungen im Fach „Einführung in die BWL“

Attendance at Conferences and Seminars

  • Hydrogen Days, Prague, 06. – 08. April 2016
  • VDI Expertenforum „Energieeffizienz – Wege aus der Kostenspirale“, Karlsruhe, 24. – 25. March 2015
  • ProcessNet Jahrestreffen der Fachgruppe Energieverfahrenstechnik, Bonn, 23.–24. February 2015
  • ModVal 11: The 11th Symposium on Fuel Cell and Battery Modeling and Experimental Validation (ModVal 11) was held on March 17–19, 2014 in Winterthur, Switzerland. (Participant and presentation)
  • Microgen3: The 3rd International Conference on Microgeneration and Related Technologies – Microgen III, April, 15.–17. 2013, Naples, Italy.(Participant and presentation)
  • 7. Ölwärme-Kolloquium 2012, Aachen, 26. – 27. September 2012