Stephan Ferenz, M.Sc. Senior Researcher

M.Sc. Stephan Ferenz

Position at OFFIS

Senior Researcher

Research and Developement Division

Energy / Standardized Systems Engineering and Assesment

Position at the University

Researcher in digitalized energy systems group (Led by Astrid Nieße)

Research Focus

digitalization of energy research, metadata for energy research software, flexibility in neighborhood grids


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Open Training for Research Data Management in the Energy Domain

Ferenz, Stephan and Ahrens, Antje and Heiken, Julia and Jandrich, Annabelle and Nieße, Astrid and Seitz, Nicola; 1. NFDI4Energy Conference; February / 2024


"Research Software Metadata" - Working Group Charter (NFDI section-metadata)

Castro, Leyla Jael and Ferenz, Stephan and Fuhrmans, Marc and Göpfert, Jan and Iglezakis, Dorothea and Karras, Oliver and Struck, Alexander; December / 2023

Current Insights From Task Area 1 in NFDI4Energy: Building and Serving the Energy Research Community

Werth, Oliver and Ferenz, Stephan and Niesse, Astrid and German, Reinhard and Huelck, Ludwig and Weinhardt, Christof and Vogel, Berthold; Proceedings of the Conference on Research Data Infrastructure; September / 2023

Nationale Dateninfrastruktur für die interdisziplinäre Energiesystemforschung und -praxis

Oliver Werth, Stephan Ferenz & Astrid Nieße; Zeitschrift für Energiewirtschaft; Dezember / 2023

Nationale Dateninfrastruktur für die interdisziplinäre Energiesystemforschung und-praxis

Oliver Werth, Stephan Ferenz, Astrid Nieße; Zeitschrift für Energiewirtschaft; Dezember / 2023


An Open Digital Platform to Support Interdisciplinary Energy Research and Practice—Conceptualization

Ferenz, Stephan and Ofenloch, Annika and Penaherrera Vaca, Fernando and Wagner, Henrik and Werth, Oliver and Breitner, Michael H. and Engel, Bernd and Lehnhoff, Sebastian and Nieße, Astrid; Energies; 2022

Choosing the right model for unified flexibility modeling

Brandt, Jonathan and Frost, Emilie and Ferenz, Stephan and Tiemann, Paul Hendrik and Bensmann, Astrid and Hanke-Rauschenbach, Richard and Nieße, Astrid; Energy Informatics; 2022

nfdi4energy – National Research Data Infrastructure for the Interdisciplinary Energy System Research

Nieße, Astrid and Ferenz, Stephan and Auer, Sören and Dähling, Stefan and Decker, Stefan and Dorfner, Johannes and German, Reinhard and Gütlein, Moritz and Hagenmeyer, Veit and Henni, Sarah and Lehnhoff, Sebastian and Lilliestam, Johan and Lu, Linna and Mey, Franziska and Monti, Antonello and Muschner, Christoph and Reinkensmeier, Jan and Richter, Mascha and Schäfer, Mirko and Staudt, Philipp and Süß, Wolfgang and Vogel, Berthold and Weinhardt, Christof and Weidlich, Anke and Zilles, Julia; July / 2022

Reactive Power Markets: a Review

Wolgast, Thomas and Ferenz, Stephan and Nieße, Astrid; IEEE Access; 01 / 2022

Requirements for an Open Digital Platform for Interdisciplinary Energy Research and Practice

Werth, Oliver; Ferenz, Stephan; Nieße, Astrid; Wirtschaftsinformatik 2022 Proceedings; 02 / 2022

Towards More Findable Energy Research Software by Introducing a Metadata-based Registry

Ferenz, Stephan; Abstracts of the 11th DACH+ Conference on Energy Informatics; 2022


Development of Scenarios for Modelling of Districts’ Energy Supply and Analysis of Interdependencies between Energy and ICT

Fernando Peñaherrera V., Henrik Wagner, Sarah Fayed, Oliver Werth, Stephan Ferenz, Jana Gerlach, Tobias Lege, Annika Ofenloch, Thomas Poppinga, Catharina Siemer, Michael Breitner, Bernd Engel, Lars Kühl, Sebastian Lehnhoff1, Astrid Nieße, Johannes Rolink, Sven Rosinger, and Frank Schuldt; Energy Informatics and Electro Mobility ICT; March / 2021

ZLE Open Science Declaration

Ferenz, Stephan and Penaherrera Vaca, Fernando Andres and Wagner, Henrik and Eckhoff, Sarah and Fayed, Sarah and Lege, Tobias and Ofenloch, Annika and Petznik, Jan and Poppinga, Thomas and Werth, Oliver and Breitner, Michael and Engel, Bernd and Kühl, Lars and Lehnhoff, Sebastian and Nieße, Astrid and Rolink, Johannes and Schuldt, Frank; August / 2021

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National Research Data Infrastructure for the Interdisciplinary Energy System Research

Duration: 2023 - 2028