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Publication list for
René Hofmann
E302 - Institute for Energy Systems and Thermodynamics
as author or essentially involved person

139 records (2005 - 2020)


Books and Book Editorships


  1. Authors: Friedrich Fraß, E302-01-1; René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Karl Ponweiser, E302-01-1

    F. Fraß, R. Hofmann, K. Ponweiser:
    "Principles of Finned-Tube Heat Exchanger Design for Enhanced Heat Transfer";
    WSEAS Press, 2015, ISBN: 978-960-474-389-6; 132 pages.

  2. Author: René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    R. Hofmann:
    "Experimental and Numerical Gas-Side Performance Evaluation of Finned-Tube Heat Exchangers";
    VDI Verlag GmbH, VDI Verlag, 2009, ISBN: 978-3-18-316119-5; 178 pages.

  3. Authors: Friedrich Fraß, E302-01-1; René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Karl Ponweiser, E302-01-1

    F. Fraß, R. Hofmann, K. Ponweiser:
    "Principles of Finned-Tube Heat Exchangers Design for Enhanced Heat Transfer";
    WSEAS Press, 2008, ISBN: 978-960-6766-55-8; 132 pages.


Publications in Scientific Journals


  1. Authors: Edmund Widl, AIT; Benedikt Leitner, AIT; Daniele Basciotti, AIT; Sawsan Henein; Tarik Ferhatbegovic, AIT; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    E. Widl, B. Leitner, D. Basciotti, S. Henein, T. Ferhatbegovic, R. Hofmann:
    "Combined Optimal Design and Control of Hybrid Thermal-Electrical Distribution Grids Using Co-Simulation";
    ENERGIES, 13 (2020), 1945; 21 pages.

  2. Authors: Anton Beck, AIT; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    A. Beck, R. Hofmann:
    "A sequential approach for integration of multiple thermal energy storages with fixed mass and variable temperature";
    Applied Thermal Engineering, 148 (2019), 278 - 294.

  3. Authors: Sabrina Dusek, AIT; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    S. Dusek, R. Hofmann:
    "Modeling of a Hybrid Steam Storage and Validation with an Industrial Ruths Steam Storage Line";
    ENERGIES, 12 (2019), 1014; 21 pages.

  4. Authors: Sabrina Dusek, AIT; René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Stephan Gruber, AIT

    S. Dusek, R. Hofmann, S. Gruber:
    "Design analysis of a hybrid storage concept combining Ruths steam storage and latent thermal energy storage";
    Applied Energy, 251 (2019).

  5. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Sabrina Dusek, AIT; Stephan Gruber, AIT; Gerwin Drexler-Schmid, AIT

    R. Hofmann, S. Dusek, S. Gruber, G. Drexler-Schmid:
    "Design Optimization of a Hybrid Steam-PCM Thermal Energy Storage for Industrial Applications";
    ENERGIES, 12 (2019), 898; 25 pages.

  6. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Verena Halmschlager, E302-01-2; Martin Koller, E302-01-2; Georg Scharinger-Urschitz, E302-01-1; Felix Birkelbach, E302-01-1; Heimo Walter, E302-01-1

    R. Hofmann, V. Halmschlager, M. Koller, G. Scharinger-Urschitz, F. Birkelbach, H. Walter:
    "Comparison of a Physical and a Data-Driven Model of a Packed Bed Regenerator for Industrial Applications";
    Journal of Energy Storage, 23 (2019), 558 - 578.

  7. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Sophie Knötter, AIT; Anton Beck, AIT

    R. Hofmann, S. Panuschka, A. Beck:
    "A simultaneous optimization approach for efficiency measures regarding design and operation of industrial energy systems";
    Computers & Chemical Engineering (invited), 128 (2019), 246 - 260.

  8. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Hannes Vogtenhuber, E302-01-2; Leopold Prendl, E302-01-2

    R. Hofmann, H. Vogtenhuber, L. Prendl:
    "Optimized heat exchanger integration within a TSA-process based on experimentally evaluated heat transfer correlations for finned-tubes in fluidized beds";
    Powder Technology, 356 (2019), 957 - 973.

  9. Authors: Martin Koller, E302-01-2; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    M. Koller, R. Hofmann:
    "Efficient clustering of identical generating units for the MILP-UC with a shifting generation level method";
    Computers & Chemical Engineering, 125 (2019), 415 - 426.

  10. Authors: Martin Koller, E302-01-2; René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Heimo Walter, E302-01-1

    M. Koller, R. Hofmann, H. Walter:
    "MILP Model for a Packed Bed Sensible Thermal Energy Storage";
    Computers & Chemical Engineering, 125 (2019), 40 - 53.

  11. Authors: Benedikt Leitner, AIT; Edmund Widl, AIT; Wolfgang Gawlik, E370-01; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    B. Leitner, E. Widl, W. Gawlik, R. Hofmann:
    "A method for technical assessment of power-to-heat use cases to couple local district heating and electrical distribution grids";
    Energy, 182 (2019), 729 - 738.

  12. Authors: Sophie Knötter, AIT; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    S. Panuschka, R. Hofmann:
    "Impact of thermal storage capacity, electricity and emission certificate costs on the optimal operation of an industrial energy system";
    Energy Conversion and Management (invited), 185 (2019), 622 - 635.

  13. Authors: Andreas Sporr, AIT; Gerhard Zucker, AIT; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    A. Sporr, G. Zucker, R. Hofmann:
    "Automated HVAC Control Creation Based on Building Information Modeling (BIM): Ventilation System";
    IEEE Access, 7 (2019), 1; 12 pages.

  14. Authors: Hannes Vogtenhuber, E302-01-2; Dominik Pernsteiner; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    H. Vogtenhuber, D. Pernsteiner, R. Hofmann:
    "Experimental and Numerical Investigations on Heat Transfer of Bare Tubes in a Bubbling Fluidizes Bed with Respect to Better Heat Integration in Temperature Swing Adsorption Systems";
    ENERGIES, 12 (2019), 2646; 26 pages.

  15. Authors: Anton Beck, AIT; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    A. Beck, R. Hofmann:
    "A Novel Approach for Linearization of a MINLP Stage-Wise Superstructure Formulation";
    Computers & Chemical Engineering, 112 (2018), 17 - 26.

  16. Authors: Anton Beck, AIT; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    A. Beck, R. Hofmann:
    "How to tighten a commonly used MINLP superstructure formulation for simultaneous heat exchanger network synthesis";
    Computers & Chemical Engineering, 112 (2018), 48 - 56.

  17. Authors: Sabrina Dusek, AIT; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    S. Dusek, R. Hofmann:
    "A Hybrid Energy Storage Concept for Future Application in Industrial Processes";
    Thermal Science (invited), 22 (2018), 5; 1 - 9.

  18. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Paul Linzner; Heimo Walter, E302-01-1; Thomas Will

    R. Hofmann, P. Linzner, H. Walter, T. Will:
    "New approximation algorithms for the state functions of water and steam for the application of transient processes and fast on-line applications";
    Energy, 164 (2018), 164; 1079 - 1096.

  19. Authors: Martin Koller, E302-01-2; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    M. Koller, R. Hofmann:
    "Mixed-Integer Linear Programming Formulation of Combined Heat and Power Units for the Unit Commitment Problem";
    Journal of Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems (invited), 6 (2018), 4; 755 - 769.

  20. Authors: Lars Patzig; Thomas Göschel; Susanne Ochse; Sabrina Hespeler; Roman Ziegler; Steffen Robbi, AIT; Ralf-Roman Schmidt, AIT; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    L. Patzig, T. Göschel, S. Ochse, S. Hespeler, R. Ziegler, S. Robbi, R. Schmidt, R. Hofmann:
    "Entwicklung eines zukunftsfähigen Versorgungskonzepts";
    Euroheat & Power, 47 (2018), 4-5; 32 - 37.

  21. Authors: Hannes Vogtenhuber, E302-01-2; René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Franz Helminger; Gerhard Schöny, E166-03-1

    H. Vogtenhuber, R. Hofmann, F. Helminger, G. Schöny:
    "Process simulation of an efficient temperature swing adsorption concept for biogas upgrading";
    Energy, 162 (2018), 200 - 209.

  22. Authors: Christoph Zauner, AIT; Florian Hengstberger, AIT; Benjamin Mörzinger, E311-01-3; René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Heimo Walter, E302-01-1

    C. Zauner, F. Hengstberger, B. Mörzinger, R. Hofmann, H. Walter:
    "Experimental characterization and simulation of a hybrid sensibile-latent heat storage";
    Applied Energy, 189 (2017), 506 - 519.

  23. Authors: Gerhard Zucker, E384; Andreas Sporr, AIT; Antonio Garrido-Marijuan, AIT; Tarik Ferhatbegovic, AIT; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    G. Zucker, A. Sporr, A. Garrido-Marijuan, T. Ferhatbegovic, R. Hofmann:
    "A ventilation system controller based on pressure-drop and CO2 models";
    Energy and Buildings, 155 (2017), 378 - 389.

  24. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Sabrina Dusek, AIT; Martin Koller, E302-01-2; Heimo Walter, E302-01-1

    R. Hofmann, S. Dusek, M. Koller, H. Walter:
    "Flexibilisierungspotenzial für Energieanlagen in der Industrie. Intelligentes Demand-Side-Management durch Integration von thermischen Speichern - Teil 1";
    BWK, 68 (2016), 9; 6 - 11.

  25. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Markus Haider, E302-01-1; Sabrina Dusek, AIT; Martin Koller, E302-01-2; Heimo Walter, E302-01-1

    R. Hofmann, M. Haider, S. Dusek, M. Koller, H. Walter:
    "Integration von thermischen Speichertechnologien als Flexibilisierungsmaßnahme für industrielle Energieanlagen";
    VGB PowerTech, 96 (2016), 8; 27 - 35.

  26. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Martin Koller, E302-01-2; Sabrina Dusek, AIT; Heimo Walter, E302-01-1

    R. Hofmann, M. Koller, S. Dusek, H. Walter:
    "Flexibilisierungspotenzial für Energieanlagen in der Industrie. Intelligentes Demand-Side-Management durch Integration von thermischen Speichern - Teil 2";
    BWK, 68 (2016), 10; 32 - 37.

  27. Authors: Christoph Zauner, AIT; Florian Hengstberger, AIT; Mark Etzel; Daniel Lager, AIT; René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Heimo Walter, E302-01-1

    C. Zauner, F. Hengstberger, M. Etzel, D. Lager, R. Hofmann, H. Walter:
    "Experimental characterization and simulation of a fin-tube latent heat storage using high density polyethylene as PMC";
    Applied Energy, 179 (2016), 237 - 246.

  28. Author: René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    R. Hofmann:
    "Potenitale nicht ausgeschöpft";
    Industriemagazin (invited), 9 (2015), 9; 64 - 65.

  29. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Thomas Walch, Bertsch; Arno Kolbitsch; Heimo Walter, E302-01-1; Ch. Daublebsky von Eichhain, KED

    R. Hofmann, T. Walch, A. Kolbitsch, H. Walter, C. Daublebsky von Eichhain:
    "Betriebsverhalten und Anströmoptimierung der Zuströmkanäle eines Abhitzedampferzeugers";
    VGB PowerTech, 92 (2012), 11; 71 - 78.

  30. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Heimo Walter, E302-01-1

    R. Hofmann, H. Walter:
    "Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Gas Side Heat Transfer and Pressure Drop of Finned Tubes - Part 1: Experimental Analysis";
    Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, 4 (2012), 4; 041007-1 - 041007-11.

  31. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Heimo Walter, E302-01-1

    R. Hofmann, H. Walter:
    "Experimental and Numerical Investigation of the Gas Side Heat Transfer and Pressure Drop of Finned Tubes - Part 2: Numerical Analysis";
    Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, 4 (2012), 4; 041008-1 - 041008-11.

  32. Authors: Heimo Walter, E302-01-1; Christine Dobias; Franz Holzleithner, E302-01-1; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    H. Walter, C. Dobias, F. Holzleithner, R. Hofmann:
    "Fluid flow in channels between two gas turbines and heat recovery steam generator - a theoretical investigation";
    WSEAS TRANSACTIONS on FLUID MECHANICS, 6 (2011), 4; 257 - 269.

  33. Authors: Heimo Walter, E302-01-1; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    H. Walter, R. Hofmann:
    "How can the heat transfer correlations for finned-tubes influence the numerical simulation of the dynamic behavior of a heat recovery steam generator?";
    Applied Thermal Engineering, 31 (2011), 4; 405 - 417.

  34. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Friedrich Fraß, E302-01-1; Karl Ponweiser, E302-01-1

    R. Hofmann, F. Fraß, K. Ponweiser:
    "Heat Transfer and Pressure Drop Performance Comparison of Finned-Tube Bundles in Forced Convection";
    WSEAS TRANSACTIONS on HEAT and MASS TRANSFER (invited), 2 (2007), 4; 72 - 88.

  35. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Franz Binder, E302-01-1; Andreas Werner, E302-01-1

    R. Hofmann, F. Binder, A. Werner:
    "Development of a Sampling System for Solid Materials from a Fluidized Bed Reactor under Varying Operating Conditions (in chinese)";
    Powder and Bulk International (Chinese Edition), 1 (2006), 43 - 48.

  36. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Franz Binder, E302-01-1; Andreas Werner, E302-01-1

    R. Hofmann, F. Binder, A. Werner:
    "Entwicklung eines Probenahmesystems für Schüttgüter in einer Wirbelschichtanlage mit unterschiedlichen Betriebsbedingungen";
    Schüttgut, 12 (2006), 1; 24 - 31.

  37. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Franz Binder, E302-01-1; Andreas Werner, E302-01-1

    R. Hofmann, F. Binder, A. Werner:
    "Development of a Sampling System for Solid Materials from a Fluidized Bed Reactor under Varying Operating Conditions";
    bulk solids handling, Volume 25 (2005), No. 6; 378 - 385.


Contributions to Books


  1. Authors: Heimo Walter, E302-01-1; René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Arno Kolbitsch
    Other person involved: Victoria Petrova

    H. Walter, R. Hofmann, A. Kolbitsch:
    "Heat Recovery with Combined Cycle Power Plants - Present and Future Technology";
    in: "Advances in Engineering Research", V. Petrova (ed.); Nova Science Publishers, Inc, New York, 2012, (invited), ISBN: 978-1-61209-798-5, 323 - 408.


Talks and Poster Presentations (with Proceedings-Entry)


  1. Authors: Verena Halmschlager, E302-01-2; Martin Koller, E302-01-2; Felix Birkelbach, E302-01-1; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    V. Halmschlager, M. Koller, F. Birkelbach, R. Hofmann:
    "Grey Box Modeling of a Packed-Bed Rengenerator Using Recurrent Neural Networks";
    Talk: Joint Mechatronics 2019 & NolCoS 2019, Wien; 09-04-2019 - 09-06-2019; in: "IFAC Papers online", (2019), 1341 - 1346.

  2. Authors: Sophie Knötter, AIT; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    S. Knötter, R. Hofmann:
    "Modeling of non-linear part-load operation of combined cycle units";
    Talk: Joint Mechatronics 2019 & NolCoS 2019, Wien; 09-04-2019 - 09-06-2019; in: "IFAC Papers online", (2019), 1333 - 1334.

  3. Authors: Benedikt Pesendorfer, AIT; Edmund Widl, AIT; Wolfgang Gawlik, E370-01; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    B. Pesendorfer, E. Widl, W. Gawlik, R. Hofmann:
    "Coupled local district heating and electrical distribution grids";
    Talk: 4th International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and 4th Generation District Heating, Aalborg, Dänemark; 11-13-2018 - 11-14-2018; in: "4th International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and 4th Generation District Heating", (2018), 271 - 272.

  4. Authors: Anton Beck, AIT; Wolfgang Glatzl; Jürgen Fluch; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    A. Beck, W. Glatzl, J. Fluch, R. Hofmann:
    "Process integration in a dairy factory considering thermal energy storages - a comparison of two different approaches";
    Talk: International Sustainable Energy Conference 2018, Graz; 10-03-2018 - 10-05-2018; in: "ISEC Proceedings Renewable Heating and Cooling in Integrated Urban and Industrial Energy Systems", (2018), 153 - 161.

  5. Authors: Benedikt Pesendorfer, AIT; Edmund Widl, AIT; Wolfgang Gawlik, E370-01; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    B. Pesendorfer, E. Widl, W. Gawlik, R. Hofmann:
    "Operation of thermal-electric units in integrated electrical distribution and district heating networks";
    Talk: SEST 2018 International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and Technologies, University of Sevilla, Sevilla, Spain; 09-10-2018 - 09-12-2018; in: "SEST 2018 International Conference on Smart Energy Systems and Technologies", (2018), ISBN: 978-1-5386-5326-5; 6 pages.

  6. Authors: Sophie Knötter, AIT; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    S. Panuschka, R. Hofmann:
    "Modelling of Industrial Energy Systems for Flexibility Increase via Operation Optimization with Mixed-Integer Linear Programming";
    Talk: 3rd South East European Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, Novi Sad; 06-30-2018 - 07-04-2018; in: "Proceedings of the 3rd South East European Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems", (2018), Paper ID SDEWES.SEE2018.0026, 15 pages.

  7. Authors: Anton Beck, AIT; René Hofmann, E302-01-2
    Other persons involved: Anton Friedl, E166-02-1; Jiri Klemes; Stefan Radl, TU Graz; Petar Varbanov; Thomas Wallek

    A. Beck, R. Hofmann:
    "Extensions for Multi-Period MINLP Superstructure Formulation for Integration of Thermal Energy Storages in Industrial Processes";
    Keynote Lecture: 28th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering, Graz; 06-10-2018 - 06-13-2018; in: "Proceedings of the 28th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering", A. Friedl, J. Klemes, S. Radl, P. Varbanov, T. Wallek (ed.); Elsevier B.V., Part A (2018), ISBN: 978-0-444-64237-0; 1335 - 1340.

  8. Authors: Martin Koller, E302-01-2; René Hofmann, E302-01-2
    Other persons involved: Anton Friedl, E166-02-1; Jiri Klemes; Stefan Radl, TU Graz; Petar Varbanov; Thomas Wallek

    M. Koller, R. Hofmann:
    "Mixed Integer Linear Programming Formulation for Sensible Thermal Energy Storages";
    Talk: 28th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering, Graz; 06-10-2018 - 06-13-2018; in: "Proceedings of the 28th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering", A. Friedl, J. Klemes, S. Radl, P. Varbanov, T. Wallek (ed.); Elsevier B.V., Part A (2018), ISBN: 978-0-444-64237-0; 925 - 930.

  9. Authors: Hannes Vogtenhuber, E302-01-2; Elisabeth Sonnleitner, E166-03-1; Franz Helminger; René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Gerhard Schöny, E166-03-1; Veronika Wilk; Michael Lauermann, AIT; Andreas Werner, E302-01-1; Hermann Hofbauer, E166-03-1
    Other persons involved: Anton Friedl, E166-02-1; Jiri Klemes; Stefan Radl, TU Graz; Petar Varbanov; Thomas Wallek

    H. Vogtenhuber, E. Sonnleitner, F. Helminger, R. Hofmann, G. Schöny, V. Wilk, M. Lauermann, A. Werner, H. Hofbauer:
    "Innovative Temperature Swing Adsorption Simulation Model for Biogas Upgrading";
    Talk: 28th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering, Graz; 06-10-2018 - 06-13-2018; in: "Proceedings of the 28th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering", A. Friedl, J. Klemes, S. Radl, P. Varbanov, T. Wallek (ed.); Elsevier B.V., Part A (2018), ISBN: 978-0-444-64237-0; 1377 - 1382.

  10. Authors: Christoph Zauner, AIT; René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Bernd Windholz
    Other persons involved: Anton Friedl, E166-02-1; Jiri Klemes; Stefan Radl, TU Graz; Petar Varbanov; Thomas Wallek

    C. Zauner, R. Hofmann, B. Windholz:
    "Increasing Energy Efficiency in Pulp and Paper Production by Employing a New Type of Latent Heat Storage";
    Poster: 28th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering, Graz; 06-10-2018 - 06-13-2018; in: "Proceedings of the 28th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering", A. Friedl, J. Klemes, S. Radl, P. Varbanov, T. Wallek (ed.); Elsevier B.V., Part A (2018), ISBN: 978-0-444-64237-0; 1359 - 1364.

  11. Authors: Martin Koller, E302-01-2; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    M. Koller, R. Hofmann:
    "Modelling method for the optimal operation of sensible thermal energy storages";
    Poster: Vienna young Scientists Symposium, Wien; 06-07-2018 - 06-08-2018; in: "Vienna young Scientists Symposium", (2018), ISBN: 978-3-9504017-8-3; 58 - 59.

  12. Authors: Benedikt Pesendorfer, AIT; Edmund Widl, AIT; Wolfgang Gawlik, E370-01; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    B. Pesendorfer, E. Widl, W. Gawlik, R. Hofmann:
    "Co-simulation and control of power-to-heat units in coupled electrical and thermal distribution networks";
    Talk: Workshop on Modeling and Simulation of Cyber-Physical Energy Systems, Porto; 04-10-2018; in: "Proceedings of MSCPES 2018", herausgegeben von: IEEE; IEEE, New Jersey, USA, 2018, (2018), ISBN: 978-1-5386-4103-3; 6 pages.

  13. Authors: Ralf-Roman Schmidt, AIT; Steffen Robbi, AIT; René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Martin Koller, E302-01-2; Roman Geyer, AIT; Daniele Basciotti, AIT

    R. Schmidt, S. Robbi, R. Hofmann, M. Koller, R. Geyer, D. Basciotti:
    "Entwicklung von zukunftsfähigen Versorgungsstrategien für Fernwärmenetze - Tools und Methoden";
    Talk: 15. Symposium Energieinnovation, TU Graz; 02-14-2018 - 02-16-2018; in: "EnInnov2018", Verlag der Technischen Universität Graz, (2018), ISBN: 978-3-85125-586-7; 1 - 13.

  14. Author: René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    R. Hofmann:
    "Thermische Speicher für Effizienzsteigerung und Flexibilitätserhöhung in ausgewählten Industriekraftwerkskonfigurationen - Teil 2/2";
    Talk: Standardkessel Baumgarte Fachseminar, Duisburg (invited); 11-27-2017 - 11-28-2017; in: "Standardkessel Baumgarte Fachseminar Industriekessel", (2017), Paper ID 2, 27 pages.

  15. Authors: Anton Beck, AIT; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    A. Beck, R. Hofmann:
    "Tightening of MINLP Superstructure Relaxation for Faster Solution of Heat Exchanger Network Synthesis Problems";
    Talk: 12th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, Dubrovnik; 10-04-2017 - 10-08-2017; in: "Proceedings of the 12th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems", (2017), ISSN: 1847-7178; Paper ID FP-950, 11 pages.

  16. Authors: Sabrina Dusek, AIT; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    S. Dusek, R. Hofmann:
    "A Hybrid Storage Concept for Improving Classical Ruth´s Type Steam Accumulators";
    Talk: 12th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, Dubrovnik; 10-04-2017 - 10-08-2017; in: "Proceedings of the 12th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems", (2017), ISSN: 1847-7178; Paper ID FP-560, 12 pages.

  17. Authors: Martin Koller, E302-01-2; René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Steffen Robbi, AIT

    M. Koller, R. Hofmann, S. Robbi:
    "Modelling of Combined Heat and Power Supply Systems with Mixed-Integer Linear Programming for Unit Commitment Problems";
    Talk: 12th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, Dubrovnik; 10-04-2017 - 10-08-2017; in: "Proceedings of the 12th Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems", (2017), ISSN: 1847-7178; Paper ID FP-545, 13 pages.

  18. Authors: Christoph Zauner, AIT; Florian Hengstberger, AIT; Mark Etzel; Daniel Lager, AIT; René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Heimo Walter, E302-01-1

    C. Zauner, F. Hengstberger, M. Etzel, D. Lager, R. Hofmann, H. Walter:
    "Durability of a fin-tube latent heat storage using high density polyethylene as PCM";
    Talk: 3rd International Conference on Innovative Materials, Structures and Technologies (IMST2017), Riga; 09-27-2017 - 09-29-2017; in: "IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering", IOP Conference Series: Materials Science and Engineering, 251/012123 (2017), ISSN: 1757-8981; 1 - 8.

  19. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Paul Linzer; Heimo Walter, E302-01-1; Thomas Will

    R. Hofmann, P. Linzer, H. Walter, T. Will:
    "New Approximation Algorithms for a Fast Direct Determination of State Functions of Water and Steam";
    Talk: SEEP2017 - 10th International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Protection, Bled, Slowenien; 06-27-2017 - 06-30-2017; in: "Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Protection", University of Maribor Press, (2017), ISBN: 978-961-286-058-5; 10 - 24.

  20. Authors: Hannes Vogtenhuber, E302-01-2; René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Gerhard Schöny, E166-03-1; Julius Pirklbauer, E166-03-1; Michaela Fraubaum, E302-01-1; Franz Helminger; Andreas Werner, E302-01-1; Hermann Hofbauer, E166-03-1

    H. Vogtenhuber, R. Hofmann, G. Schöny, J. Pirklbauer, M. Fraubaum, F. Helminger, A. Werner, H. Hofbauer:
    "Development of an Efficient Heat Balance Concept for a TSA-Process Considering Heat-Pump Integration";
    Talk: 10th International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Protection; Renewable Energy Sources, Bled, Slowenien; 06-27-2017 - 06-30-2017; in: "Proceedings of the 10th International Conference on Sustainable Energy and Environmental Protection", University of Maribor Press, (2017), ISBN: 978-961-286-061-5; 1 - 12.

  21. Authors: Martin Koller, E302-01-2; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    M. Koller, R. Hofmann:
    "Dynamic and Predictive Optimization Concept for Energy Supply Systems in the Energy-Intensive Industry";
    Talk: ASME 2016 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition IMECE2016, 2016, Phoenix, Arizona, USA; 11-11-2016 - 11-17-2016; in: "Proceedings of the ASME 2016 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition IMECE2016", ASME, Paper-Nr.: IMECE2016-66536 (2016), 1 - 10.

  22. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Martin Koller, E302-01-2; Heimo Walter, E302-01-1; Sabrina Dusek, AIT

    R. Hofmann, M. Koller, H. Walter, S. Dusek:
    ""Power-to-Heat und erhöhte Laständerungsfahrweisen als Flexibilitätsoption durch Integration von Speicherkonzepten für industrielle Energieanlagen";
    Talk: VGB-Fachtagung Dampferzeuger, Industrie- und Heizkraftwerke 2016, Potsdam; 04-06-2016 - 04-07-2016; in: "VGB-Fachtagung Dampferzeuger, Industrie- und Heizkraftwerke 2016", (2016), 31 pages.

  23. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Heimo Walter, E302-01-1; Ralf-Roman Schmidt, AIT; Thomas Fleckl, AIT

    R. Hofmann, H. Walter, R. Schmidt, T. Fleckl:
    "Erhöhte Flexibilisierung von KWK-Energieversorgungsanlagen in Industrieprozessen sowie Fernwärmenetzen";
    Keynote Lecture: Systemstütze KWK - Schlüsseltechnologie der Energietransformation, Amberg, Deutschland (invited); 03-10-2016; in: "Systemstütze KWK - Schlüsseltechnologie der Energietransformation", (2016), 1 - 40.

  24. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Arno Kolbitsch

    R. Hofmann, A. Kolbitsch:
    "Optimization of Start-Up Processes at HRSG with Natural Circulation System";
    Talk: Power-Gen Europe 2014, Köln; 06-03-2014 - 06-05-2014; in: "Power-Gen Europe 2014", (2014), 11 pages.

  25. Authors: Ch. Daublebsky von Eichhain, KED; Arno Kolbitsch; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    C. Daublebsky von Eichhain, A. Kolbitsch, R. Hofmann:
    "New Design of Heat Recovery Steam Generator for Solar Thermal Hybrid Power Plants - Integrated Solar Combined Cycle System";
    Talk: Boiler Designer 2014, Moskau; 05-26-2014 - 05-29-2014; in: "Boiler Designer 2014", Moskau (2014), ISBN: 978-5-94588-150-1; 20 pages.

  26. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Thomas Walch, Bertsch; Arno Kolbitsch

    R. Hofmann, T. Walch, A. Kolbitsch:
    "Anfahrvorgänge und Lastwechselgradienten bei Abhitzedampferzeuger mit Naturumlaufprinzip";
    Talk: Kraftwerkstechnisches Kolloquium, Dresden; 10-15-2013 - 10-16-2013; in: "45. Kraftwerkstechnisches Kolloquium", TK Verlag, (2013), ISBN: 978-3-944310-04-6; 35 - 46.

  27. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Heimo Walter, E302-01-1

    R. Hofmann, H. Walter:
    "Comparison Between Numerical and Experimental Gas Side Heat Transfer and Pressure Drop of a Tube Bank with Solid and Segmented Circular I-fins";
    Talk: ASME 2012 11th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis, Nantes, Frankreich; 07-02-2012 - 07-04-2012; in: "ASME 2012 11th Biennial Conference on Engineering Systems Design and Analysis", (2012), Paper ID ESDA2012-82713, 13 pages.

  28. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Thomas Walch, Bertsch; Heimo Walter, E302-01-1; Ch. Daublebsky von Eichhain, KED

    R. Hofmann, T. Walch, H. Walter, C. Daublebsky von Eichhain:
    "Erfahrungen, Betriebsverhalten und Optimierung von Abhitzedampferzeuger";
    Talk: VGB-Fachtagung Dampferzeuger, Industrie- und Heizkraftwerke 2012, Garmisch-Partenkirchen, Deutschland; 03-27-2012 - 03-29-2012; in: "VGB-Fachtagung Dampferzeuger, Industrie- und Heizkraftwerke 2012", (2012), 12 pages.

  29. Authors: Ch. Daublebsky von Eichhain, KED; Arno Kolbitsch; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    C. Daublebsky von Eichhain, A. Kolbitsch, R. Hofmann:
    "New Design of Heat Recovery Steam Generator (HRSG) for Solar Thermal Hybrid Power Plants ISCCS (Integrated Solar Combined Cycle System)";
    Talk: Power Gen Middle East, Doha; 02-06-2012 - 02-08-2012; in: "Power Gen", (2012), ##.

  30. Authors: Heimo Walter, E302-01-1; Christine Dobias; Franz Holzleithner, E302-01-1; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    H. Walter, C. Dobias, F. Holzleithner, R. Hofmann:
    "Numerical Analysis of the Fluid Flow in a Channel between Gas Turbines and Heat Recovery Steam Generator";
    Talk: 2nd International Conference on Fluid Mechanics and Heat and Mass Transfer 2011 (FLUIDSHEAT '11), Corfu, Greece (invited); 07-14-2011 - 07-16-2011; in: "Recent Researches in Mechanics", (2011), ISBN: 978-1-61804-020-6; Paper ID 303-191, 8 pages.

  31. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Friedrich Fraß, E302-01-1; Karl Ponweiser, E302-01-1

    R. Hofmann, F. Fraß, K. Ponweiser:
    "Experimental Heat Transfer Investigation of Tube Row Effects at Air Side Heat Exchanger with Serrated Finned-Tubes";
    Talk: 6th IASME/WSEAS International Conference on Heat Transfer, Thermal Engineering and Environment (HTE´08), Rhodos; 08-20-2008 - 08-22-2008; in: "New Aspects of Heat Transfer, Thermal Engineering and Environment", WSEAS Press, 1 (2008), ISBN: 978-960-6766-97-8; 193 - 201.

  32. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Friedrich Fraß, E302-01-1; Karl Ponweiser, E302-01-1

    R. Hofmann, F. Fraß, K. Ponweiser:
    "Performance Evaluation of Solid and Serrated Finned-Tube Bundles with Different Fin Geometries in Forced Convection";
    Talk: Eurotherm 2008, Eindhoven; 05-18-2008 - 05-22-2008; in: "5th European Thermal-Sciences Conference", (2008), ISBN: 978-90-386-1274-4; 1 - 8.

  33. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Friedrich Fraß, E302-01-1; Karl Ponweiser, E302-01-1

    R. Hofmann, F. Fraß, K. Ponweiser:
    "Experimental Analysis of Enhanced Heat Transfer and Pressure-Drop of Serrated Finned-Tube Bundles with different Fin Geometries";
    Talk: 5th WSEAS Int. Conf. on Heat and Mass transfer (HMT´08), Acapulco; 01-25-2008 - 01-27-2008; in: "Theoretical and Experimental Aspects of Heat and Mass Transfer", WSEAS Press, (2008), ISBN: 978-960-6766-31-2; 54 - 62.


Talks and Poster Presentations (without Proceedings-Entry)


  1. Author: René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    R. Hofmann:
    "Digitalisierung und Dekarbonisierung in der Industrie";
    Talk: RC Mödling, Maria Enzersdorf (invited); 02-18-2020.

  2. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Verena Halmschlager, E302-01-2; Sophie Knötter, AIT

    R. Hofmann, V. Halmschlager, S. Knötter:
    "Digitalisierung, Künstliche Intelligenz und verwandte Technologien - Annex XVIII";
    Talk: Digitalisierung in der Industrie - Workshop, Wien; 11-14-2019.

  3. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Verena Halmschlager, E302-01-2; Sophie Knötter, AIT

    R. Hofmann, V. Halmschlager, S. Knötter:
    "Digitalisierung, künstliche Intelligenz und verwandte Technologien zur Steigerung der Energieeffizienz und Reduzierung von Treibhausgasemmissionen in der Industrie";
    Talk: Digitalisierung in der Industrie - Workshop, Wien; 11-14-2019.

  4. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Sophie Knötter, AIT; Jörg Triebnig, OSISoft; Alexander Knötter, EVN AG

    R. Hofmann, S. Knötter, J. Triebnig, A. Knötter:
    "Smart Industrial Concept - Holistic Approach with Digitalization of Industrial Processes and Applications for 2050 and beyond";
    Talk: Blickpunkt Forschung : Klimaschutz konkret @ TU Wien, Wien; 10-23-2019.

  5. Authors: Philippe Navarri, CanmetENERGY in ...; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    P. Navarri, R. Hofmann:
    "System Aspects of New Technologies for Decarbonization of Industrial Processes";
    Talk: International Expert Workshop Deep Decarbonization in Industry - IEA, IETS, TU Wien (invited); 10-09-2019 - 10-11-2019.

  6. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Andreas Kiedl, voestalpine Stahl; Gerwin Drexler-Schmid, AIT

    R. Hofmann, A. Kiedl, G. Drexler-Schmid:
    "HyStePs - Hybrides Speicherkonzept für effiziente Prozesse";
    Talk: Highlights der Energieforschung 2019 - Dekarbonisierung in der Industrie, TU Wien (invited); 10-08-2019.

  7. Author: René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    R. Hofmann:
    "Flexibilisierungspotential von thermischen Energieanlagen für transientes Verhalten";
    Talk: VO610701005 Regelung von Kraftwerken und Netzen, Deutschland (invited); 12-14-2018.

  8. Author: René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    R. Hofmann:
    "Innovations for energy systems in industry - Modeling - Components - Operation";
    Talk: COP24 - New Technology and Innovation - Contributing to Decarbonisation and Sustainability, TU Wien, Austrian Pavilion, Kattowitz, Polen; 12-06-2018.

  9. Author: René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    R. Hofmann:
    "Innovations for energy systems in industry - to reduce industry's share of 1/3 of world energy consumption";
    Talk: COP24 - Expert dialogue on accelerating the transformation to carbon-neutrality, Climate Change Centre Austria CCCA, Austrian Pavilion, Kattowitz, Polen; 12-06-2018.

  10. Author: René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    R. Hofmann:
    "Smart Industrial Concept! - Holistic Approach with Digitalization of Industrial Processes and Applications for 2050 and beyond";
    Talk: Workshop Annex 15 "Industrielle Abwärmenutzung - Chancen & Hindernisse", Industriellenvereinigung, Wien; 10-19-2018.

  11. Author: René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    R. Hofmann:
    "Smart Industrial Concept! - Design- and Operational Optimization";
    Talk: OSIsoft PI World, Barcelona; 09-16-2018 - 09-19-2018.

  12. Author: René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    R. Hofmann:
    "Design Optimization and Operational Optimization of Industrial Energy Supply Systems - using the Example of Thermal Energy Storage";
    Talk: AIT Symposium Empowering Innovation Tomorrow by Basic Research Today, AIT Wien (invited); 06-29-2018.

  13. Author: René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    R. Hofmann:
    "Smart Industrial Concept! Holistic Approach with Digitalization of Industrial Processes and Applications for 2050 and beyond";
    Talk: evon up2date, Schielleiten (invited); 06-20-2018.

  14. Author: René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    R. Hofmann:
    "Lectures in Applied Heat & Power Technology (AHPT)";
    Talk: MJ2426, Applied Heat & Power Technology (AHPT), KTH Stockholm, Schweden; 04-23-2018 - 04-27-2018.

  15. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Anton Beck, AIT

    R. Hofmann, A. Beck:
    "IEA IETS ANNEX 15 Industrial Excess Heat Recovery";
    Talk: Highlights der Energieforschung 2018 - Systemintegration & Sektorkopplung, TU Wien; 03-20-2018.

  16. Author: René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    R. Hofmann:
    "Flexibilisierungspotential von thermischen Energieanlagen für transientes Verhalten";
    Talk: VO610701005 Regelung von Kraftwerken und Netzen, Universität Stuttgart; 12-13-2017.

  17. Author: René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    R. Hofmann:
    "Integration Methods of Thermal Energy Storages for Load Flexibilization of Industrial Energy Supply Systems";
    Talk: Workshop on Thermal Energy Storage at the Laboratory of Renewable Energy Sciences and Engineering (LRESE), EPFL, Lausanne (invited); 12-11-2017.

  18. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Anton Beck, AIT

    R. Hofmann, A. Beck:
    "IEA IETS ANNEX 15 Industrielle Abwärmenutzung - Integration von thermischen Komponenten in zeitabhängige Prozesse mittels mathematischer Optimierung";
    Talk: IEA Vernetzungstreffen 2017: Die Transformation des Energiesystems als sozial-ökologische Aufgabe, Salzburg; 10-12-2017 - 10-13-2017.

  19. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Anton Beck, AIT

    R. Hofmann, A. Beck:
    "IETS Annex 15 Industrielle Abwärmenutzung - Optimierte Prozessintegration";
    Talk: Symposium "Solarthermie und Wärmepumpen in der Industrie", Industriellenvereinigung, Wien; 06-12-2017.

  20. Authors: Sabrina Dusek, AIT; Martin Koller, E302-01-2; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    S. Dusek, M. Koller, R. Hofmann:
    "Demand-Side-Management und Integration von thermischen Speichern für flexiblere Energieanlagen";
    Poster: 48. Kraftwerkstechnisches Kolloquium 2016, Dresden, Deutschland; 10-18-2016 - 10-19-2016.

  21. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Martin Koller, E302-01-2; Markus Haider, E302-01-1

    R. Hofmann, M. Koller, M. Haider:
    "Flexibilisierung von energie-intensiven Industrieanlagen durch Intergration zusätzlicher Technologien und Einsatzoptimierung";
    Talk: Evon Up2Date Smart Production, Stubenberg am See (invited); 06-22-2016.

  22. Author: René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    R. Hofmann:
    "Betriebsmöglichkeiten und Lastwechselvorgänge bei Abhitzedampferzeugern nach Gasturbinen";
    Talk: 11. Sächsischer Kesseltag, Köthen; 03-11-2014 - 03-12-2014.

  23. Authors: Otmar Bertsch; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    O. Bertsch, R. Hofmann:
    "CLC overall Process Integration";
    Talk: European Conference on Carbon Dioxide Capture and Storage, Antwerpen; 05-28-2013 - 05-29-2013.

  24. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Karl Ponweiser, E302-01-1

    R. Hofmann, K. Ponweiser:
    "Performance comparison of different solid/serrated finned-tubes in cross-flow";
    Poster: VDI-GVC Fachausschuss "Wärme- und Stoffübertragung", Bad Dürkheim; 03-03-2009 - 03-05-2009.

  25. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Karl Ponweiser, E302-01-1

    R. Hofmann, K. Ponweiser:
    "Betrieb eines Rippenrohrprüfstandes mit quer angeströmten Rohren zum Vergleich von Wärmeübergang und Druckverlust zwischen spiralförmigen segmentierten I- und U-Rippenrohrgeometrien";
    Poster: VDI-GVC FA-Sitzung "Wärme- und Stoffübertragung", Stuttgart; 03-07-2007 - 03-09-2007.


Patents


  1. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Christoph Zauner, AIT; Sabrina Dusek, AIT; Florian Hengsberger, AIT

    R. Hofmann, C. Zauner, S. Dusek, F. Hengsberger:
    "Dampfspeicher";
    Patent: EU, No. Ep 3 260 803 A1; submitted: 06-22-2017, granted: 10-16-2019.

  2. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Christoph Zauner, AIT; Sabrina Dusek, AIT; Florian Hengstberger, AIT

    R. Hofmann, C. Zauner, S. Dusek, F. Hengstberger:
    "Dampfspeicher";
    Patent: Österreich, No. At 518828 A1 2018-01-15; submitted: 06-23-2016.

  3. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Christoph Zauner, AIT; Sabrina Dusek, AIT; Florian Hengstberger, AIT

    R. Hofmann, C. Zauner, S. Dusek, F. Hengstberger:
    "Dampfspeicher";
    Patent: Österreich, No. At 518793 A1 2018-01-15; submitted: 06-23-2016.


Habilitation Theses


  1. Author: René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    R. Hofmann:
    "Aspects of Design Optimization and Operational Optimization for Industrial Energy Systems";
    TU Wien/Faculty of Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, 2019.


Doctor's Theses (authored and supervised)


  1. Author: Sabrina Dusek, AIT
    Other persons involved: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Markus Haider, E302-01-1; Franz Rauscher, E307-04

    S. Dusek:
    "Component Design of a Hybrid Thermal Energy";
    Supervisor, Reviewer: R. Hofmann, M. Haider, F. Rauscher; E302 Institut für Energietechnik und Thermodynamik, 2020; oral examination: 04-2020.

  2. Author: Hannes Vogtenhuber, E302-01-2
    Other persons involved: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Andreas Werner, E302-01-1; Franz Winter, E166-03-2; Markus Lehner, Montanuni Leoben

    H. Vogtenhuber:
    "Optimized Heat Balance Concept of a TSA-System for Efficient Upgrading of Biogas to Bio-Methane";
    Supervisor, Reviewer: R. Hofmann, A. Werner, F. Winter, M. Lehner; E302 - Institut für Energietechnik und Thermodynamik, 2019; oral examination: 07-25-2019.

  3. Author: Anton Beck, AIT
    Other persons involved: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Heimo Walter, E302-01-1; Anton Friedl, E166-02-1

    A. Beck:
    "Development of Methods for the Evaluation of Continuous and Non-Continuous Industrial Processes and Cost-Efficient Thermal Energy Storage Integration";
    Supervisor, Reviewer: R. Hofmann, H. Walter, A. Friedl; E302 - Institut für Energietechnik und Thermodynamik, 2019; oral examination: 07-03-2019.

  4. Author: Christoph Zauner, AIT
    Other persons involved: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Markus Haider, E302-01-1; Franz Rauscher, E307-04

    C. Zauner:
    "Development of Latent Heat Storages using Polymers as Phase Change Material for Applications in Industry, Solar Energy and Heat Networks";
    Supervisor, Reviewer: R. Hofmann, M. Haider, F. Rauscher; E302 - Institut für Energietechnik und Thermodynamik, 2019; oral examination: 06-28-2019.

  5. Author: Martin Koller, E302-01-2
    Other persons involved: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Martin Kozek, E325-04-1; Wolfgang Gawlik, E370-01

    M. Koller:
    "Method Development in the Field of the Mixed Integer Linear Programming Unit Commitment Problem";
    Supervisor, Reviewer: R. Hofmann, M. Kozek, W. Gawlik; E302 - Institut für Energietechnik und Thermodynamik, 2019; oral examination: 06-19-2019.

  6. Author: Bernd Zühlsdorf
    Other persons involved: Brian Elmegaard, TDU; F Haglind, TDU; W Markussen, TDU; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    B. Zühlsdorf:
    "High-performance heat pump systems - Enhancing performance and range of heat pump systems";
    Supervisor, Reviewer: B. Elmegaard, F. Haglind, B Markussen, R. Hofmann; DTU Technical University of Denmark - Mechanical Engineering, 2019; oral examination: 05-2019.

  7. Author: Elisabeth Luchini, E325-04-1
    Other persons involved: Stefan Jakubek, E325-04; Martin Kozek, E325-04-1; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    E. Luchini:
    "Model predictive control for an insulated cool box with redundant refrigeration circuits";
    Supervisor, Reviewer: S. Jakubek, M. Kozek, R. Hofmann; Institut für Mechanik und Mechatronik, 2018; oral examination: 10-24-2018.

  8. Author: Werner Liemberger, E166-02-2
    Other persons involved: Anton Friedl, E166-02-1; Michael Harasek, E166-02-2; Markus Lehner, Montanuni Leoben; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    W. Liemberger:
    "Utilisation of the Natural Gas Grid for the Hydrogen Infrastructure";
    Supervisor, Reviewer: A. Friedl, M. Harasek, M. Lehner, R. Hofmann; Institut für Verfahrenstechnik, Umwelttechnik und Technische Biowissenschaften, 2018; oral examination: 09-18-2018.

  9. Author: Christian Dullinger, E325-04
    Other persons involved: Martin Kozek, E325-04-1; Stefan Jakubek, E325-04; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    C. Dullinger:
    "Holistic energy optimization of rail vehicles";
    Supervisor, Reviewer: M. Kozek, S. Jakubek, R. Hofmann; Institut für Mechanik und Mechatronik, 2018; oral examination: 07-11-2018.

  10. Author: Sara Gahem Sigarchian, KTH
    Other persons involved: Viktoria Martin, KTH; Anders Malmquist, KTH; Erik Dahlquist, Mälardalens högskola; Eva Thorin, Mälardalens högskola; Chris Bales, Högskolan Dalarna; René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    S. Gahem Sigarchian:
    "Small-Scale Decentralized Energy Systems optimization and performance analysis";
    Supervisor, Reviewer: V. Martin, A. Malmquist, E. Dahlquist, E. Thorin, C. Bales, R. Hofmann; KTH School of Industrial Engineering and Management, Division of Heat and Power Technology, 2018; oral examination: 06-07-2018.

  11. Author: René Hofmann, E302-01-2
    Other persons involved: Karl Ponweiser, E302-01-1; Reinhard Willinger, E302-02

    R. Hofmann:
    "Experimental and Numerical Gas-Side Performance Evaluation of Finned-Tube Heat Exchangers";
    Supervisor, Reviewer: K. Ponweiser, R. Willinger; Institut für Thermodynamik und Energiewandlung, 2009.


Diploma and Master Theses (authored and supervised)


  1. Author: Elisabeth Gütl
    Other persons involved: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Verena Halmschlager, E302-01-2

    E. Gütl:
    "Data-Driven Modelling of a Fixed Bed Regenerator using Machine Learning in Tensorflow";
    Supervisor: R. Hofmann, V. Halmschlager; E302 - Institut für Energietechnik und Thermodynamik, 2019; final examination: 10-23-2019.

  2. Author: Klaus Etzl
    Other persons involved: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Sophie Knötter, AIT

    K. Etzl:
    "Integrationskonzepte innovativer Technologien in industriellen Energiesystemen";
    Supervisor: R. Hofmann, S. Panuschka; Institut für Energietechnik und Thermodynamik - E302, 2019; final examination: 06-2019.

  3. Author: Martin Fischer
    Other persons involved: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Verena Halmschlager, E302-01-2

    M. Fischer:
    "Programmierung der Steuerung eines Festbettregenerators und Erstellung eines datengetriebenen Modells zur Beschreibung des Speicherverhaltens";
    Supervisor: R. Hofmann, V. Halmschlager; Institut für Energietechnik und Thermodynamik - E302, 2019; final examination: 06-2019.

  4. Author: Lukas Kasper
    Other persons involved: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Alexander Schirrer, E325-04-1; Martin Koller, E302-01-2

    L. Kasper:
    "Modeling of the Phase Change Material of a Hybrid Storage using the Finite Element Method";
    Supervisor: R. Hofmann, A. Schirrer, M. Koller; Institut für Energietechnik und Thermodynamik - E302, 2019; final examination: 06-2019.

  5. Author: Marius Neuwirth, KIT
    Other persons involved: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Hannes Vogtenhuber, E302-01-2; Reinhard Rauch, KIT

    M. Neuwirth:
    "Prozesssimulation eines TSA-Systems zur Biogasaufbereitung im Hinblick auf einen effizienten Prozesswärmehaushalt";
    Supervisor: R. Hofmann, H. Vogtenhuber, R. Rauch; Institut für Energietechnik und Thermodynamik, 2019; final examination: 05-2019.

  6. Author: Lukas Daniel Arneth
    Other persons involved: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Martin Koller, E302-01-2

    L. Arneth:
    "Formulierung und Auswertung des MILP-UC-Problems mit variabler Zeitschrittgröße";
    Supervisor: R. Hofmann, M. Koller; E302 - Institut für Energeietchnik und Thermodynamik, 2019; final examination: 03-21-2019.

  7. Author: Michael Böswarth
    Other persons involved: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Karl Ponweiser, E302-01-1; Hannes Vogtenhuber, E302-01-2

    M. Böswarth:
    "Energetische Optimierung einer Walzentrocknungsanlage";
    Supervisor: R. Hofmann, K. Ponweiser, H. Vogtenhuber; E302 - Institut für Energietechnik und Thermodynamik, 2019; final examination: 03-2019.

  8. Author: Franz Koberg
    Other persons involved: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Martin Koller, E302-01-2; Richard Schauperl, AVL List Gmbh; David Reichholf, AVL List GmbH

    F. Koberg:
    "Wärmemanagement im rSOC System";
    Supervisor: R. Hofmann, M. Koller, R. Schauperl, D. Reichholf; E302 - Institut für Energietechnik und Thermodynamik, 2019; final examination: 03-2019.

  9. Author: Stephan Gruber, AIT
    Other persons involved: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Sabrina Dusek, AIT

    S. Gruber:
    "Charakterisierung eines Hybridspeichers zur Dampfbereitstellung in industriellen Prozessen";
    Supervisor: R. Hofmann, S. Dusek; E302-3 - Institut für Energeitechnik und Thermodynamik, 2018; final examination: 09-18-2018.

  10. Author: Armin Hashemi Karchegani, E302-01-2
    Other persons involved: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Markus Haider, E302-01-1; Stefan Salzgeber

    A. Hashemi Karchegani:
    "Entwicklung einer Korrelation zur Berechnung der Rauchgaskondensation am Beispiel einer CC-Anlage";
    Supervisor: R. Hofmann, M. Haider, S. Salzgeber; E302-3 - Institut für Energeitechnik und Thermodynamik, 2018; final examination: 09-18-2018.

  11. Author: Leopold Prendl, E302-01-2
    Other persons involved: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Hannes Vogtenhuber, E302-01-2

    L. Prendl:
    "Thermal Characterisation of a Continuous Temperature Swing Adsorbtion (TSA) Process: Lab-Scale Investigation on Heat Transfer Behaviors of Finned Tubes in a CFB";
    Supervisor: R. Hofmann, H. Vogtenhuber; E302-3 - Institut für Energeitechnik und Thermodynamik, 2018; final examination: 07-23-2018.

  12. Author: Lucas Brändle, AIT
    Other persons involved: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Veronika Wilk

    L Brändle:
    "Integration von Wärmepumpen in Industrieprozesse";
    Supervisor: R. Hofmann, V. Wilk; E302-3 - Institut für Energietechnik und Thermodynamik, 2018; final examination: 06-21-2018.

  13. Author: Dominik Pernsteiner
    Other persons involved: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Hannes Vogtenhuber, E302-01-2; Michael Harasek, E166-02-2

    D. Pernsteiner:
    "Thermische Charakterisierung eines kontinuierlichen TSA-Prozesses: Numerische Untersuchung einer blasenbildenden Wirbelschicht mit externer Zirkulation unter Verwendung der Euler-Euler Methode";
    Supervisor: R. Hofmann, H. Vogtenhuber, M. Harasek; E302-3 - Institut für Energietechnik und Thermodynamik, 2018; final examination: 06-21-2018.

  14. Author: Daniel Haas
    Other persons involved: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Karl Ponweiser, E302-01-1

    D. Haas:
    "Analyse des Dampfnetzes einer Stärkefabrik";
    Supervisor: R. Hofmann, K. Ponweiser; E302-3 - Institut für Energietechnik und Thermodynamik, 2018; final examination: 05-24-2018.

  15. Author: Valerie Schrayvogel
    Other persons involved: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Anton Beck, AIT

    V. Schrayvogel:
    "Bewertung von Wärmeübertragernetzwerken mittels nichtlinearer Optimierung mit unterschiedlichen Wärmeübertragertypen bei variierenden Betriebsbedingungen";
    Supervisor: R. Hofmann, A. Beck; E302-3 - Institut für Energietechnik und Thermodynamik, 2018; final examination: 03-22-2018.

  16. Author: Manuel Reiter
    Other persons involved: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Markus Haider, E302-01-1; Martin Koller, E302-01-2; Andreas Oberhammer, Bioenergie Steyr

    M. Reiter:
    "Effizienzsteigerungsmaßnahmen an einem Biomasseheizkraftwerk";
    Supervisor: R. Hofmann, M. Haider, M. Koller, A. Oberhammer; Institut für Energietechnik und Thermodynamik/E302-3, 2017; final examination: 10-25-2017.

  17. Author: Bente Rathmann
    Other persons involved: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; G. Schmitz, TUHH; Christoph Zauner, AIT; Florian Hengstberger, AIT

    B. Rathmann:
    "Entwicklung eines neuartigen Latentwärmespeichers mit organischen Speichermedien zur industriellen Wärmerückgewinnung im Aluminiumdruckguss";
    Supervisor: R. Hofmann, G. Schmitz, C. Zauner, F. Hengstberger; E302 - Institut für Energyietechnik und Thermodynamik, 2017; final examination: 04-03-2017.

  18. Author: Dominik Seliger
    Other persons involved: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Tilman Barz, AIT; Christoph Zauner, AIT

    D. Seliger:
    "Modellgestützte Entwicklung thermischer Speicher-konzepte zur Optimierung der Energieeffizienz in der Kunststoffextrusion";
    Supervisor: R. Hofmann, T. Barz, C. Zauner; Institut für Energietechnik und Thermodynamik/E302-3, 2017; final examination: 03-30-2017.

  19. Author: Paul Linzner
    Other person involved: René Hofmann, E302-01-2

    P. Linzner:
    "Approximation der Zustandsgleichungen von Wasser und Wasserdampf";
    Supervisor: R. Hofmann; Institut für Energietechnik und Thermodynamik/E302-3, 2017; final examination: 01-25-2017.

  20. Author: Jan Kratky, AIT
    Other persons involved: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Florian Hengstberger, AIT

    J. Kratky:
    "Design und Aufbau eines Experiments zur Untersuchung der Unterkühlung und Nukleation von Phasenwechselmaterialien für thermische Speicher";
    Supervisor: R. Hofmann, F. Hengstberger; Institut für Energietechnik und Thermodynamik/E302-3, 2017; final examination: 01-13-2017.

  21. Author: Daniel Angerer
    Other persons involved: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Christoph Zauner, AIT

    D. Angerer:
    "Modellgestützte Entwicklung thermischer Speicherkonzepte zur Optimierung der Energieeffizienz in der industriellen Prozesstechnik";
    Supervisor: R. Hofmann, C. Zauner; Institut für Energietechnik und Thermodynamik/E302-3, 2016; final examination: 09-29-2016.

  22. Author: René Hofmann, E302-01-2
    Other person involved: Andreas Werner, E302-01-1

    R. Hofmann:
    "Druckaufgeladene Wirbelschicht - Kohlenstoffbilanz und Korngrößenreduktion";
    Supervisor: A. Werner; Institut für Thermodynamik und Energiewandlung, 2005.


Scientific Reports


  1. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Verena Halmschlager, E302-01-2; Sophie Knötter, AIT; Benedikt Leitner, AIT; Dominik Pernsteiner; Leopold Prendl, E302-01-2; Christoph Sejkora, MUL; Gernot Steindl, E191-03; Anna Traupmann, MUL

    R. Hofmann, V. Halmschlager, S. Knötter, B. Leitner, D. Pernsteiner, L. Prendl, C. Sejkora, G. Steindl, A. Traupmann:
    "Digitalization in Industry - An Austrian Perspective, Whitepaper";
    Report for Klima- und Energiefond; 2020; 122 pages.

  2. Authors: René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Karl Ponweiser, E302-01-1

    R. Hofmann, K. Ponweiser:
    "Experimental and Numerical Investigations of Serrated Finned-Tubes in Cross-Flow";
    2008.

  3. Authors: Karl Ponweiser, E302-01-1; Friedrich Fraß, E302-01-1; René Hofmann, E302-01-2; Franz Wingelhofer, E302-02

    K. Ponweiser, F. Fraß, R. Hofmann, F. Wingelhofer:
    "Endbericht zur Energie- und Abwärmestudie 2005 (EAS 2005)";
    Report for voestalpine Stahl GmbH; 2006; 965 pages.