Michel Dominik Obrist

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PhD Student

Paul Scherrer Institute
Forschungsstrasse 111
5232 Villigen PSI

Michel Obrist is part of the Energy Economics group of the Laboratory for Energy Systems Analysis at Paul Scherrer Institute since October 2018. He is a PhD student working on long-term future energy and emission pathways for the Swiss industry. In the Swiss TIMES Energy systems Model (STEM) his work includes developing an appropriate methodology for advanced representation of energy conversion technologies in the industry sector.

2018 MSc in Sustainable Energy DTU Copenhagen, Denmark
2012 BSc in Mechanical Engineering FHNW Windisch, Switzerland
2014 - 2016 Mechanical Design Engineer AeroFEM GmbH, Ennetbürgen, Switzerland
2008 - 2009 Design Engineer Belux AG, Birsfelden, Switzerland
2004 - 2008 Apprentice Design Engineer Smith & Nephew Orthopaedics, Aarau, Switzerland

Obrist, M.D., Kannan, R., Schmidt, T. J., Kober, T. (2021) Long-term energy efficiency and decarbonization trajectories for the Swiss pulp and paper industry. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments, 52. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.seta.2021.101937

Obrist, M.D., Kannan, R., Schmidt, T. J., Kober, T. (2020) Decarbonization pathways of the Swiss cement industry towards net zero emissions. Journal of Cleaner Production, 288. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2020.125413