Guenter Conzelmann

Guenter Conzelmann

Director
- Center for Energy, Environmental, and Economic Systems Analysis

Guenter Conzelmann is the Director of the Center for Energy, Environmental, and Economic Systems Analysis in the Decision & Information Sciences Division at Argonne National Laboratory. His research focuses on the development and application of modeling and simulation tools to study strategic energy and power sector issues, including energy efficiency of buildings, renewable energy integration, advanced conventional energy, smart grid implementation, and environmental impacts of energy production. Mr. Conzelmann is also leading Argonne’s Wind Power Technologies and Analysis Program and is actively engaged in Argonne’s Smart Grid activities.  He is the author/co-author of numerous publications, including journal articles, book contributions, conference papers, and sponsor reports in the energy and power systems field. He is frequently invited to speak on these subjects at conferences, workshops, and training courses around the world.

Selected Awards, Honors & Memberships

  • Decision & Information Sciences Distinguished Service Award, Argonne National Laboratory, 2006
  • Pacesetter Award, Argonne National Laboratory, 1998
  • Fulbright Scholarship, Fulbright Commission, 1989

Publications & Patents

  • Cirillo, R., G. Boyd, G. Conzelmann, V. Koritarov, C. Macal, M. North, P. Thimmapuram, and T. Veselka, The Electricity Market Complex Adaptive Systems (EMCAS) Model, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (November 2004).
  • Cirillo, R., G. Conzelmann, V. Koritarov, P. Thimmapuram, and T. Veselka, The Energy and Power Evaluation Program, U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (December 2005).
  • He, L, Chen, W., and G. Conzelmann, “Incorporating Social Impact on New Project Adoption in Choice Modeling: A Case Study of Green Vehicles,” Submitted to the Journal of Mechanical Design, October 2012.
  • Valentino L., Valenzuela V., Botterud A., Zhou Z., Conzelmann G., “System-Wide Implications of Increased Wind Power Penetration,” Environmental Science and Technology, Vol. 46, No. 7, pp. 4200–4206, 2012.
  • He, L., Chen, W., and G. Conzelmann, Impact of Vehicle Usage on Consumer Choice of Hybrid Electric Vehicles. Journal of Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, 2012, 17(3): p. 208-214.
  • Conzelmann G. and V.S. Koritarov, “Smart Planning for a Smart Grid”, Power Grid International, Vol. 15.09, pp. 48-50, September 2010.
  • Wang, J., Botterud A., Conzelmann G., V.S. Koritarov, “Multi – Agent System for Short and Long -Term Power Market Simulations,” International Journal of Innovations in Energy System and Power, Vol. 4, No.1, pp. 1-8, April 2009
  • Botterud A., Yildiz B., Conzelmann G., Petri M.C. “Nuclear hydrogen: An assessment of product flexibility and market viability,” Energy Policy, Vol. 36, No. 10, pp. 3961-3973, Oct. 2008.
  • Conzelmann, G., Quintanilla M., J., Aguilar A., V., Conde A., L., Fernández V., J., Mar J., E., Martín del Campo M., C., Serrato A., G., and R. Ortega C., “Mexico’s Long-Term Energy Outlook - Results of a Detailed Energy Supply and Demand Simulation,” Journal of Energy Studies Review, Edmonton, Canada (2005).
  • He, L., Chen, W., and Conzelmann, G., (2011). On Usage Context of Hybrid Electric Vehicle and Its Applicability to Choice Study. Proceedings of the ASME 2011 IDETC/CIE, DETC 2011-48385, August 28-31, 2011, Washington, DC.
  • Zavala, V. M.; Wang, J.; Leyffer, S.; Constantinescu, E.M.; Anitescu, M. and Conzelmann, G., “Proactive Energy Management for Next-Generation Building Systems.” SimBuild, 2010.
  • Wang J., A. Botterud, G. Conzelmann, V. Miranda, C. Monteiro, and G. Sheble, “Impacts of different Wind Power Forecasts on Power System Operations,” Windpower 2010.
  • Botterud A., J. Wang, G. Conzelmann, V. Miranda, C. Monteiro, G. Sheble, “Designing Electricity Markets with Large Shares of Wind Power,” Windpower 2010.
  • G. Conzelmann, A. Botterud, J. Wang, P. Thimmapuram, “Using Multi-Agent Simulation to Test European Electricity Markets,” IEEE PES General Meeting, 2009.
  • J. Wang, A. Botterud, G. Conzelmann, V. Miranda, C. Monteiro, G. Sheble, “Impact of Wind Power Forecasting on Unit Commitment and Dispatch,” The 8th International Workshop on Large-scale Integration of Wind Power into Power Systems, Oct. 14-15, pp.1-8, 2009.
  • Mahalik, Stephan, Conzelmann, Mintz, Tolley, Jones “Modeling Investment Strategies in the Transition to a Hydrogen Transportation Economy,” presented at the 2009 National Hydrogen Association Conference in Columbia, S.C.
  • Snia Vilela, Helena Azevedo, Maria Natlia Tavares, Prakash Thimmapuram, Audun Botterud, Guenter Conzelmann, “Modeling Hydro Power Operations and Planning in Electricity Markets,” Hydro 2009 International Conference and Exhibition, Lyon, France, October 2009.
  • Botterud A., Mahalik M.R., Conzelmann G., Silva R.F., Vilela S., Pereira R., “Multi-Agent Simulation of Generation Capacity Expansion Decisions,” Proc. 5th Int. Conf. on the European Electricity Market, Lisbon, Portugal, May 2008.
  • Veselka, T.D., A. Botterud, G. Conzelmann, V. Koritarov, L. Poch, and J. Wang: “Climate Change Impacts on the Electric Power System in the Western United States,” American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, San Francisco, December 2007.
  • Wang, J., A. Botterud, G. Conzelmann, and V. Koritarov, “Market Power Analysis in the EEX Electricity Market: An Agent-Based Simulation Approach,” IEEE PES General Meeting, Page(s):1-8, July 20-24, 2008.
  • Wang, J., A. Botterud, G. Conzelmann, and V. Koritarov, “Multi-Agent System for Short and Long-Term Power Market Simulations,” The 16th Power System Computation Conference (PSCC), Page(s):1-7, July 14-18, 2008.
  • Wang, J., A. Botterud, G. Conzelmann, and V. Koritarov, “Simulating Prices in the German and Austrian Electricity Market: An Agent-based Approach,” Presented at the 16th Power Systems Computation Conference - PSCC2008, Glasgow, Scotland, July 14-18, 2008.
  • Mahalik, M., Stephan, C., and G. Conzelmann, Transition to a Hydrogen Transportation Economy,” presented at the National Hydrogen Association Annual Hydrogen Conference 2008 in Sacramento, CA.
  • Mahalik, M., Stephan, C., and G. Conzelmann, “Modeling the Transition to Hydrogen-Based Transportation,” Presented at Northwestern University during the AGENT 2007 Conference on Complex Interaction and Social Emergence.
  • Wang, J., A. Botterud, G. Conzelmann, and V. Koritarov, “Multi-agent System for Short and Long-term Power Market Simulations” presented at the 16th Power Systems Computation Conference - PSCC2008, Glasgow, Scotland, July 14-18, 2008.