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Christian teaches various laboratory courses, including solar cells, C programming and supervising various student projects.

Research interests

Christian's research focuses on the integration of different energy sources to develop sustainable hybrid energy systems. He has experience in modelling complex energy systems, ranging in scale from household to a national energy infrastrucutre. In addition, Christian has contributed towards studies which analyse the effectiveness of hybrid energy technologies and their potential application in the energy transition towards more sustainable energy systems.

Education/Academic qualification

Renewable Energy, Sustainability and the Environment, Master in Science, Carl von Ossietzky Universität Oldenburg

1 Sep 20121 Jun 2014

Award Date: 1 Jun 2014

Materials Science (miscellaneous), Bachelor of Engineering, University of Alberta

1 Sep 20041 Jun 2008

Award Date: 1 Jun 2008

External positions

Engineer, Focus Corporation

1 Jun 20101 Aug 2012


  • TA Engineering (General). Civil engineering (General)
  • QA76 Computer software


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  • Best Paper Award

    van Someren, Christian (Recipient), Oct 2021

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