Sheykhha, Siamak Copyright: © FCN-ECO


Siamak Sheykhha

Chair for Energy Economics and Management (FCN-ECO)

Research Associate


Building: 4120

Room: 10.21

Mathieustraße 10

52074 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80-49841
Fax Fax: +49 241 80-49829

Office Hours

by appointment

Research Interests

  • Energy Systems Modeling
  • Energy Economics

Curriculum Vitae

Siamak Sheykhha obtained his bachelors' degree in physics from Sharif University of Technology, Tehran, Iran in 2014. He then graduated with a masters' degree in Industrial Engineering-Energy Systems Planning from Kharazmi University, Tehran, Iran in 2017. During his studies he worked as a senior researcher in the department of Energy Modeling and Information Systems at Sharif Energy Research Institute (SERI). He joined FCN as a research associate and PhD student in November 2017.



Journal Articles (full scholarly peer-review)
Sheykhha S., Borggrefe F., Madlener R. (2022). Policy Implications of Spatially Differentiated Renewable Energy Promotion: A multi-level Scenario Analysis of Onshore Wind Auctioning in Germany. Energy Policy, 169, 113158. [DOI]
Sheykhha S., Madlener R. (2022). Flexibility Scores for Energy Transition Pathways: Integrating Socio-Technical Factors in a Long-Term Energy Market Model. Energy Conversion and Management, 258, 115327. [DOI]
Siala, K., Mier, M., Schmidt, L., Torralba-Díaz, L., Sheykhha, S., & Savvidis, G. (2022). Which model features matter? An experimental approach to evaluate power market modeling choices. Energy, 245, 123301. [DOI]
Madlener, R., Sheykhha, S., & Briglauer, W. (2022). The electricity-and CO2-saving potentials offered by regulation of European video-streaming services. Energy Policy, 161, 112716. [DOI]
Sobhani, S. O., Sheykhha, S., & Madlener, R. (2020). An integrated two-level demand-side management game applied to smart energy hubs with storage. Energy, 206, 118017. [DOI]
Barkhordar, Z. A., Fakouriyan, S., & Sheykhha, S. (2018). The role of energy subsidy reform in energy efficiency enhancement: Lessons learnt and future potential for Iranian industries. Journal of Cleaner Production, 197, 542-550. [DOI]

Working Papers

Sheykhha S., Daun P., Madlener R., Praktiknjo A. (2023). Investigating Unexplored Aspects of Technology Foresight: A Study Using Energy Technology Radar 2.0, FCN Working Paper No. 14/2023, Institute for Future Energy Consumer Needs and Behavior, RWTH Aachen University, November.

Sheykhha S., Madlener R. (2019). HECTOR – A Dynamic Dispatch and Investment Model for Electricity Markets in Europe, FCN Working Paper No. 23/2019, Institute for Future Energy Consumer Needs and Behavior, RWTH Aachen University, December.

Contributions to Conferences and Workshops
Sheykhha S., Madlener R. (2021). The role of flexibility in the European electricity market: Insights from a system dynamics perspective. The 2021 System Dynamics Conference, July 26-30 2021, Online/Chicago, USA.
Sheykhha S., Madlener R. (2021). Policy Implications of Spatially Differentiated Renewable Energy Promotion: Multi-Level Scenario-Based Analysis of Regional Onshore Wind Auctioning in Germany. ENERDAY 2021, April 9, 2021, Dresden, Germany.
Sheykhha, S., Madlener, R., Borggrefe, F. (2019). Impact of Renewable Auctions on Renewable Energy Promotion taking the Spatial Dimension into Account. Energy Challenges for the Next Decade, 16th IAEE European Conference, August 25-28, 2019, Ljubljana, Slovenia.

Sheykhha S., Madlener R. (2019). Modeling the role of combined heat and power (CHP) in the European market from a system dynamics perspective. Euro2019, June 23-26, 2019, Dublin, Ireland.

Sobhani, S. O., Sheykhha, S., Azimi, M. R., & Madlener, R. (2019). Two-level distributed demand-side management using the smart energy hub concept. Energy Procedia, 158, 3052-3063.