Nastaran Naseri is doctoral researcher at the Faculty of Management, Economics, and Social Sciences at the University of Cologne, where she conducts research on smart information systems for sustainable electricity system at Professor Wolfgang Ketter’s Chair for Information Systems for Sustainable Society.
Nastaran holds B.Sc. and M.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from the Ferdowsi University of Mashhad, Iran, which she completed both as the first ranked student in the Industrial Engineering department. In 2014 and 2016 she was awarded as the best research student in the Industrial Engineering department.
During her master level, she started her research in the field of smart grid and more specifically, demand response mechanisms. In July 2017, she finished her master thesis named “Investigating the effects of cooperative demand response mechanism in a residential microgrid”. Her research was published in proceeding of “11th International conference on management science and engineering management”. Since 2015, she has been working on discrete event simulation programs specifically with Arena software for service and production operation management and designed simulation structures for educational games.
In December 2017 Nastaran joined Professor Ketter’s Chair at the University of Cologne where she focuses her research on how data science and machine learning can be leveraged to facilitate a sustainable energy and mobility future. In particular she explores impacts of adding large scale batteries in different stages of the market in terms of efficiency and profitability. She aims in finding a proper electricity market design for batteries.
Nastaran is a tutor for the Bachelor’s course in “Data Science and Machine Learning” (DSML) and the advanced Master’s course in “Advanced Analytics and Application” (AAA). She also supervises Bachelor’s and Master’s theses in her areas of expertise.