Research

We analyze the development potential of various communities and regions in Africa. Therefore, we use research results which have been obtained by our members during their theses and student projects at Technical University of Munich. 

Energy-Water-Food system

Goals Energy, Water & Food
Sissi Bazan

Sissi Bazan

„How to identify the optimal design of a decentralized Energy-Water-Food system for the rural village of Kpori, Ghana, through modeling?“

Christopher Schulze

Christopher Schulze

„How to acquire data for designing decentralized Energy-Water-Food systems in Zimbabwe through geographic information systems and ground measurements?“

Business & Investment

Simon Kaufmann

Simon Kaufmann

„Which entrepreneurial leadership practices are working best for startups in Africa? “

Tobias Trenkle

Tobias Trenkle

„How does the financing strategy of decentralized Energy-Water-Food systems in rural Africa influence the project setup?“

Hajer Ben Charrada

Hajer Ben Charrada

„What is the situation of technology-related entrepreneurship in Zimbabwe?“

Robin Bierganz

Robin Bierganz

„What are the decision making criteria of social impact investors for projects in Africa?“

Marius Werani

„What are the financial and ecological benefits of food products from decentralized Energy-Water-Food systems in rural Africa?”

Energy

Goal Energy
Julius Hildebrand

Julius Hildebrand

„How to design a micro-grid for smart power supply of decentralized Energy-Water-Food systems in rural Africa?“

Stefan Oberleitner

Stefan Oberleitner

„How to design and model a biogas generation system in rural Africa with variable bio-waste inputs from agriculture?“

Hassan Zaheer

Hassan Zaheer

„How does the solar power generation correlate with energy policies in Africa?“

Meriem Askri

Meriem Askri

„How could the power system in Africa be improved through energy system modeling?“

Ayodeji Okunlola

Ayodeji Okunlola

„Which potential do decentralized energy systems have in improving electricity supply and creating jobs in Africa?“

Osamudiame Evbuomwan

Osamudiame Evbuomwan

„Which market potential do wind power based decentralized energy systems have?“

Michael Mayr

Michael Mayr

„What is the technical and economical feasibility of Do-It-Yourself wind turbines in Zimbabwe?“

Water

Goal Water
Catalina Corral

Catalina Corral

„How to quantify and model the maximum availability of ground water for decentralized Energy-Water-Food systems in rural Africa?“

Food

Goal Food
Florian Schroll

Florian Schroll

„What is the optimal agricultural production for an decentralized Energy-Water-Food system in rural Zimbabwe?“

Oluwaseun Salu

Oluwaseun Salu

„What are the most feasible crops in rural Zimbabwe depending on their water demand?“

Society

Shtefi Mladenovska

Shtefi Mladenovska

„Which role does gender play in the perception and adaptation to climate change in Zimbabwe?“

If you are a TUM student and interested in writing a thesis about energy-water-food systems and sustainable development in African communities, contact us to check out open positions for master thesis.