Cordelia Frings has been a doctoral candidate at the University of Cologne since 2015 and a research associate since 2016. Since 2020 Cordelia Frings is also an Affiliated Researcher at EWI. In her PhD she is examining the final energy supply for households. Incentives, barriers and preferences are investigated. Her research focus lies in the modelling of optimal technology investment and operation and the decentralised interaction between the power and the heat sector. Before joining EWI, Cordelia Frings studied energy engineering at the RWTH Aachen.