Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ketter

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ketter

Wolfgang Ketter is Chaired Professor of Information Systems at the University of Cologne (since 2017) as well as at the Rotterdam School of Management at Erasmus University in Rotterdam (since 2007), where he founded and still mangages the Erasmus Center for Future Energy Business. He also serves as the Director of the Institute of Energy Economics at the University of Cologne (EWI) and of the Cologne Institute for Business Informatics. Prior to this, he worked as a professor at the University of St Thomas, the University of Minnesota, and the University of California at Berkeley, USA. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science from the University of Minnesota, USA, in 2007. His main research interests are Big Data Analytics, Computer Science and Management Science, Energy Economics and Policy, Information Systems (IS), Machine Learning and Sustainability.

Wolfgang Ketter served as a general chair or program chair of various international conferences and workshops. His research has been published in numerous well-known journals, especially in the field of Computer Science. He also works as an editor for top journals. In addition he is a member of the World Economic Forum and co-founder as well as director of Power TAC (, the world’s largest open-source smart grid platform. With the help of this platform, a world championship in energy retailing is held every year. You can follow his activities on Linkedin ( and Twitter (wolfketter).


Managing Electricity Price Modeling Risk via Ensemble Forecasting: The case of Turkey

Wolfgang Ketter, Ezgi Avci, Eric van Heck; 2018
In: Energy Policy, Vol. 123, pp. 390-403.

Renewable energy cooperatives: Facilitating the energy transition at the Port of Rotterdam

Moritz Hentschel, Wolfgang Ketter, John Collins; 2018
In: Energy Policy, Vol. 121, pp. 61-69.

Information Systems for a Sustainable Smart Electricity Grid: Emerging Challenges and Opportunities

Wolfgang Ketter, John Collins, Ori Marom, Maytal Saar-Tsechansky; 2018
In: ACM Transactions on Management Information Systems, Vol. 9 (3), article no. 10.

A Scalable Preference Model for Autonomous Decision-Making

Markus Peters, Maytal Saar-Tsechansky, Wolfgang Ketter, Sinead Williamson, Perry Groot, Tom Heskes; 2018
In: Machine Learning, Vol. 107 (6), pp. 1039-1068.

Electric Vehicle Virtual Power Plant Dilemma: Grid Balancing Versus Customer Mobility

Micha Kahlen, Wolfgang Ketter, Jan van Dalen; 2018
In: Production and Operations Management.

One Rate Does Not Fit All: An Empirical Analysis of Electricity Tariffs for Residential Microgrids

Gilbert Fridgen, Micha Kahlen, Wolfgang Ketter, Alexander Rieger, Robert Thimmel; 2018
In: Applied Energy, Vol. 210, pp. 800-814.


Identification and Prediction of Economic Regimes to Guide Decision Making in Multi-Agent Marketplaces

Wolfgang Ketter; 2007