Max Rehberger

Max Rehberger

Business and Industrial Engineering (M.Sc.)
Research assistant and PhD candidate


Max Rehberger
Department of Business Chemistry, Institute of Theoretical Chemistry
Ulm University
Helmholtzstr. 18, 89081 Ulm, Germany
e-mail: max.rehberger(at)
phone: +49 731 50-30712

Research interests

  • Life cycle assessment (LCA) and sustainability assessment
  • Energy and resource efficient production
  • Bioeconomy


Since 2016Research assistant, Department of Business Chemsitry, Institute of Theoretical Chemistry, Ulm University
2013-2015Research assistant, Center for Environmental Systems Research, University of Kassel
2012Studies abroad at École supérieure pour le développement économique et social (ESDES) Lyon, France
2010-2012Studies of Business and Industrial Engineering, in particular Innovation Management and Systems Analysis (M.Sc.), University of Bremen
2007-2010Studies of Management and Production Engineering in aerospace (B.Sc.), University of Bremen



  • Hodgson, E.; Ruiz-Molina, M.-E.; Marazza, D.; Pogrebnyakova, E.; Burns, C.; Higson, A.; Gyalai-Korpos, M.; Rehberger, M.; Hiete, M.; Di Lucia, L.; Noël, Y.; Woods, J.; Gallagher, J. (in print): Horizon scanning the European bio-based economy: a novel approach identification of barriers and key policy interventions from stakeholders in multiple sectors and regions. – Biofuels, Bioproducts & Biorefining.
  • Rehberger, M.; Hiete, M. (2015): Considering supply and demand of electric energy in life cycle assessment – a review of current methodologies. – Matériaux et Techniques, 103,
  • Wilts, H.; Fischer, S.; Schäfer, L.; Rehberger, M.; Hiete, M. (2016): Stoffkreisläufe in Hessen — Praxisbeispiele und Potenziale. Schriftenreihe der Technologielinie Hessen-Umwelttech des Hessischen Ministeriums für Wirtschaft, Energie, Verkehr und Landesentwicklung,
  • Rehberger, M.; Hiete, M. (2014): Biohorizons – Scanning the European Bioeconomy for Emerging Issues, Barriers and Opportunities. – 1st Bioeconomy Congress, 29-30 November 2014, Stuttgart.
  • Rehberger, M.; Hiete, M. (2014): The value of energy in life cycle assessment. Society and Materials International Conference, SAM8, Liège, 20-21 May, 2014.
  • Zimmermann, T., Rehberger, M., Gößling-Reisemann, S (2013). Material flows resulting from large scale deployment of wind energy in Germany. Resources 2013 (2), 303–334. 2030303
  • Rehberger, M., Zimmermann, T., Gößling-Reisemann, S., & Pehlken, A. (2012). The potential of generating secondary material flows from wind energy converters. In MFA ConAccount Section Conference, Darmstadt, 26--28. September 2012




  • Potentials of material cycles in the federal state of Hesse (Erstellung einer Studie und einer Publikation zu den Potenzialen von Stoffkreisläufen in Hessen), funded by Hessen Trade & Invest GmbH as subcontractor of Wuppertal Institute for Climate, Environment and Energy GmbH, 2015.
  • Biohorizons – Horizon Scanning the European Bioeconomy. Research project funded by the European Commission, EIT Climate-KIC, in cooperation with IBERS, Aberystwyth University (coordinator), and other partners 2013-2014.


  • Life cycle assessment and sustainability assessment of products (class)
  • Production and logistics (class)