Prof. Svetlana Ikonnikova, PhD

Svetlana Ikonnikova is the Associate Professor for Resource Economics at the TUM School of Management with interests in energy markets, energy transition, and technological solutions leading to economically affordable and environmentally sustainable future. Prof. Ikonnikova also holds the position of the Senior Energy Economist at the Center for Energy Economics, the University of Texas at Austin, working on the questions of global energy supply capabilities and international energy trade.

Prof. Ikonnikova holds PhD in Economics and Management from the Humboldt University of Berlin, and Master of Science in Applied Physics and Mathematics from the Moscow Institute of Physics and Technology. With over 15 years of professional experience, Prof. Ikonnikova has numerous publications and presentations of her research to industry, government, and academic partners. Here you can find her full CV.

With the diversity in her background and experience, Prof. Ikonnikova specializes on the complex economic models integrating granular resource characterization and engineering solutions. She works closely with non-economic disciplines to develop comprehensive understanding of national and international supply networks and energy markets.

Her current research is focused on hydrogen technologies, their scalability and competition from the global perspective; the role of unconventional resource production in the international trade and energy transition; and on the financial aspects of the energy technology portfolio choices. Here is the link to her Google Scholar page.