mosaik — Publications


Mosaik is a project from scientists for scientists (and everyone else, too). Consequently, there are some publications:

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  • C. Steinbrink, S. Lehnhoff, T. Klingenberg, “Ensemble-Based Uncertainty Quantification for Smart Grid Co-simulation,” International GI/ITG Conference on Measurement, Modelling, and Evaluation of Computing Systems and Dependability and Fault Tolerance. Springer International Publishing. 2016. Order copy
  • C. Steinbrink, S. Lehnhoff, “Quantifying probabilistic uncertainty in smart grid co-simulation,” 2016 Workshop on Modeling and Simulation of Cyber-Physical Energy Systems (MSCPES). IEEE. 2016. Order copy
  • F. Schloegl, M. Buescher, K. Diwold, S. Lehnhoff, L. Fischer, F. Zeilinger, T. Gawron-Deutsch, “Performance testing Smart Grid applications using a distributed co-simulation approach,” in 42nd Annual Conference of Industrial Electronics Society, IECON 2016 (pp. 6305-6310). IEEE. 10 2016. Order copy


  • C. Steinbrink, S. Lehnhoff, “Challenges and necessity of systematic uncertainty quantification in smart grid co-simulation,” International Conference on Computer as a Tool (EUROCON 2015). IEEE. 2015. Order copy
  • J. Dede, K. Kuladinithi, A. Förster, O. Nannen, S. Lehnhoff, “OMNeT++ and mosaik: Enabling Simulation of Smart Grid Communications,” in arXiv preprint arXiv:1509.03067. 2015. Download PDF
  • S. Lehnhoff, O. Nannen, S. Rohjans, F. Schlögl, S. Dalhues, L. Robitzky, U. Häger, and C. Rehtanz, “Exchangeability of power flow simulators in Smart Grid co–simulations with mosaik,” in IEEE Workshop on Modeling and Simulation of Cyber–Physical Energy Systems. IEEE/IES, 4 2015. Order copy
  • F. Schlögl, S. Rohjans, S. Lehnhoff, J. Velasquez, C. Steinbrink, and P. Palensky, “Towards a classification scheme for co–simulation approaches in energy systems,” in International Symposium on Smart Electric Distribution Systems and Technologies. IEEE/IES, 9 2015. Order copy
  • M. Büscher, K. Piech, S. Lehnhoff, S. Rohjans, C. Steinbrink, J. Velasquez, F. Andren, and T. Strasser, “Towards Smart Grid system validation: Integrating the smartest and the SESA laboratories,” in 24th IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics. IEEE/IES, 6 2015. Order copy
  • M. Faschang, F. Kupzog, E. Widl, S. Rohjans, and S. Lehnhoff, “Requirements for real–time hardware integration into cyber–physical energy system simulation,” in IEEE Workshop on Modeling and Simulation of Cyber–Physical Energy Systems. IEEE/IES, 4 2015. Download PDF
  • J. Schwarz, “Adaptive State Estimation in Odysseus (Master’s thesis)” Download PDF (German)
  • M. Büscher, A. Claassen, M. Kube, S. Lehnhoff, K. Piech, S. Rohjans, S. Scherfke, C. Steinbrink, J. Velasquez, F. Tempez, and Y. Bouzid, “Integrated smart grid simulations for generic automation architectures with RTLAB and mosaik,” in 5th IEEE International Conference on Smart Grid Communications. IEEE, 11 2014. Order copy
  • S. Rohjans, S. Lehnhoff, and M. Büscher, “SESA–Lab: Gesamtsystemische Smart Grid Simulationen generischer Automatisierungsarchitekturen,” in VDE–Kongress 2014. VDE, 10 2014. Order copy

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  • Rohjans, S.; Widl, E.; Müller, W.; Schütte, S.; Lehnhoff, S.: Gekoppelte Simulation komplexer Energiesysteme mittels MOSAIK und FMI (Co-Simulation of Complex Energy Systems with MOSAIK and FMI). at – Automatisierungstechnik, Band 62, Heft 5 (Mai 2014). Order copy
  • Kosek, A. M.; Lünsdorf, O.; Scherfke, S.; Gehrke, O.; Rohjans, S.: Evaluation of Smart Grid Control Strategies in co-simulation – Integration of IPSYS and mosaik. 18th Power Systems Computation Conference, 2014. Download PDF
  • Schütte, S: Simulation Model Composition for the Large-Scale Analysis of Smart Grid Control Mechanisms. Ph.D. Thesis. Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg, 2014. Download PDF
  • Rohjans, S.; Lehnhoff, S.; Schütte, S.; Andren, F.; Strasser, T.: Requirements for Smart Grid Simulation Tools. 23rd IEEE International Symposium on Industrial Electronics, 2013. Download PDF


  • Lehnhoff, S.; Mayer, C.; Rohjans, S.: Simulation als Planungswerkzeug für zukünftige Energiesysteme - Herausforderungen und Chancen. et - Energiewirtschaftliche Tagesfragen, 12/2013. Order copy
  • Knies, J.; Schütte, S.: EnerGeoPlan - Grid-aware Planning of Renewable Energies. In Proceedings of the 26th International Cartographic Conference, 2013. Download PDF
  • Rohjans, S.; Lehnhoff, S.; Schütte, S.; Scherfke, S.; Hussain, S.: mosaik - A modular Platform for the Evaluation of Agent-Based Smart Grid Control. 4th IEEE/PES Innovative Smart Grid Technologies Europe (ISGT EUROPE), 2013. Download from IEEE Xplore
  • Schütte, S.; Rohlfs, H.; Nieße, A.; Rohjans, S.: OPC UA Compliant Coupling of Multi-Agent Systems and Smart Grid Simulations. 39th Annual Conference of the IEEE Industrial Electronics Society, 2013. Download from IEEE Xplore


  • Scherfke, S.; Schütte S.: mosaik – Architecture Whitepaper. 2012. Download PDF
  • Schütte, S.; Scherfke, S.; Sonnenschein, M.: mosaik - Smart Grid Simulation API. In Proceedings of SMARTGREENS 2012 – International Conference on Smart Grids and Green IT Systems, edited by B. Donnellan, J. P. Lopes, J. Martins, and J. Filipe: SciTePress, 2012. Download PDF
  • Schütte, S.; Sonnenschein, M.: mosaik - Scalable Smart Grid Scenario Specification. Winter Simulation Conference 2012, Berlin, 2012. Download PDF


  • Schütte, S.: A domain-specific language for simulation composition. In Burczynski, T., Kolodziej, J., Byrski, A., and Carvalho, M., editors, 25th European Conference on Modelling and Simulation, pages 146–152, Krakow, 2011. Download PDF
  • Schütte, S.; Scherfke, S.; Tröschel T.: Mosaik: A framework for modular simulation of active components in Smart Grids. In 1st International Workshop on Smart Grid Modeling and Simulation (SGMS), 2011. Download PDF
  • Schütte, S.: Composition of simulations for the analysis of smart grid scenarios. In Energieinformatik 2011, pages 53–64, 2011. Download PDF