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, M. Blank-Babazadeh, A. El-Ama, S. Holly, B. Lüers, M. Nebel-Wenner, R.P. Ramirez Acosta, T. Raub, J.S. Schwarz, S. Stark, A. Nieße, and S. Lehnhoff, CPES Testing with mosaik: Co-Simulation Planning, Execution and Analysis”, Applied Sciences, vol. 9, no. 5, 2019. Download PDF
  • J.S. Schwarz, T. Witt, A. Nieße, J. Geldermann, S. Lehnhoff, and M. Sonnenschein, “Towards an Integrated Development and Sustainability Evaluation of Energy Scenarios Assisted by Automated Information Exchange”, Smart Cities, Green Technologies, and Intelligent Transport Systems. SMARTGREENS 2017, VEHITS 2017, Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 921. Springer, Cham, 2019, Order copy
  • H. Neema, J. Sztipanovits, C. Steinbrink, T. Raub, B. Cornelsen, and S. Lehnhoff, “Simulation integration platforms for cyber-physical systems”, Proceedings of the Workshop on Design Automation for CPS and IoT (DESTION), 2019, Order copy


  • C. Steinbrink, A. A. van der Meer, M. Cvetkovic, D. Babazadeh, S. Rohjans, P. Palensky, and S. Lehnhoff, “Smart grid co-simulation with MOSAIK and HLA: a comparison study” in Computer Science - Research and Development, vol. 33, Issue 1–2, Springer International Publishing, Feb 2018, Download PDF
  • C. Steinbrink, F. Schlögl, D. Babazadeh, S. Lehnhoff, S. Rohjans, and A. Narayan, “Future perspectives of co-simulation in the smart grid domain” 2018 IEEE International Energy Conference (ENERGYCON), IEEE, 2018. Order copy
  • C. Steinbrink, C. Köhler, M. Siemonsmeier, and T. van Ellen, “Lessons learned from CPES co-simulation with distributed, heterogeneous systems”, Energy Informatics, vol. 1 (Suppl 1), 2018, Download PDF
  • T. Strasser, F. Pröstl Andrén, E. Widl, M. Blank, C. Steinbrink et al., “An integrated pan-European research infrastructure for validating smart grid systems”, CIGRE 2018, Elektrotechnik und Informationstechnik, vol. 135, issue 8, 2018, Order copy


  • C. Steinbrink, S. Lehnhoff, S. Rohjans et al., “Simulation-Based Validation of Smart Grids – Status Quo and Future Research Trends”, in Industrial Applications of Holonic and Multi-Agent Systems. (HoloMAS), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10444., Springer, Cham, 2017, Order copy
  • P. Kotsampopoulos, N. Hatziargyriou, T. I. Strasser, C. Moyo, S. Rohjans, C. Steinbrink, S. Lehnhoff et al., “Validating Intelligent Power and Energy Systems – A Discussion of Educational Needs”, in Industrial Applications of Holonic and Multi-Agent Systems. (HoloMAS), Lecture Notes in Computer Science, vol 10444., Springer, Cham, 2017, Order copy
  • C. Steinbrink, “Uncertainty Quantification for Modular Co-Simulation”, doctoral thesis, OLWIR, Oldenburg Computer Science Series, Bd. 43, Edewecht, 2018, Order copy


  • C. Steinbrink, S. Lehnhoff, and 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 and 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, and 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 and 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, and 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