TMFB-Seminar Summer Semester 2017

Current lectures:

 The lectures are being held in lecture hall TD (Fuel Design Center), Schinkelstraße 8.

Participation is free of charge.

  • Thursday, July 13th 2017, 3.30 to 5p.m. Dr. Friedrich Streffer, LXP Group: "From Residual to Molecule - The Low-Temperature LX-Pulping"


Previous lectures:

  • Thursday, November 3rd 2016 - Dr. John Bøgild Hansen, Haldor Topsøe on "Solid Oxide Electrolysis: A Key Enabling Technology for Sustainable Energy Scenarios: Synergies with Biomass Conversion"

  • Thursday, November 10th, 2016 - Dr. Amit Kumar, Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Alberta on "Overview to Energy Systems Research with a Focus on Bioenergy at the University of Alberta"

  • Thursday, January 19th, 2017 - Dr. Micheal Boot, Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Eindhoven University ofTechnology on "Blue Ocean Strategies for Biofuels"

  • Thursday, February 9th, 2017 - Prof. Peter Eilts, Institute of Internal Combustion Engines, TU Braunschweig on "Fuels Research at the Institute of Internal Combustion Engines

Thursday, April 14th 2016 - Dr. Barthel Engendahl und Dr. Rudy Parton, GF Biochemicals on “Levulinic acid, technological challenges and road to commercialization”

Thursday, April 28th 2016 - Prof. Jörg Sauer, Institut für Katalyseforschung und -technologie (IKFT), Karlsruhe Institute of Technology on “Processes for advanced fuels through syngas from biomass”

Thursday, May 19th 2016 - Prof. Hongming Xu, Chair in Energy and Automotive Engineering, University of Birmingham on ""Biofuels from biomass for automotive engines: Prospective of methyl-furans"

Thursday, June 16th 2016 - Prof. Robert Mach, Institute of Chemical engineering, Biotechnology and Microbiology, Vienna University of Technology on "From gene regulation to genetic modification: Knowledge based approaches to engineer the industrial workhorse Trichoderma reesei"

Thursday, June 30th 2016 - Dr. Patrick Le Clercq, German National Aeronautics and Space Research Centre on "Impact of alternative aviation fuels on combustor performance and emissions"

Thursday, July 7th

Thursday, January 7th 2016
Dr. Christian Fink
Lehrstuhl für Kolbenmaschinen und Verbrennungsmotoren
Universität Rostock
“Combustion and Emissions of HVO and FAME in EURO-VI Diesel Engines”

Thursday, November 19th 2015
Prof. Lars Rehmann
Department of Chemical and Biochemical Engineering
Western University, Canada
“Ethanol and Butanol Fermentation from Lignocellulosic Feedstocks available in Southern Canada”

Thursday, February 5th 2015
Dr. Werner Willems
Ford Forschungszentrum Aachen, Germany
"Alternative Fuels: Potential and Challenges for Future Mobility"

Thursday, January 15th 2015
Dr. Rebecca Boudreaux
Oberon Fuels, San Diego, CA, USA
"Unlocking the DME Fuel Market: Launching DME in North America"

Thursday, December 11th, 2014
Prof. Martin Patel
 Institute F.-A. Forel, University of Geneva, Switzerland
"Sustainability Assessement of Bio-based Products - Materials & Methods"

Thursday, November 27th
Prof. Ilkka Kilpeläinen
Laboratory of Organic Chemistry, Helsinki University, Finland
"Opportunities with Ionic Liquids"

Thursday, June 26th
Prof. Larry P. Walker
Biomass Conversion Lab, Ithaca, USA
Filtering Lignocellulosic Bioenergy Research and Development through an Industrial Ecology Framework

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014
Prof. Eckhard Boles
Institute of Molecular Bioscience, Frankfurt
Engineering of Yeast Strains for ther Production of Advanced Biofuels

Donnerstag, 13. Februar 2014: 17.30-19.00 Uhr
Prof. Bernhard Geringer
Institut für Fahrzeugantriebe & Automobiltechnik 
Technical University Vienna, Austria
"Fuel specific Combustion Analysis of Alternative Fuels – Advantages and Challenges for Renewable Energy Sources"

Donnerstag, 23. Januar 2014: 17.30-19.00 Uhr
Prof. Frederique Battin-Leclerc
Laboratoire Réactions et Génie des Procédés 
Université de Lorraine, Nancy, France
"Unsaturated and Saturated Cyclic Ether Biofuels: An Experimental and Modelling Laminar Flame Structure Study"

Donnerstag, 9. Januar 2014: 17.30-19.00 Uhr
Prof. Choul-Guyn Lee
Institute of Industrial Biotechnology 
INHA University, Incheon, South Korea
"Marine Bioenergy – Blue Ocean for Future Bio-based Economy"

Donnerstag, 27. Juni 2013: 17.30-19.00 Uhr
Dr. Franziska Müller-Langer
Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum Leipzig, Germany
"Status and Development Perspectives of Boundary Conditions and Technologies for Biofuels"

Donnerstag, 6. Juni 2013: 17.30-19.00 Uhr
Prof. Lee Makowski
Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering and Chemistry and Chemical Biology Northeastern University Boston, USA
"Pretreatment deconstruction of nano-architecture in biomass"

Donnerstag, 16. Mai 2013: 17.30-19.00 Uhr
Dr. Oliver M. Busch
Evonik Industries Marl, Germany
"Bio-MTBE"

Donnerstag, 24. Januar 2013: 17.30-19.00 Uhr
Prof. Reinout Heijungs
Centrum voor Milieuwetenschappen, University Leiden
"Life Cycle Analysis of Biomass-Based Products"

Donnerstag, 10. Januar 2013: 17.30-19.00 Uhr
Dr. Marc Lankveld
Bird Engineering, Rotterdam, Netherlands
"Bringing Science to Practice: Pragmatic examples from a SME R&D Company, BIRD Engineering"

Donnerstag, 8. November 2012: 17.30-19.00 Uhr
Prof. Henry Curran
Combustion Chemistry Centre, National University of Ireland, Galway
"The Combustion of Biofuels"

Donnerstag, 25. Oktober 2012: 17.30-19.00 Uhr
Prof. Katharina Kohse-Höinghaus
Department of Chemistry, University of Bielefeld, Germany
"Combustion Chemistry: Analyzing the Fate of the Fuel"

Donnerstag, 12. Juli 2012: 17.30-19.00 Uhr
Dr. Hermann Breitbach
Head of Injection, Fuels and Lubricants, Daimler AG
"Kraftstoffqualität und Biokraftstoffe weltweit aus SIcht eines Premiumherstellers"

Donnerstag, 5. Juli 2012: 17.30-19.00 Uhr
Prof. Sascha Kersten
Thermo-Chemical Conversion of Biomass, University of Twente
"ThermoChemical Production Routes for BioFuels and BioChemicals"
Donnerstag, 28. Juni 2012: 17.30-19.00 Uhr
Prof. Thomas Rosenau
Department of Chemistry, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna

Donnerstag, 21. Juni 2012: 17.30-19.00 Uhr
Prof. Henry Curran
Combustion Chemistry Center, National University of Ireland

Donnerstag, 9. Juni 2011: 17.30-19.00 Uhr
Dr. Lutz Guderjahn
Member of the Executive Board, CropEnergies AG
"Bioethanol - A Fuel for Future Road Transport"
Donnerstag, 3. Februar 2011: 17.30-19.00 Uhr
Prof. Bert Weckhuysen
Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis
Utrecht University
"Catalytic Valorization of Biomass for the Production of Renewable Chemicals"

Thursday,January 20th 2011: 17.30-19.00 Uhr
Olivier Bernard
Projet COMORE
INRIA
"Hurdles and Challenges for Biofuel Production and CO2 Mitigation Using Microalgae"

Thursday, February 3rd 2011: 17.30-19.00 Uhr
Prof. Bert Weckhuysen
Inorganic Chemistry and Catalysis
Utrecht University
"Catalytic Valorization of Biomass for the Production of Renewable Chemicals"


Thursday, November 18th 2010: 17.30-19.00 Uhr

Ken Rose

Technical Coordinator Fuels Quality and Emissions Concawe
"Fuel Demand and Performance in Advanced Combustion Engines"


Thursday, 1. Juli 2010: 17:30 h
Dr.-Ing.Stefan Keppele

Thursday, 17. Juni 2010: 17:30 h
Prof.Johan Sanders
Valorisation of Plant Production Chains
Wageningen University and Research Center
„Biorefinery - The bridge between agriculture and chemistry”


Thursday, 20. Mai 2010: 17:30 h
Dr.Kristiina Kruus
Chief Scientist Biotechnology
VTT Technical Research Centre of Finland
„Enzymatic hydrolysis of lignocellulosic biomass for fuel and chemical production”

 

Thursday, 14. January 2010: 17:30 h
Dr.-Ing.François Maréchal
Industrial Energy systems Laboratory
Ecole Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne
„Integrated processes and energy conversion systems for biorenewables”


Thursday, 19. November 2009: 17:30 h
Prof. Dr.rer.nat. Ulrich Schwaneberg
Lehrstuhl für Biotechnologie
RWTH Aachen University
„Concepts, Success Stories & Challenges in Directed Protein Evolution”


Thursday, 5. November 2009: 17:30 - 19:00 h
Jean-Paul Lange
Principal Research Scientist Shell Global Solutions International BV
Amsterdam, The Netherlands "Biofuels and Shell"
„Bedarfsangepasste Vorbehandlungsverfahren von Lignocellulosen für ihre chemische Nutzung”


Thursday, 15. October 2009: 17:30 h
Dr.Jürgen Puls
Johann Heinrich von Thünen-Institut
Bundesinstitut für ländliche Räume, Forst und Fischerei


Thursday, 23. July 2009: 17:30 Uhr

Prof. Dr.Thomas Hirth
Institut für Grenzflächenverfahrenstechnik (IGVT)
Universität Stuttgart
„Rohstoffe, Technologien und Plattformchemikalien für biobasierte industrielle Produkte“


Thursday, 16. July 2009: 17:30 Uhr
Prof. Mark Holtzapple
Department of Chemical Engineering
Texas A&M University
„Biological Hydrogen Carriers: Harnessing Fossil Fuels in a Carbon-Constrained World“


Thursday, 2. July 2009: 17:30 Uhr

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Schmid
Institute of Environmental Sciences
University of Zurich
„Biodiversität in Ökosystemen“


Thursday, 18. June 2009: 17:30 Uhr

Dr.-Ing. Günter Strempel
Director „Energy Innovation Laboratory“ BP
„Alternative Kraftstoffe bei BP“


Thursday, 12. March 2009: 17:30 Uhr

Dr. Jurgen Louis
Shell Global Solutions
„Shell's Kraftstoff Technologien der Zukunft“


Thursday, 26. February 2009: 17:30 Uhr

Dr. Richard Fischer
Süd-Chemie AG
Lehrstuhl für Prozesstechnik
„Von Erdgas zu Polymeren – Beiträge angewandter Katalyse zur effizienten Ressourcennutzung“


Thursday, 8. January 2009: 17:30 Uhr

Dr.-Ing. Ulrich Dohle
Robert Bosch GmbH
„Anforderungen an Dieseleinspritzsysteme durch alternative Kraftstoffe“


Thursday, 20. November 2008: 17:30 Uhr

Dr. Ing. Wolfgang Steiger
Volkswagen AG
„Die Volkswagen SunFuel Strategie - Eine Bilanz nach 6 Jahren Forschung“


Thursday, 3. July 2008: 17:30 Uhr
Prof. Dr.rer.nat. Wolfgang Streit
Universität Hamburg
Biozentrum Klein Flottbek
Abteilung für Mikrobiologie
„Robuste Enzyme aus dem Metagenom zum Einsatz in der Biotechnologie“


Thursday, 19. June 2008: 17:30 Uhr
David Grewell, PhD
Iowa State University
„High Power Ultrasonics and Biofuels“


Thursday, 5. June 2008: 17:30 Uhr

Dr.rer.nat. Kurz Wagemann
DECHEMA e.V.
„Das deutsche Lignocellulose Bioraffinerie Pilotprojekt - Ziele, Status, Konzept im internationalen Kontext“


Thursday, 15. May 2008: 17:30 Uhr
Dr. habil. Andreas Klamt
COSMOlogic GmbH&CoKG
„COSMOtherm - quantitative calculations of solvation mixture thermodynamics based on quantum chemistry“


Thursday, 8. May 2008: 17:30 Uhr

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jochen Büchs
Aachener Verfahrenstechnik
Bioverfahrenstechnik
„Biokraftstoffe der 1. und 2. Generation“


Thursday, 17. April 2008: 17:30 Uhr

Prof. Dr.rer.nat. Eckhard Dinjus
Forschungszentrum Karlsruhe
Institut für Technische Chemie
Thema: Energetische und stoffliche Nutzung von Biomasse - Vom Stroh zum Kraftstoff


Thursday, 3. April 2008: 17:30 Uhr

Prof. Dr.rer.nat. Ulrich Klinner
Lehr- und Forschungsgebiet Angewandte Mikrobiologie
„Yeasts as Cell Factories”


Thursday, 20. March 2008: 17:30 Uhr

Dr.rer.nat. Kai Leonhard
Lehrstuhl für Technische Thermodynamik
„Chemical and Physical Property Modelling“


Thursday, 6. March 2008: 17:30 Uhr

Prof. Dr.rer.nat Walter Leitner
Lehrstuhl für Technische Chemie und Petrolchemie
„TMFB - Die Chemie“


Thursday, 14. February 2008: 17:30 Uhr

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Marquardt
Aachener Verfahrenstechnik
Lehrstuhl für Prozesstechnik
„TMFB - Die Verfahrenstechnik“


Thursday, 7. February 2008: 17:30 Uhr

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stefan Pischinger
Lehrstuhl für Verbrennungskraftmaschinen
„Tailor-Made Fuels from Biomass”

 

 

 

 

  

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Senior Manager Diesel Combustion, Fuels and Lubricants Daimler AG„Biokraftstoffe für moderne Verbrennungsmotoren - Potentiale, Herausforderungen und Grenzen”