Head of the Group

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kai Sundmacher
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kai Sundmacher
Phone: +49 391 6110 351
Fax: +49 391 6110 353
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Publications PSE group

Journal Article (327)

  1. 2018
    Aydin, E.; Bonvin, D.; Sundmacher, K.: NMPC using Pontryagin’s Minimum Principle-Application to a two-phase semi-batch hydroformylation reactor under uncertainty. Computers and Chemical Engineering 108, pp. 47 - 56 (2018)
  2. 2017
    Aydin, E.; Bonvin, D.; Sundmacher, K.: Dynamic Optimization of Constrained Semi-Batch Processes Using Pontryagin's Minimum Principle-An Effective Quasi-Newton Approach. Computers & Chemical Engineering 99, pp. 135 - 144 (2017)
  3. Bremer, J.; Rätze, K.; Sundmacher, K.: CO2 Methanation: Optimal Start-Up Control of a Fixed-Bed Reactor for Power-To-Gas Applications. AIChE-Journal 63 (1), pp. 23 - 31 (2017)
  4. Bremer, J.; Goyal, P. K.; Feng, L.; Benner, P.; Sundmacher, K.: POD-DEIM for Efficient Reduction of a Dynamic 2D Catalytic Reactor Model. Computers & Chemical Engineering (accepted)
  5. Eisenschmidt, H.; Soumaya, M.; Bajcinca, N.; Le Borne, S.; Sundmacher, K.: Estimation of aggregation kernels based on Laurent polynomial approximation. Computers and Chemical Engineering 103, pp. 210 - 217 (2017)
  6. El-Sibai, A.; Rihko-Struckmann, L.; Sundmacher, K.: Model-based Optimal Sabatier Reactor Design for Power-to-Gas Applications. Energy Technology 5 (6), pp. 911 - 921 (2017)
  7. Fachet, M.; Flassig, R.; Rihko-Struckmann, L.; Sundmacher, K.: Carotenoid Production Process Using Green Microalgae of the Dunaliella Genus: Model-Based Analysis of Interspecies Variability. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research (accepted)
  8. Hofmann, S.; Bajcinca, N.; Raisch, J.; Sundmacher, K.: Optimal control of univariate and multivariate population balance systems involving external fines removal. Chemical Engineering Science 168, pp. 101 - 123 (2017)
  9. Ivanov, I.; Ahn, Y.; Poirson, T.; Hickner, M. A.; Logan, B. E.: Comparison of cathode catalyst binders for the hydrogen evolution reaction in microbial electrolysis cells. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 42 (24), pp. 15739 - 15744 (2017)
  10. Jokiel, M.; Wagner, L.-M.; Mansour, M.; Kaiser, N. M.; Zähringer, K.; Janiga, G.; Nigam, K. D.P.; Thevenin, D.; Sundmacher, K.: Measurement and Simulation of Mass Transfer and Backmixing Behavior in a Gas-Liquid Helically Coiled Tubular Reactor. Chemical Engineering Science 170, pp. 410 - 421 (2017)
  11. Kaiser , N. M.; Jokiel, M.; McBride, K.; Flassig, R.; Sundmacher, K.: Optimal Reactor Design via Flux Profile Analysis for an Integrated Hydroformylation Process. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research (accepted)
  12. Kovačević, T.; Wiedmeyer, V.; Schock, J.; Voigt, A.; Pfeiffer, F.; Sundmacher, K.; Briesen, H.: Disorientation angle distribution of primary particles in potash alum aggregates. Journal of Crystal Growth 467, pp. 93 - 106 (2017)
  13. McBride, K.; Kaiser, N. M.; Sundmacher, K.: Integrated Reaction-Extraction Process for the Hydroformylation of Long-Chain Alkenes with a Homogeneous Catalyst. Computers & Chemical Engineering 105, pp. 212 - 223 (2017)
  14. Pena Arias, I.; Trinke, P.; Hanke-Rauschenbach, R.; Sundmacher, K.: Understanding PEM fuel cell dynamics: The reversal curve. International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 42 (24), pp. 15818 - 15827 (2017)
  15. Peña Arias, I. K.; Hanke-Rauschenbach, R.; Sundmacher, K.: Influence of the autonomous oscillations and the CO concentration on the performance of an ECPrOx reactor. Electrochimica Acta 251, pp. 602 - 612 (2017)
  16. Pischel, D.; Sundmacher, K.; Flassig, R.: Efficient simulation of intrinsic, extrinsic and external noise in biochemical systems. Bioinformatics 33 (14), pp. i319 - i324 (2017)
  17. Rihko-Struckmann, L.; Molnar, M.; Pirwitz, K.; Fachet, M.; McBride, K.; Zinser, A.; Sundmacher, K.: Recovery and Separation of Carbohydrate Derivatives from the Lipid Extracted Alga Dunaliella by Mild Liquefaction. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 5 (1), pp. 588 - 595 (2017)
  18. Song, Z.; Zhou, T.; Qi, Z.; Sundmacher, K.: Systematic Method for Screening Ionic Liquids as Extraction Solvents Exemplified by an Extractive Desulfurization Process. ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering 5 (4), pp. 3382 - 3389 (2017)
  19. Sorrentino, A.; Vidaković-Koch, T.; Hanke-Rauschenbach, R.; Sundmacher, K.: Concentration-alternating frequency response: A new method for studying polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell dynamics. Electrochimica Acta 243, pp. 53 - 64 (2017)
  20. Wenzel, M.; Aditya Dharanipragada, N. V. R.; Galvita, V.; Poelman , H.; Marin, G. B.; Rihko-Struckmann, L.; Sundmacher, K.: CO production from CO2 via reverse water–gas shift reaction performed in a chemical looping mode: Kinetics on modified iron oxide. Journal of CO2 Utilization 17, pp. 60 - 68 (2017)
  21. Wiedmeyer, V.; Anker, F.; Bartsch, C.; Voigt, A.; John, V.; Sundmacher, K.: Continuous Crystallization in a Helically Coiled Flow Tube: Analysis of Flow Field, Residence Time Behavior, and Crystal Growth. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 56 (13), pp. 3699 - 3712 (2017)
  22. Wiedmeyer, V.; Voigt, A.; Sundmacher, K.: Crystal Population Growth in a Continuous Helically Coiled Flow Tube Crystallizer. Chemical Engineering and Technology 40 (9), pp. 1584 - 1590 (2017)
  23. Zhang, J.; Peng, D.; Song, Z.; Zhou, T.; Cheng, H.; Chen, L.; Qi, Z.: COSMO-descriptor based computer-aided ionic liquid design for separation processes. Part I: Modified group contribution methodology for predicting surface charge density profile of ionic liquids. Chemical Engineering Science 162, pp. 355 - 363 (2017)
  24. Zhang, J.; Qin, L.; Peng, D.; Zhou, T.; Cheng, H.; Chen, L.; Qi, Z.: COSMO-descriptor based computer-aided ionic liquid design for separation processes: Part II: Task-specific design for extraction processes. Chemical Engineering Science 162, pp. 364 - 374 (2017)
  25. Zhou, T.; Zhou, Y.; Sundmacher, K.: A hybrid stochastic-deterministic optimization approach for integrated solvent and process design. Chemical Engineering Science 159, pp. 207 - 2016 (2017)
  26. Zähringer, K.; Wagner, L.-M.; Thévenin, D.; Siegmund, P.; Sundmacher, K.: Particle-image-velocimetry measurements in organic liquid multiphase systems for an optimal reactor design and operation. Journal of Visualization, pp. 1 - 13 (2017)
  27. 2016
    Bensmann, B.; Hanke-Rauschenbach, R.; Müller-Syring, G.; Henel, M.; Sundmacher, K.: Optimal configuration and pressure levels of electrolyzer plants in context of power-to-gas applications. Applied Energy 167, pp. 107 - 124 (2016)
  28. Bensmann, A.; Hanke-Rauschenbach, R.; Heyer, R.; Kohrs, F.; Benndorf, D.; Kausmann, R.; Plöchl, M.; Heiermann, M.; Reichl, U.; Sundmacher, K.: Diagnostic Concept for Dynamically Operated Biogas Production Plants. Renewable Energy 96 (Part A), pp. 479 - 489 (2016)
  29. Eisenschmidt, H.; Bajcinca, N.; Sundmacher, K.: Optimal Control of Crystal Shapes in a cyclic Growth-Dissolution Process. Crystal Growth & Design 16 (6), pp. 3297 - 3306 (2016)
  30. Fachet, M.; Hermsdorf, D.; Rihko-Struckmann, L.; Sundmacher, K.: Flow cytometry enables dynamic tracking of algal stress response: A case study using carotenogenesis in Dunaliella salina. Algal Research (13), pp. 227 - 234 (2016)
  31. Flassig, R.; Fachet, M.; Höffner, K.; Barton, P. I.; Sundmacher, K.: Dynamic flux balance modeling to increase the production of high-value compounds in green microalgae. Biotechnology for Biofuels 9 (165), pp. 1 - 12 (2016)
  32. Kaiser, N. M.; Flassig, R.; Sundmacher, K.: Probabilistic Reactor Design in the Framework of Elementary Process Functions. Computers & Chemical Engineering, pp. 45 - 59 (2016)
  33. Kuwertz, R.; Gonzalez Martinez, I.; Vidaković-Koch, T.; Sundmacher, K.; Turek, T.; Kunz, U.: Material development and process optimization for anhydrous hydrogen chloride electrolysis with oxygen depolarized cathode. Journal of Applied Electrochemistry 46 (7), pp. 755 - 767 (2016)
  34. Le Borne, S.; Eisenschmidt, H.; Sundmacher, K.: Image-based analytical crystal shape computation exemplified for potassium dihydrogen phosphate (KDP). Chemical Engineering Science 139, pp. 61 - 74 (2016)
  35. McBride, K.; Vorholt, V.; Behr, A.; Sundmacher, K.: Thermomorphic Solvent Selection for Homogeneous Catalyst Recovery based on COSMO-RS. Chemical Engineering and Processing: Process Intensification 99, pp. 97 - 106 (2016)
  36. Nogueira, J. A.; Pena Arias, I.; Hanke-Rauschenbach, R.; Vidaković-Koch, T.; Varela, H.; Sundmacher, K.: Autonomous voltage oscillations in a Direct Methanol Fuel Cell. Electrochimica Acta 212, pp. 545 - 552 (2016)
  37. Pirwitz, K.; Rihko-Struckmann, L.; Sundmacher, K.: Valorization of the Aqueous Phase obtained from Hydrothermally Treated Dunaliella Salina Remnant Biomass. Bioresource Technology 219, pp. 64 - 71 (2016)
  38. Rihko-Struckmann, L.; Datta, P.; Wenzel, M.; Sundmacher, K.; Dharanipragada, N.V.R.A.; Poelman, H.; Galvita, V.; Marin, G. B.: Hydrogen and Carbon Monoxide Production by Chemical Looping over Iron-Aluminium Oxides. Energy Technology 4 (2), pp. 304 - 313 (2016)
  39. Schweizer, J.; Sundmacher, K.: MaxSynBio: Max-Planck-Forschungsnetzwerk für die Synthetische Biologie. Biospektrum 22 (3), pp. 323 - 324 (2016)
  40. Temmel, E.; Eisenschmidt, H.; Lorenz, H.; Sundmacher, K.; Seidel-Morgenstern, A.: A Short-Cut Method for the Quantification of Crystallization Kinetics. 1. Method Development. Crystal Growth & Design 16 (12), pp. 6743 - 6755 (2016)
  41. Trinke, P.; Bensmann, B.; Hanke-Rauschenbach, R.; Reichstein, S.; Sundmacher, K.: Hydrogen permeation in PEM electrolyzer cells operated at asymmetric pressure conditions. Journal of the Electrochemical Society 163 (11), pp. F3164 - F3170 (2016)
  42. Trinke, P.; Bensmann, B.; Reichstein, S.; Hanke-Rauschenbach, R.; Sundmacher, K.: Impact of Pressure and Temperature on Hydrogen Permeation in PEM Water Electrolyzers Operated at Asymmetric Pressure Conditions. ECS Transactions 75 (14), pp. 1081 - 1094 (2016)
  43. Wang, W.; Voigt, A.; Sundmacher, K.: The interaction of protein-coated bionanoparticles and surface receptors reevaluated: how important is the number of bonds? Soft Matter 12 (30), pp. 6451 - 6462 (2016)
  44. Wang, W.; Voigt, A.; Wolff, M. W.; Reichl, U.; Sundmacher, K.: Binding kinetics and multi-bond: Finding correlations by synthesizing interactions between ligand-coated bionanoparticles and receptor surfaces. Analytical Biochemistry 505, pp. 8 - 17 (2016)
  45. Zhou, T.; Wang, J.; McBride, K.; Sundmacher, K.: Optimal design of solvents for extractive reaction processes. AIChE-Journal 62 (9), pp. 3238 - 3249 (2016)
  46. Zinser, A.; Rihko-Struckmann, L.; Sundmacher, K.: Dynamic Method for Computation of Chemical and Phase Equilibria. Computers and Chemical Engineering 89, pp. 1 - 10 (2016)
  47. Zinser, A.; Sundmacher, K.: Dynamische Methode zur Berechnung thermodynamischer Gleichgewichte in reaktiven Mehrphasensystemen. Chemie Ingenieur Technik 88 (11), pp. 1617 - 1627 (2016)
  48. 2015
    Do Thi, Q. N.; Varničić, M.; Flassig, R.; Vidaković-Koch, T.; Sundmacher, K.: Dynamic and Steady State 1-D Model of Mediated Electron Transfer in a Porous Enzymatic Electrode. Bioelectrochemistry 106 (Part A), pp. 3 - 13 (2015)
  49. Eisenschmidt, H.; Voigt, A.; Sundmacher, K.: Face-Specific Growth and Dissolution Kinetics of Potassium Dihydrogen Phosphate Crystals from Batch Crystallization Experiments. Crystal Growth & Design 15 (1), pp. 219 - 227 (2015)
  50. Flassig, R.; Migal, I.; van der Zalm, E.; Rihko-Struckmann, L.; Sundmacher, K.: Rational selection of experimental readout and intervention sites for reducing uncertainties in computational model predictions. BMC Bioinformatics 16, 13 (2015)
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