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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kai Sundmacher

Sandtorstr. 1

39106 Magdeburg

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kai Sundmacher

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kai Sundmacher

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kai Sundmacher

Phone:

  • +49 391 6110 351

Fax:

  • +49 391 6110 353

Room:

N. 309

Main Focus

Major Research Interests


  • Multifunctional Reactors
  • Integrated Processes
  • Fuel Cell Systems
  • Particulate Systems
  • Electrochemical Membrane Reactors
  • Mathematical Modeling and Simulation
  • Dynamics of Chemical Processes
  • Synthetic Biosystems


Curriculum Vitae

Personal Facts


Date of birth: 24 March 1965
Place of birth: Hildesheim (Germany)
Nationality: German

Positions held


since 2010  
Guest Professor at East China University of Science and Technology, China

2005 - 2006
Managing Director of the Institute for Process Engineering, Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg

2003 - 2004
Managing Director of the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, Magdeburg

since 2001  
Director and Scientific Member at the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, Magdeburg

since 1999
Full Professor for Process Systems Engineering, Otto-von-Guericke-University Magdeburg

since 1998
Head of Research Group "Process Systems Engineering", Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, Magdeburg

1997 - 1998
DAAD Research Fellow at the Department of Chemical and Process Engineering, University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne, U.K.

1995 - 1998
Head of the Research Groups "Reactive Distillation" and "Electrochemical Engineering", Institute of Chemical Reaction Engineering, Technical University of Clausthal

Education

1998
Habilitation degree (Dr.-Ing. habil) for Chemical and Separational Process Engineering, Technical University of Clausthal

1995
Ph.D. degree (Dr.-Ing.) in Process Engineering, Technical University of Clausthal

1990
Diploma Degree in Chemical and Process Engineering

1986 - 1990  
Diploma studies in Chemical and Process Engineering, Technical University of Clausthal and Technical University of Braunschweig

1984 - 1986
Pre-Diploma studies of Mechanical Engineering, University of Hannover

Scientific Awards / Honours / Memberships


2013
Hoggewerff Lecture (presented at ECCE-9),
The Hague


since 2012
Elected Member of the Board "Chemical & Thermal Process Engineering" of the German Research Foundation (DFG-Fachkollegiat)

since 2012
Review Editor of "Fuel Cells" (Wiley)
 

since 2010
Spokesman of "
Research Center for Dynamic Systems: Biosystems Engineering", established at Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg
 

since 2010
Member of the Board of Directors of the DFG Collaborative Research Center TR 63 "Integrated Chemical Processes with Liquid Multiphase Systems", established at TU Berlin, TU Dortmund and University of Magdeburg (CAS)
 

2009
Einstein Professorship of the Chinese
Academy of Sciences (CAS)


2008
Dr. Meyer-Struckmann-Wissenschaftspreis of the BTU Cottbus

since 2008
Member of Editorial Board of "Energies" (MDPI, Switzerland)

since 2006  
Member of the Selection Committee of Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes, Germany

since 2003
Executive Editor of "Chemical Engineering Science" (Elsevier)

since 2002  
Appointed Member of Research Advisory Board of DECHEMA, Frankfurt/Main

1999
Arnold-Eucken-Award by German Society of Chemical Engineers (GVC/VDI)

1998
Carl-Zerbe-Award by German Scientific Society of Petrochemistry (DGMK)

1997
Fluid Separation Processes Group Prize, Institution of Chemical Engineers, U.K.

1995
Award for the best Ph.D. thesis by Technical University Clausthal Foundation

1990
Hilpert-Award for the best Diploma thesis in Chemistry,
Technical University Braunschweig

1985 - 1990
Scholarship by Studienstiftung des
Deutschen Volkes, Germany

NL Member in various scientific organizations: DECHEMA, GVC/VDI, AIChE, DGMK

Publications

  • > 320 articles in reviewed journals
  • 5 published books



Organizational Unit (Department, Group, Facility):

  • Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems
  • Process Systems Engineering
 
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