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Max-Planck-Institut für Dynamik komplexer technischer Systeme

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Seidel-Morgenstern

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Seidel-Morgenstern

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Seidel-Morgenstern

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Seidel-Morgenstern

Phone:

  • +49 391 6110 401

Fax:

  • +49 391 6110 521

Main Focus

  • New Reactor Concepts
  • Chromatographic Reactors
  • Membrane Reactors
  • Heterogeneous catalysis
  • Adsorption and Preparative Chromatography
  • Crystallization
  • Separation of Enantiomers


Curriculum Vitae

Personal Facts

Date of birth: 9th of August 1956
Place of birth: Mittweida
Nationality: German


Positions held

since 2002
Director of Department of "Physical and Chemical Foundation of Process Engineering" at Max Planck Institute (MPI) for Dynamics of Complex technical Systems in Magdeburg
1998 - 2001
External Scientific Member of the Max Planck Society at the MPI for Dynamics of Complex technical Systems (Fields of activity: Adsorption, heterogeneous catalysis, chromatography)
since 1995
Professor of Chemical Process Engineering at University of Magdeburg
Subjects: Reaction engineering, adsorption/chromatography
1995
Schering AG, Berlin
1992 - 1994
Habilitation at Institute for Technical Chemistry at Technische Universität Berlin (Prof. P. Hugo)
1991 - 1992
Research associate in the group of Prof. G. Guiochon (University of Tennessee, Department of Chemistry, Knoxville, USA)
1987 - 1991
Scientific coworker in the Central Institute for Physical Chemistry in Berlin
1982 - 1987
PhD at Institute of Physical Chemistry of Academy of Science of GDR in Berlin (Prof. D. Gelbin)
1977 - 1982
Study of Process Engineering at Technische Hochschule Leuna-Merseburg


Selected Scientific Awards & Grants

2016
„Emil Kirschbaum-Medaille“ (ProcessNet)
2015
Humanity in Science Award together with Prof. Peter H. Seeberger (Max Planck Institute for Colloids and Surfaces in Potsdam), granted by Phenomenex and The Analytical Scientist
2012
Honorary Doctorate „Doctor technices h.c.“ at the University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Odense, Denmark
2008
Honorary Doctorate „Science in Technology” at the Lappeenranta University of Technology (LUT), Finland
2002
Otto von Guericke Research Award of Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg
1999
Max Buchner Award of Dechema e.V.
1992 - 1994
Grant of Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft to support Habilitation
1991 - 1992
Grant of the Scientific Council of NATO to support a Post-Doc stay in the USA


Memberships & offices held

since 2016
Vice-President of the International Adsorption Society (IAS)
2015 - 2016
Managing Director of the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems
since 2013
Spokesperson of the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) Magdeburg
since 2013
Member of the Editorial Board of "Adsorption" (Springer)
since 2012
Member of the German National Academy of Science and Engineering "Acatech"
2011 - 2012
Head of the Institute of Process Engineering at Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg
since 2010
Member of Board of Directors of the International Adsorption Society (IAS)
since 2010
Member of the Berlin-Brandenburg Academy of Sciences and Humanities
2008 - 2014
Member of “Commission for the Collaborative Research Centers” (German Science Foundation, DFG)
2008 - 2011
Coordinator of the EU project "IntEnant - Integrated Synthesis and Purification of Enantiomers" (funded by the European Commission within FP7)
2007 - 2008
Managing Director of the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems
since 2007
Member of Editorial Board of the "Chemical Engineering Journal" (Elsevier, Amsterdam)
since 2006
Member of the Working Party "Chemical Reaction Engineering" of the "European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE)"
2005-2006
Dean of the Faculty for Process and Systems Engineering at Otto von Guericke University, Magdeburg
since 2005
Member of Board of Trustees of the Journals "Chemie Ingenieur Technik" and "Chemical Engineering & Technology" (Wiley-VCH, Weinheim)
2003 - 2008
Elected member of Board of Reviewers of the German Science Foundation for the field "Chemical and Thermal Process Engineering"
2002 - 2008
Spokesperson of Research Group "Membrane Supported Reaction Engineering" funded by the German Science Foundation Research (FOR 448)
since 2001
Member of International Editorial Board of "Journal of Chromatography A" (Elsevier, Amsterdam)
2001 - 2015
Member of Board of Trustees of Ernest Solvay Foundation, Hanover
since 1999
Member of Otto von Guericke Society, Magdeburg

Organizational Unit (Department, Group, Facility):

  • Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems
  • Physical and Chemical Foundations of Process Engineering
 
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