Head of the Group

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kai Sundmacher
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kai Sundmacher
Phone: +49 391 6110 351
Fax: +49 391 6110 353
Room: N. 309
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Kristin Czyborra
Phone: +49 391 6110 350
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Publications PSE group

Journal Article (345)

  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. Aydin, E.; Bonvin, D.; Sundmacher, K.: Computationally efficient NMPC for batch and semi-batch processes using parsimonious input parameterization. Journal of Process Control 66, pp. 12 - 22 (2018)
  3. Bystron, T.; Vesely, M.; Paidar, M.; Papakonstantinou, G.; Sundmacher, K.; Bensmann, B.; Hanke-Rauschenbach, R.; Bouzek, K.: Enhancing PEM water electrolysis efficiency by reducing the extent of Ti gas diffusion layer passivation. Journal of Applied Electrochemistry 48 (6), pp. 713 - 723 (2018)
  4. Immerz, C.; Paidar, M.; Papakonstantinou, G.; Bensmann, B.; Bystron, T.; Vidaković-Koch, T.; Bouzek, K.; Sundmacher, K.; Hanke-Rauschenbach, R.: Effect of the MEA design on the performance of PEMWE single cells with different sizes. Journal of Applied Electrochemistry 48 (6), pp. 701 - 711 (2018)
  5. Kaiser, N. M.; Flassig, R.; Sundmacher, K.: Reactor-Network Synthesis via Flux Profile Analysis. Chemical Engineering Journal 335, pp. 1018 - 1030 (2018)
  6. Schack, D.; Sundmacher, K.: Techno‐ökonomische Optimierung des Produktionsnetzwerkes für die Synthese von Ameisensäure aus erneuerbaren Ressourcen. Chemie-Ingenieur-Technik 90 (1-2), pp. 256 - 266 (2018)
  7. Schwille, P.; Spatz, J.; Landfester, K.; Bodenschatz, E.; Herminghaus, S.; Sourjik, V.; Erb, T.; Bastiaens, P.; Lipowsky, R.; Hyman, A. et al.; Dabrock, P.; Baret, J. P.; Vidaković-Koch, T.; Bieling, P.; Dimova, R.; Mutschler, H.; Robinson, T.; Tang, D.; Wegner, S.; Sundmacher, K.: MaxSynBio - Avenues towards creating cells from the bottom up. Angewandte Chemie (accepted)
  8. Sievers, G.; Vidaković-Koch, T.; Walter, C.; Steffen, F.; Jakubith, S.; Kruth, A.; Hermsdorf, D.; Sundmacher, K.; Brüser, V.: Ultra-low loading Pt-sputtered gas diffusion electrodes for oxygen reduction reaction. Journal of Applied Electrochemistry 48 (2), pp. 221 - 232 (2018)
  9. Song, Z.; Zhang, C.; Qi , Z.; Zhou, T.; Sundmacher, K.: Computer-aided design of ionic liquids as solvents for extractive desulfurization. AIChE-Journal 64 (3), pp. 1013 - 1025 (2018)
  10. Wang, M.; Wölfer, C.; Otrin, L.; Ivanov, I.; Vidaković-Koch, T.; Sundmacher, K.: Transmembrane NADH oxidation with Tetracyanoquinodimethane. Langmuir 34 (19), pp. 5435 - 3443 (2018)
  11. Weiss, M.; Frohnmayer, J. P.; Benk, L. T.; Haller, B.; Janiesch, J.-W.; Heitkamp, T.; Börsch, M.; Lira, R. B.; Dimova, R.; Lipowsky, R. et al.; Bodenschatz, E.; Baret, J.-C.; Vidaković-Koch, T.; Sundmacher, K.; Platzman, I.; Spatz, J. P.: Sequential bottom-up assembly of mechanically stabilized synthetic cells by microfluidics. Nature Materials 17, pp. 89 - 96 (2018)
  12. Wenzel, M.; Rihko-Struckmann, L.; Sundmacher, K.: Continuous production of CO from CO2 by RWGS chemical looping in fixed and fluidized bed reactors. Chemical Engineering Journal 336, pp. 278 - 296 (2018)
  13. Zhang, X.; Song, Z.; Zhou, T.: Rigorous design of reaction-separation processes using disjunctive programming models. Computers and Chemical Engineering 111, pp. 16 - 26 (2018)
  14. Zhou, T.; Jhamb, S.; Liang, X.; Sundmacher, K.; Gani, R.: Prediction of acid dissociation constants of organic compounds using group contribution methods. Chemical Engineering Science 183, pp. 95 - 105 (2018)
  15. 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 21 (1), pp. 5 - 17 (2018)
  16. 2017
    Aydin, E.; Bonvin, D.; Sundmacher, K.: Dynamic Optimization of Constrained Semi-Batch Processes using Pontryagin's Minimum Principle - An effective Quasi-Newton Method. Computers and Chemical Engineering 99, pp. 135 - 144 (2017)
  17. 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)
  18. 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 106, pp. 777 - 784 (2017)
  19. 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)
  20. 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)
  21. 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 56 (45), pp. 12888 - 12898 (2017)
  22. 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)
  23. 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)
  24. 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 56 (40), pp. 11507 - 11518 (2017)
  25. 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)
  26. Mansour, M.; Liu, Z.; Janiga, G.; Nigam, K. D.P.; Sundmacher, K.; Thévenin, D.; Zähringer, K.: Numerical study of liquid-liquid mixing in helical pipes. Chemical Engineering Science (172), pp. 250 - 261 (2017)
  27. 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)
  28. Otrin, L.; Marušič, N.; Bednarz, C.; Vidaković-Koch, T.; Lieberwirth, I.; Landfester, K.; Sundmacher, K.: Toward Artificial Mitochondrion: Mimicking Oxidative Phosphorylation in Polymer and Hybrid Membranes. Nano Letters 17 (11), pp. 6816 - 6821 (2017)
  29. Peña 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)
  30. Peña Arias, I.; 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)
  31. Pischel, D.; Sundmacher, K.; Flassig, R.: Efficient simulation of intrinsic, extrinsic and external noise in biochemical systems. Bioinformatics 33 (14), pp. i319 - i324 (2017)
  32. 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)
  33. 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)
  34. 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)
  35. 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)
  36. Wenzel, M.; Rihko-Struckmann, L.; Sundmacher, K.: Thermodynamic Analysis and Optimization of RWGS Processes for Solar Syngas Production from CO2. AIChE-Journal 63 (1), pp. 15 - 22 (2017)
  37. 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)
  38. 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)
  39. 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)
  40. 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)
  41. 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)
  42. 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)
  43. 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)
  44. 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)
  45. 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)
  46. 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)
  47. Kaiser, N. M.; Flassig, R.; Sundmacher, K.: Probabilistic Reactor Design in the Framework of Elementary Process Functions. Computers & Chemical Engineering, pp. 45 - 59 (2016)
  48. 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)
  49. 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)
  50. 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)
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