Prof. Dr. Hannsjörg Freund
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Prof. Dr. Hannsjörg Freund

Professorship of Catalytic Reactors and Process Technology

Process technologies for sustainability and climate protection

  • Development of energy and resource-efficient chemical processes
  • Model-based design and optimisation of catalytic reactors
  • Development of processes that are tolerant towards fluctuating raw material and/or energy supplies
  • Utilisation of CO2 as a green substituent for fossil carbon
  • Use of industrial off-gas in chemical energy storage applications

Fundamental research

  • Development of methods and tools for model-based design of efficient reactors
  • Dynamic optimisation of complex systems
  • Optimisation under uncertainty for tolerant processes
  • Additive manufacturing of tailor-made catalyst systems for optimised efficiency
  • Reaction kinetic modelling of dynamic catalyst systems for energy storage applications