Prof. Dr. Peter Wasserscheid
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Prof. Dr. Peter Wasserscheid

Chair of Chemical Engineering I (Reaction Engineering)

  • Catalyst research and process development for sustainable production of chemicals
  • Development of LOHC technology (liquid organic hydrogen carrier) for efficient, safe and cost-effective carbon and energy logistics
  • Substitution of fossil basic chemicals by using basic chemicals made from renewable raw materials
  • Member of the Executive Board of the Cluster of Excellence ‘Engineering of Advanced Materials’ (EAM)
  • Director of the Helmholtz Institute Erlangen-Nürnberg for Renewable Energy (HI ERN)  and director of the Institute of Energy and Climate Research Jülich
  • Director of the Bavarian Hydrogen Centre (H2.B) for the development and implementation of Bavaria’s hydrogen strategy