Leimert, Jonas

Dr.-Ing. Jonas Leimert

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Lehrstuhl für Energieverfahrenstechnik


Research assistant

Professional career:

  • 2006 – 2012: studies in Chemical and Biological Engineering (Dipl.-Ing.) at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg
  • 2009 – 2010: studies in Biotechnology (M.Sc.), Dongseo University, Busan, Republic of Korea
  • since 05/2012: research assistant at EVT
  • 2013 – 2016: member of committee of the Bavarian Hydrogen Center BHC

Research focus:

  • Performance measurements and hydrogen inactivation of heat pipes
  • Production of hydrogen from biomass using heat pipe reformer technology with in-situ membrane separation
  • Hydrogen purification in the high temperature range with membranes


  • J. M. Leimert, J. Karl, Nickel membranes for in-situ hydrogen separation in high-temperature fluidized bed gasification processes, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2016) 9355-9366. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2016.04.073
  • J. M. Leimert, A. Bartolf, J. Karl, Hydrogen concentration measurement in high temperature applications using hydrogen permeation, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy (2016) 14360-14367. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2016.05.061
  • Treiber, P.; Neubert, M.; Leimert, J.; Karl, J.: Allotherme Vergasung von Braunkohle und Gasreinigung mit integrierter Abtrennung von CO2 zur Optimierung des C/H/O-Verhältnisses im Produktgas. DGMK-Fachbereichstagung: Konversion von Biomassen und Kohlen, Rotenburg a. d. Fulda, 09.-11.05.2016.
  • J. M. Leimert, M. Dillig, J. Karl, Hydrogen inactivation of liquid metal heat pipes, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer 92 (2016) 920–928. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2015.09.058
  • J. M. Leimert, P. Treiber, J. Karl, The Heatpipe Reformer with optimized combustor design for enhanced cold gas efficiency, Fuel Processing Technology 141 (2016) 68–73 http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.fuproc.2015.04.026
  • Treiber, P.; Leimert, J.; Neubert, M.; Karl, J.: Integrated Syngas Cleaning and CO2 Removal for Medium-scale Coal-to-SNG Plants. Synthesis Gas Chemistry – DGMK Conference, 07./09.10.2015.
  • Leimert, J.; Karl, J.: Herstellung von Wasserstoff auf Basis der Heatpipe Reformer Technologie. DGMK Tagungsbericht zur Fachbereichstagung “Konversion von Biomassen”, 12.-14.05.2014, S. 259-267.
  • Dillig, M.; Leimert, J.; Karl, J.: Planar High Temperature Heat Pipes for SOFC/SOEC Stack Applications. In: Fuel Cells 14 (2014), Nr. 3, S. 479–488. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/fuce.201300224

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