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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Karl

  • Job title: Lehrstuhlinhaber
  • Organization: Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
  • Working group: Lehrstuhl für Energieverfahrenstechnik
  • Phone number: 0911/5302-9021
  • Fax number: 0911/5302-9030
  • Email: juergen.karl@fau.de
  • Website:
  • Address:
    Fürther Str. 244 f
    90429 Nürnberg

 

Chair owner

Career:

  • Since 2016: First vice dean of the faculty of engineering at the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Germany
  • Since 2011: Owner of the chair of Energy process engineering at the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nürnberg (FAU), Germany
  • 2007-2011: Head of the Institute for heat engineering and professor at the University of Technology of Graz, Austria
  • 2007: Foundation of the Agnion Energy Inc. (www.agnion.net) – Start-Up for the development and commercialization of the Heatpipe Reformer technology
  • 2003-2004 professor representative of the Chair for Power Plants at the University of Rostock, Germany
  • 1992-2007 Doctorate degree and habilitation at the chair for thermal power plants (now chair for energy systems) at the Technical University of Munich
  • 1987-1992 Studies of mechanical engineering in the field of process engineering at the Technical University of Munich

Research topics:

  • Energetic exploitation of bio mass
  • Combustion and gasification in a fluidized bed
  • Methanation and Solid-oxide fuel cells (SOFCs)
  • Carbon capture and sequestration

Other:

  • Coordination of the EU-Projects BioHPR, BioCellus and CO2freeSNG
  • Evaluator for the 6th and 7th framework programme of the EU
  • Member of the Technical Advisory Group TGC3 of the Research Funds Coal and Steel of the EU
  • Member of the Processnet-professional group „High-temerature technology“ and „Energy process engineering“

Lectures:

Publikations:

i.a. J. Karl, Dezentrale Energiesysteme, Oldenbourg-Verlag, Munich 2006

More publications can be found here!