Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Karl

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jürgen Karl

Lehrstuhlinhaber

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Lehrstuhl für Energieverfahrenstechnik

Fürther Str. 244 f
90429 Nürnberg

 

Chair owner

Career:

  • 2016 – 2018: 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 of 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 biomass
  • 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!