Dr.-Ing. Großmann, Katharina

Dr.-Ing. Katharina Großmann

Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering
Lehrstuhl für Energieverfahrenstechnik



Former research assistant

Professional career:

  • 2005 – 2010: studies in Chemical and Biological Engineering at FAU Erlangen-Nürnberg, specialization: Technical Chemistry
  • 01/2011 – 05/2012: research assistant at the Chair of Fluid Mechanics (LSTM)
  • 05/2012 – 02/2017: PhD student at EVT

Research focus:

  • Catalyst deactivation during the low-temperature steam reforming of methane at low S/C ratios
  • Hydrogen production from regenerative sources by partial reforming
  • Chemical storage of excess energy


  • Großmann, K.; Dellermann, T.; Dillig, M.; Karl, J.: Coking behavior of nickel and a rhodium based catalyst used in steam reforming for power-to-gas applications. In: International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, accepted
  • Großmann, K.; Treiber, P.; Karl, J.: Steam methane reforming at low S/C ratios for power-to-gas applications. In: International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 41 (2016), Nr. 40, S. 17784-17792. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.ijhydene.2016.08.007
  • Großmann, K., Karl, J.: PtG without electrolysis: Hydrogen production from renewable sources in the natural gas grid by partial reforming. REGATEC 2016, Malmö, 10./11.05.2016.