Associate professor position for Dr. Bingjie Chen

From February 2023, Dr. Bingjie Chen, a member of the B1 project team, is expected to take up an associate professor position at Shanghai Jiaotong University in Shanghai (China). He will work on the topics of sustainable aviation fuels, biomass, and ammonia. The entire CRC congratulates Dr. Bingjie Chen on this new position and wishes him every success in his future.

Permanent research position for Dr. Francesca Cerciello at CNR-STEMS

In November 2022, Dr. Francesca Cerciello was hired by the CNR as a researcher at "Istituto di Scienze e Tecnologie per L'Energia e la Mobilità Sostenibile - STEMS" in Napoli, Italy. The research activities of Dr. Cerciello address new concepts for the thermochemical conversion of solid fuels and the chemico-physical characterization of the products. With an agreement with the CNR, Dr. Cerciello will continue her activity as a project leader in Oxyflame postponing her full-time start as a researcher at the CNR.

Roland Span was awarded an ERC Advanced Grant by the European Research Council

In order to get hydrogen into widespread use as an energy carrier, it is necessary to scale up production processes. Roland Span intends to conduct the required basic research within the framework of an ERC grant.

Heinz Pitsch has won an ERC Advanced Grant

Professors Heinz Pitsch and Martin Grohe have won Advanced Grants from the European Research Council (ERC), Europe's premier research funding body. The award is Heinz Pitsch’s second Advanced Grant – an unusual achievement.

DFG Grants Renewal of CRC/Transregio 129 "Oxyflame"

Grant renewal for Oxyflame – The Collaborative Research Center CRC/Transregio Oxyflame starts into the 3nd research period. Therefor the German Research Foundation DFG is funding Oxyflame from July 2021 to June 2025.
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Professor Andreas Dreizler is awarded the Leibniz Prize

Andreas Dreizler, Professor for Mechanical Engineering at the TU Darmstadt, is awarded the Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Prize 2014 by the Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG – German Research Foundation).