Stefan Heinrich

Stefan Heinrich

Hamburg University of Technology

Professional Career

  • 1991 – 1996: Studies of Process Engineering and Diploma (Dipl.-Ing.), University of Magdeburg, Germany
  • 1996:  Diploma (Dipl.-Ing.) in Process Engineering, University of Magdeburg, Germany
  • 1996 – 2000: Research assistant, University of Magdeburg
  • 2000: Doctoral Thesis (Dr.-Ing.) with “summa cum laude”, University of Magdeburg (supervisor: Prof. L. Mörl)
  • 2000 – 2002: Assistant Professor, University of Magdeburg
  • 2002 – 2008: Junior Professor for "Dynamics of property distributed systems in solids process engineering", University of Magdeburg
  • 2005: Visiting Guest Professor at the University of Twente, Enschede, The Netherlands (advisor: Prof. J.A.M. Kuipers)
  • 2006: Habilitation (Dr.-Ing. habil.), University of Magdeburg
  • Venia legendi: "Partikeltechnik" (engl.: “Particle technology”)
  • Since 2008: Professor and Director of the Institute of Solids Process Engineering and Particle Technology, Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH), Germany
  • 2011-2012: Dean of the School of Chemical Engineering, TUHH

Research Areas

Fluidization technology; particle formulation with granulation, coating and agglomeration; development of particular composite materials; particle based simulation methods (discrete element modelling, population balance modelling) and coupling with continuum approaches (CFD); contact and breakage mechanics of particles; multiscale simulation of complex solid systems; steady-state and dynamic flowsheet simulation of solids processes; chemical processes (Chemical-Looping-Combustion, gasification, pyrolysis)