Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems
Andreas Seidel-Morgenstern graduated a Diplom in Chemical Engineering in 1982 from Technische Hochschule Leuna-Merseburg and received a Ph.D. from the Institute of Physical Chemistry of the Academy of Sciences in Berlin (East) in 1987. After working in 1991 and 1992 as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Tennessee in Knoxville, he defended in 1994 a Habilitation at the Technical University Berlin. Subsequently he worked for the pharmaceutical company Schering in Berlin, before becoming in 1995 Professor for Chemical Process Engineering at the Otto von Guericke University in Magdeburg. In 2002 he was appointed as a Director at the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems in Magdeburg, where he is head of the “Physical and Chemical Foundations of Process Engineering” department.