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Energy Transitions Research at the University of Cambridge

Thursday, 18 February, 2016 - 14:30
Event location: 
Pfizer Lecture Theatre, Lensfield Road, Department of Chemistry,

Talk by Prof. Volker Hessel (TU Eindhoven)

Prof. Dr. Volker Hessel, born 1964, studied chemistry at Mainz University. Since 1994 he is an employee of the Institut für Mikrotechnik Mainz GmbH. In 1999 he was appointed Head of the Microreaction Technology Department. In 2002 Prof. Hessel was appointed Vice Director R&D at IMM and in 2007 as Director R&D at IMM. He is author or co-author of more than 200 peer-reviewed publications (with 29 extended reviews), 16 book chapters, and 5 books. In 2005, he was appointed as part-time professor for the chair of "Micro Process Engineering" at Eindhoven University of Technology. In 2009, he was appointed as honorary professor at the Technical Chemistry Department at Technical University of Darmstadt and is Fellow of their Cluster of Excellence "Smart Interfaces". In 2011, he was appointed as full professor for the chair of "Micro Flow Chemistry and Process Technology" at Eindhoven University of Technology, TU/e. Prof. Hessel received the AIChE award "Excellence in Process Development Research" in 2007. He received in 2010 the ERC Advanced Grant about "Novel Process Windows" and is Editor-in-Chief of the journal "Green Processing and Synthesis".

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Alexei Lapkin
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