Open Lecture by prof. dr. Volker Hessel

25 September
16:00 - 16:30
High Tech Campus Eindhoven
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15:45 - 16:00: Walk-in Conference Center High Tech Campus|
16:00 - 16:30: Open lecture Volker Hessel about 'End-to-End Process Design in Flow: from Flow Chemistry to Flow Reactor Networks'.Download the abstract here
16:30 - 16:35: Pitch Liang Lin: Microplasma Synthesis of Engineered Functional Nanomaterials
16:35 - 16:40: Pitch Chenyue Zhang: The Spaciant Factory - Switcheable Master Solvents for Compartmentalization and Unification
16:40 - 16:45: Pitch Olivia Morales Gonzales: Sustainability Evaluation and Life-Cycle Thinking for Intensified Process Designs
16:45 - 17:00: Q&A
17:00 - 17:30: Free drinks

About the speaker

Prof. Dr. Volker Hessel studied chemistry at Mainz University (PhD in organic chemistry, 1993). In 1994 he entered the Institut für Mikrotechnik Mainz GmbH (1996: group leader microreaction technology). In 2002, Prof. Hessel was appointed Vice Director R&D at IMM and in 2007 as Director R&D. In 2005 and 2011, Prof. Hessel was appointed as part-time and full professor at Eindhoven University of Technology, respectively, for the chair of “Micro Flow Chemistry and Process Technology”. He is honorary professor at TU Darmstadt, Germany, and guest professor at Kunming University of Science and Technology, China. Prof. Dr. Hessel is (co-)author of more than 380 peer-reviewed publications and 10 books. He received the AIChE Award “Excellence in Process Development Research” in 2007, the ERC Advanced Grant “Novel Process Windows” in 2010, and the IUPAC ThalesNano Prize in Flow Chemistry in 2017. In the same year, he got granted as coordinator the FET OPEN project ONE-FLOW. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journal “Green Processing and Synthesis”. He was authority in the 35-man teamed Enquete Commission "Future of the Chemical Industry" of the parliament of Germany's state Nordrhein-Westfalia and is advisor for GSK for the Green Chemical Manufacturing Programme in Singapore.