Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dr. h.c. Stefan Heinrich

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dr. h.c. Stefan Heinrich

Address
Hamburg University of Technology
Solids Process Engineering and Particle Technology
Denickestraße 15 (K)
21073 Hamburg
Office
Building K
Room 2510
Phone
Tel: +49 40 42878 3750
Fax: +49 40 42878 2678
Email
stefan.heinrich(at)tuhh.de

Personal Information

Birth date / place February 9, 1971 / Wolmirstedt
Nationality German
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 W3 Full-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 and Biochemical Engineering, TUHH
since 2016 Member of the Doctoral Degree Committee of the TUHH

Awards

1996 Diploma thesis award, VDI Magdeburg
2000 Best doctoral thesis award, VDI Magdeburg
2000 Award for the German patent 19902786 „Method to candy coffee beans“, VDI Magdeburg
2001 Best doctoral thesis award of the Faculty of Process Engineering and Systems Technology, University of Magdeburg
2002 Award for the German patent 10004939 C1 „Controllable gas upstream device for spouted beds“, VDI Magdeburg
2004 Honorary Ring of the VDI, Düsseldorf
2004 Hugo-Junkers Innovation Award of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
2005 “Otto” Economy Award of the municipal utility of Magdeburg, Germany
2005 Engineering Award of Saxony-Anhalt, Germany
2006 Research prize of Saxony-Anhalt (together with Prof. Peglow), Germany
2008 Call for a W3 Full-Professorship for Mechanical Process Engineering and Materials Treatment Technology, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Germany (denied)
2015 Honorary Doctor of the DonNTU (National University of the Ukraine, Pokrowsk)
2016 DECHEMA-Prize 2015 of the Max Buchner Research Foundation

Memberships

  • Coordinator of the German Research Foundation (DFG) Priority programme 1679 „Dynamic simulation of interconnected solids processes“
  • Vice-Spokesperson of the DFG Research Training Group 2462 „Processes in natural and technical particle-fluid-systems” (PintPFS)
  • Member of the DFG Collaborative Research Centre 986 „Tailor-made multiscale materials systems“
  • Member of the Centre of High Performance Materials (ZHM), Hamburg
  • DFG Liaison Officer of the TUHH (since 2016)
  • Member of the selection committee of the German Academic Exchange Office (DAAD)
  • Member of the judging panel for IChemE’s Geldart Medal
  • Executive Editor of the Elsevier journal „Advanced Powder Technology“
  • Thematic Editor of the Elsevier journal „Particuology“
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resources Technology, Freiberg, Germany
  • Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Research Center Pharmaceutical Engineering (RCPE) of the TU Graz, Austria
  • Chairman of the Executive Board of the Working Party on Agglomeration and Bulk Solid Materials of VDI-ProcessNet, since 2016
  • Member of the Executive Board of the Working Party on Drying of VDI-ProcessNet, since 2005
  • German Delegate of the Working Party on Agglomeration of European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE), since 2008
  • German Delegate of the Working Party on Mechanics of Particulate Solids of European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE), since 2016
  • Member of the Executive Board of the Working Party on Population Balance Modelling of Disperse and Polymer Systems of the Competence Network Process Engineering Pro3, since 2006
  • Associated member of the Executive Board of the Competence Network Process Engineering Pro3, Germany, since 2009
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the International Granulation Workshop, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, 2015, 2017, 2019
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the 9th International Symposium on Agglomeration, Sheffield, Great Britain, June 2007
  • Member of the Organizing Committee of the 17th International Drying Symposium (IDS´2010), Magdeburg, Germany, October 2010
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the 5th and 6th Nordic Drying Conference (NDC 2011, NDC 2013), Helsinki, Finland (June 2011), Copenhagen, Denmark (June 2013)
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the Fluidization XIV, Noordwijkerhout, The Netherlands, May, 2013
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the 7th World Congress on Particle Technology (WCPT7), Beijing, China, May 2014
  • Member of the International Advisory Committee of the Congress Particulate Processes in the Pharmaceutical Industry IV, Potsdam, Germany, September 2014
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the 1st Nordic Baltic Drying Conference (NBDC 2015), Gdansk, Poland, June 2015
  • Member of the Scientific Committee of the ECI conference Biorefinery I: Chemicals and Materials from Thermo-Chemical Biomass Conversion and Related Processes, Crete, Greece, September 27 - October 2, 2015
  • Member of the Executive Committee of the Partec 2016 - International Congress on Particle Technology, Nürnberg, Germany, April 2016
  • Member of the International Advisory Board of the 12th International Conference on Fluidized Bed Technology CFB-12, Krakow, Poland, May 2017
  • Chairman of the 2nd Nordic Baltic Drying Conference (NBDC 2017), Hamburg, Germany, June 2017
  • Coordinator of the area „Agglomeration“ of the International Conference on Processing, Handling and Characterization of Particulate Materials (PARMAT 2017) as Joint event of the World Congress of Chemical Engineering (WCEE10), Barcelona, Spain, October 2017
  • Area chair “Particle Interactions” of the 8th World Congress on Particle Technology (WCPT8), Orlando/Florida, USA, April 2018

  • Chairman of the Partec 2019 - International Congress on Particle Technology, Nürnberg, Germany, April 2019

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)

Publications

  • 2 monographies
  • 12 book contributions
  • 4 patents
  • 2 patent applications
  • 170 peer-refereed journal contributions
  • more than 400 conference proceedings contributions
  • H-index: 33 (Web of Science)