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Prof. Dr: Kolb

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Kolb
 

Karlsruhe Institute 
of Technology (KIT)
 

Institute for Technical Chemistry
Building 403 Room 153
 

P.O. Box 3640
76021 Karlsruhe
Germany
 

Phone 
++49(0)721/608-24382
Fax    
++49(0)721/608-24373
eMail Thomas KolbJyr1∂kit edu

Department Gasification Technology

Head of Department: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Kolb

List of Recent Publications

Working Groups:

 

Gasification

 

REGA

  • Fundamentals on gasification
  • Entrained flow gasification of solid and liquid fuels, slurry
  • Production of synthesis gas from biomass-based liquids and suspensions (slurry)
  • Experimental data for validation of models and simulation

 

 

 

Phone: ++49(0)721 / 608 - 28945

eMail: Sabine.Fleck∂kit.edu
 

 

Liquid Fuels / Atomization

 

  • Atomization of suspensions and liquids under atmospheric and high pressure conditions
  • Development of burners for entrained flow gasifiers
  • Characterization of high viscous liquids and suspensions in terms of the physical properties relevant for the  atomization process

 

 

Phone: ++49(0)721 / 608 - 26763

eMail: Tobias.Jakobs∂kit.edu

 

 

Modeling / Balances

 

 

  • Validation of combustion and gasification processes
  • Modelling of combustion and gasification processes
  • Process simulation

 

 

Phone: ++49(0)721 / 608 - 25464

eMail: Ulrike.Santo∂kit.edu
 

 

 

bioliq®-II - R&D Coordination

 

  • Scientific support and coordination of R&D work at the 5 MW Entrained Flow Gasifier for the bioliq® - Pilotplant which produces fuel from biomass based residue
  • Production of syngas from liquids and suspensions (biosyncrude) under high pressure (80 bar)

 

 

Phone: ++49(0)721 / 608 - 22979

eMail: Mark EberhardUqa3∂kit edu

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Networks:

 

HVIGasTech - Helmholtz Virtual Institute of Gasification Technology

 

 

 

  • Networking of leading research institutions aiming to develop  a knowledge based simulation tool for the design and scale-up of technical entrained flow gasifiers for a wide range of feedstock and products
  • Excellent scientific network focusing on promotion of highly-qualified  young scientists
  • Entrained flow gasifier for the energy system of the Future (Fuel / Load / Product – Flexibility) 
  • Model for reacting multi-phase system at high pressure validated on  laboratory and pilot plants

 

 

 

Phone: ++49(0)721 / 608 - 24749

eMail: Susann.Schaefer∂kit.edu