Institute for Technical Chemistry (ITC)

M.Sc. Niklas Netsch

  • Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
    Institut für Technische Chemie (ITC)
    Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1
    76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen

Department Pyrolysis / Gas Treatment


  • Scientific Assistant in working group Pyrolysis


Research Topics:


PhD Thesis: Product optimization via selective process control in the pyrolysis of mixed plastics.


  • Investigation of the thermal degradation of plastics and mixed plastics in inert atmosphere
  • Characterization of solid, liquid and gaseous pyrolysis products
  • Modelling of temperature gradation in thermoplastic polymer blends


Scientific CV:


since June 2019 Research assistant at Institute for Technical Chemistry
2016 - 2019 M.Sc. Chemical and Process Engineering at KIT. Topic of Master thesis: Experimental investigation of catalyst deactivation and end product properties in mild hydroprocessing of Fischer-Tropsch waxes
2013 - 2016 B.Sc. Chemical and Process Engineering at KIT.