Institute for Technical Chemistry (ITC)

Dipl.-Ing. Ulrike Santo

  • Karlsruher Institut für Technologie
    Institut für Technische Chemie
    Postfach 3640
    76021 - Karlsruhe

Department Gasification Technology

 

 

 

Main Activities:

 

  • Balancing of gasification processes (REGA, bioliq®)
     
  • Validation of process quality with process characteristics
     
  • Evaluation of mathematical models and simulation tools
     
  • Modeling of combustion and gasification processes (z. B. CHEMKIN, Aspen Plus®, Fluent)
     
  • Process simulation (Aspen Plus®) for gasification experiments (REGA, bioliq®)

 

 

Scientific Career:

 

since 2007

2003 - 2007

since 2002

Head of Research Group Modeling/Balances

Head of Research Group Gasification/Liquid Fuels

Scientific Assistant at KIT, Institute for Technical Chemistry (ITC), Department Gasification Technology

1990 - 2002 Project engineer/project leader at Kraftanlagen Heidelberg and legal successors
(Drying and incineration of sewage sludge in fluidized bed, pyrolysis of scrap tyres)
1989 - 1990 Scientific Assistant at Fraunhofer Institut ISI, Karlsruhe
(Systems analysis for high temperature processes)
1989 Diploma of Chemical Engineering, University of Karlsruhe (TH)
Main subjects: Combustion technology, water technology

Veröffentlichungen


The bioliq® Entrained-Flow Gasifier - A Model for the German Energiewende.
Eberhard, M.; Santo, U.; Michelfelder, B.; Günther, A.; Weigand, P.; Matthes, J.; Waibel, P.; Hagenmeyer, V.; Kolb, T.
2020. ChemBioEng reviews, 7 (4), 1–14. doi:10.1002/cben.202000006
Entrained flow gasification of biogenic fuels – application of characteristic parameters to describe syngas quality and yield.
Fleck, S.; Santo, U.; Eberhard, M.; Haas, M.; Kolb, T.
2019. 29. Deutscher Flammentag (2019), Bochum, Deutschland, 17.09.2019 – 18.09.2019
Synthesegas aus Reststoffen. Werkzeuge zur Bilanzierung eines Flugstromvergasers.
Kolb, T.; Eberhard, M.; Santo, U.; Zimmerlin, B.
2019, November 4. Jahrestreffen der ProcessNet-Fachgemeinschaften "Prozess-, Apparate- und Anlagentechnik" unterstützt durch „Sustainable Production, Energy and Resources" (2019), Dortmund, Germany, November 4–5, 2019
The bioliq® Entrained-Flow Gasifier – Optimizing the Central Unit in a Sustainable Biomass-to-Liquid Process.
Eberhard, M.; Santo, U.; Schmid, H.; Michelfelder, B.; Günther, A.; Weigand, P.; Stapf, D.; Kolb, T.; Zimmerlin, B.
2018, June 3. 9th International Freiberg Conference on IGCC & XtL Technologies (2018), Berlin, Germany, June 3–8, 2018
Entrained flow gasification. Part 2: Mathematical modeling of the gasifier using RANS method.
Mancini, M.; Alberti, M.; Dammann, M.; Santo, U.; Eckel, G.; Kolb, T.; Weber, R.
2018. Fuel, 225, 596–611. doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2018.03.100
Der bioliq®-Flugstromvergaser : Ein Baustein der Energiewende = The bioliq® Entrained-Flow Gasifier : a Module for the German Energiewende.
Eberhard, M.; Santo, U.; Böning, D.; Schmid, H.; Michelfelder, B.; Zimmerlin, B.; Günther, A.; Weigand, P.; Müller-Hagedorn, M.; Stapf, D.; Kolb, T.
2018. Chemie - Ingenieur - Technik, 90 (1-2), 85–98. doi:10.1002/cite.201700086
Entrained Flow Gasification Part 1 : Gasification of Glycol in an Atmospheric-pressure Experimental Rig.
Fleck, S.; Santo, U.; Hotz, C.; Jakobs, T.; Eckel, G.; Mancini, M.; Weber, R.; Kolb, T.
2018. Fuel, 217, 306–319. doi:10.1016/j.fuel.2017.12.077
Influence of fuel specification on gasification performance of biomass based suspension fuels in an atmospheric enrained flow gasifier.
Fleck, S.; Santo, U.; Hotz, C.; Boening, D.; Djordjevic, N.; Kolb, T.
2015. International Conference on Thermochemical (TC) Biomass Conversion Science, tcbiomass 2015, Chicago, USA, 02.-05.11.2015
Experimental investigation of entrained flow gasification of biomass suspensions at ambient pressure.
Hotz, C.; Fleck, S.; Santo, U.; Boening, D.; Stoesser, P.; Djordjevic, N.; Kolb, T.
2014. 4th International Symposium on Gasification and its Applications (iSGA 2014), Wien, A, September 2-4, 2014
Umsetzung biomassebasierter Brennstoffsuspensionen in einem atmosphärischen Flugstromreaktor.
Fleck, S.; Stoesser, P.; Santo, U.; Flamme, M.; Kolb, T.
2013. Jahrestreffen Hochtemperaturtechnik und Technische Reaktionen, Oberhausen, 26.- 27.Februar 2013
Umsetzung biomassebasierter Brennstoffsuspensionen in einem atmosphärischen Flugstromreaktor.
Fleck, S.; Stoesser, P.; Santo, U.; Flamme, M.; Kolb, T.
2013. Jahrestreffen Hochtemperaturtechnik und Technische Reaktionen, Oberhausen, 26.- 27.Februar 2013
Conversion of Biomass-based Slurries in an Atmospheric Entrained Flow Gasifier.
Fleck, S.; Santo, U.; Navatta, R.; Stoesser, P.; Flamme, M.; Kolb. T.
2011. 19th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition. From Research to Industry and Markets (2011), Berlin, Germany, June 6–10, 2011
Conversion of biomass based slurries in an atmospheric entrained flow gasifier.
Fleck, S.; Santo, U.; Navatta, R.; Stoesser, P.; Flamme, M.; Kolb, T.
2011. 8th European Congress of Chemical Engineering (ECCE 2011) together with ProcessNet-Annual Meeting, Berlin, September 25-29, 2011
Entrained-Flow Gasification of Biomass-Based Slurry - Investigations on Atomization and Fuel Conversion.
Kolb, T.; Seifert, H.; Zarzalis, N.; Santo, U.; Pantouflas, E.
2008. Proceedings of the 7th High Temperature Air Combustion and Gasification International Symposium, HiTACG in conjunction with The 2nd Biomass and Waste Gasification for Power Generation Conference, 13-16 January 2008, Phuket, Thailand, HiTACG_115, CD-ROM
Entrained-flow gasification of biomass-based slurry. Investigations on atomization and fuel conversion.
Kolb, T.; Seifert, H.; Zarzalis, N.; Santo, U.; Pantouflas, E.
2008. Berliner Abfallwirtschafts- und Energiekonf., Berlin, 25.-26.September 2008 Thome-Kozmiensky, K. [Hrsg.] Energie aus Abfall Bd.5 Neuruppin : TK Verl.Karl Thome-Kozmiensky, 2008
Entrained-flow gasification of biomass-based slurry. Investigations on atomization and fuel conversion.
Kolb, T.; Zarzalis, N.; Santo, U.; Jakobs, T.; Eberhard, M.; Pantouflas, E.
2008. Bioenergy NoE Newsletter, 4# 2, 8
Entrained flow gasification of biomass - improvement of energy efficiency by chemical quench.
Fertl, P. T.; Santo, U.; Wiemer, H. J.; Seifert, H.; Kolb, T.; Reimert, R.
2008. 18th Internat.Congress of Chemical and Process Engineering (CHISA 2008), Praha, CZ, August 24-28, 2008
Thermochemische Umsetzung von Matrixflüssigkeiten in einem Flugstromvergaser bei der Variation des Luftbedarfs.
Wiemer, H. J.; Kuhn, D.; Santo, U.; Eberhard, M.; Kolb, T.; Pantouflas, E.; Zarzalis, N.
2007. Verbrennung und Feuerung : 23.Deutscher Flammentag, Berlin, 12.-13.September 2007 Düsseldorf : VDI-Verl., 2007 (VDI-Berichte ; 1988)
Thermochemische Umsetzung von Matrixflüssigkeiten in einem Flugstromvergaser bei der Variation des Luftbedarfs.
Wiemer, H. J.; Kuhn, D.; Santo, U.; Eberhard, M.; Kolb, T.; Pantouflas, E.; Zarzalis, N.
2007. Verbrennung und Feuerung : 23.Deutscher Flammentag, Berlin, 12.-13.September 2007 Düsseldorf : VDI-Verl., 2007 (VDI-Berichte ; 1988), 449–54
Conversion of biomass based slurry in an entrained flow gasifier - characterisation of combustion behaviour.
Santo, U.; Eberhard, M.; Seifert, H.; Kolb, T.; Wiemer, H. J.; Kuhn, D.; Pantouflas, E.; Zarzalis, N.
2007. Proc.of the 26th Internat.Conf.on Incineration and Thermal Treatment Technologies (IT3), Phoenix, Ariz., May 14-18, 2007 Air and waste Management Association, 2007 CD-ROM
Effect of fluid properties and the geometry of an extended air-assisted internal mixing atomizer on the spray characteristics of pure liquids and suspensions.
Wiemer, H. J.; Santo, U.; Kolb, T.; Zarzalis, N.; Pantouflas, E.
2007. 3rd European Combusion Meeting (ECM2007), Chania, GR, April 11-13, 2007
Conversion of biomass based slurry in an entrained flow gasifier.
Santo, U.; Seifert, H.; Kolb, T.; Krebs, L.; Kuhn, D.; Wiemer, H. J.; Pantouflas, E.; Zarzalis, N.
2007. Chemical Engineering and Technology, 30, 967–69. doi:10.1002/ceat.200700089
Erzeugung von Synthesegas aus biomassestämmigen Slurries im Flugstromvergaser.
Santo, U.; Kuhn, D.; Wiemer, H. J.; Pantouflas, E.; Zarzalis, N.; Seifert, H.; Kolb, T.
2007. Chemie Ingenieur Technik, 79, 651–56. doi:10.1002/cite.200700037
Spray characteristics for the gasification of pyrolysis oil slurries.
Wiemer, H. J.; Santo, U.; Kolb, T.; Pantouflas, E.; Zarzalis, N.
2006. Bridgwater, A.V. [Hrsg.] Science in Thermal and Chemical Biomass Conversion : Proc.of the 6th Internat.Conf., Victoria, CDN, August 30 - September 2, 2004 Vol.2 Newbury : CPL Press, 2006, 1559–64
Erzeugung von Synthesegas aus biomassestämmigen Slurries im Flugstromvergaser.
Santo, U.; Seifert, H.; Kolb, T.; Krebs, L.; Kuhn, D.; Wiemer, H. J.; Pantouflas, E.; Zarzalis, N.
2006. GVC/DECHEMA Jahrestagungen 2006, Wiesbaden, 26.-28.September 2006 Chemie Ingenieur Technik, 78(2006) (Abstract)
Erzeugung von Synthesegas aus biomassestämmigen Slurries im Flugstromvergaser.
Santo, U.; Seifert, H.; Kolb, T.; Krebs, L.; Kuhn, D.; Wiemer, H. J.; Pantouflas, E.; Zarzalis, N.
2006. Chemie Ingenieur Technik, GVC/DECHEMA Jahrestagungen 2006, Wiesbaden, 26.-28.September 2006, (Abstract), 78, 1176–77
Gasification experiments for biomass to liquids (BTL).
Wiemer, H. J.; Santo, U.; Pantouflas, E.; Zarzalis, N.; Kolb, T.
2006. 31st Internat.Symp.on Combustion, Heidelberg, August 6-11, 2006
Conversion of biomass based slurry in an entrained flow gasifier. Characterisation of combustion behaviour.
Santo, U.; Seifert, H.; Kolb, T.; Wiemer, H. J.; Krebs, L.; Pantouflas, E.; Zarzalis, N.
2006. 7th European Conf.on Industrial Furnaces and Boilers (INFUB), Porto, P, April 18-21, 2006 Proc.on CD-ROM Rio Tinto : CENERTEC, 2006
Umsetzung von Slurries aus der Pyrolyse von Biomasse in einem Flugstromvergaser zur Synthesegaserzeugung.
Kolb, T.; Santo, U.; Seifert, H.; Krebs, L.; Wiemer, H. J.; Pantouflas, E.; Zarzalis, N.
2006. VDI-GVC-Fachausschuss-Sitzung Biokraftstoffe, Würzburg, 6.-8.März 2006
Combustion of waste in pilot scale incinerators at the Research Centre Karlsruhe.
Freyder, M.; Dittrich, H. G.; Bleckwehl, S.; Nolte, M.; Eberhard, M.; Santo, U.; Kolb, T.; Seifert, H.
2005. 1st Internat.Conf.on Engineering for Waste Treatment (WasteEng 2005), Albi, F, May 17-19, 2005
Spray characteristics for the gasification of pyrolysis oil slurries.
Wiemer, H. J.; Santo, U.; Kolb, T.; Pantouflas, E.; Zarzalis, N.
2004. Van Swaaij, W.P.M. [Hrsg.] 2nd World Biomass Conf. : Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection ; Proc.of the Conf.held in Roma, I, May 10-14, 2004 Vol.I Firenze : ETA ; München : WIP, 2004 Science in Thermal and Chemical Biomass Conversion, Victoria, CDN, August 30 - September 2, 2004
Spray characteristics for the gasification of pyrolysis oil slurries.
Wiemer, H. J.; Santo, U.; Kolb, T.; Pantouflas, E.; Zarzalis, N.
2004. Van Swaaij, W.P.M. [Hrsg.] 2nd World Biomass Conf. : Biomass for Energy, Industry and Climate Protection ; Proc.of the Conf.held in Roma, I, May 10-14, 2004 Vol.I Firenze : ETA ; München : WIP, 2004 Science in Thermal and Chemical Biomass Conversion, Victoria, CDN, August 30 - September 2, 2004, 956–57