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Prof. Dr. Andreas Jess, Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Bayreuth, in the future of his science, ethics and the question of how much earth needs man. Only available in german language.
Graduates in demand, which may be part of a diploma or PhD thesis in the context of an industrial cooperation are want to deal with various problems of chemical engineering. If you are interested please contact us immediately to get information about current offers.
Together with Peter Wasserscheid from the chair of chemical reaction engineering at the university of Erlangen/Nuremberg Andreas Jess published the textbook "Chemical technology - An Integrated Textbook" in february 2013.


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Jess

Professor Dr.-Ing. Andreas Jess headed the Chair of Chemical Engineering since 1. Oktober 2001 at the university of Bayreuth.

"The future must be thought today"
(Interview with Prof. A. Jess from june 2011, only available in german)

Phone: + 49 (0) 921 / 55 - 7430
Fax: + 49 (0) 921 / 55 - 7435


Academic career and professional activities

4/1982 - 9/1987

Rheinisch-Westfälische Technische Hochschule (RWTH) Aachen

Academic study: Brennstoffingenieurwesen

Diploma thesis: Optimierung der Prozeßführung der Isomerisierung in der Fischer-Tropsch-Syntheseanlage (SASOL II, Südafrika)

10/1987 - 9/1992

Scientific coworker, Department of Chemistry and Technology of gas, oil and coal, Engler-Bunte-Institute, University Karlsruhe

PhD-thesis: Synthesis gas production by catalytic partial oxidation of methane with air (June 1991)

10/1992 - 3/1998

Assistent professor, Engler-Bunte-Institute, University Karlsruhe

Alfred Pott Foundation Prize  (April 1994)

Habilitation: Therm. and cat. Cracking of hydrocarbons in hydrogen and
steam-rich atmosphere  (July 1996)

8/1996 - 3/1998

Lecturer at the Engler-Bunte-Institute of University Karlsruhe

4/1998 - 9/2001

Professor for Technical Chemistry, Institute for Technical and Macromolecular Chemistry at RWTH Aachen

seit Oktober 2001

Head of the Chair of Chemical Engineering, Faculty of Applied Natural Sciences, University Bayreuth