Short CV/Education and training

  • 1995 – 2001
    Studied chemical engineering with specialisation in process engineering at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany

  • 2000 – 2001
    External Diplom thesis at the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, India

  • 2001 – 2005
    Research assistant at the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, Magdeburg, Germany

  • 2005
    Doctorate from the University of Magdeburg, Germany

  • 2006 – 2007
    Senior engineer/researcher at the Energy Research Centre of Samsung SDI, South Korea

  • Since 2008
    Head of the Otto Hahn research group "Portable Energy Systems" at the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, Magdeburg

  • 2009 – 2011
    Junior professor of portable energy systems at the University of Magdeburg

  • Since 2012
    Full professor for energy and process systems engineering at the Technische Universität Braunschweig

Selected publications

  • Zenith, F., Weinzierl, C., Krewer, U.: Model-based Analysis of the Feasibility Envelope for Autonomous Operation of a Portable Direct Methanol Fuel-Cell System. In: Chemical Engineering Science 65, 2010. pp. 4411-4419.

  • Krewer, U. et al.: Nachrichten aus der Chemie 57, 2009. pp. 753-756.

  • Krewer, U., Kim, H.T., Yoon, H.K.: Basic Model for Membrane Electrode Assembly Design for Direct Methanol Fuel Cells. In: Journal of Power Sources 175, 2007. pp. 760-772.

  • Krewer, U., Kamat, A., Sundmacher, K.: Understanding the Dynamic Behaviour of Direct Methanol Fuel Cells: Response to Step Changes in Cell Current. In: Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 609(2), 2007. pp. 105-119.

  • Krewer, U. et al.: Impedance Spectroscopic Analysis of the Electrochemical Methanol Oxidation Kinetics. In: Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry 589(1), 2006. pp. 148-159.

Complete list of publications

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of Dechema (Society for Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology)

  • Member of the Association of German Engineers (VDI)

Soft Skills/Other activities and achievements

Additional interests

  • Foreign cultures, especially Asia


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