Archive Presentations



Date: 18 December 2018
Lecturer: Prof. Waruna Kulatilaka (Housten)
Title:  Ultrashort Pulse Laser Diagnostics of Reaction Intermediates in Extreme Chemical Environments

Date: 11 December 2018
Lecturer: Prof. Eric Petersen, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University
Title: Laser Absorption Measurements of CH and PO2 in Shock-Tube Experiments for Prompt NOx and Organophosphorous Chemical Kenetics

Date: 06 December 2018
Lecturer: Prof. David Rothamer, Univ. of Wisconsin-Madison
Title: You’re Still Trying to Measure Temperature in Engines? Why?

Date: 06 December 2018
Lecturer: Guannan Liu - University Nanjing
Title: Combustion diagnostics and reconstruction models for complex flames

Date: 17 July 2018
Lecturer: Dr. Weiwei Cai - Shanghai Jiao Tong University / China
Title: Optical tomography for gas sensing and flow diagnostics

Date: 15 March 2018
Lecturer: Prof. Philip Varghese, University of Texas at Austin, Aeromechanics
Title: Spontaneous Raman Scattering Measurements of Thermal Non-equilibrium in High Speed Jets and Non-Premixed Flames



Date: 07. November 2017
Lecturer: Jenny Larfeldt (Siemens Ag) / Mattias Richter (Lund. Univ.)
Titles: Moment projection method for solving population balance equations / Towards high-speed PLIF in IC-engines

Date: 10 October 2017
Lecturer: Robert Tranter, Argonne National Laboratory
Title: Fuel flexibility in Siemens medium sized industrial gas turbines

Date: 14 July 2017
Lecturer: Dr. Fabian Hampp, Imperial College London Mechanical Engineering Department
Title: The role of combustion chemistry in turbulent flames

Date 04 May 2017
Lecturer: Prof. Eric L. Peterson, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Texas A&M University
Title: Shock-Tube Studies for the Refinement of Chemical Kinetics for Power Generation Fuel Blends and Phosphorus-Based Compounds

Date: 02 May 2017
Lecturer: Prof. Markus Kraft, University of Cambridge, UK
Title: Moment projection method for solving population balance equations

Date: 06 April 2017
Lecturer: Prof. Stephen D. Tse, Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Rutgers – the State University of New Jersey
Title: Synthesis and Processing of Nanostructured Cubic Boron Nitride and its Composites

Date: 08 March 2017
Lecturer: M. Sc. Alexander Pauls, Universität Braunschweig
Title: EXCIPLEX-LIF im Motor


Date: 13th December 2016
Lecturer: Prof. Johannes Kiefer, Universität Bremen
Title: Optische Multiparameterbestimmung in der Gasphase: LIBS vs. LIGS

Date: 15th June 2016
Lecturer: Dr. Jaime Gallego, Universidad de Antioquia, Medellín/Colombia
Title: Perovskites as catalysts and catalyst precursors for different processes

Date: 14th June 2016
Lecturer: Dr. Ing. Jens Neugebauer, (IST
Title: Experimental and Numerical Investigation of Single Impacts in a 2D Tank

Date: 8th June 2016
Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans Hasse, Lehrstuhl für Thermodynamik (LTD), TU Kaiserslautern
Title: Molekulare Simulationen in den Ingenieurwissenschaften

Date: 23th March 2016
Lecturer: Dr. Sebastian Peukert, Institute of Physical Chemistry, Plish Academy of Sciences, Warsaw
Title: Modelling Alternative Fuel Combustion: Direct Measurements of Rate Constants and Branching Ratios of Selected Key Reactions



Date: 20th November 2015
Lecturer: Regine Gramlich, Robert Bosch GmbH Stuttgart
Title: Investigation of the near-field of sprays from group-hole nozzles under evaporting conditions

Date: 20th November 2015
Lecturer: Wolfgang Friedrich, Robert Bosch GmbH Stuttgart
Title: Optische Diagnostik des Schichtbetriebes bei CNG-DI

Date: 27th October 2015
Lecturer: Prof. Michael Modest, School of Engineering, University of California
Title: Determination of Temperatures and Concentrations from Radiometric Measurements in Turbulent Combustion Systems

Date: 03rd August 2015
Lecturer: Amauri da Silva Junior, UFSC Brasilien
Title: Combustion Analysis of Alternative Fuels for Aviation

Date: 06th July 2015
Lecturer: Prof. Kyle Daun, University of Waterloo, Canada
Title: Time-resolved laser-induced incandescence measurements of synthetic nanoparticles

Date: 25th March 2015
Lecturer: Stephen D. Tse, Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Rutgers - University of NJ
Title: Flame Synthesis of Nanoscale Oxide- and Carbon-Based Materials

Date: 21th January 2015
Lecturer: Dr. Benjamin Böhm, TU Darmstadt
Title: Flow propagation scenarios in technical applications

Dat: 13th January 2015
Lecturer: Prof. Frank Beyrau, Technische Thermodynamik der Universität Magdeburg
Title: Laserdiagnostik in Flammen

Date: 06th January 2015
Lecturer: Prof. Frank Beyrau, Technische Thermodynamik der Universität Magdeburg
Title: Thermographic Particle Image Velocimetry: Eine Methode zur simultanen Temperatur- und Strömungsfeldmessung



Date: 09th December 2014
Lecturer: Henry Curran (Univ. Galway, Irland)
Title: TBD

Datum: 31th October 2014
Lecturer: Dr. Patrick Hemberger, Paul Scherrer Institut (Schwitzerland)
Title: Threshold photoelectron spectroscopy to trace chemistry in pyrolysis, combustion and catalysis

Datum: 16th October 2014
Lecturer: Prof. Soonho Song, Mechanical Engineering Department, Yonsei University, Seoul, Korea
Title: Hydrogen as an additive for internal combustion engines

Datum: 09th October 2014
Lecturer: Dr. Stein, Universität Stuttgart
Title: Transient numerical simulations of reacting gas- and par-ticulate-flows

Datum: 08th October 2014
Lecturer: Dr. Yevgeny Raitses, Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University, USA Title: Self-organized plasma and material processes in the carbon arc discharge

Datum: 29th September 2014
Lecturer: Dr. Igor Rahinov, University Tel Aviv
Title: Flame synthesis of iron oxide nanoparticles: diagnostics of gas and solid phase and insights into the mechanism

Datum: 26th September 2014
Lecturer: Dr. Makoto Koike, Toyota Central R&D Labs. Inc., Japan
Title: Experimental approach to understanding of engine combustion at Toyota Central R+D Labs

Datum: 19th September 2014
Lecturer: Prof. Fabrizio Bisetti, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology
Title: Unraveling the evolution of aerosols in turbulent flows via massively parallel simulations

Datum: 07th July 2014
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Michael Pfitzner - Universität der Bundeswehr München
Title: LES Modellierung turbulenter Vormischflammen

Datum: 07th July 2014
Lecturer: Anne Seidel, M.Sc. - TU Darmstadt
Title: Tunable diode laser absorption tomography for spatially resolved concentration measurements Greg Bewley, PhD, MPI Göttingen, Tracking of droplet paths in turbulent flows

Date: 21th Januar 2014
Lecturer: Prof. Wolfgang Bessler, Hochschule Offenburg – University of Applied Sciences
Title: Elektrochemische Energiespeicherung mit Batterien und Brennstoffzellen: Von Elektrodenmodellen zur Energiesystemsimulation



Date: 24th October 2013
Lecturer: Dr. Jürgen Herzler, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. Stuttgart
Title: Erstellung und Validierung von Reaktionsmechanismen für Kraft-, Treib- und Brennstoffe

Date: 22nd October 2013
Lecturer: Dr. Kai-Uwe Pleban, Siemens AG
Title: Gasphasen Abgas Analytik bei Siemens

Date: 18th October 2013
Lecturer: Dr. Steven Wagner, TU Darmstadt
Title: Absorption Based High Temperature Process Diagnostics For The Development Of Next-Generation Exhaust Treatment Systems

Date: 19th July 2013
Lecturer: Prof. Janicka, TU Darmstadt
Title: Turbulence and Cycle to Cycle Variations: The Potential of Large-Eddy Simulation for the Prediction of IC Engines

Date: 18th July 2013
Lecturer:Dr. Oliver Welz, Sandia National Labs/Californien / USA
Title: Elementarkinetische Untersuchungen der Niedertemperaturoxidation von Alkanen und neuartigen Biokraftstoffen

Date: 2nd July 2013
Lecturer: Greg Bewley, MPI Göttingen
Title: Tracking of droplet paths in turbulent flows

Date: 7th May 2013
Lecturer: Priv.-Doz. Dr. Valeri Baev (Universität Hamburg, Laserphysik)
Title: Intracavity laser spectroscopy with broadband lasers

Date: 29th April 2013
Lecturer: Prof. Volker Sick, University of Michigan, College of Engineering
Title: High frame rate imaging of stochastic processes in internal combustion engines

Date: 24th April 2013
Lecturer:Prof. Nilanjan Chakraborty, University of Newcastle, School of Mechanical and Systems Engineering
Title: Scalar Dissipation Rate based reaction rate closure for turbulent premixed flames using Direct Numerical Simulation data

Date: 16th April 2013
Lecturer: Dr. Dorotheé Vinga Szabó, IAM-WPT, Karlsruhe
Title: Klein, aber Fein: Nanopartikel aus der Mikrowelle

Date: 27th February 2013
Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Heinz Pitsch, RWTH Aachen
Title: Black Magic: Modeling Soot Formation iin Aircraft Engines

Date: 29th January 2013
Lecturer: Dr.-Ing. Michael Düsing, Alstom Thermal Power - Gas Turbines
Title: CFD activities within ALSTOM gas turbines combustor development

Date: 15th January 2013
Lecturer: Julia Krüger, Universität Bielefeld
Title: Hochaufgelöste Chemilumineszenz-Spektren in Niederdruck- und Hochdruck-Flammen


Date: 20th December 2012
Lecturer: Prof. Markus Kraft, Cambridge, UK
Title: Selected topics on soot formation

Date: 11th December 2012
Lecturer: Prof. Ron Hanson, Stanford, USA
Title: Advances in Shock Tube / Laser Absorption Techniques

Date: 16th November 2012
Lecturer: Prof. Greg Rieker, Mechanical Engineering, University of Colorado at Boulder, USA
Title: Frequency comb laser sources and their prospects for practival sensing

Date: 25th July 2012
Lecturer: Dr. Aamir Farooq, KAUST (King Abdullah University of Science and Technology) Saudi Arabia
Title: Chemical Kinetics and Laser Diagnostics Research at KAUST

Date:  25th May 2012
Lecturer: Dr. Tadeu Cordeiro de Melo, Petrobras, CENPES, Rio de Janeiro, Brasil
Title: Different Hydrous Ethanol-Gasoline Blends - Chemical Properties of the Fuels and experimental data of FTIR Emissions, in-cylnder pressure curve an combustion of a Flex-Fuel Engine

Date: 24th May 2012
Lecturer: Dr. Björn Rossow, Rouen, Frankreich
Title: Photophysical processes of organic fluorescent molecules and kerosene - applications to combustion processes

Date: 10th January 2012
Lecturer: Prof. Thomas Seeger, University Siegen
Title: Nutzungsmöglichkeiten der linearen und nichtlinearen Raman-Streuung zur Diagnose von Verbrennungsvorgängen


Date: 29th November 2011
Lecturer: Greg Smallwood, Institute for Chemical Process and Environmental Technology, Montreal, Canada

Date: 22th September 2011
Lecturer: Prof. Markus Kraft, Univesity of Cambridge
Title: Modelling of Nanoparticel Synthesis in the Gas-Phase: Combustion Chemistry and Particle Properties

Date: 22th September 2011
Lecturer: Prof. Andreas Kempf, University Duisburg-Essen
Title: Modelling of Nanoparticle Synthesis in the Gas-Phase: Simulating Turbulent Flow Reactors

Date: 8th September 2011
Lecturer: Ph. d. Ertan Yilmaz, Combustion Systems Aero-Thermal & Mechanical Systems Technologies GE Global Research Center, Niskayuna, NY, USA
Title: Combustion R&D at GE Global Research

Datum: 6th September 2011
Lecturer: Isaac Box, Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V., Institut für Verbrennungstechnik. Stuttgart
Title: A technique to visualize the out-of-plane flame sheet in highspeed PIV / PLIF measurements

Date: 29th July 2011
Lecturer: Craig Taatjes, Combustion Research Facility, Sandia National Laboratories
Title: Laser and Synchrotron Measurements of Fundamental Combustion Chemistry

Date: 14th July 2011
Lecturer: Prof. Ronald Hanson / Department of Mechanical Engineering / Stanford University / USA
Title: Applications of Quantitative Laser Sensors to Kinetics, Propulsion and Practical Energy Systems

Date: 14th July 2011
Lecturer: Prof. Christof Schulz / Verbrennung und Gasdynamik / Fakultät für Ingenieurwissenschaften / Universität Duisburg-Essen
Title: Laser Diagnostics in the Gas-Phase Synthesis of Nanoparticles

Date: 11th July 2011
Lectuerer: Prof. Sotiris Pratsinis /Institut für Verfahrenstechnik der ETH Zürich / Schweiz
Title: Design of Aerosol Particle Synthesis

Date: 28th June 2011
Lecturer: Prof. Uwe Richard Kortshagen / College of Science & Engineering / University of Minnesota / Minneapolis
Title: Silicon nanocrystals for electroluminescent and photovoltaic devices

Date: 20th May 2011
Lecturer: Sachin Joshi / CII-ITC, New Dehli, India
Title: Sustainable & Inclusive Innovation - Making innovations work for 4 billion people

Date: 19th May 2011
Lecturer: Prof. Sotiris Pratsinis / ETH Zürich / Switzerland
Title: Towards Functional Nanoparticles: Gas-Phase Coating

Date: 4th May 2011
Lecturer: Prof. Markus Kraft / University of Cambridge
Title: Statistical model building using an example from granulation

Date: 3rd May 2011
Lecturer: Prof. Markus Kraft / University of Cambridge
Title: Detailed nanoparticle modelling - Si and SiO2

Date: 2nd Mai 2011
Lecturerr: Prof. Markus Kraft / University of Cambridge
Title: Engine modelling - diesel and advanced engine

Date: 6th April 2011
Lecturer: Prof. Jay Jeffries / Stanford University
Title: Fiber-coupled laser diagnostics for gasoline concentration and temperature in IC engines

Date: 1st February 2011
Lecturer: Dr. Clemens F. Kaminski / University of Cambridge
Title: Molecular sensing with supercontinuum radiation


Date: 16th December 2010
Lecturer: Prof. Greg Smallwood / NRC Ottawa

Date: 7th December 2010
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Ron Hanson / Stanford University
Title: Shock Tube Kinetics Studies of Biofuels and Diesel and Hexadecane Aerosols

Date: 16th November 2010
Lecturer: Prof. Andreas Dreizler / TU Darmstadt

Date: 2nd November 2010
Lecturer: Dr. Tina Kasper / SRI International, Menlo Park
Title: Massenspektrometrie in reaktiven Strömungen

Date: 2nd November 2010
Lecturer: Dr. Sebastian Kaiser / Sandia National Labs, Livermore
Title: Lasermessmethoden in der Verbrennung: Moderne Werkzeuge für verbesserte Energiewandlung

Date: 22th October 2010
Lecturer: Dr. Andreas Kempf / Imperial College London
Title: Simulation reagierender Strömungen

Date: 22th October 2010
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Ananias Tomboulides / University of Western Macedonia
Title: Numerical Simulation of Combustion Instabilities

Date: 22nd October 2010
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Uwe Riedel / Universität Stuttgart und DLR Stuttgart
Title: Reaktive Strömungen: Modellierung, Simulation und Chemische Kinetik

Date: 21st October2010
Lecturer: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Heiko Schmidt / TU Cottbus
Title: Mehrskalenmodellierung in der Strömungsmechanik

Date: 21th October 2010
Lecturer: Dr. Markus Klein
Title: CFD in der Motorenentwicklung - Stand der Technik und zukünftige Herausforderungen

Date: 21st October 2010
Lecturer: Dr. Dirk Lebiedz / Universität Freiburg
Title: Modellreduktion chemischer Reaktions-kinetik zur Multi-Skalen-Modellierung und Simulation Reaktiver Strömungen

Date: 28th June 2010
Lecturer: Prof. Greg Smallwood / NRC Ottawa

Date: 22nd June 2010
Lecturer: Prof. Friedrich Temps, Universität Kiel

Date: 16th June.2010
Lecturer: Prof. Sotiris Pratinis / ETH Zürich

Date: 27th April 2010
Lecturer: Dr. Vivien Beyer
Title: Laser-induced incandescence of nanoparticles in the vacuum

Date: 28th January 2010
Lecturer: Prof. Dr. Rupert Klein