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Prof. Pfeifer at Ipsen “Meet the Heat”

Prof. Pfeifer at Ipsen “Meet the Heat” 

The com­pa­ny Ipsen Inter­na­tio­nal GmbH, Kle­ve, invi­ted to the “Meet the Heat” event on 20 and 21 Sep­tem­ber 2023 as part of the company’s 75th anni­ver­sa­ry. Prof. Pfei­fer and Lukas San­kow­ski from the IOB accept­ed the invi­ta­ti­on. As one of three key­note spea­k­ers, Prof. Pfei­fer pre­sen­ted the topic “Poten­ti­als of elec­tric heat and CO2-neu­tral fuels for ther­mopro­ces­sing tech­no­lo­gies”. He out­lined the…

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The IOB at the 31st German Flame Day

The IOB at the 31st German Flame Day 

On 27 and 28 Sep­tem­ber 2023, the 31st Ger­man Fla­me Day for Sus­tainable Com­bus­ti­on took place in Ber­lin. The IOB was repre­sen­ted by Prof. Her­bert Pfei­fer tog­e­ther with Lin­da Gies­ler, Mari­us Phil­ipp and Lukas San­kow­ski. Alre­a­dy the day befo­re, many par­ti­ci­pan­ts of the Fla­me Day came tog­e­ther for the Ear­ly Rese­ar­cher Event at the Ver­suchs- und Lehr­an­stalt für Braue­rei. After lec­tures and…

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The IOB in Brussels — Annual A.SPIRE Event on Processes4Planet

The IOB in Brussels — Annual A.SPIRE Event on Processes4Planet 

The Euro­pean stage is also fami­li­ar space for the IOB. At the annu­al A.SPIRE event, not only new pro­ject ide­as for the upco­ming Processes4Planet calls were dis­cus­sed, but also the ongo­ing lar­ge-sca­le pro­ject HyIn­Heat was pre­sen­ted. In the mor­ning, short­ly after 7 a.m., the Tha­lys to Brussels rolls out of Aachen’s main sta­ti­on. On board is our col­le­ague Domi­nik Büsch­ge­ns, who will par­ti­ci­pa­te in…

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FOGI meeting in Frankfurt a.M.

FOGI meeting in Frankfurt a.M.

The IOB is again stron­gly repre­sen­ted at the sci­en­ti­fic advi­so­ry board mee­ting of FOGI. In addi­ti­on to report­ing on ongo­ing pro­jects, the IOB can again suc­cessful­ly place a new pro­ject idea. Every year in Sep­tem­ber, the Rese­arch Asso­cia­ti­on of Indus­tri­al Fur­nace Manu­fac­tu­r­ers (For­schungs­ge­mein­schaft Indus­trie­ofen­bau e.V., FOGI) invi­tes to the sci­en­ti­fic advi­so­ry board mee­ting at the VDMA…

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5th European Academic Symposium on EAF Steelmaking (EASES) in Oulu

5th European Academic Symposium on EAF Steelmaking (EASES) in Oulu 

This year the Euro­pean Aca­de­mic Sym­po­si­um on EAF Steel­ma­king (EASES) took place in Oulu, Fin­land. Alre­a­dy for the fifth time, PhD stu­dents, post­docs and other sci­en­tists from Euro­pean uni­ver­si­ties came tog­e­ther from July 05–07, 2023, to pre­sent and dis­cuss cur­rent results of their rese­arch pro­jects on elec­tric steel­ma­king. The IOB was repre­sen­ted as offi­ci­al co-orga­ni­zer by Tho­mas Echterhof,…

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Participation in the 40th International Heat Transfer Conference in Assisi

Participation in the 40th International Heat Transfer Conference in Assisi 

Bet­ween June 26 and 28, 2023, the 40th Inter­na­tio­nal Heat Trans­fer Con­fe­rence took place in the birth­place of St. Fran­cis of Assi­si. It was orga­nis­ed by col­le­agues from the near­by Uni­ver­si­ty of Peru­gia (Uni­ver­si­tà degli Stu­di di Peru­gia). The IOB was repre­sen­ted by Fran­zis­ka Ott, Jus­tin Hauch and Eileen Tram­pe. The con­fe­rence offe­red a wide-ran­ging pro­gram on heat trans­fer, which was highlighted…

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ecoMetals Forum „Green thermoprocess technology” starts

ecoMetals Forum „Green thermoprocess technology” starts 

Tog­e­ther with the VDMA and FOGI, the IOB is orga­ni­zing the eco­Me­tals Forum “Green ther­mopro­cess tech­no­lo­gy”. The forum high­lights the impact of cli­ma­te tar­gets and the ener­gy tran­si­ti­on on ther­mopro­cess tech­no­lo­gy. The focus is on ener­gy poli­cy frame­work con­di­ti­ons, rese­arch and inno­va­ti­on, and examp­les of cli­ma­te-fri­end­ly solu­ti­ons. The event will take place on June 12, 2023, as part of the…

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Hindalco Industries visits the IOB

Hindalco Industries visits the IOB 

Gre­at mee­ting bet­ween Hind­al­co Indus­tries and the IOB, dis­cus­sing latest advance­ments in alu­mi­num pro­duc­tion, exci­ting pos­si­bi­li­ties for col­la­bo­ra­ti­on and inno­va­ti­on in the indus­try. On 15 May 2023, a mee­ting was held bet­ween the IOB and the Indi­an alu­mi­ni­um and cop­per manu­fac­tu­rer Hind­al­co Indus­tries. A dele­ga­ti­on from Hind­al­co, con­sis­ting of Amar Ghat­ak (Lead Qua­li­ty Tech­ni­que, Central…

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AHTST Laboratory of the University of Alberta visits the IOB

AHTST Laboratory of the University of Alberta visits the IOB 

On May 04, 2023, a dele­ga­ti­on from the Uni­ver­si­ty of Alber­ta (Cana­da) visi­ted the Depart­ment for Indus­tri­al Fur­naces and Heat Engi­nee­ring. This dele­ga­ti­on was led by Pro­fes­sor André McDo­nald, Asso­cia­te Vice Pre­si­dent and Pro­fes­sor of Mecha­ni­cal Engi­nee­ring. Tog­e­ther with his col­le­agues Mos­ta­fa Yakout, Ehsan Hash­e­mi, Maria Ophe­lia Jar­li­go and two PhD stu­dents, Moham­mad Aatif Qazi und Nashit…

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Project Meeting DissHEAT in Luleå

Project Meeting DissHEAT in Luleå 

On March 22 and 23, a mee­ting of the DissHEAT pro­ject was held in Luleå (Swe­den) at Swerim’s rese­arch cen­ter. The­re the five pro­ject part­ners (BFI, CRM, Rina, Swe­rim and IOB) met to dis­cuss the fur­ther work in the DissHEAT dis­se­mi­na­ti­on pro­ject. The IOB was repre­sen­ted at the mee­ting by Dr.-Ing. Tho­mas Ech­ter­hof and Elsa Bus­son. The aim of the pro­ject is to pro­vi­de a com­pre­hen­si­ve over­view of…

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11th European Combustion Meeting and IFRF Workshop — The IOB in Rouen

11th European Combustion Meeting and IFRF Workshop — The IOB in Rouen 

The Euro­pean Com­bus­ti­on Mee­ting and the IFRF Work­shop were held at the Uni­ver­si­té de Rouen Nor­man­die (France) on April 25–28, 2023. The IOB was repre­sen­ted at both events by Elsa Bus­son, Nico­las Din­sing, Lin­da Gies­ler, Mari­us Phil­ipp, Lukas San­kow­ski and Nico Schmitz. On April 25, a work­shop of the IFRF (Inter­na­tio­nal Fla­me Rese­arch Foun­da­ti­on) with the topic “From Lab sca­le to industrial…

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The IOB at the 75th Annual Meeting of the DECHEMA High Temperature Technology Section in Karlsruhe

The IOB at the 75th Annual Meeting of the DECHEMA High Temperature Technology Section in Karlsruhe 

On 28th and 29th March 2023, the 75th annu­al mee­ting of the DECHEMA (Gesell­schaft für Che­mi­sche Tech­nik und Bio­tech­no­lo­gie e.V.) High Tem­pe­ra­tu­re Tech­no­lo­gy Sec­tion took place at the Karls­ru­he Insti­tu­te of Tech­no­lo­gy (KIT). The IOB was repre­sen­ted at the annu­al mee­ting by Elsa Bus­son, Kath­ri­na Thei­sen, Lin­da Gies­ler, Fran­zis­ka Ott, Lukas San­kow­ski and Moritz Eick­hoff. The aim of the section…

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