Markus Kraft

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Prof Markus Kraft is a Fellow of Churchill College Cambridge and Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. He is the director of CARES, the Singapore-Cambridge CREATE Research Centre, and Principle Investigator of C4T the “Cambridge Centre for Carbon Reduction in Chemical Technology”, which is a CARES research programme. Professor Kraft obtained the academic degree 'Diplom Technomathematiker' at the University of Kaiserslautern in 1992 and completed his Doctor rerum naturalium in Chemistry at the same University in 1997. Subsequently, he worked at the University of Karlsruhe and the Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics in Berlin. In 1999 he became a lecturer in the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Cambridge. In 2012 he obtained a ScD form the same University. He has a strong interest in the area of computational modelling and optimisation targeted towards developing carbon abatement and emissions reduction technologies for the automotive, power and chemical industries. Together with his research team he has also contributed significantly towards the detailed modelling of combustion synthesis of organic and inorganic nanoparticles and worked on spray drying and granulation of fine powders.

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Recent Preprints

222: J-Park Simulator: An ontology-based platform for cross-domain scenarios in process industry

ref: Technical Report 222, c4e-Preprint Series, Cambridge, 2019 by Andreas Eibeck, Mei Qi Lim, and Markus Kraft

221: Optimal Site Selection for Modular Nuclear Power Plants

ref: Technical Report 221, c4e-Preprint Series, Cambridge, 2019 by Aravind Devanand, Iftekhar A. Karimi, and Markus Kraft

220: Dynamic polarity of curved aromatic soot precursors

ref: Technical Report 220, c4e-Preprint Series, Cambridge, 2019 by Jacob W. Martin, Angiras Menon, Chung Ting Lao, Jethro Akroyd, and Markus Kraft

219: Nanostructure of Gasification Charcoal (Biochar)

ref: Technical Report 219, c4e-Preprint Series, Cambridge, 2019 by Jacob W. Martin, Leonard Nyadong, Caterina Ducati, Merilyn Manley-Harris, Alan G. Marshall, and Markus Kraft

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Telephone:Department +44 (0)1223 762784 (Dept) 769010 (CHU)
Mobile +49 173 3045528 and +44 7944 237879
Address:Department of Chemical Engineering
University of Cambridge
West Cambridge Site
Philippa Fawcett Drive
United Kingdom
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