University of Erlangen-Nuremberg
Prof. Jürgen Karl holds a degree in chemical engineering from Technical University of Munich. In 2007 he bacem Full Professor at the Institute for Thermal Engineering, Graz University of Technology. Since 2011 Prof. Karl heads the Chair of Energy Process Engineering at the Friedrich-Alexander-University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Germany, which is part of the newly founded Energy Campus of Nuremberg (EnCN). As coordinator of several European R&D projects and founder of the start-up company agnion Inc. he was mainly responsible for the development of the Heatpipe Reformer, an innovative indirectly heated steam gasification technology for the synthesis of Second Generation Fuels.
Energetic use of biomass, Combustion and gasification in fluidized beds,Methanation and SOFC fuel cells, Carbon capture and sequestration