Process Dynamics and Operations

Prof. Dr. Jens-Uwe Repke

Contact & Consulting hours

Prof. Dr.

Jens-Uwe Repke

+49 30 314-26900

+49 30 314-26915

Building KWT-N
Room KWT-N 111

Scientific career

1986–1989Vocational training as machine and plant fitter with high school diploma
1989–1990Military service
1991–1996Studies in Energy and Process Engineering, Technical University of Berlin
1997–2001Doctoral student and research assistant at the TU Berlin
2002Doctorate (Dr.-Ing.), TU Berlin
2002–2010Research associate with permanent duties, TU Berlin
2004Research stay at the UCL, London, UK
2007Visiting Professor at INP, ENSIACET, Toulouse
2008Post-doctoral lecturing qualification (Habilitation) at the TU Berlin in the field of "Fluid Process Engineering".
2009Private lecturer at the TU Berlin
2010–2016W3 Professor, TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Chair of "Thermal Process Engineering", Director of the Institute for "Thermal Process Engineering, Environmental and Natural Materials Process Engineering
2011–2014Dean of Process Engineering, Postgraduate Program in Environmental Process Engineering
03/2016W3 Professor, TU Berlin, Head of the Department "Dynamics and Operation of Technical Systems
2020Rejection of call as W3 Professor "Intensified Fluid Separations", TU Dortmund


  • Mass transfer and fluid dynamics of homogeneous and heterogeneous film flows
  • Phase separation at near or supercritical conditions
  • Modeling, simulation and experimental analysis of reactive and hybrid separation processes
  • Process development, e.g. CO2 separation processes
  • Membrane processes (VP, PV, NF, FO)

Scholarships & Awards

1997-1999Doctoral fellowship, NaFöG
1991-2001Max Buchner Research Fellowship
2003-2005Funded by the Chemical Industry Fund (FCI)
2006Honorary Senior Lecturer, University College London
2007University Lecturer Award of DECHEMA e.V.
2008Arnold-Eucken Prize of the GVC, VDI
2010Guest Professor Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
2010Research Award of the Faculty of Process Sciences of the TU Berlin
2016-2018Honorary Professor for Thermal Process Engineering, TU Bergakademie Freiberg

Other activities

Since 2010Subject Editor at Chemical Engineering Research and Design
Since 2010Reviewer at DAAD, DFG, AvH and others
2011 - 2019Invited guest member at EFCE Working Party on Fluid Separation
Since 2019Official delegate/appointed member at EFCE Working Party on Fluid Separation
Since 2013Appointed member of the Advisory Board of the ProcessNet Technical Group Fluid Process Engineering
Since 2014Appointed member of the Advisory Board of the ProcessNet Membrane Technology Group
Since 2015Appointed member of the Board of Trustees of the Foundation for the Promotion of Cokemaking in Technology and Science
Since 04/17Member of the Faculty Council of the Faculty of Process Sciences at the TU Berlin
Since 2017Member of the Steering Committee of the "Berlin International Graduate School in Model and Simulation based Research (BIMoS)".
Since 2018Appointed member of the advisory board of the ProcessNet expert group Process, Apparatus and Plant Engineering
09/2018Vice-Chair EFCE Working Party on Fluid Separations.
Since 2018Member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (HZDR), since 2022 Speaker

Member of: VDI, DECHEMA

Reviewer for, among others, the following journals: Industrielle und technische Chemieforschung; Computer und Chemieingenieurwesen; Chemische Ingenieurwissenschaft; Chemische Technik und Verarbeitung; Chemische Technik und Technologie; Chemische Technik und Kommunikation



  • over 350 conference papers
  • over 250 articles in professional journals
  • 5 book contributions
  • 3 monographs
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