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

Research

  • 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

 

Publications

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

2022

Illner, Markus; Hilpert, Matthias; Repke, Jens-Uwe
8 Rotating packed beds in distillation: rate-based modeling for multicomponent systems
In Skiborowski, Mirko and Górak, Andrzej, Editor, Process Intensification
Page 209–266
Publisher: De Gruyter
2022
209–266
ISBN
9783110724998
Bogatykh, Innokentij; Illner, Markus; Hoffmann, Christian; Kozachynskyi, Volodymyr; Osterland, Thomas; Wilharm, Thomas; Repke, Jens-Uwe
Investigation of an innovative control method for cyclic operation of reactive distillation columns
In Kooijman, Harry and Meyer, Michel and Repke, Jens-Uwe, Editor, 12th International Conference on Distillation & Absorption, Page 1149
In Kooijman, Harry and Meyer, Michel and Repke, Jens-Uwe, Editor
2022
Sacher, Johannes; Repke, Jens-Uwe
An enhanced mesoscale model for laminar and turbulent three-dimensional simulations of the gas phase flow with concentration mixing in structured packing columns
Chemical Engineering and Processing - Process Intensification, 181 :109101
2022
ISSN: 02552701
Wurm, Julian; Repke, Jens-Uwe; Morstein, Olaf; Thielert, Holger
Wet-oxidative gas desulfurization under avoidance of solid sulfur precipitation
In Kooijman, Harry and Meyer, Michel and Repke, Jens-Uwe, Editor, 12th International Conference on Distillation & Absorption, Page 1194
In Kooijman, Harry and Meyer, Michel and Repke, Jens-Uwe, Editor
2022
Brösigke, Georg; Repke, Jens-Uwe; Schomäcker, Reinhard; Matera, Sebastian
The closer the better? Theoretical assessment of the impact of catalytic site separation for bifunctional core–shell catalyst particles
Chemical Engineering Journal, 446 :136891
2022
ISSN: 1385-8947
Esche, Erik; Talis, Torben; Weigert, Joris; Brand Rihm, Gerardo; You, Byungjun; Hoffmann, Christian; Repke, Jens-Uwe
Semi-supervised Learning for Data-driven Soft-sensing of Biological and Chemical Processes
Chemical Engineering Science, 251 :117459
2022
ISSN: 0009-2509
Börner, Jana H.; Herdegen, Volker; Repke, Jens-Uwe; Spitzer, Klaus
Retrieving electrical and structural carbonate formation properties from measurements on crushed rock using a multidata inversion approach
Geophysical Journal International, 230 (2) :849–869
2022
ISSN: 0956-540X
Thünnesen, Julian; Gerstenberg, Christoph; Heller, Daniel; Leuner, Hannes; Einfalt, Daniel; McHardy, Christopher; Gatternig, Bernhard; Rauh, Cornelia; Repke, Jens-Uwe; Delgado, Antonio
Resonant Ultrasonic Defoaming in Aqueous Evaporation/Boiling Processes at Different Size Scales
Chemical Engineering & Technology, 45 (8) :1380–1388
2022
ISSN: 0930-7516
Kim, Mijin; Repke, Jens-Uwe; Schomäcker, Reinhard; Khodadadi, Abbas Ali; Wozny, Günter; Görke, Oliver; Godini, Hamid Reza
Recognition of Oxidative Coupling of Methane Reactor Performance Patterns
Chemical Engineering & Technology, 45 (4) :694–708
2022
ISSN: 0930-7516
Esche, Erik; Weigert, Joris; Hoffmann, Christian; Repke, Jens-Uwe
Real-time optimal operation of a chlor-alkali electrolysis process under demand response
In Yamashita, Yoshiyuki and Kano, Manabu, Editor, 14th International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering (PSE 2021+) Volume 49 from Computer-aided chemical engineering
Page 397–402
Publisher: Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands and Cambridge, MA
2022
397–402
ISBN
978-0-323-85159-6
Hoffmann, Christian; Repke, Jens-Uwe
Pressure-driven, dynamic modeling of distillation columns using smooth reformulations to describe startup, shutdown, and flexible operation
In Kooijman, Harry and Meyer, Michel and Repke, Jens-Uwe, Editor, 12th International Conference on Distillation & Absorption, Page 1109
In Kooijman, Harry and Meyer, Michel and Repke, Jens-Uwe, Editor
2022
Olujić, vZarko; Sacher, Johannes; Repke, Jens-Uwe
Predicting pressure drop of advanced wire gauze corrugated sheet structured packings for deep vacuum applications
In Kooijman, Harry and Meyer, Michel and Repke, Jens-Uwe, Editor, 12th International Conference on Distillation & Absorption, Page 1145
In Kooijman, Harry and Meyer, Michel and Repke, Jens-Uwe, Editor
2022
Ressemann, Alexander; Illner, Markus; Repke, Jens-Uwe
New temperature measurement methodology for a comprehensive understanding of rotating packed beds in distillation processes
In Kooijman, Harry and Meyer, Michel and Repke, Jens-Uwe, Editor, 12th International Conference on Distillation & Absorption, Page 1178
In Kooijman, Harry and Meyer, Michel and Repke, Jens-Uwe, Editor
2022
Wurm, Julian; Pöschmann, René; Thielert, Holger; Morstein, Olaf; Repke, Jens-Uwe
Kinetics of Ammonium Thiosulfate Wet Air Oxidation under High–Temperature Conditions
Chemical Engineering & Technology, 45 (9) :1588–1597
2022
ISSN: 0930-7516
Hoffmann, Christian; Weigert, Joris; Brand Rihm, Gerardo; Esche, Erik; Repke, Jens-Uwe
Optimal aeration of wastewater treatment plants based on recurrent neural networks and real plant data
In Montastruc, Ludovic and Negny, Stephane, Editor, 32th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering Volume 51 from Computer-aided chemical engineering
Page 1489–1494
Publisher: Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands and Cambridge, MA
2022
1489–1494
ISBN
978-0-323-95879-0
Mendes, João Gabriel; Simões, Gabriel; Mendes, Delano; Melo, Silvio Alexandre; Pontes, Karen V.; Illner, Markus; Esche, Erik; Repke, Jens-Uwe
Intensification of CO2 capture from methane-rich streams using a rotating packed bed absorption column
In Kooijman, Harry and Meyer, Michel and Repke, Jens-Uwe, Editor, 12th International Conference on Distillation & Absorption, Page 1234
In Kooijman, Harry and Meyer, Michel and Repke, Jens-Uwe, Editor
2022
Hilpert, Matthias; Calvillo Aranda, Gerson Uriel; Repke, Jens-Uwe
Experimental analysis and rate-based stage modeling of multicomponent distillation in a Rotating Packed Bed
Chemical Engineering and Processing - Process Intensification, 171 :108651
2022
ISSN: 02552701
Esche, Erik; Weigert, Joris; Brand Rihm, Gerardo; Göbel, Jan; Repke, Jens-Uwe
Architectures for neural networks as surrogates for dynamic systems in chemical engineering
Chemical Engineering Research and Design, 177 :184–199
2022
ISSN: 0263-8762
Perez Ortiz, Abigail; Penteado, Alberto Teixeira; Karsten, Tim; Esche, Erik; Grigull, Vitor; Schomäcker, Reinhard; Repke, Jens-Uwe
Autothermal Oxidative Coupling of Methane: Steady–State Multiplicity over Mn–Na 2 WO 4 /SiO 2 at Mini–Plant Scale
Chemie Ingenieur Technik, 94 (5) :791–795
2022
ISSN: 0009-286X
Illner, Markus; Kozachynskyi, Volodymyr; Esche, Erik; Repke, Jens-Uwe
D-RTO as enabler for green chemical processes - systematic application and challenges in reactive liquid multiphase systems
In Yamashita, Yoshiyuki and Kano, Manabu, Editor, 14th International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering (PSE 2021+) from Computer-aided chemical engineering
Page 433–438
Publisher: Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands and Cambridge, MA
2022
433–438
ISBN
978-0-323-85159-6
Hoffmann, Christian; Esche, Erik; Repke, Jens-Uwe
Integration of design and operation for the CO2-based methanol synthesis
In Yamashita, Yoshiyuki and Kano, Manabu, Editor, 14th International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering (PSE 2021+) Volume 49 from Computer-aided chemical engineering
Page 721–726
Publisher: Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands and Cambridge, MA
2022
721–726
ISBN
978-0-323-85159-6
Krone, David; Esche, Erik; Asprion, Norbert; Skiborowski, Mirko; Repke, Jens-Uwe
Enabling optimization of complex distillation configurations in GAMS with CAPE-OPEN thermodynamic models
Computers & Chemical Engineering, 157 :107626
2022
ISSN: 0098-1354
Brand Rihm, Gerardo; Esche, Erik; Repke, Jens-Uwe
Data-driven modelling of full batch distillation cycles based on recurrent neuronal networks
In Montastruc, Ludovic and Negny, Stephane, Editor, 32th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering Volume 51 from Computer-aided chemical engineering
Page 385–390
Publisher: Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands and Cambridge, MA
2022
385–390
ISBN
978-0-323-95879-0
Raddant, Hannes; Brösigke, Georg; Hoffmann, Christian; Illner, Markus; Repke, Jens-Uwe
Experimental investigations of fluid dynamics of gravity-destabilized liquid film flows over structured surgaces using light induced fluorescence
In Kooijman, Harry and Meyer, Michel and Repke, Jens-Uwe, Editor, 12th International Conference on Distillation & Absorption, Page 1216
In Kooijman, Harry and Meyer, Michel and Repke, Jens-Uwe, Editor
2022
Illner, Markus; Kozachynskyi, Volodymyr; Esche, Erik; Repke, Jens-Uwe
Fast-track realization of reactive microemulsion systems – Systematic system analysis and tailored application of PSE methods
Chemical Engineering Science, 252 :117290
2022
ISSN: 0009-2509

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