Organization | Prof. Volker Hessel

Prof. Volker Hessel

Eindhoven University of Technology

Prof. Dr. Volker Hessel studied chemistry at Mainz University (PhD in organic chemistry, 1993). In 1994 he entered the Institut für Mikrotechnik Mainz GmbH (1996: group leader microreaction technology). In 2002, Prof. Hessel was appointed Vice Director R&D at IMM and in 2007 as Director R&D. In 2005 and 2011, Prof. Hessel was appointed as part-time and full professor at Eindhoven University of Technology, respectively, for the chair of “Micro Flow Chemistry and Process Technology”. Prof. Dr. Hessel is (co-)author of more than 250 peer-reviewed publications, with 18 book chapters and 5 books. He received the AIChE Award “Excellence in Process Development Research” in 2007 and in 2010 the ERC Advanced Grant “Novel Process Windows”. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journal “Green Processing and Synthesis”. He is authority in the 35-man teamed Enquete Commission “Future of the Chemistry” of the parliament of Germany’s state Nordrhein-Westfalia.

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