Imperial College London

Prof Klaus Hellgardt

Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Chemical Engineering

Professor of Chemical Engineering
 
 
 
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Contact

 

+44 (0)20 7594 5577k.hellgardt

 
 
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Assistant

 

Miss Jessica Baldock +44 (0)20 7594 5699

 
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Location

 

208Bone BuildingSouth Kensington Campus

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Summary

 

Summary

Biography

Date Role
2014- Professor of Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London
2008-2014 Reader in Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London
2007 Visiting Professor, Graduate School of Frontier Sciences, University of Tokyo
2006-2008 Senior Lecturer in Chemical Engineering, Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London
2002-2005 Senior Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering, Loughborough University
1995-2002 Lecturer, Department of Chemical Engineering, Loughborough University
1995 Post-Doctoral Research Associate, Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London
1991-1994 PhD and DIC, Department of Chemical Engineering, Imperial College London
1989-1991 Research Assistant, Oil, Gas and Coal Institute, University of Karlsruhe (now Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)
1984-1990 Dipl. Ing. (TH) in Chemical Engineering, University of Karlsruhe (now Karlsruhe Institute of Technology)

Research Areas

Sustainable Reaction Engineering and Catalysis

Algae and cyanobacteria (hydrogen, biofuels, biomass, bioceuticals)
Biomass Reforming (APR, biogas, oxygenates),
Biofuels (biodiesel, pyrolysis oil upgrading),
Bio-photolytic and photo-electrochemical Hydrogen Production,
Hydrothermal and supercritical fluids processing (algae, biomass, heavy oil)
Flow Chemistry (multiphase electrochemical flow, partial oxidations, aminations, esterification, amide reduction)
Unconventional Fuel Cells (Carbon/Air, reverse sold oxide, sulphide)
Flux Response Technology,
Hydrotreating (HDS, HDN, HDM – heavy oils)

Selected Publications

Journal Articles

Zotova N, Roberts FJ, Kelsall GH, et al., 2012, Catalysis in flow: Au-catalysed alkylation of amines by alcohols, Green Chemistry, Vol:14, ISSN:1463-9262, Pages:226-232

Tamburic B, Zemichael FW, Maitland GC, et al., 2011, Parameters affecting the growth and hydrogen production of the green alga Chlamydomonas reinhardtii, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol:36, ISSN:0360-3199, Pages:7872-7876

Tamburic B, Zemichael FW, Crudge P, et al., 2011, Design of a novel flat-plate photobioreactor system for green algal hydrogen production, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Vol:36, ISSN:0360-3199, Pages:6578-6591

Zotova N, Hellgardt K, Kelsall GH, et al., 2010, Catalysis in flow: the practical and selective aerobic oxidation of alcohols to aldehydes and ketones, Green Chemistry, Vol:12, ISSN:1463-9262, Pages:2157-2163

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