Prof.dr. Volker Hessel



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”. He is honorary professor at TU Darmstadt, Germany, and guest professor at Kunming University of Science and Technology, China.

Prof. Dr. Hessel is (co-)author of more than 380 peer-reviewed publications and 10 books. He received the AIChE Award “Excellence in Process Development Research” in 2007, the ERC Advanced Grant “Novel Process Windows” in 2010, and the IUPAC ThalesNano Prize in Flow Chemistry in 2017. In the same year, he got granted as coordinator the FET OPEN project ONE-FLOW. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journal “Green Processing and Synthesis”. He was authority in the 35-man teamed Enquete Commission "Future of the Chemical Industry" of the parliament of Germany's state Nordrhein-Westfalia and is advisor for GSK for the Green Chemical Manufacturing Programme in Singapore.


Team Project Partners


Ir. Olivia M. Morales Gonzalez MSc / Eindhoven University of Technology

Ir. Olivia M. Morales Gonzalez MSc holds a double master degree from the University of Twente and the Eindhoven University of Technology, majoring in Environmental and Energy Management and Sustainable Energy technologies respectively. She is a specialist in environmental assessments and optimization.

She is currently a Ph.D. candidate working in the ONE-FLOW project at the Eindhoven University of Technology. She will focus on the End-to-End Green process design for Pharmaceuticals. Her aim is to assess the greenness of the processes and products to deliver process recommendations.

T +31 40 247 4671   /    Mail o.m.morales.gonzalez@tue.nl



Dr. Sirui Li / Eindhoven University of Technology

Dr. Sirui Li was born in Yunnan, China, in 1988. He received the B.Eng. (Hons.) and M.Sc. degrees in electronic and electrical engineering from the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, U.K., in 2010 and 2011, respectively, where he continued his study as a Ph.D student, majoring non-thermal plasma discharge for cleaning and surface decontamination and received a Ph.D degree in 2016.

Sirui Li is currently a postdoctoral research fellow working on the research topic of plasma and process design in the department of Micro Flow Chemistry and Process Technology, Eindhoven University of Technology.

T +31 - 40 247 4634   /   Mail  S.Li1@tue.nl



Dr. Timothy Noël / Eindhoven University of Technology

Timothy Noël obtained his M.Sc. (Industrial Chemical Engineering) in 2004. In 2009, he received his Ph.D. at the University of Ghent. He then moved to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a Fulbright Postdoctoral Fellow with Professor Stephen L. Buchwald (MIT-Novartis Center for Continuous Manufacturing). Since 2012 he has been working as a professor at Eindhoven University of Technology. In 2011, he received an Incentive Award for Young Researchers. In 2012, he received a Veni grant (NWO) and was nominated for the European Young Chemist Award. Since 2014, he has been serving as an associate editor of the Journal of Flow Chemistry. Recently, he received a prestigious VIDI grant (NWO) and he coordinates the Marie Skłodowska-Curie ETN program “Photo4Future”.

T +31 40 247 3623   /   Mail  t.noel@tue.nl



Ms. Chenyue Zhang MSc / Eindhoven University of Technology

Ms. Chenyue Zhang is a graduated master student majoring in chemical energy engineering at Otto Von Guericke University Magdeburg. The master research in Process and System Engineering group of Max Planck Institute is towards to extension of UNIFAC-IL model and computer-aided ionic liquids design (CAILD) for extractive desulfurization. She also studied on hydrolytic synthesis and modification of nylon 12 polymers as the bachelor thesis research at East China University of Science and Technology through analyzing all kinds of properties (e.g. intrinsic viscosity, DSC, TGA, et al.).

 Ms Chenyue Zhang mainly concentrate on Solvent-free Spacient Factory in One-Flow project, she would like to explore the possibility of combining modeling and simulation methods with experimental validations and to use what she has learned to use switchable solvents achieving multistep synthesis in multiphase in the future.

T +31 40 247 4827  /  Mail c.zhang2@tue.nl



Prof.dr.ir. D.C. (Kitty) Nijmeijer /Eindhoven University of Technology

Prof. dr. ir. Kitty Nijmeijer is professor Membrane Materials and Processes and has over 15 years of experience in the field of polymer membrane design, characterization and application. Before she moved to Eindhoven, she was chairing the research group Membrane Science and Technology at the University of Twente, The Netherlands. Kitty Nijmeijer is editorial board member of the scientific journals Science, the Journal of Membrane Science and the peer-reviewed, open access journals Membranes and Journal of Membranes and Separation Technology. She is Ambassador of the VNCI (Association of the Dutch Chemical Industry). She was elected board member and vice president of the European Membrane Society and she chaired ICOM 2011, the world’s largest conference on membrane science and technology. She is scientific director of the Dutch Institute for Sustainable Process Technology (ISPT).

T +31 40 247 2871   /   Mail  D.C.Nijmeijer@tue.nl


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Department of Chemical Enigneering & Chemistry | Micro Flow Chemistry & Process Technology

Chemical Reactor Engineering
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The Netherlands
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