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Chair of Chemical & Process EngineeringChair of Chemical & Process Engineering

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Welcome to the Department!


We welcome you to our locations on the main campus and at Ackerstrasse in Wedding!

Research at the Department


Multiphase processes - Fluid dynamics - Technical processes



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Winter term 2020/2021 - Teaching still online


Also the winter semester 2020/2021 mostly takes place online. With a click on the above picture, you will be directed to the teaching sites of the chair where you can find all important information regarding the offered courses.



Since September 28, 2020, the "Phased Plan for the Operation of Universities under Pandemic Conditions" (Link) has been in force at all Berlin universities. At TU Berlin Phase 2 has been in operation since October 19, 2020. Detailed regulations and implications with regard to teaching and research can be found on the pages of the Crisis Committee:

Coronavirus: Important Information for All Members of TU Berlin

For news and current changes at the Chair, please scroll down to "News".

Status: October 19, 2020


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Chemical and process engineering deals with the application of basic science to physical and/or chemical conversions. The economic aspects and feasibility for industrial applications are of fundamental interest.

The core competence of our research group lies in the following areas: 

  • Multiphase processes
  • Fluid dynamics
  • Technical processes

Further information about our research projects can be found here: Research
The Chair participates in the following research associations:

At which conferences our research group participates to present the latest research results, please see here: Conference talks

Students who are interested in writing their thesis at the Chair can find current offers here: Theses
You can also ask the staff for current topics.

Scientific debates / Colloquia

December 09, 2020, video meeting

  • 09am, Manuel Brehmer: "Experimentelle Grundlagenuntersuchungen zur Bestimmung charakteristischer, messbarer Kennwerte für die Automatisierung des Mischprozesses in Biogasanlagen" [PhD defense]

Presentations on current research activities in the department

December 03 2020, online

  • 11:15am, Dominik Hübner: "Tropfengrößenverteilungen und Phasentrennung in komplexen Mehrphasensystemen" [Bachelor's thesis]

December 17 2020, online

  • 10am, Rick Zander: "Experimentelle Untersuchung der Einzeltropfen-Sedimentation verschiedener Flüssig/flüssig-Systeme unter Einfluss von Grenzflächeneffekten" [Bachelor's thesis]

January 14 2021, online

  • 10am, Thomas Gaschler: "Analyse der Grenzfächenrheologie in flüssigen Mehrphasensystemen mit verschiedenen Additiven" [Bachelor's thesis]

A list of previous presentations is available here.



Prof. Kraume offers his weekly consultation-hour every Monday from 4pm to 5 pm.

The consultation-hour will be held online via Zoom. You will receive the login data after filling out the linked registration form -> Registration form consultation-hour


In the face of the current situation, the secretariat is closed until further notice.

Personal consultations
are possible. Face masks are mandatory as well as the observation of hygiene and distance rules.

Monday, 10am - 12am, MAR building, 2nd floor, room 2.054

Please note our new address!

Please drop mail into the post box MAR 2-1 in the foyer.

For any request, please use solely the e-mail address:

Vacancies Student Assistants (40h/month) (in German)

Das Fachgebiet sucht ab sofort mehrere studentische Hilfskräfte zur Unterstützung von Lehrtätigkeiten und experimentellen Arbeiten.

1) Sonderforschungsbereich Transregio 63, Teilprojekt A6
    (1 Stelle, Kennziffer: Fak III  D 2020/50, 40h/Monat)

  • Durchführung von Experimenten in Mehrphasensystemen
  • Bestimmung physikalischer Grundgrößen, Analytische Bestimmung von Messproben
  • Weitere Einzelheiten in der Ausschreibung: hier (Frist: 06. November 2020)

2) Unterstützung der Lehrtätigkeiten des Fachgebietes
    (2-3 Stellen, Kennziffer: Fak III D 2020/36, je 40h/Monat)

  • Betreuung von Tutorien und Rechenübungen sowie ggf. Praktika
  • unterstützende Ausarbeitung von Lehrmaterialien (insbesondere EIS II/III, PC und VT I)
  • Weitere Einzelheiten in der Ausschreibung: hier (Frist: 11. November 2020)

3) FNR-Projekt StripCompact
    (1 Stelle, Kennziffer: Fak III D 2020/55, 40h/Monat)

  • Bau und Betrieb einer Laboranlage zur Ammoniakstrippung
  • Messung von Stofftransport und Konzentrationen, Löslichkeitsgleichgewichten sowie die energetische Bilanzierung
  • Weitere Einzelheiten in der Ausschreibung: hier (Frist: 11. November 2020)

4) EU-Forschungsprojekt LIPES
    (2 Stellen, Kennziffer: Fak III D 20202/60, 40h/Monat)

  • Durchführung von Experimenten in O/W-Emulsionen zur enzymatsichen Fettspaltung
  • Begleitende CFD-Simulationen
  • Weitere Einzelheiten in der Ausschreibung: hier (Frist: 23. November 2020)

Bitte richten Sie Ihre aussagekräftige, vollständige Bewerbung unter Angabe der Kennziffer an Prof. Kraume.


In early September 2020, our numerical research team and the office of the Collaborative Research Centre/Transregio 63 moved to our location in Ackerstraße in Berlin-Wedding (map and directions: see here).

Since October 08, 2020 our new location on the main campus is in MAR building (map and directions: see here).

Our new address:

Technische Universität Berlin
Chair of Chemical and Process Engineering
Secr. MAR 2-1
2nd floor
Marchstraße 23
10587 Berlin

The phone numbers and addresses of the staff will be updated continously.


The state of Berlin and the Academic Senate of TU Berlin have adopted regulations for examinations for which a fail is not counted as an attempt (Freiversuch) for summer semester 2020 as well as the following winter semester. These regulations become effective with their publication in the law and ordinance gazette (Gestz- und Verordnungsblatt) of the state of Berlin. You will be informed of this shortly thereafter via this website.

The Examination Office is currently preparing to implement these regulations. Students will not be required to apply to have their grades discounted.

Priority is given to student accounts where a grade of 5.0 was awarded for the third attempt in summer semester 2020, meaning that the student is faced with exmatriculation. All known cases as of today (22.9.2020) have already been processed and the those affected informed. Further cases will be automatically processed as soon as examiners submit their grades to the Examination Office.

Thereafter, first and second unsuccessful attempts for summer semester 2020 will also be processed (automatically and without request), meaning that these failed examinations will also not be counted as attempts.  It still needs to be determined if the regulations will also apply to special cases, such as two failed attempts for an examination in summer semester 2020, failed final theses, or where a grade of 5.0 has been awarded as a result of cheating.

The deadline for taking an exam due to failed first or second repeat examinations in summer semester 2020 has been extended until 30.9.2021. There are currently no active deadlines for examinations failed at the first attempt.

Please be aware that this process requires time-consuming manual booking, which we first need to organize. It will therefore not be possible to implement everything in the near future. We will keep you updated here concerning developments, including how and whether the regulations regarding failed attempts apply to the special cases referred to above for ongoing examinations. We recommend you to visit our website regularly to find out about updates as well as check your QISPOS account or your SAP account (students in Physics and Historical Urban Studies programs).

We kindly request you not to make inquiries. Thank you!


From June 2020 on, oral examinations will again be conducted at the Chair. For recent information, please see the site "Examination dates and modalities".

The dates for written exams will be announced in the respective ISIS courses.



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