Project Description

Prof. Dr. habil, Andrea Kruse

University of Hohenheim – Institute of Agricultural En
gineering – Conversion Technology and Life Cycle Assessment of Renewable Resources (440f)Garbenstr. 9, 70593 Stuttgart (Germany)
Phone: +49 (0)711 459 24700
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Professor Kruse’s interests are focused on: platform chemicals from biomass (furfurales, phenols, etc.) for old and new polymers (nylons from chicory, resins from straw); new carbon-rich materials from biomass (biochar, activated coal, carbon black, materials for fuel cells….); and fertilizer by nutrient recycling (for example from sewage sludge or manure). Her current position is chair of “Conversion Technology and Life Cycle Assessment of Renewable Resources” at UHOH and guest scientist at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Institute for Catalysis Research and Technology.

Principal Investigator at UHOH and main supervisor of ESR 6 and ESR 7