Vacancy No. 32-2018 IMVT

PhD thesis: Validation of an ultra-compact microstructured membrane reformer system for small-capacity hydrogen production from methane


Job description

This position is part of a cooperation project with industry and research partners. Aim of the project is the development of an innovative, compact membrane reactor system with palladium composite membrane for the CO2 neutral, decentralized production of hydrogen. Mainly the further development of the metallic membrane and the overall system as well as the simulation of the process.

Personal qualification

You have a master’s degree or equivalent in chemical engineering, material science or technical chemistry. You are interested in the conception, simulation and optimization of chemical processes. Experiences in the field of membrane separation processes are an advantage and round off your profile in addition. Candidates must possess excellent written and oral proficiency in English and ideally very good knowledge of German.

Organizational unit

Institute for Micro Process Engineering (IMVT)

Starting date


Contract duration

limited to 3 years

Application up to


Contact person in line-management

For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Dittmeyer, phone 0721 608-23114.


Please apply online using the button below for this vacancy number 32-2018 IMVT.
Personnel support is provided by 

Mr Dolzinski
phone: +49 721 608-25030,

Hermann-von-Helmholtz-Platz 1, 76344 Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen, Germany

If qualified, handicapped applicants (m/f/d) will be preferred.