Prof. Dr.-med. Jürgen Bünger

  • Toxicological analysis and characterization of engine emissions
  • Investigation of biological effects of engine emissions and their components
  • Medical-toxicological risk assessment of engine emissions

Prof. Dr. Friedrich Dinkelacker

  • Investigation of combustion and injection processes
  • Diesel engine and Gas engine combustion processes
  • Sustainable fuel combustion
  • Optical diagnostics and laser diagnostics in combustion
  • Numerical simulation and modeling of combustion processes

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Eilts

  • Liquid and gaseous alternative fuels
  • Alternative combustion systems
  • Optimization of the interaction of engine and fuel

Prof. Dr. Ravi Fernandes

  • Thermophysical properties of fluid energy carriers
  •  Reaction kinetics of energy conversion (combustion) and atmospheric processes
  •  Gas and compositional analysis using accurate and precise time-resolved measurement techniques for stable and transient species

Prof. Dr. Thomas Garbe

  • Emission behavior of combustion engines due to fuel properties
  • Ageing behavior of fuels
  • Development of drop in fuels
  • Description of world wide fuel qualities

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Karl Huber

  • Working process analysis of internal combustion engines
  • Fuel quality rating with engine based methods by means of indicators for knock resistance (Gasoline Knock Index (GKI), Research Octane Number (RON)) and ignition capability (Cetane Number (CN))
  • Pressure sensor evaluation in engine tests and in the dynamic pressure calibration test bench
  • Functional and efficiency analysis of auxiliary units
  • Competitive analysis of engines, drivetrains and vehicles

Prof. Dr. Jürgen Krahl

  • Fuel and engine oil chemistry
  • Exhaust gas analysis (regulated and non-regulated)
  • Fuel sensors

Dr.-Ing. Bastian Lehrheuer

  • Research Management
  • Fuels Based on Renewable Resources
  • Thermodynamics of Mobile Energy Conversion Systems
  • Combustion System Development

Dr. Klaus Lucka

  • Investigation of cause effect correlations due to the interaction of fuels and technical components
  • Statements about the behaviour of fuels, additives, components and systems under application-oriented conditions
  • Development of methods, procedures and test benches for fuels and technical components
  • Realization of application-oriented test procedures to the identification of deposits, material wear, etc.
  • Increase of operational safety and life span of technical components

Axel Munack

  • Editorial office and administrative support

Prof. Dr. Anika Sievers

  • Development of a conversion process for residual and waste materials into liquid hydrocarbons (READi™-process)
  • Catalytic hydroprocessing and isomerization
  • Fuel analysis


Prof. Dr.-Ing Thomas Schulte

  • Hybrid propulsion
  • Studies and analysis of vehicle efficiencies
  • Initiation of the „Modellregion Postfossile Mobilität OWL“

Dr. Ralf Türck

  •  Research and design  of new advanced fuels
  • Analysis of interactions in new fuel mixtures
  • Development of new fuel manufactoring processes


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Wensing

  • Investigation of injection and combustion processes
  • Heat and mass transfer in flow processes
  • Optical measurement technology and laser diagnostics
  • Special test benches for research and development
  • Alternative fuels and hydrogen technology

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Gennadi Zikoridse

  • Optimization of conventional drive systems
  • Development and evaluation of exhaust aftertreatment technologies
  • Alternative fuels and pollutant emissions
  • Mobility concepts and drive systems