Adrian Schumpe received the Diploma in chemistry and the Dr.rer.nat. degree from the University of Hannover, Germany, in 1978 and 1981, respectively. In 1981-1982 he was a Research Associate at the University of Pittsburgh, USA. Funded by a fellowship of the German Research Association (DFG), he got his Habilitation at the University of Oldenburg, Germany, in 1988. Up to 1991, he worked in Germany’s National Research Center for Biotechnology (GBF), Braunschweig, on microbial polysaccharide production. Then he was appointed as a Professor of chemical engineering, University of Erlangen, Germany. Since 1994 he holds the Chair of Technical Chemistry at the Braunschweig University of Technolgy where he is currently heading the Institute of Technical Chemistry. He has authored more than 130 papers, patents, and books. His current research interests are high-pressure bubble columns, hydroformylation in microemulsions, and heterogeneous catalysis in slurry reactors.
Biography Updated on 21 October 2007