Hermann Nirschl was born on October 1st, 1964. From 1984 to 1989, he did his undergraduate studies in technology and biotechnology of foods at the Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany. From 1989 to 1990, he completed his graduate studies as a Konrad-Adenauer Fellow at the Technical University of Munich, Munich, Germany (Chair of Fluid Dynamics and Process Engineering). From 1990 to 1991, Nirschl granted a fellowship at the University of California Davis, Calif, USA (Department of Mechanical and Materials Engineering, Professor H.A. Dwyer). During 1991–1994, Nirschl did his graduate studies at the Technical University of Munich. He received a Ph.D. degree from the Technical University of Munich, in February 1994, and a Habilitation degree from the same university, in November 1996. From 1997 to 2002, Nirschl served as the Head of Process Engineering and Equipment at 3M ESPE dental company. From 2008 to 2010, he served as the Dean of the Faculty for Chemical and Process Engineering. Since October 2002, he has been serving as a Professor at the University of Karlsruhe (KIT) and as a Chair of the Institute of Mechanical Process Engineering and Mechanics. His areas of expertise include solid liquid separation, mixing and dispersing, and simulation.
Biography Updated on 20 June 2012