Hartmann, Robert Dr.

Regenerative Resources | Group Manager Biomass fractionation

Dr. Robert Hartmann is heading the biomass fractionation group at the Fraunhofer Center for Chemical-Biotechnological Processes CBP. He and his team are working on the processing of biomasses and their upscaling to promote the transition from lab-scale to industrial scale. The biomasses that can be processed to novel and sustainable products include treelike and straw-like raw materials. 

    • Processing of lignocellulose
    • Extraction of vegetable oils
    • Interfacial process engineering
    • Utilization of sustainable reagents in mineral processing
  • Professional career

    Since 07/2022 Group Manager Biomass Fractionation at Fraunhofer Center for Chemical-Biotechnological Processes CBP
    02/2018 – 06/2022   Post-doc researcher at Aalto University (Finland)
    11/2014 – 01/2018   PhD candidate at University of Oulu (Finland)
    10/2009 – 10/2014  Study of process engineering at TU Bergakademie Freiberg 
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