Vogelgsang, Ferdinand M. Sc.

Sustainable Catalytic Processes

In March 2021, Ferdinand Vogelgsang joined the group for Sustainable Catalytic Processes in Straubing. Previously, he worked as a PhD student in the group of Prof. J. A. Lercher on hydrogenation reactions on transition metal sulfides. In 2015, he received his master’s degree in chemical engineering from the Technical University of Munich. During his studies, he focused on heterogeneous catalysis in the fields of biomass upgrading, conventional refining and adsorption processes.

    • Synthesis and characterization of heterogeneous catalysts
    • Catalytic reactors and processes
    • Microkinetic studies and reaction network analysis
  • Professional career

    Since 2021 Scientist at Fraunhofer IGB Straubing
    2015 – 2021 PhD Candidate in the research group of Prof. Dr. J.A. Lercher at TU Munich
    2009 – 2015 Master of Science in Chemical-Engineering, Technical University of Munich
    2009 Internship at a Remedial Day Care Center Frère-Roger-Kinderzentrum in Augsburg
    2008 Abitur at Rudolf-Diesel-Gymnasium Augsburg
  • Project title Project title long Funding source Period
    DiMeFu Dimethylfuran as a sustainable downstream product of 5-hydroxymethylfurfural: production and applications of a biobased solvent German Research Foundation DFG-Fraunhofer Cooperation – Trilateral Knowledge Transfer Projects November 2022 – October 2025
    Renewable Electricity-based, cyclic and economic production of Fuel EU January 2021 – December 2023