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30th Anniversary of the DYN Group


03.08.2020 – The DYN group was founded on August 1, 1990 and is currently celebrating its 30th anniversary of foundation. Read more about the journey of the group during the 30 years of boundless and persistent effort.


Two more doctoral degrees awarded to DYN researchers


20.05.2020 – On May 6 and 8, 2020, two researchers who had been supervised by Prof. Engell finished the procedures for their doctoral degrees with the oral examination at TU Dortmund.


A&R group project presentation


10.03.2020 – On Monday, March 9th, a group of Automation and Robotics Master students successfully presented the results of their project work, carried out at the DYN chair.


Workshop on "Deep Learning" – definition and application to process industry


03.03.2020 – The DYN group hosted a deep learning workshop on 02.03.2020, where several PhD students of the biochemical and chemical engineering faculty of the TU Dortmund along with guest speakers from different industries exchanged the outcome of their works on the relevant topics.


PSE project group presentation at Merck


25.02.2020 – The PSE project group supervised by the DYN group in WS2019/20 presented their final results on 21.02.2020 at Merck KGaA in Darmstadt.


Excursion to INEOS


17.01.2020 – The Bachelor project group, supervised by the DYN group in WS2019/20, presented their final results on 14.01.2020 at INEOS in Cologne.


Minister Pinkwart übergibt Förderbescheid für Projekt OptiProd


15.01.2020 – Prof. Dr. Andreas Pinkwart, Minister für Wirtschaft, Innovation, Digitalisierung und Energie des Landes NRW übergab am 15.1.2020 Förderbescheide an 11 Projekte, die ab Januar 2020 im Rahmen des Leitmarktwettbewerbs IKT.NRW gefördert werden.


NAMUR-Award for Daniel Haßkerl


08.11.2019 – On the NAMUR Annual General Meeting 2019 in Bad Neuenahr, DYN alumni Dr.-Ing. Daniel Haßkerl has been awarded the NAMUR-Award 2019 for his dissertation.


DYN @ PAAT 2019


05.11.2019 – From November 11th to 12th, 2019, the former group member and PhD candidate Corina Nentwich and the PhD students Lukas Samuel Maxeiner and Simon Wenzel represented the DYN at the PAAT2019 (Jahrestreffen der ProcessNet-Fachgemeinschaften “Prozess-, Apparate- und Anlagentechnik” unterstützt durch “Sustainable Production, Energy and Resources”) in Dortmund, Germany.


DYN @ IJCNN 2019


22.07.2019 – From July 14th to 19th, 2019, Corina Nentwich represented the DYN at the IEEE International Joint Conference on Neural Networks (IJCNN 2019) in Budapest, Hungary.


Excursion to Covestro


01.07.2019 – On June 25, 2019, as part of the course "Sicheres und optimiertes Betreiben von Anlagen in der Chemie- und Pharmaindustrie", the students visited the production site of Covestro AG in Leverkusen.


DYN at the 22nd International Conference on Process Control


18.06.2019 – From June 11-14, 2019, Prof. Sebastian Engell and the research associates Sakthi Thangavel and Afaq Ahmad attended the 22nd International Conference on Process Control in Štrbské Pleso, Slovak Republic.


DYN beside research: sport and creativity


22.05.2019 – On May 22nd, 2019, the Process Dynamics and Operations Group (DYN), had a sensational participation in the annual “Campus-Run” contest at the Technical University of Dortmund.


DYN @ DYCOPS, in Florianopolis, Brazil


06.05.2019 – From April 23th to 26th, 2019, part of the DYN group attended the 12th IFAC Symposium on Dynamics and Control of Process Systems, including Biosystems in Florianopolis, Brazil.


Consul General of India visiting the DYN laboratories


09.04.2019 – Pratibha Parkar (photo: third from the right), the Consul General of India in Frankfurt, visited the TU Dortmund University on 9th of April, 2019.


A&R project groups presentations


06.03.2019 – On Friday March 1st two groups of Automation and Robotics MSc students successfully presented the results of their project work carried out the past three months at the DYN chair.


PSE project group presentation at Merck

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04.03.2019 – The PSE project group supervised by the DYN group in WS2018/19 presented their final results on 01.03.2019 at Merck.


Visit from Prof. Ignacio Grossmann


01.02.2019 – From February 4th to 12th , 2019, Professor Ignacio Grossmann from the Carnegie Mellon University, USA, will be visiting the BCI department.


Dr.-Ing. Stefan Krämer nominated as honorary professor


14.11.2018 – On November 14th, 2018, Dr.-Ing. Stefan Krämer received the certificate of the honorary professorship from Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Ursula Gather, rector of the university, and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Norbert Kockmann, vice dean of teaching and studies of the department of Biochemical and Chemical Engineering (BCI). Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Engell, the head of the Process Dynamics and Operation group, and Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kockmann, also congratulated the nominee on behalf of the BCI faculty.


Dr. Felix Hanisch is the new chairman of the NAMUR board


09.11.2018 – Dr. Felix Hanisch, who did his PhD in the process dynamics and operations group, has been elected to be chairman of the board of NAMUR at the annual members’ assembly of NAMUR, which took place November 8th-9th, 2018 in Bad Neuenahr, Germany.