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Arnold Eucken Medal for Sebastian Engell


25.11.2021 – On the occasion of the annual meeting of the ProcessNet-Fachgemeinschaft (ProcessNet professional group) “Prozess-, Apparate- und Anlagentechnik (Process, Apparatus and Plant Technology)” in 2021, Professor Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Engell was presented with the Arnold Eucken Medal donated by the German Association for Process Engineering (GVT) in 1956 during the virtual opening and plenary session on November 22, 2021.


EU-Projekt Circular Foam gestartet


11.10.2021 – Im Rahmen der „Green Deal“ Ausschreibungen der Europäischen Kommission gewann ein Konsortium unter Leitung der Covestro AG, Leverkusen, das Projekt „CIRCULAR FOAM“.


Svetlana Klessova received PhD degree in Management Science under co-supervision by Prof. Engell

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15.07.2021 – On July 12, 2021, Svetlana Klessova, who was involved in management and impact maximisation activities in several of our EU projects in the past, obtained a PhD in Management Science from Université Côte d’Azur, France.


Doctoral degree awarded to the former DYN researcher, Corina Nentwich


01.06.2021 – On May 19, 2021, Corina Nentwich who had been supervised by Prof. Engell, finished the procedures for her doctoral degree with the oral examination at TU Dortmund.


NAMUR-Award for Simon Wenzel


09.11.2020 – On the NAMUR Annual General Meeting 2020, DYN alumni Dr.-Ing. Simon Wenzel has been awarded the NAMUR-Award 2020 for his PhD dissertation.


Sergio Lucia new Professor for Process Automation Systems

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09.10.2020 – On Oct. 1, 2020 Dr. Sergio Lucia started as the new professor for Process Automation Systems in the BCI department.


Visit to DYN by Laurent Dewasme

Farewell Dewasme

09.10.2020 – Laurent Dewasme visited the DYN group as a guest researcher from 01.08.2020 to 30.09.2020. Read more here about his background and what he worked on during his stay at the DYN chair.


Doctoral degree awarded to the former DYN researcher, Lukas Samuel Maxeiner


30.09.2020 – On September 29, 2020, Lukas Samuel Maxeiner who had been supervised by Prof. Engell, finished the procedures for his doctoral degree with the oral examination at TU Dortmund.


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.




01.03.2020 – OptiProd.NRW: Productivity And Sustainability Through Digital Production Optimization


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.