Juniorprofessor Dr.-Ing. Dipl.Wirt. Ing. Niklas von der AßenCopyright: Peter Winandy
Dr. Niklas von der Aßen has been Junior Professor for Sustainable Life Cycles in Energy, Chemical and Process Engineering at RWTH's Faculty of Mechanical Engineering since August 2019.
He explores sustainable technology and product lifecycles under consideration of planetary boundaries. To this end he develops methods for the evaluation and design of closed material cycles in industrial processes with the help of technology integration and sector coupling.
Born 1984 in Mainz
|2004 to 2010||Studied Mechanical Engineering at RWTH Aachen University|
|2006 to 2011||
Studied Business Administration/Economics (complementary degree program) at RWTH
|2007 to 2008||Study abroad at the University of California, Davis, US|
|2009 to 2010||Research stay at Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona|
|2015||Doctorate, RWTH Aachen University|
|2010 to 2016||Research Assistant at the RWTH Chair of Techncial Thermodynamics (LTT)|
|2016 to 2019||Sustainability Consultant, Bayer AG, Leverkusen|
Family: Married to Kathrin von der Aßen, Vater of Moritz and Malte
Free time: Family, (Trail) running
The world doesn't get better just because it is spinning – you don't move anything if you don't move yourself.
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