Prof. Dr. Uwe Riedel
Uwe Riedel is the acting director of the DLR-Institute of Low-Carbon Industrial Processes in Cottbus and Zittau founded in 2019. In this role he is responsible for the scientific set-up. The focus is on the specific requirements and research needs for the decarbonization of energy-intensive industrial sectors (power plants, steel production, cement industry, petrochemical industry, chemical industry, ...).
As a professor in the Faculty of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Stuttgart, his field of work is the physicochemical properties of conventional and synthetic fuels with a focus on aviation fuels. From 2015 to 2019, he was the project leader of the two DLR cross-sectional projects "Future Fuels", which conduct cross-sectoral research on future fuels in energy, transport, aviation and space.
Uwe Riedel holds a doctorate in physics and a habilitation in physical chemistry from the University of Heidelberg.