Dr. Kristina Zentel

Working area(s)

Modelling of polymerization processes


work +49 6151 16-28202
fax +49 6151 16-28192

Work L2|04 D104
Peter-Grünberg-Straße 8
64287 Darmstadt

  • Modelling of polymerization processes including kinetics, flow and micro structure
  • Polymerization reaction engineering
  • Reactive, disperse systems
  • Reactor design and 3D printing
Since 06/2021 Habilitation at the Technical University of Darmstadt, Prof. Dr. Markus Busch
2018-2021 Post-Doc at the University of Hamburg with Prof. Dr. G. A. Luinstra, Substitute Lecturer for Prof. Dr. H.-U. Moritz
2015-2018 Doctorate at the Technical University of Darmstadt under Prof. Dr. Markus Busch (polymerisation technology)
2017 Research stay with Prof. Dr. Harald Pasch, Stellenbosch University, South Africa (polymer analysis)
2013-2015 Master of Science in Chemistry at the TU Darmstadt
2012 Research stay of Prof. Neil Cameron, Durham University, United Kingdom (Controlled polymerisations)
2010-2013 Bachelor of Science in Chemistry at the TU Darmstadt
2010 Abitur at the Maria Ward-Gymnasium, Mainz
since 05/2019 Secretary of the Working Party on Polymer Reaction Engineering (WPPRE) of the EFCE (European Federation of Chemical Engineering)
enhance research exchange, joint conference and workshop organisations, and more
since 10/2018 Member “Project One – New Ways to Collaborate” der EFCE
head: Dr. Hermann Feise, BASF
new tools and communication channels within EFCE with special focus on early career engineers
2020 Max Buchner-scholarship of DECHEMA e.V.
Application of 3D Printed Reactors for Process Optimization of Polymerizations
04/2019 Wiley Best Presentation Award
Advanced Polymers via Macromolecular Engineering, Stellenbosch, South Africa