Dr. rer. nat., Universitätsprofessor

Marcel Liauw

Professor Liauw
Lehr- und Forschungsgebiet Technische Chemie


Building: Sammelbau Chemie

Room: 42B 351

Worringerweg 2

52074 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80 26470
Fax: +49 241 80 22470



Educational and Professional Experience

since 2003 Professor (C3) for technical chemistry at RWTH Aachen University
2002 - 2003 Substitute for Prof. Jess at the RWTH Aachen University
2000 Industrial work, process engineering at SKW Trostberg AG
1996 - 2003 Habilitand at the University of Erlangen-Nürnberg: "Periodic process control and microstructured reactors" with Prof. Dr. G. Emig
1994 - 1995 Postdoc at the University of Houston, U.S.A: "Investigation of spatial and temporal pattern formation on catalysts" with Prof. Dr. D. Luss
1994 Graduation in Bremen (Dr. rer. nat.): "On the effect of spatial non-homogeneity, global coupling and drift on the dynamics of heterogeneous catalytic model systems" with Prof. Dr. N. I. Jaeger and Dr. P. J. Plath
1990 Thesis (diploma) in Bremen: "Coupling of oscillating regions in the heterogeneously catalytized ethanol oxidation" with Prof. Dr. N. I. Jaeger and Dr. P. J. Plath
1983 - 1989 Studies of chemistry at the University of Bremen


  • Reaction engineering
  • In-situ spectroscopy
  • Multiphasesystems
  • Selfoptimising systems
  • Microreaction engineering


  • Game-Based learning


1999 - 2002 DFG habilitation scholarship
1999 One of three awards for young professors of the Dechema educational board for industrial chemistry
1997 - 1999 Liebig scholarship of the FCI
1994 - 1996 DFG postdoc scholarship