Felix F. Ziegler, Germany

Institute of Energy Engineering
Technische Universitaet Berlin

Education 1975 – 1981: Student of Mechanical Engineering, Technische Universität München, Germany 1981: Diploma-degree of Technische Universität München in Mechanical Engineering (Dipl.-Ing.) 1991: Ph.D., Technische Universität München, Mech. Eng. (Dr.-Ing.) 1998: Habilitation in Thermodynamics, Technische Universität München Professional background 1982 – 1995: Department of Physics, Technische Universität München, Germany 1995 – 2001: Department for Energy Transformation and Storage, Bayerisches Zentrum für Angewandte Energieforschung, Garching, Germany 2001- present: Full Professor at Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin, Germany Prizes and awards Georg-Alefeld-Award 2014 Preis der Gesellschaft der Freunde der TU Berlin für vorbildliche Lehre 2012 (Teaching Award) Fields of past and running scientific projects Heat and mass transfer Refrigeration technology, with emphasis on absorption cycles Experimental research on: – heat and mass transfer properties – compact heat exchangers – thermosyphon pumps – novel cycles including storage – absorption heat pumping prototypes including control – demonstration units and pilot plants Theoretical research on: – control algorithms for absorption cycles including external flows – system simulation – heat exchanger optimization Memberships and functions Deputy Head of the Institute of Energy Engineering at Technische Universität Berlin Member of Commission E2 of the International Institute of Refrigeration President of the Executive Committee of the Int. Institute of Refrigeration President of the Management Committee of the International Institute of Refrigeration Member of the German Refrigeration and Air-Conditioning Association (DKV) Member of the German Engineering Association (VDI) Member of the Berlin Science Association (Berliner Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft) Member of the German University Association (Deutscher Hochschulbund) General Editor of the “International Journal of Refrigeration” Author or Co-author of more than 200 scientific publications (half of them peer-reviewed) Scientific assistance in organization of more than a dozen international conferences

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