Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jakob Burger
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jakob Burger


Phone: +49 (0) 9421 187-275

Consultation hours SS 2024:
Thursdays, 11:30-12:30
Except holidays and the following dates: May 16, May 23, and June 27
No appointments needed. Just knock of my office door or call.


TUM Campus Straubing
Uferstraße 53
94315 Straubing

Ufertsraße 53 Raum: 01.3505.115


Career positions

Since 10/2017: Professorship (W3) “Chemische und Thermische Verfahrenstechnik“, Technical University of Munich, Campus Straubing

Since 05/2016: Co-Founder and Managing Director OME Technologies GmbH

06/2013 – 09/2017: Junior-Professorship (W1) “Verfahrensentwurf und Rohstoffwandel”, University of Kaiserslautern, Laboratory of Engineering Thermodynamics

10/2012 – 05/2013: Post-doctoral research fellow, Imperial College London, United Kingdom, Centre for Process Systems Engineering, Prof. C. Adjiman. Topic: “Computer-aided molecular and process design”

11/2012: PhD thesis “A novel process for the production of diesel fuel additives by hierarchical design“, TU Kaiserslautern, Tutor: Prof. Dr.-Ing. H. Hasse

04/2009 – 09/2012: PhD student, University of Kaiserslautern, Laboratory of Engineering Thermodynamics


10/2003 – 02 / 2009: Process Engineering (Degree: Diploma), University of Stuttgart

08/2008 – 01/2009: Diploma thesis: “Modellierung, system-theoretische Analyse und Regelung des gekoppelten Verbrennungs- und Luftsystems im PKW-Dieselmotor“, Robert Bosch GmbH, Schwieberdingen

10/2006 – 04/2007: Internship, NEC Schott Components Corp. in Minakuchi, Japan: Quality management in production of electro-ceramic elements

Professional activities

  • Reviewer for >20 scientific journals.
  • Member ProcessNet-Working Parties: “Process Simulation, Process Synthesis and Knowledge Processing”, “Fluid Separations” & “Thermodynamics” 




Chemical Process Engineering

Uferstraße 53
94315 Straubing


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jakob Burger

Tel.: +49 (0) 9421 187-275


Birgit Aich-Bauer

Tel.: +49 (0) 9421 187-279