May

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Jan-Folker May, M.Sc.

Department

Mechanical Engineering

Institute

Energy Systems and Energy Technology

Working area(s)

CFD, Gasification Modeling, Fluidization

Platform

Flexible energy converters with low CO2 emissions

Title of dissertation

Development and validation of a 3D simulation model for coal gasification in a fluidized bed

Education

Seit 04/2016: Scholarship holder of the Darmstadt Graduate School of Excellence Energy Science and Engineering

04/2013 – 03/2016: Technische Universität Darmstadt, Master Program Maschinenbau – Mechanical & Process Engineering (Title of master's thesis: „Development and validation of a CFD model of the fuel reactor of a 1 MWth Chemical-Looping Plant”)

10/2009 – 03/2013: Technische Universität Darmstadt, Bachelor Program Maschinenbau – Mechanical & Process Engineering

Professional Experience

10/2014 – 03/2015: Internship in the research and development of BASF SE in Ludwigshafen – Department: Fluidized bed reactor technology

Publication

Raman Sharma, Jan May, , Falah Alobaid, Peter Ohlemüller, Jochen Ströhle, Bernd Epple; Euler-Euler CFD simulation of the fuel reactor of a 1 MWth chemical-looping pilot plant: Influence of the drag models and specularity coefficient

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