Markus Kraft

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Biography

Prof Markus Kraft is a Fellow of Churchill College Cambridge and Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology. He is the director of CARES, the Singapore-Cambridge CREATE Research Centre, and Principal Investigator of C4T the “Cambridge Centre for Carbon Reduction in Chemical Technology”, which is a CARES research programme. Professor Kraft obtained the academic degree 'Diplom Technomathematiker' at the University of Kaiserslautern in 1992 and completed his Doctor rerum naturalium in Chemistry at the same University in 1997. Subsequently, he worked at the University of Karlsruhe and the Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics in Berlin. In 1999 he became a lecturer in the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Cambridge. In 2012 he obtained a ScD form the same University. He has a strong interest in the area of computational modelling and optimisation targeted towards developing carbon abatement and emissions reduction technologies for the automotive, power and chemical industries. Together with his research team he has also contributed significantly towards the detailed modelling of combustion synthesis of organic and inorganic nanoparticles and worked on spray drying and granulation of fine powders.

Research Themes

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Recent Preprints

295: Multi-criteria site selection using an ontology: the OntoZoning ontology of zones, land uses and programmes for Singapore

Heidi Silvennoinen, Arkadiusz Chadzynski, Feroz Farazi, Zhongming Shi, Ayda Grisiute, Aurel von Richthofen, Stephen Cairns, Markus Kraft, and Pieter Herthogs, Technical Report 295, c4e-Preprint Series, Cambridge, 2022.

294: OntoPESScan: An Ontology for the Exploration of Potential Energy Surfaces

Angiras Menon, Laura Pascazio, Daniel Nurkowski, Feroz Farazi, Sebastian Mosbach, Jethro Akroyd, and Markus Kraft, Technical Report 294, c4e-Preprint Series, Cambridge, 2022.

293: A Simple and Effective Approach to Unsupervised Instance Matching and its Application to Linked Data of Power Plants

Andreas Eibeck, Shaocong Zhang, Mei Qi Lim, and Markus Kraft, Technical Report 293, c4e-Preprint Series, Cambridge, 2022.

292: Automated Rational Design of Metal-Organic Polyhedra

Aleksandar Kondinski, Angiras Menon, Daniel Nurkowski, Feroz Farazi, Sebastian Mosbach, Jethro Akroyd, and Markus Kraft, Technical Report 292, c4e-Preprint Series, Cambridge, 2022.

Recent Publications

Question answering system for chemistry - A semantic agent extension

Xiaochi Zhou, Daniel Nurkowski, Angiras Menon, Jethro Akroyd, Sebastian Mosbach, and Markus Kraft, Digital Chemical Engineering 3, 100032, (2022).

Universal Digital Twin: Land use

Jethro Akroyd, Zachary Harper, David N.L. Soutar, Feroz Farazi, Amit Bhave, Sebastian Mosbach, and Markus Kraft, Data-Centric Engineering 3, 3, (2022).

Semantic 3D City Agents - An intelligent automation for dynamic geospatial knowledge graphs

Arkadiusz Chadzynski, Shiying Li, Ayda Grisiute, Feroz Farazi, Casper Lindberg, Sebastian Mosbach, Pieter Herthogs, and Markus Kraft, Energy and AI 8, 100137, (2022).

Perspectives for regulating 10 nm particle number emissions based on novel measurement methodologies

Zissis Samaras, Marcus Rieker, Eleni Papaioannou, Willem F. van Dorp, Marina K. Kousoulidou, Leonidas Ntziachristos, Jon Andersson, Alexander Bergmann, Stefan Hausberger, Jorma Keskinen, Panu Karjalainen, Sampsa Martikainen, Athanasios Mamakos, Christoph Haisch, Anastasios Kontses, Zisimos Toumasatos, Lukas Landl, Markus Bainschab, Tero Lähde, Oriana Piacenza, Philipp Kreutziger, Amit Bhave, Kok Foong Lee, Jethro Akroyd, Markus Kraft, Mohsen Kazemimanesh, Adam M. Boies, Cristian Focsa, Dumitru Duca, Yvain Carpentier, Claire Pirim, Jennifer A. Noble, Ophélie Lancry, Sébastien Legendre, Torsten Tritscher, Jürgen Spielvogel, Hans-Georg Horn, Antonio Pérez, Susanna Paz, Dimitrios Zarvalis, Anastasios Melas, Penelope Baltzopoulou, Nickolas D. Vlachos, Leonidas Chasapidis, Danis Deloglou, Emmanouil Daskalos, Apostolos Tsakis, Athanasios G. Konstandopoulos, Stéphane Zinola, Silvana Di Iorio, Francesco Catapano, Bianca M. Vaglieco, Heinz Burtscher, Giovanna Nicol, Daoíz Zamora, and Maurizio Maggiore, Journal of Aerosol Science 162, 105957, (2022).

Contact Details


Telephone: +44 (0)1223 762784 (Dept) 769010 (CHU)
Address: Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology
University of Cambridge
West Cambridge Site
Philippa Fawcett Drive
Cambridge CB3 0AS
United Kingdom
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