Jump label

Service navigation

Main navigation

You are here:

Sub navigation

  • Staff+

Main content

Matthias Heitmann

Matthias Heitmann Photo of Matthias Heitmann

(+49)231 755-2339

(+49)231 755-2341


Laboratory of Plant and Process Design
Emil-Figge-Str. 70
Geschossbau 2
44227 Dortmund

Room G2-R3.20

Staff Information

Curriculum Vitae

Born July 25th, 1987 in Hamm (Germany)

St. Christophorus Gymnasium,
Werne (Germany)


B. Sc. Chemical Engineering Studies,TU Dortmund University,
Bachelor thesis: Model-based economic analysis of a multiproduct plant

2011-2013 M. Sc. Chemical Engineering Studies,TU Dortmund University,
Master thesis: Theoretical Investigation of Suitable Unit Operations Used for CO2 Separation in Model Based Process Synthesis
since 2013 PhD at the Laboratory of Plant and Process Design, TU Dortmund University,

Field of research: Investigation of innovative and alternative chemical plant concepts for flexible production in uncertain markets.


Field of Research





Matthias Heitmann , Thomas Huhn , Stefan Sievers , Gerhard Schembecker , Christian Bramsiepe,
Framework to decide for an expansion strategy of a small scale continuously operated modular multi-product plant
Chemical Engineering and Processing:
Process Intensification

Oral presentations

  • M. Heitmann, G. Schembecker, C. Bramsiepe
    Think Small, Think Flexible: The Expansion Strategy of a Continuously Operated Modular Multi-Product Plant
    AIChE Annual Meeting, Salt Lake City, USA (2015)

  • M. Heitmann, C. Bramsiepe, G. Schembecker
    Flexibility Investigation of a Continuously Operated Modular Multi-Product Plant
    10th European Congress of Chemical Engineering (ECCE10), Nice, France (2015)

  • M. Heitmann, L. Michieleto, H. Radatz, G. Schembecker, C. Bramsiepe
    Flexible and faster design of a modular multitubular reactor
    ProcessNet-Jahrestagung, Aachen, Deutschland (2014)

  • M. Heitmann, J. Elischewski, T. Seifert, C. Bramsiepe, G. Schembecker
    Multivariate Risikoanalyse eines modularen Anlagenkonzeptes
    Jahrestreffen der Fachgemeinschaft "Prozess-, Apparate- und Anlagentechnik", Bruchsal, Deutschland (2013)

  • A. Kunze, M. Heitmann, P. Lutze, A. Górak
    Hybrid Processing for CO2 Capture – A Model Based Approach for Process Synthesis
    AIChE Spring Meeting, San Antonio, USA (2013)


Poster presentation


  • M.Heitmann, B. Zhong, S. Sievers, G. Schembecker, C. Bramsiepe
    Investigation of the flexibility of a continuously-operated modular multi-product plant
    Jahrestreffen der Fachgemeinschaft  "Prozess-, Apparate- und Anlagentechnik", Lüneburg, Deutschland (2014)