NFDI4Cat is a community-driven and user-oriented initiative to secure the digital future of catalysis
- Shaping the digital future of catalysis
- Transformation of the fields of catalysis and catalysis-related sciences into Digital Catalysis
- An infrastructure for the open and FAIR handling of data from catalysis
- Provide software and tools
- Education and training in applied research data management and data science for catalysis
- The Research Data Management School of Catalysis
- Community-oriented and user-centred initiative
- Better data quality
- An integral data perspective
- Advanced predictive capacity
- Bringing the vision "From molecule to process" to life on a digital level
NFDI4Cat consists of 16 experienced partners from all areas of catalysis. The disciplines of reaction and process engineering are also represented in the consortium. The catalysis and engineering competencies are complemented by expertise in the fields of data science, high-performance computing and machine learning.
Dr. Andreas Förster
Dr. Förster is managing director of DECHEMA. He is the spokesperson and coordinator of NFDI4Cat.
Prof. Matthias Beller
Prof. Dr. Beller is head of the Department of Applied Homogeneous Catalysis at the Leibniz Institute for Catalysis. Within NFDI4Cat he is deputy speaker and scientific coordinator.
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael M. Resch
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Resch is director of the High Performance Computing Center Stuttgart. Within the framework of NFDI4Cat, HLRS will develop and implement the repository.
Prof. Dr. Walter Leitner
Prof. Dr. Leitner is Director of the Department of Molecular Catalysis at the Max Planck Institute for Chemical Energy Conversion.
Prof. Dr. Regina Palkovits
Prof. Dr. Palkovits is Executive Director at the Institute for Technical and Macromolecular Chemistry at RWTH Aachen University.
Prof. Dr. Johannes A. Lercher
Prof. Dr. Lercher is research director at the Catalysis Research Center of the Technical University of Munich and director of the Institute for Integrated Catalysis at the Pacific Northwest National Laboratory.
Prof. Dr. Udo Kragl
Prof. Dr. Udo Kragl is Professor of Technical Chemistry and Chairman of the German Catalysis Society (GeCats).
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Norbert Kockmann
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kockmann teaches at the TU Dortmund University in the Faculty of Bio- and Chemical Engineering, working group Apparatus Design.
Dr. Marco Haumann
Dr. Haumann is head of the Supported Ionic Liquid Phase Catalysis research group at the Institute of Chemical Reaction Engineering at the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg.
Prof. Dr. Roger Gläser
Prof. Dr. Gläser is director of the Institute of Chemical Technology at the University of Leipzig and focuses on advanced training in research data management applied to catalysis.
Prof. Dr. Uwe T. Bornscheuer
Prof. Dr. Bornscheuer is head of the Department of Biotechnology and Enzyme Catalysis at the Institute of Biochemistry at the University of Greifswald.
Prof. Dr. Peter Benner
Prof. Dr. Benner is Executive Director of the Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems in Magdeburg.
Dr. Stephan Andreas Schunk
Dr. Schunk serves in the role of Executive Expert / Vice President for hte GmbH & BASF SE. Dr. Schunk leads the industrial advisory board of NFDI4Cat.
Dr. Sonja Schimmler
Dr. Schimmler works at the Fraunhofer FOKUS and the TU Berlin, and leads the research group “Digitization of Science”. She is the Head of the “Linked Extensible Infrastructures and Access Management” task area.
Prof. Dr. Mehtap Özaslan
Prof. Dr. Mehtap Özaslan leads the ” Technical Electrocatalysis Laboratory” at the Technical University of Braunschweig. She is head of the Metadata and Ontology Development board within NFDI4Cat.t.
Prof. Dr. Olaf Deutschmann
Prof. Dr. Deutschmann is a professor at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology in the Institute of Technical Chemistry and Polymer Chemistry. He is a member of the steering committee of NFDI4Cat and leads the “Data Standards, Data Collection, Interfaces” task area.
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