About Jennifer Niessner

Career

Seit 2020              

Director of the Fluid Lab and of the Institute of Flow in Additively Manufactured Porous Media (ISAPS), Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences

Seit 2014

Professor at Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences

2011- 2014

Technical project leader and research engineer, Corporate Research, Robert Bosch GmbH, Gerlingen, Germany

2007-2011

Akademische Rätin, Universität Stuttgart

2007-2008

Post-Doc: Department of Earth Sciences, Universität Utrecht, Niederlande

2006-2007

Tenured research staff, University of Stuttgart, Germany

2003-2006

Doctoral student, University of Stuttgart, Germany

1998-2003

Study of “Water Resources Engineering and Management“ (M.Sc.) and “Environmental Engineering” (Dipl.-Ing.), University of Stuttgart, Germany

Scientific qualifications

2010                      

Habilitation, University of Stuttgart: “The role of interfacial area in porous medium flow – bridging scales and coupling models”

2006                     

Doctoral degree (with distinction). Institute of Hydraulic Engineering, University of Stuttgart, “Multi-Scale Modeling of Multi-Phase - Multi-Component Processes in Heterogeneous Porous Media”

2005                   

Research fellow at the University of Bergen, Norway (2 months)

2003                

Dipl.-Ing. / M.Sc. Thesis, Institut National de Recherche en Informatique et en Automatique, Paris (with distinction)

Honors and Awards

2022

“Wissenschaftspreis für herausragende anwendungsorientierte Forschung” (scientific prize for excellent applied research) by the Thomas Gessmann Foundation

2022

Appointed member of the "Indoor Air Hygiene Commission" (Kommission Innenraumlufthygiene) of the Federal Environment Agency (Umweltbundesamt) for the appointment period 2022-2025

2021

Appointed Member of the Baden-Württemberg Center of Applied Research (BW-CAR)

2020

Research professor of Fluid Mechanics at Heilbronn University of Applied Sciences

2020

Appointed member of the "Expertenkreis Aerosole" of the state government of Baden-Württemberg

2011

SIAM Geosciences Junior Scientist Prize of the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM)

2011

Sigrid-und-Viktor-Dulger-Preis by the „Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften“

2009

Invited participant of the Alexander-von-Humboldt-Stiftung: Indo-German Frontiers of Engineering Symposium in Chennai, India

2008

Scholarship “Fast Track“ by Robert-Bosch-Stiftung

2007-2008

Research scholarship by „Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft“ (DFG)

2007

“Preis der Freunde der Universität Stuttgart” for the dissertation

2004-2005

Scholarship by the „Landesgraduiertenförderung Baden-Württemberg“

2004

“Preis der Freunde der Universität Stuttgart” for the Dipl.-Ing.- / M.Sc. thesis

1998-2003

Scholarship by the „Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes“ in recognition of several prizes in federal and national competitions (mathematics / old languages)

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