Dr. Ann-Kathrin Müller

  • group: Sustainable Value Chains


Research Areas
  • Assessment of various risks within the biomass value chain, e.g. supply, market and process risks
  • Location planning of future possible biomass utilization plants in the US, Chile and Upper Rhine Region
  • Techno-economic assessment of technologies for biomass utilization (e.g. bioliq, fermentation) 







  • Tutorial "Asset Management"



Biomass Value Chain Design: A Case Study of the Upper Rhine Region
Rudi, A.; Müller, A.-K.; Fröhling, M.; Schultmann, F.
2017. Waste and biomass valorization, 8 (7), 2313–2327. doi:10.1007/s12649-016-9820-x
Fast pyrolysis char - Assessment of alternative uses within the bioliq® concept
Funke, A.; Niebel, A.; Richter, D.; Abbas, M. M.; Müller, A.-K.; Radloff, S.; Paneru, M.; Maier, J.; Dahmen, N.; Sauer, J.
2016. Bioresource Technology, 200, 905–913. doi:10.1016/j.biortech.2015.11.012
Early Stage Investment and Cost Calculation Methodologies for NOx Reduction Measures in Large Combustion Plants
Mayer, C.; Müller, A.-K.; Fröhling, M.; Schultmann, F.
2015. Proceedings of the 5th International Workshop on Advances in Cleaner Production, May 20th to 22nd, 2015, Sao Paulo, Brazil, 1–11
How to Choose the Optimal Transportation Method - A Modeling Approach
Müller, A.-K.; Pesch, M.; Fröhling, M.; Schultmann, F.
2014. Online Proceedings of the 22nd European Biomass Conference and Exhibition (EU BC&E), Hamburg, Germany, June 23-26, 2014, 170–177, ETA-Florence Renewable Energies. doi:10.5071/22ndEUBCE2014-1CV.3.24
Methodology for economic assessment of best available air pollutant abatement techniques for thermal power plants
Müller, A.-K.; Schulte Beerbühl, S.; Fröhling, M.; Schultmann, F.
2013. 2nd International Scientific Conference PETrA 2013 (Pollution and Environment-Treatment of Air), Prague, Czech Republic, June 4 -6, 2013. Proceedings, No. 17, Czech Society of Chemical Engineering
Systems Analysis for a Sustainable Biomass Utilization in Chile
Müller, A.-K.; Fröhling, M.; Schultmann, F.; Carey Briones, P.
2013. 1st Conference of Natural Resources and Development (CNRD’13), Vina del Mar, Chile, November 25-28, 2013

Curriculum Vitae


Since 07/2012
Karlsruhe Institute for Technology, Karlsruhe
Research Associate at the Chair of Business Administration, Production and Operations Management
10/2013 - 07/2016

Postgraduate studies "Process Engineering", Technical University
Focus: Chemical process technology, process automation

10/2006 - 03/2012 Hochschulübergreifender Studiengang Wirtschaftsingenieurwesen (HWI), Hamburg
Focus: Industrial production, process engineering