Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Math. Hannes Fugmann

Head of Team Vapor Compression Technology, Division Energy Technologies and Systems

Research focus

  • Compact heat exchanger development
  • Experimental characterization of thermodynamic and hydraulic performance of single and multi-phase heat exchangers
  • CFD-simulation with COMSOL Multiphysics
  • Vapor compression technology for heating and cooling applications in buildings, transport, refrigeration and thermal energy storages
  • Heat Pumps with low-GWP refrigerants

Curriculum vitae

2020 Head of Team "Vapor Compression Technology" at Fraunhofer ISE
2019 Dissertation at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology: Investigation of Wire Structures for Heat Transfer Enhancement in Compact Heat
2012 – 2020 Research associate at Fraunhofer ISE
2012 Diploma of Mathematics with focus on Functional Analysis at Albert-Ludwig-University, Freiburg
2008 – 2012 Scientific assistant at Albert-Ludwig-University, Institute of Meteorology, Freiburg
2006 – 2012 Studies in Mathematics and Meteorology at Albert-Ludwig-University, Freiburg and at University of British Columbia, Vancouver

Major projects

  • WAMS, Acoustics in heat pumps, research assistant
  • HEAVEN, Modulating brine heat pump with multi-source system and decentralized ventilation units, research assistant
  • Optimat, Optimization of new materials for adsorption processes, research assistant
  • Thermogewebe, Design and thermodynamic characterization of woven wire fabric heat exchangers, project manager
  • MinWaterCSP, Minimized water consumption in CSP plants, research assistant, www.minwatercsp.com