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M.Sc. Christian Ontyd
Department of Energy Plant Technology
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Universitätsstraße 150, IC 2/125
D-44780 Bochum
Phone: +49 (0)234 / 32-27282
E-Mail: ontyd(at)

Fields of activity:

Pyrolysis of char and biomass
Torrefaction of wooden biomass
Kinetics of pyrolysis and torrefaction

Responsible for:

Homepage and PR
Auditing of accounts


Ontyd, C.; Freisewinkel, E.; Wedler, C.; Eisenbach, T.; Span, R.; Senneca, O.; Scherer, V. Flash pyrolysis of walnut shells and poplar in N2 and CO2: pyrolysis kinetics, pore evolution and a model for evaluation of pyrolysis species, 13TH European Conference on Industrial Furnaces and Boilers, Algarve, Portugal, 19th-22nd April, 2022
Debiagi, P.; Ontyd, C.; Pielsticker, S.; Schiemann, M.; Faravelli, T.; Kneer, R.; Hasse, C.; Scherer, V. Calibration and validation of a comprehensive kinetic model of coal conversion in inert, air and oxy-fuel conditions using data from multiple test rigs, Fuel 290, 2021
Ontyd, C.; Pielsticker, S.; Yildiz, C.; Schiemann, M.; Hatzfeld, O.; Ströhle, J.; Epple, B.; Kneer, R.; Scherer, V. Experimental determination of walnut shell pyrolysis kinetics in N2 and CO2 via thermogravimetric analysis, fluidized bed and drop tube reactors, Fuel 287, 2021
Ontyd, C.; Senneca, O.; Schiemann, M.; Scherer, V. Influence of water vapour on tar and gas formation during biomass pyrolysis under N2 and CO2 atmosphere in a drop tube reactor, 3rd International Workshop on Oxy-Fuel Combustion, Montabaur, Germany, 03. -04. März 2020
Wedler, C.; Ontyd, C.; Schiemann, M.; Scherer, V.; Richter, M.; Span, R. Evolution of micro- and mesopore structure during pyrolysis of coal and biomass in different atmospheres, 3rd International Workshop on Oxy-Fuel Combustion, Montabaur, Germany, 03. -04. März 2020
Senneca, O.; Ontyd, C.; Cerciello F.; Schiemann, M.; Scherer, V. On the extension of the Thermal Annealing concepts developed for coal combustion to conversion of lignocellulosic biomass, Energy Fuels 34, 2020, 3661-3670
Pielsticker, S.; Ontyd, C.; Kreitzberg, T.; Hatzfeld, O.; Schiemann, M.; Scherer, V., Kneer, R. Adaptation of the Chemical Percolation Devolatilization Model for Low Temperature Pyrolysis in a Fluidized Bed Reactor, Combustion Science and Technology, 2019
Debiagi, P.; Ontyd, C.; Heuer, S.; Schiemann, M.; Faravelli, T.; Kneer, R.; Scherer, V.; Hasse, C. Solid Fuel Kinetics for Oxy-Fuel conditions, 29. Deutscher Flammentag, Bochum, Germany, 17. -18. September 2019
Heuer, S.; Wedler, C.; Ontyd, C.; Schiemann, M.; Span, R.; Richter, M.; Scherer, V. Evolution of coal char porosity from CO2-pyrolysis experiments, Fuel 253, 2019, 1457-1464
Debiagi, P.; Heuer, S.; Ontyd, C.; Schiemann, M.; Faravelli, T.; Hasse, C.; Scherer, V. Differences in Formation and Oxidation of Columbian Coal Chars in Air and Oxy-Fuel Atmospheres, Chemical Engineering Transactions 74, 2019, 151-156
Ontyd, C.; Becker, A.; Schiemann, M.; Krause, B.; Wirtz, S.; Scherer, V.; Franiczek, J.; Trost, J. Kombination von Versuchen am Einzelpartikelreaktor und einem Drehrohr zur Torrefizierung von Kiefer und Pappel, 28. Deutscher Flammentag, Darmstadt, Germany, 06. -07. September 2017