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Prof. Dr. Peter Hense

NameProf. Dr. Peter Hense
InstitutionHS Bochum


Institute for Water and Environment
Phone+49 234 3210275

Academic and professional background

2008-2011: Studies at the TU Munich, B.Sc. Forest Sciences and Resource Management
2011-2013: Studies at the TU Munich, M.Sc. in Renewable Resources
2013-2019: Research associate (from 2017 group leader), Fraunhofer Institute for Environmental, Safety and Energy Technology, Sulzbach-Rosenberg branch
2017: Doctorate (PhD) at the Alma Mater Studiorum Università di Bologna

2019 - today: Managing partner of RSL Recycling Solutions Lippetal GmbH, Lippetal

2019-2020: Research assistant, Department of Mechanical and Environmental Engineering at the East Bavarian Technical University of Applied Sciences Amberg-Weiden

2020-2021: Research assistant, Institute for Infrastructure ∙ Water ∙ Resources ∙ Environment at Münster University of Applied Sciences

2021 - today: Professor of Environmental Engineering, in particular Circular Economy and Resource Management, at Bochum University of Applied Sciences