- Director, Gas Technology DVGW-EBI
Frank Graf graduated in 2001 from the Technical University of Karlsruhe in Process Engineering and received his PhD from the Technical University of Karlsruhe in 2007. He has been employed at DVGW-EBI since 2005. From 2005 to 2010 he headed the department Gas Technology Consulting and since 2010 he has been responsible for the division Gas Technology. In addition, he is leader of the topic “Physical-chemical fuel processing technologies” at Engler-Bunte-Institute, KIT.
His current R&D work at KIT and DVGW is focused on processes for conversion and upgrading of biomass and fossil fuels. Main topics are the production of biomethane and SNG from solid fuels like biomass via gasification and catalytic methanation or via biochemical processes like fermentation as well as PtG technologies.
Furthermore, he is an expert for gas transport and distribution topic like gas quality aspects, injection of renewable gases, odorisation. He is a member of various national and international research and standardization committees.