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Dr.-Ing. Markus Illner


Research Assistant (with teaching duties)

KWT-A 112

Tel. +49 30 314 26695

Fax +49 30 314 26915





Consultation Hours

Upon arrangement

Starting from 13.04.2020: Thursday 10:00 - 12:00



Research & Activities


Current Research Projects

"Integrated Processes in liquid Multiphase Systems" - Collaborative Research Centre InPROMPT


  • Process Design & Operation

    • Systematic analysis of innovative solvent systems for novel process concepts for process design and operation
    • Design and experimental investigation of new units, equipments, and process design for surfactant containing reactive systems
    • Development of automatization concepts and advanced analytical methods (Raman spectroscopy)
    • Setup and operation of mini-plant systems, long-term operation > 200h

  • Modeling

    • Reaction kinetics modeling regarding system integration and parameter estimation
    • Identification and modeling of the separation behavior of micellar multiphase systems
    • Dynamic modeling of mini-plant systems and experimental model validation

  • Optimization of Process Operation

    • Development and application of optimal plant trajectories via dynamic real time optimization
    • Multi-rate state estimation on moving horizons
    • Consideration of uncertainties

Further Activities

Contact an head for the dbta research cluster Intensified Processes


Further activities:

  • Associated member of the cluster of excellence "UniSysCat"
  • Support, preparation, and conduction of workshops for our in-house modeling and simulation tool MOSAICmodeling


  • Exercise: Process Modeling
  • Lecture: Process Systems Engineering
  • Lab class: Labor Prozess- und Anlagendynamik
  • Lab class: Labor thermische Grundoperationen
  • Project: Projekt Energie- und Verfahrenstechnik

Publications & Talks


Process spectroscopy in microemulsionstextemdashRaman spectroscopy for online monitoring of a homogeneous hydroformylation process
Zitatschlüssel Paul2017
Autor Andrea Paul and Klas Meyer and Jan-Paul Ruiken and Markus Illner and David-Nicolas Müller and Erik Esche and Günther Wozny and Frank Westad and Michael Maiwald
Seiten 035502
Jahr 2017
DOI 10.1088/1361-6501/aa54f0
Journal Measurement Science and Technology
Jahrgang 28
Nummer 3
Monat jan
Verlag IOP Publishing
Download Bibtex Eintrag


M. Illner, D. Müller, E. Esche, T. Pogrzeba, T. Barz, R. Schomäcker, G. Wozny: "Enabling Online-Optimization for a Multi-Phase System in a Hydroformylation Mini-Plant", 20th International Conference of Process Engineering and Chemical Plant Design, Berlin, Germany, 10/2014

M. Illner, D. Müller, E. Esche, R. Schomäcker, G. Wozny: "Hydroformylation in Microemulsions on a Mini-plant Scale: Operation Challenges and Solution Approaches", ACHEMA, Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 06/2015

M. Illner, J.-P. Ruiken, K. Meyer, D. Müller, E. Esche, A. Paul, J.-U. Repke, M. Maiwald: "Systematic Approach for Online Spectroscopyin Technical Systems – Experimental Design for Raman Spectroscopy in Micro Emulsions", Analytica Conference, Munich, Germany, 05/2016

M. Illner, E. Esche, Schomäcker, J.-U. Repke: "Hydroformylation of 1-dodecene in Microemulsions - Operation and Validation of Lab Results in a Mini-Plant", 21th International Conference of Process Engineering and Chemical Plant Design, Cracow, Germany, 05/2016

D. Müller, E. Esche, M. Illner, T. Pogrzeba, M. Schmidt, R. Schomäcker, L. T. Biegler, G. Wozny, J.-U. Repke: "Dynamic Real-time Optimization Under Uncertainty of a Hydroformylation Mini-plant", Portoroz, Slovenia, 06/2016

M. Illner, D. Müller, E. Esche, R. Schomäcker, J.-U. Repke: "Hydroformylierung in Mikroemulsionen - Anforderungen und Lösungsansätze im Miniplant – Betrieb", ProcessNET Jahrestagung, Aachen, Germany, 09/2016

M. Illner, T. Pogrzeba, M. Schmidt, D. Müller, E. Esche, R. Schomäcker, J.-U. Repke: "Hydroformylation of 1-Dodecene in Microemulsions - Proof of Concept and Long-term Operability on a Mini-Plant Scale", AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco USA, 11/2016

E. Esche, D. Müller, M. Illner, G. Wozny, J.-U. Repke: "Chance–constrained MINLP Optimization for the Process Synthesis of the Oxidative Coupling of Methane", AIChE Annual Meeting, San Francisco USA, 11/2016

M. Illner, K. Meyer, A. Paul, E. Esche, M. Maiwald, J.-U. Repke: "Operation and Optimal Control of Multiphase Systems - Hydroformylation in Microemulsions on the Mini-plant Scale", European Conference on Process Analytics and Control Technology, Potsdam, 05/2017

M. Illner, E. Esche, J.-U. Repke: "Miniplant-Betrieb und stabile Prozessführung für Mehrphasenreaktionssysteme – Hydroformylierung langkettiger Alkene in Mikroemulsionen", ProcessNET Jahrestagung Prozess-, Anlagen und Apparatetechnik, Würzburg, 11/2017

M. Illner, E. Esche, J.-U. Repke: "Optimal Control of Surfactant containing
Multiphase Systems - Challenges and Solution Strategies for a stable Mini-Plant Operation"
, 13th International Symposium on Process Systems Engineering (PSE 2018), San Diego, USA, 07/2018

M. Illner, E. Esche, J.-U. Repke: "Prozessführungskonzepte zur Realisierung
neuartiger Prozesse – Hydroformylierung langkettiger Alkene in Mikroemulsionen"
, ProcessNET Jahrestagung Prozess-, Anlagen und Apparatetechnik, Köln, 11/2018

M. Illner, V. Kozachynskyi, E. Esche, J.-U. Repke: "Systematic System Identification
and Analysis of Operability for Surfactant Containing Multiphase Reaction Media"
, 12th European Congress of Chemical Engineering & 5th European Congress of appliedBiotechnology, Florence, Italy

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