Doctoral Programme - Guide


This guide is for all PhD students at Graz University of Technology. Specific regulations for your Doctoral School can be found in the corresponding statutes. The standard tool for managing the PhD process can be found in TUGRAZonline: “My Doctoral Project”

Research group 'Simulation Science' provides science ambassador


Stefan Radl will act as a "Science Ambassador" from now on, visiting schools (virtually), and also offering a workshop on the topic "Glass ball looking 4.0: How does a computer simulation work?". Contact can be made via the "Young Science" Platform (https://youngscience.at).

IPPT’s Beitrag zur Langen Nacht der Forschung 2022


Dry Fluids in Action: Is Powder Solid or Liquid? IPPT's contribution to the “Long Night of Research 2022” The "Simulation Science" (https://ippt.tugraz.at/simSci) and " Pharmaceutical Engineering and Particle Technology" working groups, together with colleagues from RCPE GmbH, hosted the "Dry…

Lange Nacht der Forschung 2022


For more Infos use this Link: https://langenachtderforschung.at/station/1416

Chemical and Pharmaceutical Engineering - master's degree


Master‘s program in English Information event: TU Graz, Inffeldgasse 11 HS FSI1 May 10th, 2022 / 5pm Snacks and drinks for everyone Please register: m.cibulka@tugraz.at

Tracking down coronavirus particles in indoor spaces (from left): Roman Czech (Cleanroom Technology Austria GmbH), Stefan Radl (TU Graz) and Bernhard Damberger (IBO Innenraumanalytik OG) with the corresponding measuring equipment © Cleanroom Technology Austria.

“Coronavirus-proof” Interiors: New Measuring Method Documents Movements of Infectious Aerosols


With the method co-developed by TU Graz, virus movements in indoor spaces can be simulated easily and cost-effectively. The method helps to implement measures in rooms that significantly reduce the risk of transmission via the air. Click here to read the article.

2019 RCE Outstanding Early-Career Paper Award Winner: Heidrun Gruber-Woelfler


It is our great pleasure to announce Professor Heidrun Gruber-Woelfler (TU Graz, Austria) as the winner of the inaugural (2019) Reaction Chemistry & Engineering Outstanding Early-Career Paper Award. Royal Society of Chemistry

Quarantine Support Service


This information is designed for all internationals (exchange students, degree seeking students, staff/guests) at TU Graz and provides you with COVID-19 information: useful resources/links about travel restrictions, entry regulations, special services, health and wellbeing resources, updates from TU…

Falling Walls Lab Austria – Ticket to Berlin goes to Bianca Grabner


Our PhD student Bianca Grabner had the opportunity to present her innovative approach for pharmaceutical drug synthesis during the Technology Symposium at the European Forum Alpbach. Bianca convinced the audience and won the Ticket to Berlin. As one out of 100 young innovators, researchers and…

Study award 2019 of the "International Society of Pharmaceutical Engineering" goes to Peter Neugebauer


For outstanding achievements and work in the field of pharmaceutical technologies, the ISPE Germany / Austria / Switzerland (D / A / CH) awards annual student awards to students and doctoral students. The doctoral thesis of Dr. med. Peter Neugebauer was honored for her special practical relevance…

Take a look at our latest paper published in the Journal of Flow Chemistry


„Multistep synthesis of a valsartan precursor in continuous flow"

Obituary: o.Univ. Prof. Dipl. Ing. Dr. Franz Moser


Die akademische Ausbildung und Forschung in Österreich ist untrennbar mit der Person von Prof. Franz Moser verbunden. 1966 wurde er auf den ersten reinen Verfahrenstechnik-Lehrstuhl in Österreich an die TU Graz berufen, aus dem unter anderem auch das Institut für Prozess- und Partikeltechnik…



The OpenFOAM(R) Austrian User Meeting "PFAU18_graz" is scheduled for Wednesday, July 3, 2019 (10 a.m. - 4 p.m.) The program is AVAILABLE HERE, the abstracts can be ACCESED VIA THIS LINK. Details related to the place can be found HERE.

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Jakob wins Heinzel-Mondi-Sappi Award 2019


...our former PhD student is awarded for his doctoral thesis.



IPPE is proud to announce that it will host three early stage researchers (PhD students) during the CALIPER project.

The MatheGRAM consortium during the Kick-Off Event in Camberley (Surrey, UK; photo copyright University of Surrey)

Project "MATHEGRAM" has started!


MatheGRAM stands for "Multiscale Analysis of Thermomechanical Behaviour of Granular Materials"

IPPT contributes to CFD Summer School in Italy


Date: September 3 to 7, 2018

Illustration of the filtering approach followed by Radl and Municchi.

Book Chapter in "Advances in Chemical Engineering"


IPPT published a contribution in the renowed book series "Advances in Chemical Engineering". The book series dates back to the year 1956, and is one with a long tradition in the field. Contributors to this series include Andreas Acrivos, Howard Brenner, Rodney Fox, Hans Kuipers, Octave Levenspiel,…

Outstanding reviewer


We are delighted to announce that the Journal Reaction Chemistry & Engineering recognized Heidrun Gruber-Wölfler (leader of the group for continuous processes and synthesis) as an Outstanding Reviewer. Heidrun was selected for her significant contribution to the journal in 2017, based on the number,…

Bildrechte bei Projektpartnern



The group of Heidrun Gruber-Wölfler recently received an infrastructure grant from the government of Styria (Zukunftsfond Steiermark). The project called “INFRA FLOW” was awarded jointly to the University of Graz and Graz University of Technology. INFRA FLOW will enhance the abilities of the…

Austrian Chemistry Days, World Congress of Chemical Engineering & Symposium on Continuous Flow Reactor Technology


At IPPE great emphasis is laid on scientific exchange and networking. Therefore, Heidrun Gruber‑Wölfler, Katharina Hiebler and Bianca Grabner from the research group on Continuous Synthesis and Processes joined the Austrian Chemistry Days in Salzburg, Austria, from 25th to 28th of August. They had…

Space for Engineering and Natural Sciences (4th - 5th April, 2018)


4th - 5th April, 2018 Johannes Kepler University Linz Department of Particulate Flow Modelling Institute of Process Engineering Welcome  In 2018 the 14th Minisymposium on Chemical and Process Engineering will take place at JKU in Linz. This well-established event aims to connect chemical…

ESCAPE28 Logo and key Information

ESCAPE28 in Graz (June 10th - 13th, 2018)


The 28th European Symposium on Computer Aided Process Engineering

PSSRC Annual Meeting 2017 (June 28-30) in Graz (Kopie 1)


Dear PSSRC Members and Friends, We are kindly inviting you to participate in the 11th Annual Meeting of the Pharmaceutical Solid State Research Cluster (PSSRC), which will take place in Graz, Austria from June 28th-30th, 2017. The 11th Annual Meeting continues a successful series of meetings since…

Prize for Excellence in Teaching


Outstanding teaching rarely gets curtain calls. Rarely, but not never. Witness TU Graz, where four outstanding lecturers received the Prize for Excellence in Teaching on Wednesday, 9 November.



IPPT and TU Graz Life Long Learning presented the new Master Program at CPhI

Opening of the "Virtual Sandbox Laboratory"


The group around Stefan Radl will open a dedicated lab to showcase the "Virtual Sandbox", as well as other simulation tools developed by the group.

Team "Virtual Sandbox" im Radiostudio mit Martin Zwischenberger (copyright: PH Steiermark, Wolfgang Kolleritsch)

IPPT on air at PH Steiermark's Radio Station


Presentation of the project "The Virtual Sandbox" via Radioigel

Prof. Lepek near his blackboard on Kameliterplatz, Graz.

Open Air Lecture of Fulbright Scholar Daniel Lepek


Assoc. Prof. Daniel Lepek lectures during "Monat der freien Bildung"

7th International Congress on Pharmaceutical Engineering

7th International Congress on Pharmaceutical Engineering


Key topics: • Advanced Pharmaceutical Manufacturing• Continuous manufacturing• PAT for continuous manufacturing• Regulatory aspects of continuous manufacturing For further information, please follow this link

IPPT will present @ "Lange Nacht der Forschung"

The Virtual Sandbox @ Lange Nacht der Forschung


Interact with the box during the initiative "Lange Nacht der Forschung" on Friday, April 22nd 2016 in Stremayrgasse 16, 1st floor, Seminarraum 046, Graz. We start at 5 p.m. till late (~11.30 p.m.), for DETAILS CLICK HERE. 

The Sandox Team

IPPT @ TU Graz' Open House Event


The IPPT (Working Group "Simulation Science") presented the project "The Virtual Sandbox" at TU Graz' Open House event on March 31st. You can find more details related to this project VIA THIS LINK.

[Translate to Englisch:] Andreas mit Promotionsurkunde und LIGGGHTS-Logo

Promotion Sub Auspiciis Praesidentis Andreas Eitzlmayr


Andreas Eitzlmayr, a former project assistant at our institute, was awarded the "Promotion Sub Auspiciis Praesidentis. Our institute congratulates, and thanks Andreas for his work within the LIGGGHTS(R) project! More details can be found HERE.

WRAP UP OpenFOAM® User Meeting 10


PFAU X - Multiphysics and Coupling

PFAU X - Austria's OpenFOAM® User Meeting


The Institute for Process and Particle Technology is pleased to host “PFAU X” (Palaver OpenFOAM Users Austria - the Austrian User Group). The meeting will take place on Wednesday, July 8, 2015 10.00 a.m. - 4.00 p.m. in Lecture Room “HS i8” Inffeldgasse 13, TU Graz PFAU meetings are informal, and…

7th International Berlin Workshop (IBW 7) on Transport Phenomena with Moving Boundaries and More, Berlin, 30.-31.10.2014


During this event, Prof. Khinast holds the Keynote Lecture „From Multiphase DNS to Large-scale Bioreactor Models”. Details: http://www.inprompt.tu-berlin.de/ibw7/program_info.html

2nd International Symposium on Multiscale Multiphase Process Engineering, TU Hamburg, 24.-27.9.2014


Prof. Khinast is represented with the Keynote Lecture “Pharmaceutical Engineering: Engineering the manufacturing processes for the drugs of the future”. Details: http://www.processnet.org/MMPE14

PSSRC Meeting, Ljubljana, 16.-17.9.2014


Prof. John Khinast acts as Chair of the session "Process understanding and monitoring methods". More information about the meeting: http://pssrc2014.si/

EuPAT 2015


Prof. John Khinast succeeded EUPAT to get to Graz in 2015. On 18 and 19 May 2015, this international conference will take place at the TU Graz. Details about registration and program can be found here: http://www.cvent.com/events/eupat-7/event-summary-7ce198e18bbd46939cc1b792e1d0efee.aspx

ICPE 2014


From 16 to 17 June the "6th International Congress on Pharmaceutical Engineering" was held with 151 participants from 16 nations at the Technical University Graz. The Kongres was organized by the Institute for process and particle engineering and the RCPE GmbH.

IPPT's Cook Out 2014 - May 13, 6 p.m.


The IPPT will host a culinary event for all Chemical Engineering students! Feel free to join! More Information

Paper on Particle Trapping accepted by PNAS Journal


An article, co-authored by Stefan Radl, has been accepted for publication in the high impact factor journal "Proceedings of the National Academy of Science of the USA". The paper deals with the accumulation of low-density particles in a T-junction, a topic of key relevance for the currently running…

Gastvortrag: Prof. Kai Sundmacher, Otto-von-Guericke-Universität Magdeburg


„Shape-selective Crystallization: Modeling, Observation, Control“

6th International Congress on Pharmaceutical Engineering (ICPE) in Graz


The 6th (ICPE) – the most exciting European Scientific Event in Spring 2014 will take place place from June 16th-17th, 2014 in Graz.

New Professorship for "Patient-centered drug development and production technology,"


On the 11.26.2013 an endowed professorship contract between TU Graz and Capsugel was signed. The endowed professorship at the Institute for Process and Particle Engineering will deal with the topic of "personalized medicine". More Information