Chalachew Asmelash


Dr. rer. nat.

Chalachew Asmelash

Chair of Heterogeneous Catalysis and Technical Chemistry

Group Leader


Building: Sammelbau Chemie

Room: 38B 324

Worringerweg 2

52074 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80 26466
Fax Fax: +49 241 80 22177

Research Area

  • Renewable energy storage via CO2 hydrogenation (Power to X)
  • Advanced catalysts design for the production of synthetic fuels and fine chemicals from CO2
  • High-temperature gas-phase catalysis

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2021 Group leader, RWTH Aachen University, Germany
2018 – 2021 Postdoctoral Fellow, RWTH Aachen University, Germany.
2014 – 2018

PhD Research Fellow (Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctoral Program, SINCHEM),

University of Messina (Italy) and RWTH Aachen University (Germany).

2008 – 2014 Asst. Lecturer/Researcher and M. Sc. Student, Haramaya University, Ethiopia.
2006 – 2008 B. Sc. Student, Arba Minch University, Ethiopia.

Awards and Fellowships

2014 – 2018 Erasmus Mundus Fellowship


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