Prof. Ph. D.

Alexander Mitsos


Laboratory: Process Systems Engineering

Phone: +49 (0) 241 80 94704
Fax: +49 (0) 241 80 92326
Address: Turmstr. 46
52064 Aachen
Room: SVT, 205
E-Mail: alexander.mitsos(at)
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Educational Background

  • Ph.D. in Chemical Engineering, June 2006, MIT
  • Dipl.-Ing. in Chemical Engineering, March 1999, Karlsruhe University, Germany

Academic Appointments

  • Sep 2012-, Professor for Process Systems Engineering, Aachener Verfahrenstechnik - AVT der RWTH Aachen, Deutschland
  • Jan 2009-Aug 2012, Rockwell International Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT
  • Sep-Dec 2008, Visiting Scientist, Department of Mechanical Engineering, MIT
  • Jan-Dec 2008, Junior Research Group Leader, AICES, RWTH Aachen

Professional Development

  • Sep 2006-Dec 2007, Senior Engineer, RES Group Inc., Cambridge MA
  • Mar 2001-Jun 2001, Consulting Engineer, Babcock Borsig Power
  • Jul 1999-Jan 2001, Chemical Engineer, Greek army
  • Apr 1999-Jun 1999, Consulting Engineer, Konstas Engineering Ltd, Athens, Greece


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T. H. Dahdah, Alexander Mitsos: Novel thermal desalination structures with and without thermal vapor compression . Provisional US Patent Application 61/919186

Ahmed F. Ghoniem, Alexander Mitsos, Yang Shao-Horn, Mohamed A. Habib, Khaled Mezghani, Rached Ben-Mansour: Integrated Polymeric-Ceramic Membrane Based Oxy-fuel Combustor. WO/2013/116667

H. Zebian, Alexander Mitsos: HRSG Split. U.S. Application No.: 61/880266

H. Zebian, Alexander Mitsos: A Double Pinch Criterion for Optimization of Regenerative Rankine Cycles. U.S. Patent Application Serial No.: 13/475,816. WO/2012/162187