Christian Kuntz

  • Engesserstraße 20
    76131 Karlsruhe

Education/ Degrees

M. Sc. Chemical Engineering, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Oct 2016 - Dez 2018
Master's thesis: Reducing agent preparation in the tailpipe: Integration of a kinetic model for urea decomposition into a CFD simulation


B. Sc. Chemical Engineering, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Oct 2013 - Sep 2016


Work History


Since Jan 2019: PhD student

Institute for Chemical Technology and Polymer Chemistry, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology


Research Interests


Modeling and numercial simulation of multiphase chemical reactions in exhaust gas after-treatment systems

  • ​Development of physical-chemical models
  • Integration of models into CFD simulations
  • NOx selective catalytic reduction
  • Urea injection, preparation and deposit formation






715. WE-Heraeus Seminar on „Fuels, Processes and Combustion Physics in the Energy Transformation”. “Modeling urea deposit formation and decomposition on SCR catalysts”. Bad Honnef, Germany, 2020, Poster presentation







M. Börnhorst, C. Kuntz, S. Tischer, O. Deutschmann. „Urea derived deposits in diesel exhaust gas after-treatment: Integration of urea decomposition kinetics into a CFD simulation”. Chem. Eng. Sci., 2019, 211, 115319.


U. Budziankou, M. Börnhorst, C. Kuntz, O. Deutschmann, T. Lauer. „Deposit Formation from Urea Injection: a Comprehensive Modeling Approach”. Emiss.Control Sci., 2020.