Dr.  Corina Janzer

Dr. Corina Janzer

  • Engesserstr. 20
    76131 Karlsruhe


  • High temperature kinetic measurements
  • Analytical methods, especially mass spectrometry
  • Alternative fuels for transport, aviation, and rocket
  • Emission formation and control, especially NOX
  • Development and optimization of chemical kinetic mechanism
  • Reduction of chemical kinetic mechanisms for different applications



04/2014 – 12/2017 Dr. rer. nat.
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
PhD Thesis: „NO2-Bildung unter motorischen Bedingungen – Kinetische Modellierungen und Stoßwellenexperimente“
10/2008 – 03/2014 Dipl. Chem.
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Diploma Thesis: „Stoßwellenuntersuchungen zur Pyrolyse von Methyliodid“ 



Work History

Since 07/2021 Senior Scientist
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Institute for Chemical Technology and Polymer Chemistry (ITCP)
07/2018 – 06/2021 Senior Scientist
German Aerospace Center (DLR)
Institute of Combustion Technology (VT)
01/2018 – 12/2018
Senior Scientist
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Institute of Physical Chemistry (IPC)
04/2014 – 12/2017 Junior Scientist
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
Institute of Physical Chemistry (IPC)


Selected Publications

C. Janzer, S. Richter, C. Naumann, T. Methling. “Green Propellants” as a Hydrazine Substitute: Experimental Investigations of Ethane / Ethene-Nitrous Oxide Mixtures and Validation of Reaction Mechanism. CEAS Space Journal (2021).
C. Janzer, T. Methling. Ethane / Ethene-Nitrous Oxide Mixtures as Green Propellants Substituting Hydrazine: Reduction of Optimized Reaction Mechanism for CFD Simulations. European Combustion Meeting (2021).
A. Abai- Bertótiné, D. Zengel, C. Janzer, L. Maier, J.-D. Grunwaldt, M. Olzmann, O. Deutschmann. Effect of NO2 on Gas-Phase Reactions in lean NOX/NH3/O2/H2O Mixtures at Conditions Relevant for Exhaust Gas Aftertreatment. SAE Technical Paper (2021) 2021-01-5005.
C. Naumann, C. Janzer, U. Riedel. Ethane / Nitrous Oxide Mixtures as a Green Propellant to Substitute Hydrazine: Validation of Reaction Mechanism. European Combustion Meeting (2019).
M. Stein, V. Bykov, A. Bertotiné Abai, C. Janzer, U. Maas, O. Deutschmann, M. Olzmann. A reduced model for the evaporation and decomposition of urea-water solution droplets. International Journal of Heat and Fluid Flow 70 (2018) 216-225.
M. Rößler, A. Velji, C. Janzer, T. Koch, M. Olzmann. Formation of Engine Internal NO2: Measures to Control the NO2/NOX Ratio for Enhanced Exhaust After Treatment. SAE Int. J. Engines (2017), 10, 1880-1893.
M. Rößler, C. Janzer, T. Koch, M. Olzmann. Wirkmechanismen der dieselmotorischen NO2-Bildung. Motortechn. Z. (2017) 7-8, 72-78 (engl.: Mechanism of the NO2 Formation in Diesel Engines. Motortechn. Z. Worldw. (2017) 7-8, 70-75).