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
  • Design of flame safety concepts for polymer combustion with phosphorous flame retardants 
  • 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

P. Lott, M.B. Mokashi, H. Müller, D.J. Heitlinger, S. Lichtenberg, A.B. Shirsath, C. Janzer, S. Tischer, L. Maier, O. Deutschmann. Hydrogen Production and Carbon Capture by Gas-Phase Methane Pyrolysis: A Feasibility Study. ChemSusChem (2023).
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).