Workshop for future research roadmap in industrial heating
organised by EU-Project dissHEAT
Venue: Congress Center Düsseldorf South, Room 6
Date: 15 June 2023, from 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM

  • 9:00 AM Welcome and general dissHEAT-overview Andreas Johnsson
  • 9:25 AM 5 dissHEAT topics presentations: Findings, analysis and outlook
    • Oliver Hatzfeld: Heating and burner technology
    • Filippo Avellino: Modelling and control (level 2) of entire furnaces
    • Nico Schmitz: Sensors and control (level 1), standards, regulations
    • Hugo Uijtdebroeks: Materials in the furnace and product quality
    • Andreas Johnsson, Gustav Häggström: Heat transfer, heat recovery, productivity, economy
  • 10:00 AM Hugo Uijtdebroeks: dissHEAT draft roadmap for future research
  • 10:10 AM Coffee break
  • 10:25 AM 3 guest presentations: current questions in research on industrial heating and outlook
    • Sustainable blast furnace gas firing in reheating furnaces
      Victor Cuervo (ArcelorMittal)
    • Upcoming requirements and needs for heating from a Scandinavian perspective
      Jonas Engdahl (senior expert at SSAB and chairman of the Swedish iron and steelmaking association Jernkontoret´s focus area TO51- Energy and furnace technology)
    • Sustainable heating technologies for today and tomorrows metal industry
      Enrico Malfa (Tenova)
  • 11:25 AM Panel discussion:
    Panel list: Victor Cuervo, Jonas Engdahl, Enrico Malfa and Thomas Echterhof (IOB, RWTH-Aachen)
    • future research
    • research gaps in industrial heating
    • questions from dissHEAT and audience
  • 12:30 AM to 1:00 PM Hugo Uijtdebroeks: Internal summary and wrap up

Contact person:

Dr.-Ing. Oliver Hatzfeld
Senior Expert
Technology for Energy, Gas and Industrial Furnaces 

E-mail: oliver.hatzfeld_at_bfi.de