Ms Erika Alexandra Palfi




1.183A Carbon Capture PG Room Fleeming Jenkin

Research Institute: 

  • Energy Systems

Research Theme: 

  • Energy Storage and Carbon Capture
  • Carbon Capture and Separation Processes

Academic Qualifications: 

PhD Energy systems, University of Edinburgh - ongoing

MSc Chemical and Biological Engineering, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg - 2014

BSc Life Science Engineering, Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg - 2012

Professional Qualifications and Memberships: 


  • Engineering Thermodynamics 2 (Demonstrator)
  • Engineering Thermodynamics 3 (Tutor/ Demonstrator)
  • Sustainable Energy Group Design Project 3 (Tutor/ Demostrator/ Marker)
  • Energy Systems 4 (Tutor)


Research Interests: 

  • Exhaust Gas and Selective Exhaust Gas Recycling of fossile power plants (emphasis on gas power stations)
  • Retrofitting options for existing fossil power plants
  • Carbon Capture options for new plants
  • New integration strategies of carbon capture processes in power cycles


  • Carbon Capture and Storage
  • Thermodynamics
  • Power Plant Engineering
  • Power Plant Process Simulations
  • gCCS/ gPROMS
  • Automation Studio 4 by B&R
  • Photoshop/ Lightroom