Prof Markus Kraft
Professor Markus Kraft is a Fellow of Churchill College and Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology, University of Cambridge. He is the director of the Cambridge Centre for Advanced Research and Education in Singapore (CARES Ltd), the University of Cambridge’s first overseas research centre which is based at CREATE. Professor Kraft obtained the academic degree 'Diplom Technomathematiker' at the University of Kaiserslautern in 1992 and completed his Doctor rerum naturalium in Technical Chemistry at the same University in 1997. Subsequently, he worked at the University of Karlsruhe and the Weierstrass Institute for Applied Analysis and Stochastics in Berlin. In 1999 he became a lecturer in the Department of Chemical Engineering, University of Cambridge. He has a strong interest in the area of computational modelling and optimisation targeted towards developing carbon abatement and emissions reduction technologies for the automotive, power and chemical industries. Recently, Prof Kraft co-edited the book “Intelligent Decarbonisation” which comprehensively assesses the current and future impact of digital technologies and artificial intelligence (AI) on the decarbonisation of key economic sectors.