Bernd Krautkremer’s career spans over 25 years in the field of engineering and energy research and production. In 1986 he underwent two years of professional training in engine construction and in 1989 he began his studies in Mechanical Engineering at Darmstadt University of Technology. Immediately after completing his degree he pursued a PhD at the Department of Gas Turbines and Flight Propulsion at the same institution. In 2003 he received his PhD in Mechanical Engineering specialising in the field of Aerothermodynamics of Gas Turbine Combustion Chambers.
In 2001 he was Project Manager of the Department of Energetic Use of Biomass at ISET in Hanau, Germany and since 2002, he is the Head of the Department of Bioenergy System Technology of Fraunhofer IWES in Kassel, Germany.
Bernd Krautkremer is a consistent member of the scientific committees of national and international bio-energy conferences. He is a speaker of a working group of the German Biogas Association (Energy Grids of the Future) and a university lecturer on different subjects (bio-energy, biogas, integration of bio-energy).