Junior Professor of Electrolyte Thermodynamics and Molecular Simulation

JP Dr.-Ing. Maximilian Kohns

Department of Mechanical and Process Engineering
Laboratory of Engineering Thermodynamics
RPTU Kaiserslautern
Erwin-Schrödinger-Straße 44
Building 44/418
67663 Kaiserslautern
Phone.: +49(0)631 205-4028
Fax: +49(0)631 205-3835
E-Mail: maximilian.kohns(at)rptu.de

Research Focus

Maximilian Kohns' research focuses on Electrolyte Thermodynamics and Molecular Simulation.

  • Experimental Determination of Properties of Electrolyte Solutions
  • Modeling of Electrolyte Solutions
  • Molecular Modeling and Simulation of Polar Fluids and Electrolyte Solutions
  • Multicriteria Optimization
  • Chemical Processes
  • Electrochemical Systems


Winter Term

  • Electrolyte Thermodynamics
  • Molecular Thermodynamics (until winter 2020/2021)

Summer Term

  • Computer Laboratory Molecular Simulation
  • Thermodynamics II (until summer 2022)
  • Electrochemical Energy Storage

Office Hours

  • Please contact me by email to make an appointment.

Publications / Presentations / Posters


since 08/2018Junior Professor of Electrolyte Thermodynamics and Molecular Simulation, TU Kaiserslautern (since 01/2023: RPTU)
01/2018 -


Postdoctoral Researcher, Molecular Systems Engineering Group, Imperial College London
09/2013 -


PhD Student at Laboratory of Engineering Thermodynamics, TU Kaiserslautern
10/2017PhD in Engineering with the Dissertation "Molecular Simulation of Activities in Electrolyte Solutions", TU Kaiserslautern (Degree: Dr.-Ing.)
04/2009 - 08/2013Mechanical and Process Engineering, TU Kaiserslautern, Specialization: Foundations of Mechanical Engineering (Degree: Dipl.-Ing.)