Dr. Frank Köster

EnergieRegion.NRW, Netzwerk Kraftstoffe und Antriebe der Zukunft
Graduate chemical engineer
Senior Consultant

  • Born in 1961
  • Manager of ‘Future Fuels and Drives Network’, EnergyAgency North Rhine-Westphalia since 2005


  • Study of chemical engineering at Dortmund University; focus on energy management, industrial organic chemistry, fluid engineering
  • Study for a PhD in energy process technology/fluid mechanics at Dortmund University


  • Research assistant at Dortmund University, project leader industry (optimisation of DENOx reactors)
  • Project leader main department of technology, Stahlwerk Dortmund, Krupp Hoesch Stahl AG
  • Head of Division environmental management and chemical process engineering for disposal engineering at Institut für Bodensanierung, Wasser- und Luftanalytik, Iserlohn
  • Project leader Management Consultant, IMPAC, Ltd, Dublin
  • Project leader/senior consultant agiplan GmbH, Muelheim
  • Manager of ‘Fuels and Drives of the Future Network’, EnergyAgency North Rhine-Westphalia, in contract Ministry for Climate Protection, Environment, Agriculture, Conservation and Consumer Protection of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia
  • Deputy Manager Model Region Electric Mobility Rhine-Ruhr

Field of expertise

  • Management of ‘Future Fuels and Drives Network’ with focus on alternative fuels, innovative engines and electric mobility
  • Strategies for introduction alternative fuels (including manufacturing) and engines of car fleets
  • Coordination of environmental monitoring research for model region electric mobility program of the BMVI
  • Coordination of the regional innovation network ‘model region material flow Rhineland’ (with CLIB2021, DGAW)
  • German – Chinese exchange in alternative drives and fuels sincs 2006 Co-operation NRW Wuhan

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