Hoelderich Wolfgang


Prof. Dr. Wolfgang F. Hoelderich
President of TCHK Hoelderich – Consultancy

Wolfgang is a chemist who studied chemistry at the Technical University of Karlsruhe and got his PhD there in 1975.

Afterwards in 1976 and 1977 he was Postdoc at M.I.T., Cambridge, MA, USA.

In 1978 he joined BASF SA. and was in charge of several leading positions in research of heterogeneous catalysis.

In 1992 he became a University Professor and Director of the new founded Institute for Chemical Technology and Heterogeneous Catalysis at the University of Technology RWTH-Aachen.

After his retirement he is the head of TCHK Hoelderich Consultancy in Frankenthal, Germany.

In addition he was visiting professor at NUS, Singapore and University of Lille, France from 2012 to 2014 as well as temporary scientific “ambassador” of UNIDO.

He wrotes more than 300 papers and 6 books as well he is inventor / co-inventor of 283 patent-families.