SESHA 2019 Speaker Biography

Richard Knapp
Head of Research and Development CS CLEAN SOLUTIONS AG

Richard Knapp, Head of Research and Development, CS CLEAN SOLUTIONS AG Richard Knapp studied chemistry at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) in Germany from 2001 to 2006. Afterwards he received his PhD in the field of technical chemistry, also at the TUM. His work focused on catalysis using ionic liquid-mediated supported metal nanoparticles. In 2010, Richard joined his present company, CS CLEAN SOLUTIONS, a manufacturer of exhaust gas abatement systems for the semiconductor industry. He spent his first years in the company in the Materials Development department, mainly working on the industrialisation of new chemisorber materials. After that, Richard was responsible for the product management of the entire product line of CS CLEAN SOUTIONS. Since 2017 he is head of the Research and Development department.