Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Modigell studied Physics at RWTH-Aachen University in Germany and finalized his studies with the Dr.-Ing. degree in Mechanical-Engineering. He worked for 12 years in industry of plant engineering and construction, KHD and Thyssen, focused on industrial R&D in the field of process and energy engineering, environmental engineering and high temperature processes like metallurgy and cement production. In 1990 he got the call to overtake the chair for Mechanical Process Engineering at RWTH-Aachen University. He was actively researching on basic and applied topics, beside others in the field of energy- and especially hydrogen- production and CCS Technologies. He published more than 100 scientific articles and contribution in books and has more than 10 patents. In 2013 he became rector of the GUtech, German University of Technology in Oman. Between 2020 and 2021 he was appointed as director of the Oman Hydrogen Centre (OHC) at GUtech, the centre for green hydrogen.