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Max-Eyth-Allee 100

14469 Potsdam


Tel. +49 (0)331 5699-0


Coordinating institute


Dr.-Ing. Birgit Rumpold
Department: Horticultural Engineering
Research scientist

Telephone: +49 (0)331 5699 627

Research programs

Areas of research


  • ATB representative in the Leibniz Network on Biodiversity


Further publications

Rumpold, B.A. and Knorr, D. (2005). Effect of salts and sugars on pressure-induced starch gelatinisation of wheat, tapioca and potato starches. Starch/Stärke 57(8), 370-377.


Bauer, B.A. and Knorr, D. (2005). The impact of pressure, temperature and treatment time on starches: Pressure-induced starch gelatinisation as pressure time temperature indicator for high hydrostatic pressure processing. J. Food. Eng. 68 (3), 329-334.


Bauer, B.A., Wiehle, T., and Knorr, D. (2005). Impact of high hydrostatic pressure treatment on the resistant starch content of wheat starch. Starch/ Stärke 57 (3-4), 124-133.


Ananta, E., Bauer, B.A., Volkert, M., and Knorr, D. (2005). Sprühtrocknung von probiotischen Bakterien. Deutsche Molkerei Zeitung 2, 52-55.

Bauer, B.A. and Knorr, D. (2004). Electrical conductivity: A new tool for the determination of high hydrostatic pressure-induced starch gelatinisation. Innov. Food Sci. & Emerging Technol. 5 (4),437-442.


Bauer, B.A., Hartmann, M., Sommer, K., and Knorr, D. (2004). Optical in-situ analysis of starch granules under high pressure with a high pressure cell. Innov. Food Sci. & Emerging Technol. 5, 293-298.

(Scopus Author ID: 55533770000)

Curriculum Vitae

Since 03/2012

Scientist in the Research Program "Quality and safety of food and feed" of the Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering (ATB) in Potsdam, 



Executive officer at the Innovation Center Technologies of Health and Foods (IGE), Berlin University of Technology, Berlin



phd thesis „Impact of high hydrostatic pressure on wheat, tapioca, and potato starches



Scientist at Department of Food Biotechnology and Food Process Engineering, Berlin University of Technology



Diploma thesis at the Food Chemistry department, Wageningen University, Wageningen, NL



Food science studies at Berlin University of Technology


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Oct 5-7, 2016: ISHS Symposium 2016 "Sensing Plant Water Status", Potsdam

ATB organizes the symposium "Sensing Plant Water Status - Methods and Applications in Horticultural Science" in the framework of the International Society for Horticultural Sciences (ISHS) in Potsdam.

Feb 7, 2017: 10th International FRUTIC Symposium on Quality and Safety of Fresh Horticultural Commodities

For the first time, with FRUTIC Symposium held on February 7, 2017 in Berlin, an international scientific conference will be linked with FRUIT LOGISTICA, the leading fair of the international fresh pr

Press information

Renaming of ATB - B stands for bioeconomy

August 31, 2016: From 1st of September 2016 on, the Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering Potsdam-Bornim has a new name: "Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB)". The acronym ATB is still valid.

Leibniz-Institut für Agrartechnik und Bioökonomie e.V. · Max-Eyth-Allee 100 · 14469 Potsdam · Germany · Tel. +49 (0)331 5699 0 · E-mail