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Prof. Dr. agr. habil. Barbara Sturm

Wissenschaftliche Direktorin, Vorsitzende des Vorstands

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Arbeitsgebiete

  • Standortangepasste Prozessanlagen und Energiebereitstellungskonzepte 
  • Übertragbare Systemansätze zur ressourcenschonenden Verarbeitung von Lebensmitteln (Energieauditierung, Prozesseffizienz und Qualitätssteigerung)
  • Entwicklung berührungsloser, adaptiver Mess- und Regelungssysteme und Sensornetzwerke
  • Datenmanagement- und Automatisierungskonzepte in den Bereichen Nacherntetechnologie und Tierhaltung 
  • Techno-ökonomische Optimierung der Energie- und Prozesseffizienz in der Lebensmittelverarbeitung und Tierhaltung
  • Bewertung kumulativer Einflüsse auf die Produktqualität entlang von Wertschöpfungsketten
  • Trocknungstechnik (Smart Drying Processes)
  • Fluid- und thermodynamische Modellierung
  • Techno-ökonomische Systembewertung
  • Ressourceneffizienz, Kaskadennutzung von Nebenprodukten - stofflich, energetisch
     

Forschungsprojekte (Auswahl)

RealTimeFood – Entwicklung multivariater Regressionsmodelle zur Echtzeitüberwachung physikochemischer Veränderungen in Lebensmitteln während des Trocknungsprozesses mittels Vis-NIR basierter Bildverarbeitungsmethoden”, DFG (2019 - 2022)
SusOrgPlus –  Development of smart and low energy input processing chains, natural food additives and colourants, and supportive material for a code of practice to increase sustainability and consumer acceptance of organic food stuffs“, Era-Net Core Organic (Koordination, 2018 – 2021)
UpgradePlus – Decentralised postharvest processing of underutilised species into innovative value added products for improved food and nutrition security in West Africa”, BLE (Food Security Program), Universität Kassel (Koordination, 2018 – 2020)
PigSys – Improving pig system performance through a whole system approach”, Era-Net SUSAN, Universität Kassel (Koordination, 2017 – 2020)
SusOrganic - Development of quality standards and optimised processing methods for organic produce”, Era-Net Core Organic Plus, Universität Kassel (Koordination, 2015 – 2018)           
Nachwuchsforschungsgruppe “Steigerung der Ressourceneffizienz und Optimierung der Produktqualität in der Trocknung landwirtschaftlicher Produkte durch Einsatz bildgebender Sensoren und adaptiver Regelungssysteme“, Universität Kassel (2014 – 2016) 
"RE4Foods - Renewable Energy for Food Processing“, DFID, DEFRA, EPSRC, Newcastle University (Hauptautorin, koordinierende Projektmitarbeiterin Newcastle University, dann Projektleiterin Universität Kassel, 2013 – 2016)
GREENFOODS - Towards zero fossil CO2 emission in the European food & beverage industry“, IEE, Universität Kassel und Newcastle University (Projektleiterin Universität Kassel, Projektmanagerin Newcastle University, 2013 – 2015)
 

Preise und Auszeichnungen

2018     
Anton-Schlüter-Medaille 2018, KTBL Preis für herausragende wissenschaftliche Leistungen in der Agrartechnik (Habilitationsschrift)

2007     
Tebo Umsetzungspreis (Masterarbeit), internationaler Preis (CH, AT, DE) für herausragende industrierelevante Abschlussarbeiten

1998     
Kofrányi-Preis für herausragende Leistungen im Fach „Ernährungslehre mit Chemie“, AOK Baden-Württemberg


Mitwirkung in Gremien

  • Fachausschuss "Forschung und Lehre", VDI-Fachbereich Max-Eyth-Gesellschaft Agrartechnik (seit September 2020)
  • Gutachterin Niederländischer Forschungsrat, Domain Applied and Engineering Sciences, AES (seit 2019)
  • Gutachterin Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft, DFG, Lebenswissenschaften 1 (seit 2019)
  • Executive Editor, Thermal Science and Engineering Progress, Elsevier Verlag (seit 2016) 
  • Guest Editor, Sustainability, Special Issue Sustainable Pig Production, MDPI (Eds. Wendy Rauw, Sabine Dippel, Barbara Sturm) 
  • Gutachterin für Chartership Bewerbungen CEng, Chartered Energy Engineer (seit 2016)

Veröffentlichungen


Veröffentlichungen vor ATB-Zugehörigkeit

Artikel in referierten Fachzeitschriften (Auswahl - in chronologischer und alphabetischer Reihenfolge)

2020

Adeboyejo, F.O., Aderibigbe, O.R., Obarayi, M.T., Sturm, B. (2020). Comparative evaluation of instant 'poundo' cocoyam (Colocasia esculenta ) and yam (Dioscorea rotundata ) flours produced by flash and cabinet drying, International Journal of Food Scinece & Technoogy, https://doi.org/10.1111/ijfs.14703 

Aderibigbe O.R., Ezekiel, O.O., Owolade, S.O., Sturm, B., Hensel, O. (2020). Exploring the potentials of underutilized grain amaranth (Amaranthus spp.) along the value chain for food and nutrition security: A review, Critical Reviews in Food Science and Nutrition, https://doi.org/10.1080/10408398.2020.1825323

Chikpah, S.K., Korese, J.K., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2020). Effect of Sieve Particle Size and Blend Proportions on the Quality Properties of Peeled and Unpeeled Orange Flesh Sweet Potato Composite Flours, Foods 9, 740.

Jackson, P., Nasirahmadi, A., Guy, J., Bull, S., Avrey, P., Edwards, S.A., Sturm, B. (2020). Using CFD modelling to relate pig lying patterns to environmental variability in finishing pigs. Sustainability 12(5), 1928, https://doi.org/10.3390/su12051928

Jackson, P., Guy, J., Edwards, S., Sturm, B., Bull, S. (2018). Evaluation of an innovative concept building design incorporating passive technology to improve resource efficiency and welfare of finishing pigs, Biosystems Engineering 174, 190-203.

Md Saleh, R., Kulig, B., Emiliozzi, A., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2020). Investigation of dynamic quality changes and optimization of drying parameters of carrots (Daucus carota var. laguna), Journal of Food Process Engineering 43, e13314, https://doi.org/10.1111/jfpe.13314

Md Saleh, R., Kulig, B., Emiliozzi, A., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2020). Impact of critical control-point based intermittent drying on drying kinetics and quality of carrot (Daucus carota var. laguna), Thermal Science and Engineering Progress 20, 100682, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tsep.2020.100682

Nasirahmadi, A., Gonzalez, J., Sturm, B., Hensel, O., Knierim, U. (2020). Pecking activity detection in group-housed turkeys using acoustic data and a deep learning technique, Biosystems Engineering (accepted manuscript).

Ndisya, J., Mbuge, D., Kulig, B., Gitau, A., Hensel, O. Sturm, B. (2020). Hot air drying of purple-fleshed Cocoyam (Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott) slices: Optimisation of drying conditions for improved product quality and energy savings, Thermal Science and Engineering Progress, 100557.

Onwude, D. I., Chen, G., Eke-emezie, N., Kabutey, A. , Khaled, A.Y. and Sturm, B. (2020). Recent advances in reducing food losses in the supply chain of fresh agricultural produce, Processes 2020, 8(11), 1431; https://doi.org/10.3390/pr8111431

Raut, S., von Gersdorff, GJE, Münsterer, J., Kammhuber, K., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2020). Influence of pre-drying storage time on essential oil components in dried hops (Humulus lupulus L.), Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jsfa.10844

Shrestha, L., Kulig, B., Moscetti, R., Massantini, R., Pawelzik, E., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2020). Comparison between Hyperspectral Imaging and Chemical Analysis of Polyphenol Oxidase Enzyme Activity on Fresh-cut Apple Slices, Journal of Spectroscopy, Article ID 7012525.

Shrestha, L., Kulig, B., Moscetti, R., Massantini, R., Pawelzik, E., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2020). Optimisation of physical and chemical treatments to control the browning development and enzymatic activity on fresh-cut apple slices, Foods 9, 76.

Sturm, B., Raut, S., Kulig, B., Münsterer, J., Kammhuber, K., Hensel, O., Crichton, S.O.J. (2020). In-process investigation of the dynamics in drying behaviour and quality development of hops using visual and environmental sensors combined with chemometrics, Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 175, 105547.

2019

Achaglinkame, M.A., Aderibigbe, R.O., Hensel, O., Sturm, B., Korese, J.K. (2019). Nutritional Characteristics of Four Underutilized Edible Wild Fruits of Dietary Interest in Ghana, Foods 8, https://doi.org/10.3390/foods8030104

Forsido, S.F., Tesfaye, H., Balachew, T., Sturm, B., Hensel, O. (2019). Nutritional and Sensory Quality of Composit Extruded Complementary Food, Food Science and Nutrition, doi 10.1002/fsn3.940

Nasirahmadi, A., Sturm, B., Edwards, S., Jeppsson, K.H., Olsson, A.C., Müller, S., Hensel, O. (2019). Deep Learning and Machine Vision Apporaches for Posture Detection of Individual Pigs, Sensors 19(17), 3738 https://doi.org/10.3390/s19173738

Nasirahmadi, A., Sturm, B., Olsson, A.C., Jeppson, K.H., Müller, S., Edwards, S., Hensel.O. (2019). Automatic scoring of lateral and sternal lying posture in grouped pigs using image processing and Support Vector Machine, Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 156, 475-481.

Ogolla, J., Esper, G., Kirchner, S.M., Breitenbach, J., Okoth, M.W., Hensel, O., Badulescu, L., Sturm, B. (2019). Effect of different processing temperatures on the physical, optical and thermal properties of spray dried camel milk. Food and Bioprocess Technology, https://doi.org/10.1007/s11947-019-2243-5

Shrestha, L., Crichton, S.O.J., Kulig, B., Kiesel, B., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2019). Comparative analysis of methods and model prediction performance evaluation for continuous online non-invasive quality assessment during drying of apples from two cultivars, Thermal Science and Engineering Progress, doi: 10.1016/j.tsep.2019.100461

Shrestha, L., Parmar, A., Kulig, B., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2019). Feeding practices of pre-school children and associated factors in Kathmandu, Nepal, Journal of Human Nutrition and Dietetics, doi: 10.1111/jhn.12715

2018

Amjad, W., Crichton, S.O.J, Munir, A., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2018). Hyperspectral imaging for the determination of potato slice moisture content and chromaticity during the convective hot air drying process, Biosystems Engineering 166, 170-183.

Crichton, S.O.J., Shrestha, L., Hurlbert, A., Sturm, B. (2018). Prediction of moisture content and chromaticity of raw and pre-treated apple slices during convection drying using hyperspectral imaging, Drying Technology 36, 804-816.

Komasilovs, V., Zacepins, A., Kviesis, A., Nasirahmadi, A., Sturm, B. (2018). Solution for remote real-time visual expertise of agricultural objects, Agronomy Research 16, 464-473.

Parmar, A., Fikre, A., Sturm, B., Hensel, O. (2018). Post-harvest management and associated food losses and by-products of cassava in southern Ethiopia, Food Security 10, 419-435.

Saleh, R.M., Nurul Afaz, A.K., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2018). Investigation and mathematical modelling of adsorption isotherms of a Malaysian variety of purple sweet potato at different temperature, Thermal Science and Engineering Progress 7, 326-330.

2017

Crichton, S.O.J., Kirchner, S.M., Porley, V.E., Retz, S., von Gersdorff, G. Hensel, O., Weygandt, M., Sturm, B. (2017). Classification of organic beef freshness using VNIR hyperspectral imaging, Meat Science 129, 20-27.

Crichton, S.O.J., Kirchner, S.M., Porley, V.E. Retz, S., von Gersdorff, G. Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2017). High pH thresholding of beef with VNIR hyperspectral imaging, Meat Science 134, 14-17.

Eiholzer, T., Olsen, D., Sturm, B., Wellig, B. (2017). Integration of a solar thermal system in a medium-sized brewery utilising pinch analysis: A case study, Applied Thermal Engineering 113, 1558-1568.

Gersdorff, G., Porley, V., Retz, S., Hensel, O., Crichton, S.O.J., Sturm, B. (2017). Drying kinetics and quality parameters of dried beef (biltong) subjected to different pre-treatments, Drying Technology 36, 21-32.

Jackson, P., Guy, J., Edwards, S., Sturm, B., Bull, S. (2017). Application of dynamic thermal engineering principles to improve the efficiency of resource use in UK pork production chains, Buildings and Environment 139, 53-62.

Kallon, A., Lebbie, A., Sturm, B., Garnett, T, Wadsworth, R. (2017). Comparative studies of fish smoking and solar drying in the Sierra Leone artisinal finshing industry, Journal of Stored Products and Postharvest Research 8, 40-48.

Miraei Ashtiani, S.-H., Sturm, B., Nasirahmadi, A. (2017). Effects of hot-air and hybrid hot air-microwave drying on drying kinetics and textural quality of nectarine slices, Heat and Mass Transfer, doi: 10.1007/s00231-017-2187-0

Moscetti, R., Sturm, B., Crichton S., Massantini, R. (2017). Monitoring of organic potato (cv. Anuschka) during hot-air drying using Vis/NIR hyperspectral imaging, Science of Food and Agriculture, doi: 10.1002/jsfa.8737

Nasirahmadi, A., Edwards, S., Matheson, S., Sturm, B. (2017). Using automated image analysis in pig behavioural research: Assessment of the influence of enrichment substrate provision on lying behaviour, Applied Animal Behaviour Science, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.applanim.2017.06.015

Nasirahmadi, A., Edwards, S., Sturm, B. (2017). Implementation of machine vision for detecting behaviour of cattle and pigs, Livestock Science 202, 25-38.

Ogolla, J., Dede, C., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2017). Strategies and Technologies for Camel Milk Preservation and Utilization for Non-Marketed Milk in Pastoral Regions, East African Journal of Agriculture and Forestry (accepted manuscript).

Parmar, A., Sturm, B., Hensel, O. (2017). Post-harvest handling practices and associated food losses and limitations in sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas L. Lam) value chain of southern Ethiopia, NJAS - Wageningen Journal of Life Sciences 80, 65-74.

Parmar, A., Kirchner, S.M., Sturm, B., Hensel, O. (2017). Pre-harvest curing: effects on skin-adhesion, chemical composition and shelf life of sweetpotato roots in tropical conditions, East African Journal of Agriculture and Forestry, doi: 10.1080/00128325.2017.1340141

Parmar, A., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2017). Crops that feed the world: Production and improvement of cassava for food, feed, and industrial uses, Food Security 9, 907-927.

Retz, S., Gersdorff, G., Porley, V., Hensel, O., Crichton, S.O.J., Sturm, B. (2017). Effect of maturation and freezing on quality and drying kinetics of beef, Drying Technology 35, 2002-2014.

Underwood, C.P., Royapoor, M., Sturm, B. (2017). Paramedric modelling of domestic air-source heat pumps, Energy and Buildings 139, 578-589.

2016

Amjad, W., Hensel. O., Munir, A., Esper, A., Sturm, B. (2016). Thermodynamic analysis of drying of potato slices in a diagonal-batch dryer developed for batch uniformity, Journal of Food Engineering 169, 238-249.

Korese, J.K., Sturm, B., Roman, F., Hensel, O. (2016). Simulation of transient heat transfer during cooling and heating of whole sweet potato (Ipomoea batatas (L). Lam.) roots under forced-air conditions, Applied Thermal Engineering 111, 1171-1178.

Meyers, S., Schmitt, B., Chester Jones, M., Sturm, B. (2016). Energy efficiency, carbon emissions and measures towards emission reduction in the Food and Beverage sector for Six European Countries, Energy 104, 266-283.

Nasirahmadi, A., Hensel, O., Edwards, S., Sturm, B. (2016). Automatic Detection of Mounting Behaviours Among Pigs Using Image Analysis, Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 124, 295-302.

Nasirahmadi, A., Hensel, O., Edwards, S., Sturm, B. (2016). A new approach for categorizing pig lying behaviour based on a Delaunay triangulation method, Animal 11 (1), 131-139.

Nunez Vega, A.M., Sturm, B., Hofacker, W. (2016). Simulation of the convective drying process with automatic control of surface temperature, Journal of Food Engineering 170, 16-23.

Schmitt, C., Sturm, B., Grupa, U., Hensel, O. (2016). Analysis of the Influence of Different Factors on the Quality of a Curd-Whey Mixture during Pumping, LWT – Food Science and Technology 65, 88-97.

2015

Nasirahmadi, A., Edwards, S., Richter, U., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2015). Using machine vision for investigation of changes in pig group lying patterns, Computers and Electronics in Agriculture 119, 184-190.

Sturm, B., Meyers, S., Zhang, Y.J, Law, R., Siqueiros Valencia, E. J., Bao, H., Wang, Y. D., Chen, H. S. (2015). Process intensification and integration of solar heat generation in the Chinese condiment sector – a case study of a medium sized Beijing based factory, Energy Conversion and Management 106, 1295-1308.

2014

Siqueiros, E., Wang, Y., Sturm, B. Law, R., Li, K., Li, Y., Roskilly, T., Huang, Y. (2014). Waste utilization in a spirit plant as alternative to fossil fuels, Energy Procedia 61, 1208-1212.

Sturm, B., Maier, M., Royapoor, M. & Joyce, S. (2014). Dependency of Production Planning on Availability of Thermal Energy in Commercial Green Houses – A Case Study in Germany, Applied Thermal Engineering 71, 239-247.

Sturm, B., Nunez Vega, A.M., Hofacker, W. (2014). Influence of process control on drying kinetics, colour and shrinkage of air dried apples, Applied Thermal Engineering 62, 456-460.

2013

Sturm, B., Hugenschmidt, S., Joyce, S., Hofacker, W., Roskilly, A. P. (2013). Opportunities and barriers for efficient energy use in a medium sized brewery, Applied Thermal Engineering 53, 397-404.

2012 und älter

Saleh, R.Md., Kulig, B., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2012). Investigation of dynamic quality changes and optimization of drying parameters of carrots (Daucus carota Var. Laguna), Journal of Food Process Engineering, e13314.

Sturm, B., Butcher, M., Wang, Y. D., Huang, Y., Roskilly, A. P. (2012). The feasibility of the sustainable energy supply from bio wastes for a small scale brewery – A case study, Applied Thermal Engineering 39, 45-52.

Sturm, B., Hofacker, W. & Hensel, O. (2012). Optimizing the drying parameters for hot air dried apples, Drying Technology 30, 1570-1582.

Sturm, B., Hofacker, W. (2008). Optimisation of the Drying Process by Controlling Product Temperature, Journal of EcoAgriTourism 4 (1-2), 261-265.

Bücher und Buchkapitel, Monographien und Leitfäden (in chronologischer und alphabetischer Reihenfolge)

2019

Sturm, B., Esper, A., …, Saleh, R.Md., von Gersdroff, G.J.E. (2019). Processing and Quality Guidelines for Organic Food Processing, http://orgprints.org/35271/ (erhältlich auf Deutsch, Englisch, Italienisch und Rumänisch).

2018

Gersdorff, G. v., Bantle, M., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2018). Chapter 7: Preservation of Organic Food Products - Drying and chilling/freezing of perishable foods in the organic sector, In Galanakis, C.M. (Ed), Sustainable Food Systems from Agriculture to Industry – Improving Production and Processing, Academic Press, 245-274.

Sturm, B. (2018). Systemic optimisation and design approach for thermal food processes - Increase of quality, process- and resource efficiency in dried agricultural products manufacturing, Habilitationsschrift, Universität Kassel, Witzenhausen.

Sturm, B. (2018). Chapter 10: Automatic control of apple drying with respect to product quality and air velocity, In Martynenko, A. & Beck, A. (Eds): Intelligent Control in Drying, CRC Press, 211-230.

2017 und älter

Sturm, B. & Hensel, O. (2017). Chapter 13: Pigments and nutrients during vegetable drying processes, dried products storage and their associated colour changes, In Zhang, M. & Mujumdar, A.S. (Eds): Handbook of Drying of Vegetables and Vegetable Products, CRC Press, 257-277.

Sturm, B. (2010). Einfluss der Führung des Trocknungsprozesses auf den Trocknungsverlauf und die Produkteigenschaften empfindlicher Güter, Forschungsbericht Agrartechnik des Arbeitskreises Forschung und Lehre der Max-Eyth-Gesellschaft Agrartechnik im VDI (VDI-MEG) 491, Promotionsschrift Universität Kassel, Witzenhausen, https://d-nb.info/1010931016/34

Sturm, B., Hofacker, W. (2009). Optical monitoring and control of drying processes. In Katalinic, B. (Ed) DAAAM International Scientific Book, 501-512.

Konferenzbeiträge (in chronologischer und alphabetischer Reihenfolge)

2020

Aderibigbe, O.R., Igwe, C.H., Awe, S.F., Sturm, B. (2020). Evaluation of the nutrient and antinutrient composition of bouillon cubes developed from fermented condiments of castor oils seeds (Racinus communis Linn.), Tropentag 2020: Food and nutrition security and its resilience to global crises, September 9 – 11, 2020.

Chikpah, S., Korese, J.K., Hensel, O., Sturm, B., Pawelzik, E. (2020). Rheological properties of orange fleshed sweet potato, pumpkin and wheat blended flour doughs and quality characteristics of breads, Tropentag 2020: Food and nutrition security and its resilience to global crises, September 9 – 11, 2020.

Chikpah, S., Korese, J.K., Hensel, O., Sturm, B., Pawelzik, E. (2020). Effect of incorporating peeled and unpeeled orange fleshed sweet potato flour on rheological properties of dough and quality characteristics of bread, Tropentag 2020: Food and nutrition security and its resilience to global crises, September 9 – 11, 2020.

Chikpah, S., Korese, J.K., Hensel, O., Sturm, B., Pawelzik, E. (2020). Effect of flour blends and baking conditions on the quality of orange fleshed sweet potato-pumpkin-wheat composite breads during storage, Tropentag 2020: Food and nutrition security and its resilience to global crises, September 9 – 11, 2020.

Korese, J.K., Achaglinkame, M.A., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2020). Drying kinetics and quality attributes of Gardenia erubescens fruits as affected by slice thickness, pretreatment and drying air temperature, Tropentag 2020: Food and nutrition security and its resilience to global crises, September 9 – 11, 2020.

Raut, S., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2020). Developing Smart Dryers Using Adaptive Control System To Improve Food Product Quality, International Drying Symposium 2020, 27.06.-01.07. 2020, Worchester, Massachusetts (angenommener Beitrag).

Sturm, B., Martynenko, A. (2020). Towards a system view on intelligent drying, International Drying Symposium 2020, 27.06.-01.07. 2020, Worchester, Massachusetts (angenommener Beitrag).

Sturm, B., Raut, S., Chikpah, S.K., Ndisya, J., Hensel, O., Esper, A., Korese, J.K. (2020). Improving nutritional security in sub-Saharan Africa through the production of dried products from underutilised species, International Drying Symposium 2020, 27.06.-01.07. 2020, Worchester, Massachusetts (angenommener Beitrag).

2019

Aidoo, A., Korese, J.K., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2019). A Review Of Solar Energy Policy And Applications In Ghana, Towards Sustainable Development Goal 7 And 13, In proceedings of Sustainability: Transdisciplinary Theory, Practice, and Action STTPA Annual Meeting 2019, Toronto, Canada, 16.-18- October 2019.

Aidoo, A., Korese, J.K., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2019). Strategies for promoting sustainable development in Africa through enhanced SDG 5 and SDG 15 implementation: The case of Ghana, 5th Annual FLARE Meeting, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, USA, 23.-25. August 2019.

Aidoo, A., Hensel, O., Korese, J.K., Sturm, B. (2019). Energy assessment, optimization and solar energy integration - Case study cereal processing in Ghana, Herrenhausen Konferenz 2019: Extreme Events - Building Climate Resilient Societies.

Chikpah, S.K., Korese, J.K., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2019). Effect of Sieve Particle Size on Quality Attributes of Peeled and Unpeeled Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato Composite Flour, Tropentag 2019, Kassel, Germany, 18.-20. September 2019, Paper ID673.

Chikpah, S.K., Aderibigbe, O.R., Sturm, B., Esper, A., Hensel, O., Korese, J.K. (2019). Composite Flour Blends: Effect of Particle Size of Peeled and Unpeeled Orange Fleshed Sweet Potato Flours on Quality Characteristics of Cookies, Tropentag 2019, Kassel, Germany, 18.-20. September 2019, Paper ID678.

Gersdorff, G. v., Kirchner, S., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2019). Developent of robust algorithms for non-invasive real time measurement of product status throughout the drying process of beef slices, International Drying Symposium 2020, 27.06.-01.07. 2020, Worchester, Massachusetts (angenommener Beitrag).

Gersdorff, G. v., Kirchner, S., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2019). First steps towards smart drying of beef slices seasoned with different pre-treatments, Proceedings of the Eurodrying’2019, Torino, Italy, 10.-12. July 2019, 166-171.

Korese, J.K., Achaglinkame, M.A., Aderibigbe, O.R., Hensel, O., Esper, A., Sturm, B. (2019). Effect of Pre-treatment and Integration of Superabsorbent Polymers (SAP) as Dissicants on Quality Parameters of Frafra Potato (Solenostemon rotundifolius) during Solar Drying, Tropentag 2019, Kassel, Germany, 18.-20. September 2019, Paper ID683.

Lange, B., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2019). Small-Scale Processing and Marketing of Underutilised Vegetables – What Role for Women’s Livelihoods in Ghana?, Tropentag 2019, Kassel, Germany, 18.-20. September 2019, Paper ID793.

Martynenko, A., Sturm, B. (2019). The shift of paradigm from steady-state to intelligent drying, Eurodrying’2019, Torino, Italy, 10.-12. July 2019.

Moscetti, R., Massaro, S., Chillemi, G., Sanna, N., Sturm, B., Chakravatula, S.S.N., Massantini, R. (2019). Recognition of inlet wet food into the drying process through a deep learning approach, Proceedings of the Eurodrying’2019, Torino, Italy, 219-223.

Moscetti, R., Raponi, F., Sturm, B., Chakravatula, S.S.N., Massantini, R. (2019). Feasibility of computer vision as process analytical technology for the drying of organic apple slices, Proceedings of the Eurodrying’2019, Torino, Italy, 10.-12. July 2019, 488-493.

Nasirahmadi, A., Gonzales, J., Knierim, U., Hensel, O., Müller, S., Sturm, B. (2019). Application of deep learning techniques for monitoring of livestock behaviour, KTBL Tagungsband 14. Tagung Bau, Technik und Umwelt in der landwirtschaftlichen Nutztierhaltung, Bonn, Germany, 24.-26. September 2019, 130-135.

Ndisya, J., Mbuge, D.O., Kulig, B., Gitau, A.N., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2019). Investigation of the drying behavior of Cocoyam (Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott), 15th RUFORUM AGM, 02.-06. Dezember 2019, Cape Coast, Ghana.

Ndisya, J., Mbuge, D.O., Gitau, A.N., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2019). A scoping study of the Cocoyam (Colocasia esculenta (L.) Schott) Value chain in Kenya: Production, post-harvest handling and consumption behavior, 15th RUFORUM AGM, 02.-06. Dezember 2019, Cape Coast, Ghana, doi: 10.5281/zenodo.3583470

Ojo, O.J., Aderibigbe, O.R., Ariyo, O., Sturm, B. (2019). Diversity of Complementary foods and anthropometric characteristics of children aged 6.23 months in Iseyin, Nigeria, Federation of African Nutrition Scientists (FANUS) conference, Kigali, Ruwanda, 28. August 2019 (eingereicht).

Raut, S., von Gersdorff, G., Wittkamp, S., Münsterre, J., Kammhuber, K., Kulig, B., Hensel, O, Sturm, B. (2019). Influence of storage time on essential oil components in dried hops, Proceedings of the Eurodrying’2019, Torino, Italy, 10.-12. July 2019, 415-420.

Saleh, R.Md., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2019). Degradation kinetics of color in organic carrot (Daucus carota v. Laguna) during convective drying. Proceeding of 2nd International Food Research Conference, 27-29 August 2019, Putrajaya, Malaysia, 93-97.

Saleh, R.M., Kulig, B., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2019). The effect of intermittent drying on drying kinetics of organic carrot (Daucus Carota v. Laguna). Proceedings of the Eurodrying’2019, Torino, Italy, 10.-12. 2019, 526-532.

Seeger, J.N., Ziebell, H., Amari, K., Then, C., Möckel, T., Grüner, E., Sturm, B., Nasirahmadi, A., Shrestha, L., Böhm, H., Saucke, H. (2019). On-farm Untersuchungen zum Nanovirus PNYDV (Pea nerotic yellow dwarf virus) an Ackerbohne (Vicia faba). 15. Wissenschaftstagung Ökologischer Landbau, Kassel, Germany, 05.-08. March 2019, ID 277 (Poster).

Sturm, B., Lange, B., Raut, S., Hensel, O. (2019). Participatory and Collaborative Strategies for Out-, Up- and Deep Scaling of Post-Harvest Innovations in West Africa, Tropentag 2019, Kassel, Germany, 18.-20. September 2019, Paper ID917.

Sturm, B., Nasirahmadi, A., Kulig, B., Müller, S. (2019). Precision Livestock Farming – Wie viel Digitalisierung verträgt beziehungsweise braucht die Tierhaltung?, 51. Tagungsband Internationale Tagung Angewandte Ethologie, 28.-30. November 2019, Freiburg im Breisgau, Germany, 1-16.

Sturm, B., von Gersdorff, G.J.E., Raut, S., Hensel, O. (2019) SusOrgPlus – Intelligente Lebensmittelverarbeitung, natürliche Zusatz- und Farbstoffe, 15. Wissenschaftstagung Ökologischer Landbau, Kassel, Germany, 05.-08. March 2019, ID 290.

Zlatev, Z., Sturm, B., Stoykova, V. (2019). Implementation of a Document Camera as and Information Tool for Obtaining Optical Characteristics of Food Products Proceedings of the 14th International Conference On Virtual Learning, 133-138.

2018

Achaglinkame, M. A., Aderibigbe, R. O., Hensel, O., Sturm, B., Korese, J. K. (2018). Nutritional knowledge of two underutilized forest fruits for increased consumption and food product development in Ghana, WACCI International Conference on Food and Nutritional Security in Africa, Legon, Ghana, 03.-04. October 2018.

Gersdorff, G. v., Shrestha, L., Raut, S., Retz, S., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2018). Impact of processing temperature on drying behaviour and quality changes in organic beef, Proceedings of the 21st International Drying Symposium, 11.-14. September 2018, Valencia, Spain, 1823-1830.

Jackson, P., Guy, J., Nasirahmadi, A., Edwards, S.A., Sturm, B., Bull, S (2018). Using CFD modelling to assess thermal comfort and welfare in sustainable housing systems for finisher pigs, UFAW Animal Welfare Conference, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK, 28. June 2018.

Komasilovs, V., Kviesis, A., Zacepins, A., Nasriahmadi, A., Sturm, B. (2018). Solution for remote real-time visual expertise of agricultural objects, Biosystems Engineering 2018, Tartu, Estonia, 9.-11. May 2018.

Lange, B., Raut, S., Rice, B., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2018). A Framework for the Assessment of Economic Viability of Small-Scale Renewable Energy Driven Post-Harvest Technologies for Processing of Underutilized Fruits and Vegetables in West Africa Tropentag 2018, Ghent, Belgium, 17.-19. September 2018.

Nasirahmadi, A., Hensel, O., Müller, S.; Kirchhofer, P., Sturm, B. (2018). Side and belly lying posture detection in group pig based on binary images and SVM classifier, AgEng 2018, Wageningen, The Netherlands, 2018, 08.-11. July 2018, ID 324.

Saleh, R.M., Karim, N.A., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2018). Quality Changes of Different Varieties of Sweet Potato under Curing Condition, Tropentag 2018, Ghent, Belgium, 17.-19. September 2018.

Seeger, J.N., Ziebell, H., Amari, K., Then, C., Möckel, T., Grüner, E., Sturm, B., Nasirahmadi, A., Shrestha, L., Böhm, H., Saucke, H. (2018). Neue Erkenntnisse zum Nanovirus PNYDY in Ackerbohnen und Erbsen (New knowledge about the Nanovirus PHYDY in faba beens and field pea), 61. Tagung der Gesellschaft für Pflanzenbauwissenschaften e. V. From Big Data to Smart Farming, Kiel, Germany, 25.-27- September 2018, Julius-Kühn-Archiv, 461, 2018, 159-160 (Poster).

Seeger, J.N., Ziebell, H., Amari, K., Then, C., Möckel, T., Grüner, E., Sturm, B., Nasirahmadi, A., Shrestha, L., Böhm, H., Saucke, H. (2018). Charakterisierung der Symptomatik neuartiger Nanovirus-Infektionen in Körnerleguminosen mit Hilfe fernoptischer Methoden, 61. Deutsche Pflanzenschutztage, Hohenheim, Germany, 11.-14. September 2018, Mitteilungen der Gesellschaft für Pflanzenbauwissenschaften 30, 61-62.

Shrestha, L., Gurung, P., Kulig, B., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2018). Willingness and knowledge of Nepalese mothers to improve babies’ diet to upgrade their nutritional status, Tropentag 2018, Ghent, Belgium, 17.-19. September 2018.

Shrestha, L., Moscetti, R., Crichton, S.O.J., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2018). Organic apples (cv. Elstar) quality evaluation during hot-air drying using Vis/NIR hyperspectral imaging, Proceedings of the 21st International Drying Symposium, Valencia, Spain, 11.-14. September 2018, 973-980.

Sturm, B., Moscetti, R., Raut, S., Massantini, R., Bantle, M. (2018). Smart drying in organic food processing: Increase of resource use efficiency and product quality, 21st International Drying Symposium, Valencia, Spain, 11.-14. September 2018, 171-178.

2017

Gersdorff, G. v., Crichton, S., Retz, S., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2017). Organic Beef Drying, 2nd Nordic Baltic Drying Conference, Hamburg, Germany, 07.-09. June 2017.

Hossain, M.K., Sturm, B., Quadt, A., Hensel, O. (2017). A Sustainable Natural Resource (Moringa oleifera) in Tropical and Sub-Tropical Areas: An Intensive Literature Review, Tropentag 2017, Bonn, Germany, 20.-22. September 2017.

Jackson, P., Guy, J., Edwards, S.A., Sturm, B., Bull, S. (2017). Innovative concept building design using passive technology to improve resource efficiency and welfare of pigs, 7th International Conference on the Assessment of Animal Welfare at Farm and Group Level, Ede, The Netherlands, 05.-08. September 2017.

Jackson, P., Guy, J., Edwards, S.A., Sturm, B., Bull, S. (2017). Innovative concept building design using passive technology to improve resource efficiency and welfare of pigs, N8 AgriFood 2017 Conference, Durham, UK, 11.07.-13.07.2017.

Miyingo, E.W., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2017). Pineapple Processing in Central Uganda, Tropentag 2017, Bonn, Germany, 20.-22. September 2017.

Moscetti, R., Sturm, B., Crichton, S., Massantini, R. (2017). Real-time monitoring of fruit and vegetables during hot-air drying using NIR spectroscopy, International Conference on Food Innovation (FoodInnova) 2017, Cesena, Italy, , 31. January 2017.

Ogolla, J., Dede, C., Meyers, S., Schmitt, B., Okoth, M.W., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2017). An Optimised Solar Camel Milk Powder Processing Plant for a Rural Arid and Semi-arid Regions, Tropentag 2017, Bonn, Germany, 20.-22. September 2017.

Saleh, R.M., Sturm, B., Hensel, O., Yahya, S. (2017). Drying Kinetics of Purple Flesh Sweet Potato Grown in Malaysia, Tropentag 2017, Bonn, Germany, 20.-22. September 2017.

Sturm, B. (2017). SusOrganic: Development of Quality Standards and Optimised Processing Methods for Organic Produce, 2nd Nordic Baltic Drying Conference, Hamburg, Germany, 07.-09. June 2017.

Sturm, B., Gersdorff, G. v., Moscetti, R., Bantle, M. (2017). Market, consumer and technology analyses on the organic processing sector in five EU countries, 2nd Nordic Baltic Drying Conference, Hamburg, Germany, 07.-09. June 2017.

Sturm, B., Gersdorff, G. v., Hensel, O., Crichton, S. (2017). Drying of Organic Hops and Herbs, 2nd Nordic Baltic Drying Conference, Hamburg, Germany, 07.-09. June 2017.

2016

Crichton, S., Münsterer, J., Kammhuber, K., Sturm, B. (2016). Measurement of hop moisture content and chromaticity during drying with VNIR hyperspectral imaging, Proceedings of the CIGR – AgEng 2016, Aarhus, Denmark, 26.-29. June 2016, 1-8 ref.14.

Gersdorff, G. v., Crichton, S., Retz, S., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2016). Drying of fresh organic beef with different pre-treatments, Proceedings of the International Drying Symposium (IDS 2016), Gifu, Japan, 07.08.-10.08. 2016, B-6-5.

Nasirahmadi, A., Edwards, S., Sturm, B. (2016). Investigating the effect of rooting substrate provision on the group lying behaviour of pigs using machine vision, CIGR – AgEng 2016, Aarhus, Denmark, 26.-29. June 2016, 1-5 ref.15.

Ogolla, J., Dede, C., Okoth, M.W., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2016). Strategies and Technologies for Camel Milk Preservation and Utilisation of Non-Marketed Milk in Pastoral Regions, Tropentag 2016, Vienna, Austria, 18.09.-21-09. 2016.

Parmar, A., Sturm, B., Hensel, O. (2016). Assessment of Food Loss and Waste (FLW) Associated with the Cassava (Manihot Esculenta Crantz) Root Value Chain in Southern Ethiopia, Tropentag 2016, Vienna, Austria, 18.09.-21-09. 2016.

Sturm, B., Münsterer, J., Kammhuber, K., Crichton, S. (2016). Impact of bulk weight on drying behaviour and hop quality after drying, CIGR – AgEng 2016, Aarhus, Denmark, 26.-29. June 2016, 1-5 ref.13.

Sturm B., Pittia P. (2016). Development of quality standards and optimised processing methods for organic produce: the SUSORGANIC project, 4th ISEKI-Food Conference, Vienna (AT), 06.-08. July 2016.

2015

Crichton, S., Sturm, B., Hurlbert, A. (2015). Moisture content measurement in dried apple produce through visible wavelength hyperspectral imaging, Proceedings of the 2015 ASABE Annual International Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 26.-30. July 2015, Paper 152186400.

Jackson, P. Guy, J., Sturm, B., Bull, S., Edwards, S. (2015). Application of process engineering principles to improve the efficiency of resource use in UK pork production chains, 2015 ASABE Annual International Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 26.-30. July 2015, Paper 152188947.

Nasirahmadi, A., Edwards, S., Richter, U., Sturm, B. (2015). Automatic detection of changes in pig group lying behaviour using image analysis, 2015 ASABE Annual International Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 26.-30. July 2015, Paper 152188972.

Parmar, A., Hensel, O., Sturm, B. (2015). Assessment of post-harvest handling practice and associated losses and limitations in the value-chain of sweet potato (lpomoeabatatas L. Lam) root: a case study from SNNPR, Ethiopia, Tropentag 2015, Berlin, Germany, 16.-18. September 2015.

Sturm, B., Meyers, S., Chester Jones, M., Schmitt, B. (2015). A survey of the energy consumption patterns and potential methods for energy efficiency and renewable energy integration within the food and beverage industries of five European countries, 2015 ASABE Annual International Meeting, New Orleans, LA, 26.-30. July 2015, Paper 152189690.

Sturm, B., Hensel, O. (2015). Holistic Approach for Quality Optimised and Resource Efficient Production of Dried Foodstuffs, In: Proceedings of the International Conference on Science and Technology of Drying 2014. October 22-24, 2014. Bogotá.

2012

Nunez-Vega, AM., Sturm, B., Hofacker, W. (2012). Simulation of the convective drying process with automatic control of surface temperature, Proceedings of the IDS 2012, 11.11.-15.11.2012, Xiamen, China, Paper 037.

Sturm, B., Maier, M., Joyce, S. & Roskilly, A. P. (2012). Dependency of production planning on availability of thermal energy in commercial green houses, ICAE2012, 05.-08.07.2012, Suzhou, China, Paper A10338.

Sturm, B., Nunez-Vega, A.M., Hofacker, W., Hensel, O. (2012). Influence of air velocity on drying kinetics and product quality in drying of apples, Proceedings of the CIGR-AgEng2012 'Agriculture & Engineering for a Healthier Life' 8-12 July 2012, Valencia, Spain, Paper C1569.

Sturm, B., Matchett, L., Joyce, S., Roskilly, A.P. (2012). Thermal Management in Pig Farming – Potentials of Renewable Energy Use , Proceedings of the CIGR-AgEng2012 'Agriculture & Engineering for a Healthier Life' 8-12 July 2012, Valencia, Spain, Paper C1570.

Sturm, B., Hofacker, W.C., Roskilly, A.P. (2012). Influence of Process Control on Drying Kinetics and Product Attributes of Sensitive Biological Products, Proceedings of the IDS 2012, 11.11.-15.11.2012, Xiamen, China, Paper 294.

2011

Sturm, B., Hugenschmidt, S., Hofacker, W., Roskilly, A. P. (2011). Opportunities and barriers for efficient energy use in a medium-sized brewery, Proceedings of the Sustainable Thermal Energy Management International Conference (SusTEM2011), Newcastle upon Tyne, 25. – 27.10.2011, pp. 335-343.

Sturm, B. Smith, T.R., Joyce, S., Roskilly, A.P. (2011). Process modelling of waste heat recovery in the food manufacturing sector, Annals of DAAAM and Proceedings of the 22nd International DAAAM Symposium on Intelligent Manufacturing & Automation 22, pp. 43-44.

Wu, D., Sturm, B., Hugenschmidt, S., Roskilly, A.P. (2011). Process Optimisation of Brewery Plant with Biogas fired CHP/Trigenenration, Sustainable Thermal Energy Management International Conference (SusTEM2011), Newcastle upon Tyne, 25. – 27.10.2011.

2010

Sturm, B., Wang, Y. D., Huang, Y., Ammar, Y, Joyce, S., Roskilly, A. P. (2010). Energy Generation from bio-wastes in a brewery – A case study, Proceedings of the 9th International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies, 24.-27.08.2010, Shanghai, China, RE-222.

Sturm, B., Hofacker, W. (2010). Control Strategies for stepwise drying of agricultural products, Proceedings of the 17th International Drying Symposium, 3.-6. October 2010, Magdeburg, Germany, pp. 178-183.

2009

Sturm, B., Hofacker, W. (2009). Improvement of the Quality of Dried Food Products using Optimized Control Strategies for the Product Temperature, Proceedings of the Fourth Nordic Drying Conference, Reykjavik, Iceland 17.-19.06.2009.

Sturm, B., Hofacker, W., Hensel, O. (2009). Automatic Control of Drying Processes of Biological Materials using Optical Sensors to acquire Surface Temperature, Color and Shape, Proceedings of the Annual International Meeting of the ASABE 2009, Reno, Nevada 21.-24.06.2009, Paper Number 09 6219.

Sturm, B., Hofacker, W. (2009). Evaluation of different temperature Control strategies for apple drying, Annals of DAAAM and Proceedings of the 20th international DAAAM Symposium on Intelligent Manufacturing & Automation 20, pp. 366-367.

2008

Hofacker, W., Sturm, B. (2008). Verbesserung der Produktqualität getrockneter Lebensmittel durch Regelung der Produkttemperatur (Improvement of product quality of food stuffs by automatic control of product temperatures), ProcessNet-Fachausschuss „Trocknungstechnik“, VDI, Halle / Saale 5.-6.3.2008.

Sturm, B., Hofacker, W. (2008). OPTIMISATION OF THE DRYING PROCESS BY CONTROLLING PRODUCT TEMPERATURE, Proceeding of the International Conference BIOATLAS 2008 Transilvania University of Brasov, Romania.

Sturm, B., Hofacker, W. (2008). Determination of Quality Changes during the Production of Dried Food Products using Colorimetry, Annals of DAAAM and Proceedings of the 19th International DAAAM Symposium on Intelligent Manufacturing & Automation 19, 1263-1264.

2007

Sturm, B., Hofacker, W. (2007). On the Improvement of Dried Agricultural Products via Active Temperature Control. Annals of DAAAM and Proceedings of the 18th international DAAAM Symposium on Intelligent Manufacturing & Automation 18, 723-724.


Curriculum Vitae

Seit 10/2020                      
Wissenschaftliche Direktorin am ATB und in gemeinsamer Berufung Professorin für "Agrartechnik in bioökonomischen Systemen" an der Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin

07/2018                              
Venia Legendi im Fach Agrartechnik

01/2018                              
Habilitation für das Fach Agrartechnik, Universität Kassel
Thema der Arbeit: “Systemic optimisation and design approach for thermal food processes - Increase of quality, process- and resource efficiency in dried agricultural products manufacturing”

10/2014 – 09/2020          
Leiterin der Forschungsgruppe “Verfahrens- und Systemtechnik in der Landwirtschaft“ (ehemals Nachwuchsgruppe Nacherntetechnologien und Verarbeitung), Fachgebiet Agrartechnik, Fachbereich ökologische Agrarwissenschaften, Universität Kassel
Entwicklung übertragbarer Systemansätze zur ressourcenschonenden Verarbeitung von Lebensmitteln bei gleichzeitiger Steigerung der Produktqualität, schonenden Verarbeitungsabläufen für pflanzliche und tierische Produkte, Entwicklung berührungsloser, adaptiver Mess- und Regelungssysteme für Erntemaschinen, Lebensmittelverarbeitung, sowie Tierhaltung zur Steigerung der Prozessqualität und des Tierwohls
Techno-ökonomische Systembewertung; (Weiter-) Entwicklung von verfahrenstechnischen Grundoperationen (GO), Untersuchung der kumulativen Auswirkungen von GO Kombinationen auf die resultierende Produktqualität sowie Ressourcennutzung; Entwicklung von Energiebereitstellungskonzepten, inklusive Integration erneuerbarer Energieträger im Nacherntebereich und der Tierhaltung; Entwicklung standortangepasster Prozessanlagen und Energiebereitstellungskonzepte für die dezentrale Verarbeitung kaum genutzter hochwertiger pflanzlicher Rohstoffe in Ghana, Nigeria und Sierra Leone
Mitentwicklung einer Onlineplattform (Framework, Datenmanagementsystem, Simulations- und Modellierungsoberfläche, und Entscheidungshilfe);
Weiterbildung für Berater und Vertreter aus der Lebensmittelindustrie;

06/2014 – 08/2017          
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin (Senior Research Associate), School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Newcastle University (GB)
Ressourceneffizienz, artgerechte Tierhaltung, fluid- und thermodynamische Modellierung und Integration von erneuerbaren Energien in der Schweinemast, automatisierte Tierbeobachtung unter Einbindung bildgebender Sensoren, Verknüpfung optisch messbarer Informationen mit anderen Produktionsdaten

09/2013 - 09/2014           
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, Fachgebiet Agrartechnik, Universität Kassel (Dienstortverlegung nach Newcastle)
Energieauditierung, Prozesseffizienz und Qualitätssteigerung in der Lebensmittelverarbeitung, techno-ökonomische Optimierung der Energie- und Prozesseffizienz von industriellen Applikationen in der Lebensmittelverarbeitung (GREENFOODS); Energiebereitstellungskonzepte für Lebensmittelverarbeitungsprozesse in Subsahara Afrika (RE4Food)

01/2012 - 01/2014           
Thermal Energy Management Coordinator, Newcastle Institute for Research on Sustainability, Newcastle University (GB)
Techno-ökonomische Optimierung der Energie- und Prozesseffizienz von industriellen Applikationen in der Lebensmittelindustrie und in der intensiven Masttierhaltung, Trocknungstechnik, Kaskadennutzung von Nebenprodukten, Energie aus Produktionsabfällen

07/2010  – 12/2011         
DAAD Postdoc Forschungsstipendiatin, Newcastle Institute for Research on Sustainability, Newcastle University (GB)
Prozesseffizienz, Produktqualität, Wärmerückgewinnung, Kaskadennutzung von Rohstoffen, Abfallmanagement in der Lebensmittelindustrie und nachhaltige Energiekonzepte

09/2009 – 06/2010          
Forschungs- und Entwicklungsingenieurin, Innotech Ingenieursges. mbH, Altdorf
Optimierung (Produktqualität und Energie) kleinindustrieller Trocknungsanlagen und der Produktvorbereitung für die Trocknung, Erstellung von Energiekonzepten

06/2010                              
Promotion, Universität Kassel, Fachgebiet Agrartechnik
Thema der Arbeit: „Einfluss der Führung des Trocknungsprozesses auf den Trocknungsverlauf und die Produkteigenschaften empfindlicher biologischer Güter“

10/2006 - 08/2009           
Wissenschaftliche Mitarbeiterin, Fakultät Maschinenbau, HTWG Konstanz
Anlagen- und Verfahrensentwicklung in der Trocknungstechnik für Anwendungen in der Lebensmittelindustrie

03/2005 - 09/2006           
Masterstudium der Umwelt- und Verfahrenstechnik, Hochschule für Technik, Wirtschaft und Gestaltung (HTWG) Konstanz
Projektingenieurin, Fakultät Maschinenbau, Fachhochschule Konstanz

03/2002 - 02/2005           
Diplomstudium der Verfahrens- und Umwelttechnik, Fachhochschule Konstanz

10/2000 - 02/2002           
Studium der Umwelt- und Verfahrenstechnik (Vordiplom), Fachhochschule Furtwangen

 

Internationale Forschungsaufenthalte

2017 - 2020        
School of Natural and Environmental Sciences, Newcastle University

2014     
School of Chemical Engineering and Material Sciences, Newcastle University

2012 – 2017       
Gastprofessorin: School of Mechanical Engineering, Guangxi University of Technology, Liuzhou, Guangxi, China

2012     
Institute for Engineering Thermophysics, Chinesische Akademie der Wissenschaften, Peking, China

2011     
School of Chemical Engineering, University of Queensland und School of Chemical Engineering, Monash University, Australien