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Max-Eyth-Allee 100

14469 Potsdam


Tel. +49 (0)331 5699-0


Coordinating institute


Simona Menardo Dr.
Department: Horticultural Engineering
Associate Researcher

Telephone: +49 (0)331 5699 -636

Research programs

Areas of research

  • Measuring and reducing emissions from animal husbandry
  • Optimization of energy production and energy use in agriculture
  • Biogas production from ligno-cellulosic by-products and energy crops
  • Pre-treatments of ligno-cellulosic biomasses
  • Energetic evaluation of agricultural systems
  • Improvement of harvesting and conservation chains



Further publications

Curriculum Vitae

  • Since Aug 2014: Scientific Researcher at ATB
  • Jan 2013 to Jul 2014: Postdoc Researcher at Dept. of Bio-systems and Agricultural Engineering, University of Torino (Italy)
  • Jan 2010 to Dec 2012: Ph.D. in Agricultural and Forestry Engineering at University of Torino
  • Jan 2011 to Sep 2011: Researcher at Landtechnik Department, Universität für Bodenkultur of Vienna (BOKU)
  • Jan 2009 to Dec 2009: Researcher at Department of Agricultural, Forestry and Environmental Economics and Engineering at University of Torino
  • Apr 2007 to Dec 2008: Animal Health Care Products Manager, Silvateam Spa in San Michele´ (Italy)
  • Jan 2003 to Mar 2007: Project Assistant, IPLA Spa & Regione Piemonte – Agricultural Dept., Torino
  • Jul 2002: Master in Agricultural Sciences and Technologies, Soil Chemistry and Crops Protection, University of Torino.

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Sept. 04, 2019: FRUTIC Symposium 2019, Hong Kong

The FRUTIC Symposium 2019: Innovations in Pre- and Postharvest Supply Chain of Fresh Produce will be held in Hong Kong on Sept. 04, 2019.

Sept 5-6, 2019: INSECTA 2019 International Conference, Potsdam

The INSECTA 2019 International Conference aims to give an overview of state-of-the-art technology of insects for food, feed and non-food application. Topics cover the whole value chain from research,

Press information

Bioökonomieforschung gestärkt: ATB eröffnet neues Forschungsgebäude

22. Aug. 2019: In Anwesenheit von Brandenburgs Wissenschaftsministerin Dr. Martina Münch und etwa 200 Gästen aus Wissenschaft, Wirtschaft und Politik hat das Leibniz-Institut für Agrartechnik und Bioökonomie e.V. (ATB) heute ein neues Gebäude für die Forschung feierlich eingeweiht.

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