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Max-Eyth-Allee 100

14469 Potsdam


Tel. +49 (0)331 5699-0


Coordinating institute


Dr.-Ing. Thomas Ziegler
Department: Post Harvest Technology
Research Scientist

Telephone: +49 (0)331 5699 350

Research programs

Areas of research




Further publications

  • Ziegler, T.; Jubaer, H. (2016): Heat pump assisted drying - Principles and case studies on medicinal and spice plants. 4th International Conference on Industrial Waste Heat Valorisation, Kortrijk, Belgium, 23-24 May 2016.

Curriculum Vitae

since 2007 
Leibniz-Institute for Agricultural Engineering ATB, Potsdam-Bornim 
Conventional and heat pump assisted drying processes   

IGV Institut für Getreideverarbeitung GmbH, Bergholz-Rehbrücke 
Optimization of industrial vacuum cooling processes for bakery products 

Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences 
Computational Fluid Dynamics (CFD) 
Lectures about Thermodynamics and Renewable Energy Sources 

Doctoral degree (Dr.-Ing.) at Technical University Dresden 
Thesis: Modelling and simulation of solar assisted drying of bulk grain 
Institute for Agricultural Engineering ATB, Potsdam-Bornim 
Solar assisted drying processes 
Pilot plant of a solid desiccant energy storage 
Diploma (Dipl.-Ing.) at Technical University Munich 
Field of study: Energy technologies and power plant engineering


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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