Areas of competence

Photo: Manuel Gutjahr

WG Measuring, modelling and mitigating emissions of livestock production

Research equipment

Hardware for complex, parallelized simulations

  • Local workstation with 48 CPUs
  • Graphics card server with 3000 GPUs
  • CFD Server with 32 CPUs
  • Access to external data centers (HLRN, Leibniz-Rechenzentrum LRZ)

Software packages for CFD modeling (ANSYS, OpenFoam) and preprocessing (SolidWorks, Matlab)

Virtual Reality System for 3D visualization of the results

Software packages for data analysis and empirical modeling (R, Python, SAS)

Boundary layer wind tunnel

  • Different models of animal barns
  • 2D Laser Doppler Anemometer (LDA)
  • Flame Ionization Detector (fast-FID)
  • Hot-wire anemometry

Long-term measuring set-ups in experimental barns with automated data transfer

  • 3D ultrasonic anemometer
  • Temperature-Humidity Sensors
  • Photoacoustic Gas Monitor  
  • FTIR Spectrometer
  • CRD Spectrometer


Group leader

Dr.-Ing. Janke, David

Research Scientist, Working Group Leader

Department: Sensors and Modelling


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Team of the WG

Dipl.-Ing. El Hadj Moustapha Doumbia
M.Sc. Alaei Ali
B.Sc. Abijith Srinivas Bidaralli      
B.Sc. Samit Chowdhury  
B.Sc. Sayeed Mostafa