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Dr. rer. agr. Hans-Jörg Gusovius

Work group leader Process Engineering for Fibre Crops

Department: System Process Engineering

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Program areas

Research areas

  • Harvesting and preservation of natural fibre crops
  • Preparation and processing of natural fibre and other lignocellulose raw materials
  • Use of natural fibre raw materials in innovative applications
  • Methods of chemical, morphological and mechanical fibre characterisation
  • Teaching courses on subjects of "Fibre crops technologies": BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, HS Wismar

Scientific activities

  • Member of the board of "Sachsen-Leinen e.V."
  • Member of the board of the "Deutsche Hanf-Akademie e.V."
  • Member of the "Deutscher Naturfaserverband e.V."
  • Member of the Association "Verein der Freunde und Förderer des ehemeligen Hauptgestütes Trakehnen e.V."


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Veröffentlichungen vor ATB-Zugehörigkeit

  • Amaducci, S.; Gusovius, H.‐J. (2010): Hemp – Cultivation, Extraction and Processing. In Industrial Applications of Natural Fibres (eds C.V. Stevens and J. Müssig). doi:10.1002/9780470660324.ch5
  • Gusovius, H.-J.; Paulitz, J. (2009): Current developments for efficient raw material supply procedures enforcing cost-effective bast fibre production in Europe. Journal of Biobased Materials and Bioenergy. 3 : 262-264
  • Seeger, S.; Gusovius, H.-J.; Wallot, G. (2007): A new measurement method to evaluate length related properties of natural bast fibres. In Proceedings // PARTEC 2007, International Congress for Particle Technology. - 27th to. 29th March 2007, Nürnberg: Nürnberg Messe GmbH, insges. 5 S.
  • Paulitz, J.; Gusovius, H.-J. (2007): Faserernte- und Faseraufschlusstechnologien für Flachs und Hanf. In Biehler, H. et al. (Hrsg.): Regionale Wertschöpfungssysteme von Flachs und Hanf. Marburg (Metropolis), 374 S.
  • Kamm, B.; Schneider, B.; Hüttl, R.; Grünewald, H.; Gusovius, H-J.; Stollberg, Ch.; Ay, P.; Kamm, M. (2006): Lignocellulosic Feedstock Biorefinery - Combination of technologies of agroforestry and a biobased substance and energy economy. Forum der Forschung. 19.
  • Pecenka, R., Fürll, Ch., Gusovius, H.-J. (2006): Praxisanforderungen an Fasermesstechnik für den Einsatz in der Naturfasergewinnung. Proceedings zum Workshop „Innovative Entwicklungen bei Naturfasercharakterisierung und –verarbeitung“, Potsdam, 18.& 19.09.2006
  • Hildebrandt, S.; Ay, P.; Gusovius, H.-J. (2005): Möglichkeiten und Wirkprinzipien der angepassten Agglomeration von Naturfasern für den Einsatz in naturfaserverstärkten Kunststoffen. in: Proceedings des 5. Internationalen Symposiums „Werkstoffe aus Nachwachsenden Rohstoffen“, Erfurt
  • Gusovius, H.-J.; Pecenka, R.; Ay, P.; Fürll, Ch. (2003): Aufbereitung und Nutzung von Faserpflanzen. in Forum der Forschung, 7. Jhg., Heft 16, S. 143 ... 148
  • Gusovius, H.-J. (2002): Stoffwandlungen und Umwelteinflüsse in Verfahrensketten für Faserhanf. Cuvillier-Verlag Göttingen, 138 S., zgl. Dissertation Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, 2002
  • Gusovius, H.-J.; Hahn, J.; Müssig, J. (2002): Qualitätsaspekte in Ernteverfahren für Faserhanf. in: Landtechnik, Bd. 57, H. 2, S. 104 ... 105
  • Hahn, J.; Gusovius, H.-J.; Müssig, J. (2000): The influence of harvesting technologies and weather on the fibre characteristics of hemp. in: Proceedings of the International Con-ference on Agricultural Engineering, Part 2, Warwick, S. 67 ... 69
  • Gusovius, H.-J.; Prochnow, A.; Streßmann, U.; Hahn, J. (2000): The weather-determined process risk of harvesting fibre hemp. in: Proceedings of the International Conference on Agricultural Engineering, Part 2, Warwick, S. 46 ... 48
  • Patent: Ay, P.; Perwin, J.; Gusovius, H.-J. ; Hildebrandt, S. (2011): Verfahren und Vorrichtung zur kontinuierlichen Herstellung von Faseragglomeraten. EP 200 87 85 B1, Veröffentlichungstag der Patenterteilung: 05.01.2011

Curriculum Vitae

  • since 2007 Scientist at the Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy Potsdam-Bornim e.V. in the field of natural fibre production
  • since 2005 freelancer in the field of agriculture and renewable resources, especially fibre plant technologies
  • 2001-2007 Scientist at the Chair of Processing Technology (Prof. Dr.-Ing. P. Ay) of the Brandenburg Technical University Cottbus
  • 1996-2001 PhD student and research assistant at the Department of Technology in Plant Production (Prof. Dr. J. Hahn) of the Humboldt University of Berlin
  • 1991-1996 Diploma in agricultural sciences at the Humboldt University of Berlin


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