Our team


Dr. habil. Judy Libra

scientist, group leader of the Biochar work group

Department: Post Harvest Technology

Telefon: +49 (0)331 5699 866 or -856
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Research programs

Research areas

Environmental process engineering


·        Hydrothermal carbonization of biomass residuals

·        Chemical and biological treatment of water

·        Material and environmental management

 Water demand for food production- linking agricultural practices and global change



Veröffentlichungen vor ATB-Zugehörigkeit

Selected Scientific Journals

Leu S., Libra J.A., Stenstrom M.K. (2010) Monitoring off-gas O2/CO2 to predict nitrification performance in activated sludge processes. Water Research 44(11): 3434-3444

Schuchardt A., Libra J.A., Sahlmann C., Wiesmann U., Gnirss R. (2007) Evaluation of the oxygen transfer efficiency under process conditions using the dynamic off-gas method. Environmental Technology, 28:479-489

Libra J.A. (2007) Environmental Process Engineering: Building Capacity for Sustainability. Journal of Professional Issues in Engineering Education & Practice, 133 (4) 308-319

Mohey El-Dein A., Libra J.A., Wiesmann U. (2006) Cost analysis for the degradation of highly concentrated textile dye wastewater with chemical oxidation H2O2/UV and biological treatment. J Chem Technol Biotechnol 81:1239–1245

Libra J.A., Borchert M., Banit S. (2003) Competition strategies for the decolorization of a textile reactive dye with the white rot fungi Trametes versicolor under nonsterile conditions. Biotechnology and Bioengineering 82(6) 736-744

Libra J.A., Sosath F. (2003) Comparison of biological and chemical process combinations for the treatment of textile dyehouse wastewater. J Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 78 1149-1156


Gottschalk C., Libra J.A., Saupe A. (2010) Ozonation of Water and Waste Water -A Practical Guide to Understanding Ozone and its Application. 2nd Edition, Wiley-VCH, Weinheim  (2004 Translation of 1st Edition in Chinese, China Architecture & Building Press)

Kaiser K., Libra J., Merz B., Bens O., Hüttl R.F. (Hrsg.), 2010. Aktuelle Probleme im Wasserhaushalt von Nordostdeutschland: Trends, Ursachen, Lösungen. Scientific Technical Report STR10/10, 239 S. Deutsches GeoForschungsZentrum, Potsdam.

Frobel M., Libra J. (1997) Das Checklistensystem zur EG-Öko-Audit-Verordnung: eine Arbeitshilfe mit Erläuterungen und Praxisbeispielen. Campus Verlag, Frankfurt/Main 1997