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Urhebernennung

Dr. rer. nat. Sabrina Hempel

Research Scientist; 2nd Deputy Department Head

Department: Engineering for Livestock Management

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Research programs


Research areas

  • Lead of the research group "Barn climate and emission modeling"
  • Measure meteorological parameters and pollutant gas concentration in and around livestock buildings (particularly in naturally ventilated barns) 
  • Charakterize and model the transport of climate and environmentally harmful gases in and from livestock buildings
    • (Semi-)mechanistc modelling of flow and transport processes (computational fluid dynamics)
    • Empirical modeling of emission dynamics and microclimate (statistics and data science)
  • Animal-friendly and sustainable livestock husbandry
  • Emission mitigation in livestock husbandry
  • Adaptation of naturally ventilated barns to climate change

Scientific activities

  • Member of the expert group IVC Housing and Management systems (https://www.vera-verification.eu/)
  • Member of the “Leibniz mentoring alumnae network”
  • Member of the ATB internal advisory panel “DFG proposal"

Projects


Publications


Curriculum Vitae

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

since 2020

Leader of the reasearch group "barn climate an emission modeling", Department “Engineering for Livestock Management”, Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB), Germany

since 2018

Leader of the BeLuVa project (funded by German Research Foundation – DFG), Department “Engineering for Livestock Management”, Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB), Germany

since 2015

Deputy Head of the Department “Engineering for Livestock Management”, Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy, Germany

2014 - 2017

Leader and Coordinator of the OptiBarn project (funded by German Federal Ministry of Food and Agriculture – BMEL – in the framework of FACCE ERANET+), Department “Engineering for Livestock Management”, Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB), Germany

since 2013 

Research Scientist, Department “Engineering for Livestock Management”, Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB), Germany

2012 - 2013

Scientific programmer and member of the coordination group of the ISI-MIP project (funded by German Ministry of Education and Research – BMBF), Department “Climate Impacts and Vulnerabilities”, Potsdam Institute for Climate Impact Research (PIK), Germany

2009 - 2011

Research assistant, Interdisciplinary Center for Dynamics of Complex Systems (DYCOS), University of Potsdam, Germany

2006 - 2008

Student assistant, Interdisciplinary Center for Dynamics of Complex Systems (DYCOS), University of Potsdam, Germany

EDUCATION

2012

PhD - Thesis topic: Deciphering gene regulation from time series data; Faculty of Math and Natural Sciences, Department of Physics / Theoretical Physics, Humboldt University Berlin, Germany; Supervisor: Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. mult. Jürgen Kurths

2009

University Diploma - Thesis topic: Numeric methods for detecting saddle-type objects - a comparative analysis and application to global circulation model data; Faculty of Math and Natural Sciences, Department of Physics / Nonlinear Dynamics, University of Potsdam, Germany