Our team

Urhebernennung

Dr. rer.agr. Thomas Hoffmann

Head of the departments 1 (acting) and 3

Department: Post Harvest Technology

Telefon: +49 (0)331 5699 310 oder 108

Research programs


Research areas

Process engineering investigations for harvest and preservation of silage and grain

Harvest and processing of natural fibers of plants

Harvest, storage and processing of wood from short rotation copies

Process engineering investigations for thermochemical conversion of biomass


Projects


Publications


Curriculum Vitae

1991

Diploma in mechanical engineering, specialising in agricultural engineering at the Technical University of Dresden

1992

Research assistant at Humboldt University of Berlin, Department Technology in Plant Production

1998

Doctorate (Dr. rer. agr.) at Humboldt University of Berlin, Department Technology in Plant Production

1998 - 2003

Research associate at the Institute for Agricultural Engineering Bornim e.V. (ATB)

2003 - 2004

Head of the working group Quality Assurance of Agricultural Products, focus on potatoes at the Institute for Agricultural Engineering Bornim e.V. (ATB)

2004 - 2008

Head of the research topic "Process Engineering of Potatoes, Carrots and Onions" at the Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering Bornim e.V. (ATB)

since 2008

Head of the Department Post Harvest Technology at Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy (ATB)