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Max-Eyth-Allee 100

14469 Potsdam

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Tel. +49 (0)331 5699-0

Email atb@atb-potsdam.de

Coordinating institute

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Klaus-Günter Gottschalk
Department: Post Harvest Technology
Scientist


Telephone: +49 (0)331 5699 -314
Email: kgottschalk@atb-potsdam.de

Research programs

Areas of research

  • Modeling of heat and mass transfer of perishable agricultural products during ventilation.
  • Investigations and development of climate-control algorithms for reducing losses of stored potatoes.
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics for air-flow in the storage of fruits / vegetables / potatoes.
  • Application of thermography for ventilation control in the storage of agricultural products.

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Technical Committee ‘Control in Agriculture’, International Federation of Automatic Control IFAC (Member)

VDI-MEG Max-Eyth-Gesellschaft Agrartechnik (Member)

International Advisory Board, Mechanical Engineering Letters, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Szent István University, Gödöllö, Hungary

Ombudsman ATB, Securing good scientific practice

Projects

Publications

Further publications

  • Schuhmann, P.; Gottschalk, K. (Hrsg.): Lagerung und Klimatisierung von Kartoffeln. Agrimedia Gmbh & Co. KG, Clenze, 2012, (978-3-86263-064-6), 272 S. ISBN: 978-3-86263-064-6
  • Gottschalk, K.: Application of Infrared Thermography in Fruit and Potato Storage. In: Meola C. (Ed.): Infrared Thermography. Recent Advances and Future Trends, Bentham eBooks, 2012, 103-132, eISBN: 978-1-60805-143-4
  • Gottschalk, K; Ezekiel, R.: Storage. In: Gopal, J.; Khurana, S.M.P. (Eds.), Handbook of Potato Production, Improvement, and  Postharvest Management. Food Products Press, The Haworth Press Inc, Binghampton, NY, USA, 2006, 489-522.  ISBN: 1-56022-271-9 

Curriculum Vitae

Scientific Career

1977   Dipl.-Ing. (FH) degree in Communication Engineering at Technische Fachhochschule (TFH) Berlin (University of Applied Sciences)

1988   Dipl.-Phys. Diploma as physicist at the Freie Universität Berlin

1988-1992  Associate scientist at the Technische Universität Berlin, Institute for Machine Construction, Department for Agricultural Engineering and Construction Machines

1993   Dr.-Ing., doctoral degree, Thesis: "Mikrorechnersysteme zur Fehlerdiagnose an mobilen Landmaschinen" (Microcomputer Systems for Fault Diagnosis on Mobile Agricultural Machines)  

Since 1992   Senior Scientist at the Leibniz-Institut für Agrartechnik Potsdam-Bornim e.V.  

2006   Honorary Associated Professor at the Szent István University, Gödöllö, Hungary  

2010   Honorary Full Professor at the Szent István University, Gödöllö, Hungary  

Teaching activities:  

Cairo University, Faculty of Agriculture, Lectures (undergrad. courses): Heat and Mass Transfer, Food Processing, Thermodynamics; (PhD seminars): Heat and Mass Transfer. Oct-Dec. 2011, (funded by DAAD), and Nov-Dec 2012.  

Szent István University, Gödöllö, Hungary. Lectures (MSc and PhD courses): "Potato store climate control", "Process control", "Introduction to CAS (Computer Algebra Systems)", "Modelling and Computer Simulation", "Introduction to AI (Artificial Intelligence)", Data Acquisition Systems, (regular lectures each semester).  

Technische Universität Cottbus, Lecture: Kartoffellagerung (Potato Storage)  

Egerton University, Njoro, Kenia. Lectureship: "Fluid Mechanics II", 2nd year, 2nd Semester 2002, (funded by DAAD) Lectureship: "Agricultural Engineering  Processing", 4th year, 1st Semester 2002  

Univ. Rostock, FB Maschinenbau und Schiffstechnik, Studiengang Nahrungsmittelmaschinen, Lectures: Mech. Verfahrenstechnik und Rheologie (Mech. Process Eng. and Rheology) WS 1993/94 , SS 1994, 4 hrs/week.  
 

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