Progress of NaWiTec


  • March 2007: first project outlines submission to BMBF about the internal structure of a young researcher group
  • September 2007: successful evaluation of outlines and request for the entire project arrangement for duration of 5 years
  • December 2007: grand approval by the BMBF


  • March 2008: NaWiTec start of work with 7 staff members
  • June 2009: Completion of investments in technical equipment
  • Feburary 2009: Reconstruction of a new laboratory for NaWiTec funded by the University
  • March 2009: Startup of X-ray tomograph
  • July 2009: Startup of NaWiTec test facility
  • August 2009: Extension of working group with 3 additional scientific assistants within the WIGRATEC project
  • November 2009: Accumulation of capital for NaWiTec for a biomass test faciltiy in the area of energy production
  • June 2010: Extension of working group with 2 additional scientific assistants within the DFG-Graduiertenkolleg 1554 and within a ZIM project
  • October 2012: Application for continuation in the context of InnoProfile-Transfer
  • January 2013: Successful evaluation of the project application
  • April 2013: Start of work
  • November 2013: Start of the projects WIGRATEC+ and NaWiTec Energie
  • current status of NaWiTec and WIGRATEC+: 15 staff members (1 leader, 13 scientific assistants, 1 secretary)


University Course Drying 2020
30.03.2020 - 02.04.2020 in Magdeburg
University Course Fluidization Technology 2019
04.11.2019 - 07.11.2019 in Hamburg
Appreciation of the research work at the chair with title page of the journal Processes (MDPI)
First project meeting Wigratec InterSpiN
Award for Maciej Jaskulski
Cluster WIGRATEC enters the next round
Arun S. Mujumdar Medal for Prof. E. Tsotsas
Award for best oral presentation
Award for best oral presentation for Christoph Neugebauer on Population Balance Modeling Conference 2018
Faculty Prize 2018
Award for Prof. E. Tsotsas
Honorary Professorship of UCTM, Sofia, for Prof. Tsotsas
University Course Drying 2018
19. March -- 22. March 2018 in Magdeburg
University Course Fluidization Technology 2017
6. - 9. November 2017 in Hamburg
Award on Conference
Best Research Award for Sayali Zarekar on IDS in Gifu, Japan
Award on Conference
Best Poster Award for Christian Rieck at PARTEC 2016 in Nuremberg, Germany
Award on Conference
Best poster award for Vesselin Idakiev at national conference
Award on Conference
Best Presentation Awards on Nordic Baltic Drying Conference 2015
ECCE 2015
27. September - 01. October 2015 in Nice, France
Granulation Workshop 2015
1st July - 3rd July 2015 in Sheffield, UK
University Course Drying 2016
29. March -- 01. April 2016 in Magdeburg
Extension of the Research Training Group 1554
Extension of the funding period for 4.5 years
Award on annual conference
Award for best poster presentation goes to Maryam Dadkhah
Modern Drying Technology Vol. 3
Prof. E. Tsotsas in CES Top 20 Reviewer 2010
Award on Asia Pacific Drying Conference
VDI Ehrenring für Jun.-Prof. Mirko Peglow
University Course Drying 2014
Fundamentals and Applications of Drying Technology