Alumni
Dr.-Ing. Juan Avila-Acevedo
(PhD in 2009, Postdoc 2013-2014)

Dr.-Ing. Matthias Börner
(PhD in 2013)
Research and Development
Bosch Packaging Technology Company
Schopfheim, Germany
Matthias.Boerner3@bosch.com

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Andreas Bück
(PhD in 2012, Jun.-Prof. from 2013-2017)
Professor
Institute of Particle Technology
FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg
Erlangen, Germany
andreas.bueck@fau.de

Dr.-Ing. Jens Burgschweiger
(PhD in 2000)
Berliner Wasserbetriebe
Wasserversorgung
Berlin, Germany
jens.burgschweiger@bwb.de

Prof. Fernanda Perpétua Casciatori
(PhD in 2015)

Dr.-Ing. Ulf Cunäus
(PhD in 2010)

Dr.-Ing. Maryam Dadkhah
(PhD in 2014)
Ziemer Ophthalmic Systems AG
Port, Switzerland

Dr.-Ing. Mathias Dernedde
(PhD in 2013)
Evonik Industries AG
Hanau, Germany

Dr.-Ing. Muhammad Usman Farid
(PhD in 2018)
Lecturer
Department of Structures & Environmental Engineering,
University of Agriculture, Faisalabad-Pakistan
muhammad.farid@st.ovgu.de
engr.usman@uaf.edu.pk

Dr.-Ing. Hans Groenewold
(PhD in 2004)
AMMAG GmbH
Gunskirchen, Austria
h.groenewold@ammag.com

Dr.-Ing. Carola Groenewold (geb. Hirschmann)

(Postdoc 1996-2000)

Dr.-Ing. Neli Hampel
(PhD in 2015)
Salutas Pharma

Dr.-Ing. Robert Hampel
(PhD in 2010)
Volkswagen

Dr.-Ing. Thomas Hagemeier
(Postdoc 2013-2014)
Otto-von-Guericke University
Institute of Fluid Dynamics and Thermodynamics (ISUT)
The Laboratory of Fluid Dynamics and Technical Flows (LSS)
Magdeburg, Germany
Thomas.Hagemeier@ovgu.de

Dr.-Ing. Kieu Hiep Le
(PhD in 2018)
Lecturer
Department of Heat Engineering
School of Heat Engineering and Refrigeration
Hanoi University of Science and Technology
Hanoi, Vietnam
hiep.lekieu@hust.edu.vn

Prof. Arshad Hussain
(PhD in 2006)
Dean & Principal
School of Chemical & Materials engineering (SCME)
National University of Sciences & Technology
Islamabad, Pakistan
arshad.hussain@scme.nust.edu.pk

Dr.-Ing. Mubashir Hussain
(PhD in 2014)

Dr.-Ing. Vesselin V. Idakiev
(PhD in 2019)

Dr.-Ing. Anton Irawan
(PhD in 2006)
Head of Chemical Engineering Department
Sultan Ageng Tirtayasa University
antonirawan@untirta.ac.id

Dr.-Ing. Steffen Kaiser
(PhD in 1998)
Project Manager ∙ Senior Engineer ∙ Dep. Production Rotary Kiln
IBU-tec advanced materials AG
Innovative Forschungsdienstleistung-Verfahrenstechnik
Weimar, Germany
kaiser@ibu-tec.de

Dr. rer. nat. Christoph Kirsch
(Postdoc 2007-2009)
Senior Lecturer
Institute of Computational Physics
Zurich University of Applied Sciences
Winterthur, Switzerland
christoph.kirsch@zhaw.ch

Dr.-Ing. Franka Kretschmer
(PhD in 2017)

Dr.-Ing. Maciej Jaskulski
(Postdoc 2014-2016)br /> Assistant Professor
Faculty of Process and Environmental Engineering
Department of Heat and Mass Transfer Processes
Lodz University of Technology
Łódź, Poland
maciej.jaskulski@p.lodz.pl

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Jitendra Kumar
(PhD in 2006, Postdoc 2013-2015, Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship)
Associate Professor
Department of Mathematics
IIT Kharagpur
Kharagpur, India
jkumar@maths.iitkgp.ac.in

Dr.-Ing. Marzena Kwapinska
(Postdoc 2003-2006)

Dr.-Ing. Witold Kwapinski

(PhD in 2006)

Dr.-Ing. habil Thomas Metzger
(PhD in 2002, Habilitation 2012)
BASF SE
Drying and Solids Formulation
Ludwigshafen, Germany
thomas.b.metzger@basf.com

Dr.-Ing. Alireza Attari Moghaddam
(PhD in 2017)
Research associate
Research group for energy systems
Institute of Energy and Process Systems Engineering
Department of Mechanical Engineering
a.a.moghaddam(a)tu-braunschweig.de

Dr.-Ing. Carsten Möser
(PhD in 2001)

Dr.-Ing. Stephan Post
(PhD in 2001)

Dr.-Ing. Florian Priese
(PhD in 2014)
AEROPHARM GmbH
Novartis Technical Operations – Solids
Rudolstadt, Germany
florian.priese@novartis.com

Dr.-Ing. Zheni Radeva
(PhD in 2019)

Dr.-Ing. Antje Roßau
(PhD in 2013)

Dr.-Ing. Gabriela Saage
(Postdoc 2003-2005)

Dr.-Ing. Reihaneh Pashminehazar
(PhD in 2019)

Dr.-Ing. Holger U. Scaar
(PhD in 2019)
Leibniz-Institut für Agrartechnik Potsdam-Bornim e.V.
Potsdam, Germany
hscaar@atb-potsdam.de

Dr.-Ing. Martin Schmidt
(PhD in 2018)
Milchwerke „Mittelelbe“ GmbH
Projektingenieur Verfahrenstechnik
Martin.Schmidt(at)elb-milch.de

Dr.-Ing. Milan Stakic
(Postdoc 2003-2006)

Dr. Ing. Suherman
(Lecturer in Chemical Department
Universitas Diponegoro
Indonesia
herman@37.com PhD in 2007)

Dr.-Ing. Yu Sun
(PhD in 2014)

Prof. Vikranth Kumar Surasani

(PhD in 2008)
Assistant Professor
Dept. of Chemical Engineering
BITS, Pilani-Hyderabad Campus.
Hyderabad, India
Email: surasani@hyderabad.bits-pilani.ac.in

Dr.-Ing. Thi Thu Hang Tran
(PhD in 2017)
Lecturer
Department of Heat Engineering
School of Heat  Engineering and Refrigeration
Hanoi University of Science and  Technology
Hanoi, Vietnam
hang.tranthithu@hust.edu.vn

Dr.-Ing. Ilina Urukova
(PhD in 2004)
Aurubis Bulgaria

Dr.-Ing. Vu Hong Thai
(PhD in 2006)
Hanoi University of Science and Technology
Vietnam
thai.vuhong@hust.edu.vn

Dr.-Ing. Korina Terrazas-Velarde
(PhD in 2010, Postdoc 2013-2014)

Dr.-Ing. Magdalena Wassermann
(PhD in 2015)
Bundesagentur für Arbeit

Dr.-Ing. Fabian Weigler
(PhD in 2013)
Hochschule Anhalt
Angewandte Biowissenschaften und Prozesstechnik
fabian.weigler@hs-anhalt.de

Dr.-Ing. Markus Winterberg
(PhD in 2000)

Dr.-Ing. Markus Winterberg
(PhD in 2000)
EVONIK

Dr.-Ing. Rui Wu
(Postdoc 2013-2015, Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship)
Associate Professor
School of Mechanical Engineering
Shanghai Jiao Tong University
Shanghai, China
ruiwu@sjtu.edu.cn
Dates
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
News
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