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Dr. habil. Barbara Sturm

Leitung Verfahrens- und Systemtechnik in der Landwirtschaft
Anschrift Universität Kassel
Fachbereich Ökologische Agrarwissenschaften
Fachgebiet Agrartechnik
Nordbahnhofstr. 1 a
D- 37213 Witzenhausen
Raum + 0180
Telefon +49 5542 98-1603
Telefax +49 5542 98-1520
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Curriculum Vitae

Social Media

RG: https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Barbara_Sturm

In: https://de.linkedin.com/in/barbara-sturm-a4a52031

Activities and Memberships

Executive Editor Thermal Science and Engineering Process, Elsevier 

American Society of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineers (ASABE

Energy Institute (EI

European Society of Agricultural Engineers (EurAgEng

Heat Exchanger Action Group (HEXAG)

ISEKI Food Association 

Kuratorium für Technik und Bauwesen in der Landwirtschaft eV (KTBL

Process Intensification Network (PINet

Verein Deutscher Ingenieure (VDI), Prozesstechnik und Max Eyth Gesellschaft 

Awards

2018 - Anton-Schlüter-Medaille KTBL Preis für herausragende wissenschaftliche Leistungen in der Agrartechnik (Habilitationsschrift) 

2007 - Tebo Umsetzungspreis (Masterarbeit), internationaler Preis (CH, AT, DE) für herausragende industrierelevante Abschlussarbeiten

Presentations (Youtube)

Sturm B. Innovation – A production performance based approach to building design and management. Warwickshire, UK: BPEX Innovation Conference, 2013. 

Sturm B. Progress in drying and cooling of organic products (CORE Organic/SusOrganic Oct 2016

Mitgliedschaften

Professional Memberships

MVDI (www.vdi.de)

MEI (energyinst.org/home)

MEurAgEng (www.eurageng.eu

Web

RG:         https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Barbara_Sturm

in:          uk.linkedin.com/pub/barbara-sturm/31/520/a4a/

Twitter:   https://twitter.com/barbara_sturm

Forschungsschwerpunkte

Research Interests

Animal welfare

By product management and cascade utilisation

Control systems

Drying technologies and optimisation thereof

Food quality and processing

Process analysis and energy auditing

Process optimisation and thermal process integration

Sensor development, sensor fusion

Sustainable energy systems, including renewable energy sources

Production waste to bio gas

Resource efficiency and sustainability

Transdisciplinary system approaches on improvement of total system efficiency, including stakeholder participation

Utilisation of low grade waste heat

Water management on production sites

Aktuelle Lehrveranstaltungen

Masters level

Sensing in Agriculture – Fundamentals

Process development for sustainable food production and premium food quality

Energieaudits, Energieeffizienz und Integration erneuerbarer Energien in der Lebensmittelindustrie

PhD seminars (Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering)

Design of Experiements

Project management

Proposal writing

RGB and Hyperspectral Imaging

Scientific Writing and Presentation Techniques

PhD co-supervision (current)

Araba Amo-Aidoo, The Design, Installation and Testing of a Solar Photovoltaic and/or Solar Thermal Energy System for Food Processing with Emphasis on Tropical Application; A Case Study of Ghana, Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, University of Kassel

Bastian Lange, Dissemination of Small-Scale Renewable Energy Driven Post-Harvest Technologies for Processing of West African Underutilized Fruit and Vegetable Crops, Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, University of Kassel

Christian Höing, Entwicklung einer Robotik-Lösung zur Schneckenbekämpfung in der Landwirtschaft, Fachgebiet Agrartechnik, Universität Kassel (BMEL)

Emmanuel Miyingo, The performance of solar PV and solar thermal energy systems for agricultural products processing, Fachgebiet Agrartechnik, Universität Kassel (BMBF)

Gardis von Gersdorff, Process development for improved meat drying, FachgebietAgrartechnik, Universität Kassel (BMEL)

Jackline Ogolla, Reduction of milk losses through design and assessment of an off grid small scale spray dryer, Fachgebiet Agrartechnik, Universität Kassel (KAAD)

John M. Ndisya, Modelling and Optimization of Preservation Processes for Cocoyam Colocasia esculenta and Xanthosoma sagittifolium Cultivars grown in Kenya, Fachgebiet Agrartechnik, Universität Kassel (DAAD)

Luna Shrestha, Influence of different processing methods on the quality of fruit powder and its consequent products, Fachgebiet Agrartechnik, Universität Kassel (KAAD)

Paul Jackson, A system approach to modelling resource efficiency and the environmental impact of pig production, School of Agriculture, Food and Rural Development, Newcastle University (EPSRC)

Rhona Diaz, Potential integration of solar technologies in cold storage systems for vegetables in humid tropics. Case of Panama, Fachgebiet Agrartechnik, Universität Kassel (Regierung von Panama)

Rosalizan Saleh, Drying strategies for quality maintenance of organic carrots, Fachgebiet Agrartechnik, Universität Kassel (Regierung von Malaysia)

Shavari Raut, Optimizing drying processes using dynamic adaptive control systems with real time measurement of product quality, Fachgebiet Agrartechnik, Universität Kassel (BMEL)

Solomon Kofi Chikpah, Development of novel orange fleshed sweet potato and pumpkin-based food products for infants and lactating mothers in Ghana through optimized processing techniques, Fachgebiet Agrartechnik, Universität Kassel (BMEL)

Ulrike Wilczek, Development of a non-invasive damage detection system for sugar beets in a combined harvester, Fachgebiet Agrartechnik, Universität Kassel (BMEL)

Veröffentlichungen

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Projekte

Projects

2018-2020 „SusOrgPlus– Development of smart and low energy input processing chains, natural foodadditives and colourants, and supportive material for a code of practice to increase sustainability and consumer acceptance of organic food stuffs“, Core Organic Cofund, Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, University of Kassel

2018-2020 “UpgradePlus – Decentralised postharvest processing of underutilised species into innovative value added products for improved food and nutrition security in West Africa”, BMEL (PTBLE) (Food Security Program), Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, University of Kassel

2018-2020 “Professional Education and Training in Central Asia”, GIZ, Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, University of Kassel

2017-2020 “PigSys– Improving pig system performance through a whole system approach”, Era-Net SusAn, Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, University of Kassel

2016 “IfS small grant – Responsible, low cost, disposal or reuse of by products from food manufacture”, Institute for Sustainability, Newcastle University

2015 – 2018 “SusOrganic – Development of quality standards and optimised processing methods for organic produce”, Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, University of Kassel

2014 – 2017 “Greener Pigs – Developing a working prototype for sustainable high welfare intensive pig houses integrated with renewable energy generation to inform innovative commercial products and services”, Innovate UK, Newcastle University

2014 – 2016 “Steigerung der Ressourceneffizienz und Optimierung der Produktqualität in der Trocknung landwirtschaftlicher Produkte durch Einsatz bildgebender Sensoren und adaptiver Regelungssysteme“, Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, University of Kassel

2014 – 2015 "NIRES small grant – Resource Efficiency in Jamaican Maroon Communities: A Historical and Scientific Inquiry“, Newcastle Institute for Research on Sustainability, Newcastle University

2014 Conference Grant Cumberland Lodge conference “Ethics of Food Security in a Changing Society – Learning from the Past to shape the Future”, Cumberland Lodge, Douglas Bomfort Trust, British Economic Society, University College Lillehammer 

2013 – 2016 “RE4Foods – Renewable Energy for Food Processing“,Dfid, DEFRA, EPSRC, Newcastle University & Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, University of Kassel

2013 – 2015 “GREENFOODS– Towards Zero fossil CO2emission in the European food & beverage industry“, IEE, Newcastle University & Department of Agricultural and Biosystems Engineering, University of Kassel

2013 – 2014 “NIRES small grant – DRYING: Development of a low cost solution for non-intrusive online moisture content measurements and control in drying of sensitive food products“, Newcastle Institute for Research on Sustainability, Newcastle University