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General Assembly of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences

Members

The General Assembly consists of all members of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences, that is the professors, employees and doctoral candidates. The General Assembly discusses and advises the Council in all concerns fundamental to the Centre. It provides the Council with recommendations and suggestions for the development of the Centre, for an efficient administration and for the further development of the doctoral regulations. For an overview of the General Assembly of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences and their Subject Areas click here.

Professorial Members of Justus Liebig University Giessen

Prof. Dr. Kai-Thomas Brinkmann

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

    • Electrical Engineering
    • Computer Science
    • Space Technology

  


Research Interests

  • Production, interaction and decay of hadrons
  • Hadrons and quarks; hadron structure
  • Instrumentation: Detector and electronics development
  • Calorimetry
  • Tracking and secondary vertex reconstruction equipment
  • Simulation and reconstruction
  • Applications: Medical physics, components and materials under harsh environmental conditions, space applications
  • Radiation hardness in accelerator experiments and in outer space

  

 Functions

  • Professor of Hadron and Nuclear Physics at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Physics, Geography at JLU
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018
  • Member of the Doctoral Committee of the Cooperative Doctoral Platform at RCCH since 2019

Prof. Dr. Sangam Chatterjee

Prof. Dr. Sangam Chatterjee
Photo: Rolf K. Wegst



supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Electrical Engineering
    • Materials Research





Research Interests

  • Materials research
  • Physics of condensed matter
  • Semiconductor and their interfaces
  • Molecular beam epitaxy and solid state analysis
  • Optical and ultrafast spectroscopy
  • Optical sensor technology and diagnostic
  • Imaging optics
  • Light sources of high brilliance


  Functions

  • Professor of Optics and Spectroscopy at the I. Physical Institute at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Physics, Geography at JLU
  • Chairman of the Steering Commitee of Methods Platform:Thin-Film and Epitaxy Laboratory at Centre for Materials Research
  • Member of the Campus Research Foci Materials Research of RCCH
  • Member of the Campus Research Foci Space Applications of RCCH
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018
  • Deputy Chairman of the Gerneral Assembly of PZI since 2018
  • Deputy Member of the Doctoral Commitee of PZI since 2018

Prof. Dr. Peter Czermak

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  • Biotechnology and Biopharmacology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials Research
    • Life Science Engineering


Research Interests

  • Development of fermentative processes for production of recombinant proteins and bases
  • Investigation of process analytical technologies (PAT) and process automation of bioprocesses
  • Integrated membrane processes for solving engineering problems concerning process intensification and efficient product manufacturing
  • Development of bioprocesses for cell-based and virus-based therapeutic products

 

Functions

  • Professor of Biotechnology at the Faculty of Life Science Engineering
  • Professor at the Faculty of Biology and Chemistry, JLU
  • Adjunct Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Department of Chemical Engineering at Kansas State University, USA
  • Deputy head of the Fraunhofer project group “Bio-Resources” of the Fraunhofer Institute of for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology Aachen/Giessen
  • Deputy spokesperson of the “LOEWE Center for Insect Biotechnology & Bioresources”
  • Member of the Doctoral Committee of the Cooperative Doctoral Platform at RCCH from 2017 until 2018
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018
  • Full Member and Chairman of the Doctoral Committee of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences from 2018 until 2020

Prof. Dr. Christian Diller

Prof. Dr. Christian Diller
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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Construction Engineering




Research Interests

  • Spatial planning research
  • Evaluation research
  • Regional governance
  • Urban geography


Functions

  • Dean for Students at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Physics, Geography at JLU
  • Member of the Academy for Spatial Planning Research of the German Academy for Urban Construction and Regional Planning (DASL)
  • Member of the German Evaluation Society (DEGEVAL)
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018
  • Deputy Member of the Doctoral Commitee of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Klaus Hannemann

Prof. Dr. Klaus Hannemann
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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Computer Science
    • Space Technology




Research Interests

  • Experimental and numerical aerothermodynamics in aeronautics
  • Shock tunnels
  • Diagnostic for short-term systems
  • Vacuum plants
  • Re-entry flows (continuum area, depleted trend area)
  • Air-breathing hypersound drives
  • Rocket propulsions
  • Chemical small engines and micro engines
  • Electrical engines
  • Hypersonic flight (laminar-turbulent boundary layer transfer)


Functions

  • Head of the Department of Space Crafts at the Institute of Aerodynamics and Flow Technology of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Göttingen
  • Professor of Space Crafts at the I. Physical Institute at JLU and member of Board of Directors at I. Physical Institute
  • Chairman of the Steering Commitee of the European Rocket Engine Stability Research Initiative (REST) since 2014
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Jürgen Janek

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Materials Research






Research Interests

  • Electrochemistry of solids, Solid State Ionics
  • Physical chemistry of solids
  • Kinetics and reactions of solids
  • Materials for electrochemical energy technologies
  • Materials analysis (in situ, operando)
  • Interface chemistry
  • Plasma chemistry
  • High-temperature chemistry


Functions

  • Professor of Physical Chemistry at the Faculty of Biology and Chemistry at JLU
  • Director of the Centre for Materials Research (ZfM/LaMa)
  • Vice-Dean of Faculty 08 – Biology and Chemistry
  • Research Unit Chair of BELLA Laboratory at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
  • Member of the Doctoral Committee of the Cooperative Doctoral Platform at RCCH since 2017
  • Member of the Research Council at RCCH since 2017
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Peter Jens Klar

Prof. Dr. Peter Klar
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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Materials Research
  • Space Technology





Research Interests

  • Solid-state physics
  • Semiconductor physics
  • Micro- and nanostructure physics
  • Micro technology
  • Materials research
  • Aeronautics physics with focus on electrical space propulsions

 

Functions

  • Professor of Experimental Physics at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Physics, Geography at JLU
  • Deputy Manager of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at THM
  • Spokeperson of the Campus Research Focus Space Applications at RCCH
  • Member of the Campus Research Focus Materials Research of RCCH
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018
  • Full Member of the Doctoral Committee of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Hans Jürgen Leiter

Prof. Dr. Hans Jürgen Leiter
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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Space Technology




Research Interests

  • Electrical space propulsion and systems for scientific and commercial missions
  • Plasma physics and diagnostics
  • Ion beam technology


Functions

  • Professor in the Research Group „Ion Thrusters“ at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Physics, Geography at JLU
  • EXPERT for electrical space propulsion at Ariane Group GmbH

  • Deputy leader of research group „Electric Propulsion” of DGLR Space Administration

  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Uwe Probst

Prof. Dr. Uwe Probst
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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Space Technology





Research Interests

  • Power electronics circuit topologies for minimal loss energy conversion in spacecrafts
  • Design of operation and control algorithms
  • Numerical simulation of low pressure plasmas

 

Functions

  • Professor of Power Electronics and Power Transmission Systems at THM
  • Coopted Professor of the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Physics and Geography, Justus Liebig University Giessen
  • Head of the Research Group „Aerospace Eelectronics” at the Competency Centre for Nanotechnology and Photonics
  • Member of Executive Committee for Early Career Researchers at THM
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Frank Runkel

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Mechanical Engineering

    • Agricultural and Evironmental Sciences
    • Biotechnology and Biopharmacology
    • Life Science Engineering




Research Interests

  • Biopharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical technology

 

Functions

  • Professor for Biopharmaceutical Technology at the Faculty of Life Science Engineering (LSE)
  • Coopted Professor of the Faculty of Biology and Chemistry, Justus Liebig University Giessen
  • Coopted Professor of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Philipps-Universität Marburg
  • Vice-President for Research, Transfer and Promotion of Early-Career Researchers at THM 2010 - 2019
  • Member of the Steering Committee at RCCH 2016 - 2019
  • Member of the Research Council at RCCH since 2017 - 2019
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Christoph Scheidenberger

Prof. Dr. Christoph Scheidenberger
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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical and Health Technology




Research Interests

  • Experiments for an examination of structure and dynamics of exotic nuclei
  • Nuclear astrophysics at particle accelerators
  • Mass spectrometry and environmental analytics
  • Ion optics, instrument development, control software, simulation, data analysis


Functions

  • Professor for expiremental Physics at the II. Physical Institute, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Physics, Geography at JLU
  • Head of Research Group Scheidenberger at the II. Physical Institute at JLU
  • Head of the Research Area NUSTAR (NUclear STructure, nuclear Astrophysics and Reactions) at GSI Helmholtz Centre for Heavy Ions Research GmbH in Darmstadt
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Stefan Schippers

Prof. Dr. Stefan Schippers
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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Space Technology

 

 

 

Research Interests

  • Experimental heavy ions-atomic physics
  • Photoprocesses in quantum systems
  • Laboratory astrophysics

 

Functions

  • Professor for Experimental Physics at the I. Physical Institute, Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Physics, Geography at JLU
  • Head of the  Department for Atomic and Molecule Physics at the I. Physical Institute at JLU
  • Coordinator of the Research Alliance APPA R&D at the international „Facility for Antiproton and Ion Research“ (FAIR) in Darmstadt
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. André Schirmeisen

Prof. Dr. André Schirmeisen
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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials Research
  • Aerospace Technology

 

 

 

 Research Interests

  • Atomic force microscopy for the analysis of interface structures and phenomenoa,especially:

    • High-resolution atomic force microscopy – atomic and molecular forces
    • Nanotribology – The physics of friction
    • Nano-ionics – dynamics of ion leaps in nanoscale volumes

 

Functions

  • Professor of Experimental Physics, “Scanning Probe Methods and Functional Materials“ at the Institute of Applied Physics at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Physics, Geography at JLU
  • Executive Director of the Institute of Applied Physics
  • Chairman of the Examination of B. Sc. and M. Sc. Physics, JLU
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Keywan Sohrabi

supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Medical and Health Technology
  • Life Science Engineering


Research Interests

  • Research and development of soft- and hardware for the medical sector with a particular focus on the development of medical products, telemedicine (mHealth, eHealth), diagnostics and monitoring and applied clinical physiology

 

Functions

  • Professor for Medical Informatics at THM
  • Coopted Professor at the Institute for Medical Informatics at the faculty of medicine at Justus Liebig University Giessen
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Spengler

supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Agricultural and Evironmental Sciences

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical and Health Technology

 

Research Interests

  • Instrumental and methodological development in mass spectrometry
  • Imaging mass spectrometry
  • Ambience mass spectrometry
  • Environmental and atmospheric chemistry
  • Characterisation and identification of bioactive natural products
  • Bioinformatics in the mass spectrometry

 

Functions

  • Professor of Analytical Chemistry at the Faculty of Biology and Chemistry at JLU
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018
  • Full Member of the Doctoral Committee of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018
  • Deputy Chairman of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Professorial Members of Philipps-Universität Marburg

Prof. Dr. Christoph Bockisch

supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Computer Science

 

Research Interests

  • Empirical software engineering
  • Software engingeering methodologies
  • Development tools
  • Energy optimisation and software maintentance


Functions

  • Professor of Mathematics and Computer Science with focus on programming language and programming tools
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2019

Prof. Dr. Bernd Freisleben

supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Science

 

Research Interests

  • Software infrastructures, services and tools for cluster/grid/cloud computing
  • Middleware for development of internet-based distributed applications
  • Algorithms and protocols for mobile ad hoc networks and ubiquitous information systems
  • Distributed computing for computational engineering, scientific computing and multimedia computing
  • Simulation, optimisation and data analysis by methods of computational intelligence
  • Object- and concept recognition for content analysis of images and videos

 

Functions

  • Professor of Computer Science at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science at UMR, Research Group Distributed Systems
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018
  • Deputy Member of the Doctoral Commitee of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Michael Gottfried

Prof. Dr. Michael Gottfried
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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Mechanical Engineering

  • Materials Research
  • Space Technology

 


Research Interests

  • Interface chemistry
  • Surface analysis
  • Nanostructured materials
  • Heterogeneous catalysis

Functions

  • Professor of Physical Chemistry at the Faculty of Chemistry, UMR
  • Member of the Editorial Board, Journal of Physics: Condensed Matter
  • Member of the Scientific Selection Panel, Helmholtz Center for Materials and Energy
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. habil. Cornelia M. Keck

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Agricultural and Evironmental Science
  • Biotechnology and Biopharmacology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Medical and Health Technology

 

 

 

Research Interests

  • Improved drug delivery for poorly soluble actives: formulation development – optimized characterization – and application tests for pharmaceutical, cosmeceutical and nutraceutical applications

Functions

  • Professor of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics at the Faculty of Pharmacy
  • Board Member of the German Association for NanotechnologyDeputy director of the expert group “Dermocosmetics” of the German Society for Dermopharmacy
  • President of the German Section of Controlled Release Society
  • Member of the Cosmetics Committee of the German Federal Institute for Risk Assessment
  • Member of the Doctoral Committee of the Cooperative Doctoral Platform at RCCH since 2017
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Martin Koch

Prof. Dr. Martin Koch
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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Agricultural and Evironmental Sciences
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Materials Research

 

 

 

Research Interests

  • Terahertz-systems and their application
  • Semiconductor spectroscopy
  • Semiconductor disk laser
  • Spectroscopical detection of microplastic

 Functions

  • Professor of Experimental Semiconductor Physics at the Faculty of Physics at UMR
  • Editor-in-chief of the Journal of Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves
  • Second Chairman of the German Terahertz Centre
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Frank Runkel

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Agricultural and Evironmental Sciences
    • Biotechnology and Biopharmacology
    • Life Science Engineering



Research Interests

  • Biopharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical technology

 

Functions

  • Professor for Biopharmaceutical Technology at the Faculty of Life Science Engineering (LSE)
  • Coopted Professor of the Faculty of Biology and Chemistry, Justus Liebig University Giessen
  • Coopted Professor of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Philipps-Universität Marburg
  • Vice-President for Research, Transfer and Promotion of Early-Career Researchers at THM 2010 - 2019
  • Member of the Steering Committee at RCCH 2016 - 2019
  • Member of the Research Council at RCCH since 2017 - 2019
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Seeger

supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Agricultural and Environmental Science
  • Computer Science
  • Mechanical Engineering

 

Research Interests

  • Development of methods for processing and temporal analysis of huge data flows and event streams:
    Concept and prototypical implementation of new temporal database systems in support of an effectivce management of huge time series
    Adaption of technologies for real-time analysis of data flows with the fulfilment of the latency requirements of new applications
  • Development of new methods for acquisition, management and analysis of data of scientific applications:
    Conception and implementation of new solutions and interactive tools based on federated infrastructures for geographical and biodiversity data

 

Functions

  • Professor of Practical Computer Science at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science at UMR
  • Dean of the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science at UMR
  • Member of the Editorial Boards of the journal ACM Transaction on Database Systems
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018
  • Full Member of the Doctoral Committee of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Stolz

Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Stolz
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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Materials Research

 

 

 

 

Research Interests

  • Contact semiconductor materials systems
  • Epitaxy processes (MOVPE)
  • Realisation of new component concepts for electronic, solar cells and laser applications

Functions

  • Professor at the Structure and Technology Research Laboratory at the Faculty of Materials Sciences and Physics at UMR
  • Co-Director of the Structure & Technology Research Laboratory
  • Adjunct Professor of the Optical Sciences Center at University of Arizona, Tucson (USA)
  • Technical Director at NAsP III/V GmbH Marburg
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018
  • Deputy Member of the Doctoral Commitee of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Gabriele Taentzer

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Computer Science






Research Interests

  • Model-driven software development
  • Software quality
  • Visual domain-specific modelling languages
  • Graph Transformation: Theory and Applications

Functions

  • Professor of Software Technology at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science
  • Liaison lecturer at Association for Computer Science
  • Member of the Doctoral Committee of the Cooperative Doctoral Platform at RCCH since 2017
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Kerstin Volz

supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials Research

 

Research Interests

  • Quantitative structural research on innovative functional materials by electron-microscope methods
  • Separation of functional materials with gas phase process technology
  • Correlation of (nano)structure with growth conditions and propertiers

Functions

  • Professor at Structure and Technology Research Laboratory at the Faculty of Physics at UMR, Research Group Functional Materials
  • Manager of Materials Sciences Center (WZMW) at UMR
  • Spokeswoman of the Research Training Group GRK 1782 "Funktionalisierung von Halbleitern"
  • Deputy Spokeswoman of the Special Research Area SFB 1083 „Struktur und Dynamik von Grenzflächen“
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018
  • Full Member of the Doctoral Committee of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018
  • Member of the Research Board at RCCH since 2020
  • Member of the Research Advisory Committee (Steering Committee) of UMR since 2020

Professorial Members of Technische Hochschule Mittelhessen University of Applied Sciences

Prof. Dr. Klaus Behler

Prof. Dr. Klaus Behler
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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials Research





Research Interests

  • Application of laser technologies and laser material processing
  • optical measurement technologies
  • lasers in medical engineering 
  • systems- and process engineering
  • laser safety
  • quality- and organisational management

 

Functions

  • Professor of Lasertechnology and Physics
  • Head of the laboratory for high power laser applications
  • Head of the TransMIT-Centre of Fibre Optics and Industrial Laser Applications (ZeFIL)
  • Head of the THM-Competence Centre of Optical Technologies and
    Systems (OTS)
  • Expert in national and international accreditation processes regarding degree programmes in the subject areas physics, applied physics and physics technologies, material science and process technology, engineering and engineering management

  • President of the regional association of Casting & Material Technology, Friedberg

  • President of the Association of Professors of Universities of Applied Sciences / Hessen

Prof. Dr. Stefan Bernhard

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Medical and Health Technology
  • Computer Science




Research Interests

  • Biofluidmechanics
  • Biosignalprocessing
  • Electrophysiology
  • Medical Informatics
  • Artificial Intelligence
  • Medical Technology
  • Mathematical Modelling
  • Computational Life Science

Functions

  • Professor of Medical Technology and Numerical Mathematics at the Faculty of Life Science Engineering at THM
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2019

Prof. Dr. Joachim Breckow

Prof. Dr. Joachim Breckow
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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Medical and Health Technology
  • Life Science Engineering




Research Interests

  • Radon-measurement technology
  • Effect of small doses of radiation
  • Assessment of radiation effects
  • Concepts in the radiation protection

 

Functions

  • Professor of Physics and Radiation Protection at THM
  • Chairman of the German Commission on Radiological Protection
  • Member of the Competence Network Radiation Research of the Federal Ministry of Education and Research
  • Head of institute of Medical Physics and Radiation Protection at THM
  • Deputy Memeber of the THM senate
  • Speaker Physics group at the Faculty of Mathematics, Sciences and Computer Science at THM
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Franz Cemič

Prof. Dr. Franz Cemic
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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Computer Science
  • Biotechnology and Biopharmacology




Research Interests

  • Bioinformatics
  • Biophysics/ Biophysical chemistry (2D)
  • Correlation spectronomy and modelling of biomolecules (quantum chemistry, molecular mechanics)
  • Clinical diagnostics

Functions

  • Professor at the Faculty of Mathematics, Sciences and Computer Science at THM; Research Group Bioinformatics
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Peter Czermak

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  • Biotechnology and Biopharmacology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials Research
  • Life Science Engineering


Research Interests

  • Development of fermentative processes for production of recombinant proteins and bases
  • Investigation of process analytical technologies (PAT) and process automation of bioprocesses
  • Integrated membrane processes for solving engineering problems concerning process intensification and efficient product manufacturing
  • Development of bioprocesses for cell-based and virus-based therapeutic products

 

Functions

  • Professor of Biotechnology at the Faculty of Life Science Engineering
  • Professor at the Faculty of Biology and Chemistry, JLU
  • Adjunct Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Department of Chemical Engineering at Kansas State University, USA
  • Deputy head of the Fraunhofer project group “Bio-Resources” of the Fraunhofer Institute of for Molecular Biology and Applied Ecology Aachen/Giessen
  • Deputy spokesperson of the “LOEWE Center for Insect Biotechnology & Bioresources”
  • Member of the Doctoral Committee of the Cooperative Doctoral Platform at RCCH from 2017 until 2018
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018
  • Full Member and Chairman of the Doctoral Committee of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences from 2018 until 2020

Prof. Dr. Andreas Dominik

Prof. Dr. Andreas Dominik
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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

    • Computer Science

 

 

 

 

 

Research Interests

  • Systems biology
  • Pharmaceutical design
  • Modelling of complex dynamic systems
  • Machine Learning/Deep Learning

 

Functions

  • Professor of Bioinformatics at the Faculty of Mathematics, Sciences and Computer Science, THM
  • Programme Director for BSc Bioinformatics at THM
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Patrick Elter

Prof. Dr. Patrick Elter
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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

      • Computer Science
      • Mechanical Engineering
      • Materials Research
      • Medical and Health Technology
      • Life Science Engineering



Research Interests

  • Functionalised biomaterials
  • Cell-material interactions
  • Micro- and nanostructured biomaterials
  • Computer simulation of processes at the interface between material and biosystem

 

Functions

  • Professor of Material Research in the Biomedical Engineering at THM
  • Vice Dean of the faculty Life Science Engineering at THM 
  • Deputy Manager oft the Institute of Biomedical Engineering at THM
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Martin Fiebich

Prof. Dr. Martin Fiebich
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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Computer Science
  • Medical and Health Technology
  • Life Science Engineering




Research Interests

  • Imaging systems in diagnostic radiology
  • Radiation protection
  • Optimisation of print quality and exposure to radiation
  • Medical imaging
  • Dosis determination for patients and personal

Functions

  • Professor at the Institute of Medical Physics and Radiation Protection at the Faculty of Life Science Engineering (LSE) at THM
  • Head of Study Program B. Sc. Biomedicol Engineering, THM
  • Participation in the Commission on Radiation Protection
  • Chairman of Standards Committee Radiology for Imaging Systems
  • Board member of the German Society for Medical Physics
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Volker Groß

supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Medical and Health Technology
  • Life Science Engineering


Research Interests

  • Development of diagnostic and therapeutical methods for the area of cardiology, pneumology, paediatrics, somnology and telemedicine 


Functions

  • Professor of Biomedical Engineering at the Faculty of Health Science at THM
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Michael Guckert

Prof. Dr. Michael Guckert
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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Computer Science





Research Interests

  • Knowledge-based systems
  • Multi agents systems
  • Software engineering

Functions

  • Professor of Practical Computer Science and Business Informatics at the Faculty of Mathematics, Sciences and Data Processing
  • Director at the Academic Center Dual Study Programme
  • Spokeperson of the Competency Centre of Information Technology
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018
  • Deputy Member of the Doctoral Commitee of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Matthias Gundlach

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

    • Computer Science
    • Mechanical Engineering

 

 

 

 

 

Research Interests

  • Random Dynamical Systems and Chaos (Zufällige dynamische Systeme und Chaos)
  • Systems Biology focussing on Evolutionary Dynamics and Game Theory (Systembiologie mit den Schwerpunkten Evolutionäre Dynamik und Spieltheorie)
  • Mathematical Modelling and Simulation of Room Air Flows (Mathematische Modellierung und Simulation von Raumluftströmungen)
  • Linear and Nonlinear Time Series Analysis (Lineare und nichtlineare Zeitreihenanalyse)

 

Functions

  • Professor of Mathematics and Statistics at the Faculty of Mathematics, Sciences and Computer Science at THM (Professor für Mathematik und Statistik am Fachbereich Mathematik, Naturwissenschaften und Informatik der THM)
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2020 (Mitglied des Promotionszentrums für Ingenieurwissenschaften seit 2020)



Prof. Dr. Jürgen Hemberger

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Agricultural and Environmental Science
  • Materials Research
  • Medical and Health Technology
  • Life Science Engineering



Research Interests

  • In vitro diagnostics: development of a rapid testing system for pathogenic micro-organisms (bacteria, fungi, viruses) in medicine and food technology
  • Protein engineering: polymer modifications of therapeutic proteins and peptides
  • Design and synthesis of anti-microbial peptides
  • Synthesis and application of PNAs as capture molecules
  • Media design for the culture of mammal production cell lines

 

Functions

  • Managing Director of the Institute for Biochemical Engineering & Analytics (IBVA)
  • Professor for Biochemistry and Bioanalytics
  • Head of the Transmit Center for Protein Engineering & Analytics (ZEPA)
  • Chairman of the Consulting Committee Biotechnology in VDI
  • Member of the Steering Committee Technologies for Life Sciences (TLS) in VDI
  • Chairman of the Work Committee Applied Chemistry and Biotechnology at Universities of Applied Sciences in DECHEMA
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Dirk Holtmann

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Agricultural and Environmental Sciences
  • Biotechnology and Biopharmacology
  • Mechanical Engineering




Research Interests

  • Biotransformations

  • Process intensification and continuous processes

  • CO2 bioconversion

  • Electrobiotechnology

  • Biofilms

  • Water treatment


Functions

  • Professor for Intensification of Bioprocesses at the Faculty of Life Science Engineering
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2020

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Udo Jung

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Udo Jung
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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Mechanical Engineering






Research Interests

  • Engineering methods for Lightweight Design & Structural Durability of components and systems in mechanical and automotive engineering 
  • Computational analysis and simulation of lightweight structures
       (CAE, FE analysis, structural optimization, fatigue simulation)
  • Experimental methods for proof of structural durability and function
  • Additive manufacturing of components made of steel and aluminium, bionic design

 

Functions

  • Professor of Lightweight Design & Structural Durability at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, and Materials Science at THM
  • Spokesperson of the Competency Centre Automotive, Mobility and Materials at THM
  • Head of TransMIT-Center for Lightweight Design & Structural Durability
  • Board Member of DVM Research Group "Additively manufactured components and structures" (Deutscher Verband für Materialforschung- und prüfung e.V. )
  • Deputy Member of the THM Research Committee
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Boris Keil

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Life Science Engineering
  • Medical and Health Technology

 




Research Interests

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging

 

Functions

  • Professor of Magnetic Resonance Imaging at the Faculty of Life Science Engineering at THM
  • Member of the Doctoral Committee of the Cooperative Doctoral Platform at RCCH since 2017
  • Member of the Research Council at RCCH since 2017
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2019
  • Deputy Member of the Doctoral Commitee of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2020

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alexander Klös

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Electrical Engineering





Research Interests

  • Modelling of new transistor structures through analytical, multidimensional solutions of basic physical equations
  • Simulation and modelling of organic and nanoelectronic semiconductor elements
  • Development and implementation of compact models in network simulators as a bridge between system behaviour and component physics

 

Functions

  • Professor of Digital Systems at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at THM
  • Head of Research Group „Nanoelectronics / Device Modelling” at the Competency Centre for Nanotechnology and Photonics
  • Member of the Research Council at RCCH since 2017
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since2018

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Stefan Kolling

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Computer Science
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials Research



Research Interests

  • Computational methods in materials research
  • Material characterization and modelling of polymer materials, paper and glass

Functions

  • Professor of Mechanics at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Energy Technology at THM
  • Executive director of the Institute of Mechanics and Materials (IMM)
  • Deputy spokesperson of the Competency Centre Automotive, Mobility and Materials at THM
  • Member of the Research Council at RCCH since 2017
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018
  • Deputy Member of the Doctoral Commitee of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences 2018 - 2020
  • Full Member and chairman of the Doctoral Commitee of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2020

Prof. Dr. Alexander Kuznietsov

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Science





Research Interests

  • Model-based regulation and diagnosis of power electronic systems and drives
  • Battery simulation and battery management

Functions

  • Professor of Control Engineering at the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Information Technology at THM
  • Head of Research Group „Intelligent Systems and Control Engineering“ at the Competency Centre for Automotive, Mobility and Materials Research
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018
  • Full Member of the Doctoral Committee of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Stefan Lechner

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials Research




Research Interests

  • Research for an energy system transformation - technical and economic
  • Analysis of complex energy systems
  • Storage technologies
  • Energy markets

Functions

  • Professor of Energy Sector and Energy Systems at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Power Engineering at THM
  • Programme Director Master Energy Effciency Management
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Gerd Manthei

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials Research





Research Interests

  • Application of nondestructive testing methodes (especially sonic emissions analysis)
  • Examination of rupture processes in building and geo-materials
  • Development and construction of piezoelectric acoustic emissions sensors

Functions

  • Professor of Machine Components, Design Methodology and Sensor Systems at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Power Engineering at THM
  • Executive Director of the Academic Center Dual Study Programme, Director of Campus Branches
  • Member of the Academic Board at THM
  • Member of the Institute of Construction and Wing Assembly at THM
  • Member of the Institute of Methodology and Product Creation
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Stephan Marzi

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Computer Science
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Materials Research



Research Interests

  • Non-linear fracture mechanics
  • Experimental methods of fracture mechanics
  • Cohesive zones models (modelling of joint failure)
  • Materials characterization and material models

 

Functions

  • Spokeperson of the Institute of Mechanic and Materials Research at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Power Engineering at THM
  • Member of the„Competency Centre for Automotive, Mobility and Materials Research at THM
  • Member of the International Association of Applied Mathematics and Mechanics
  • Member of European Structural Integrity Society (ESIS)"
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Jens Minnert

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Construction Engineering
  • Materials Research





Research Interests

  • Development of components, materials and building methods in constructive engineering
  • Development of innovative and sustainable support structures
  • Experimental research on component and material in reinforced concrete
  • Dynamical reserach of  support structures
  • Non-linear FE-examinations of reinforced concrete

Functions

  • Professor of Reinforced Concrete at the Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering at THM
  • Dean of the Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering at THM
  • Executive Director of the Academic Center Dual Study Programme, Director of Campus Branches
  • Head of Institute of Construction and Wing Assembly (IKT) at THM
  • Reviewer at the German Research Foundation (DFG)
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Uwe Probst

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Space Technology





Research Interests

  • Power electronics circuit topologies for minimal loss energy conversion in spacecrafts
  • Design of operation and control algorithms
  • Numerical simulation of low pressure plasmas

 

Functions

  • Professor of Power Electronics and Power Transmission Systems at THM
  • Coopted Professor of the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science, Physics and Geography, Justus Liebig University Giessen
  • Head of the Research Group „Aerospace Eelectronics” at the Competency Centre for Nanotechnology and Photonics
  • Member of Executive Committee for Early Career Researchers at THM
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Ubbo Ricklefs

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Space Technology




Research Interests

  • Optoelectronics/ Sensor technology: measuring of position and speed especially with spatial frequency-filter-method (correlation method) image processing ESPI
  • Photovoltaics: development of cradle to cradle concepts
  • Electrical space application

 Functions

  • Head of the Competency Centre for Nanotechnology and Photonics at THM
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Frank Runkel

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Agricultural and Evironmental Sciences
  • Biotechnology and Biopharmacology
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Life Science Engineering

 

 

Research Interests

  • Biopharmacy
  • Pharmaceutical technology

 

Functions

  • Professor for Biopharmaceutical Technology at the Faculty of Life Science Engineering (LSE)
  • Coopted Professor of the Faculty of Biology and Chemistry, Justus Liebig University Giessen
  • Coopted Professor of the Faculty of Pharmacy, Philipps-Universität Marburg
  • Vice-President for Research, Transfer and Promotion of Early-Career Researchers at THM 2010 - 2019
  • Member of the Steering Committee at RCCH 2016 - 2019
  • Member of the Research Council at RCCH since 2017 - 2019
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018
  • Member of the Doctoral Committee of the Cooperative Doctoral Platform at RCCH since 2019

Prof. Dr. Thomas Schanze

supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Electrical Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Medical and Health Technology
  • Life Science Engineering


Research Interests

  • Biomedical engineering: Biosignals, signal processing, neuro- and computational physics, neuroprosthetics, systems theory and control engineering


Functions

  • Professor of Biomedical Engineering
  • Member of  the Academic Board at THM
  • Deputy Member of the Coucil at the Faculty of Life Science Engineering
  • LecturerStudiumPlus

  • Head of Study Programme Master Biomedical Engineering
  • General Manager, Initiator and Member of the Institute of Biomedical Engineering

  • Member of the Competency Centre of Biotechnology and Biomedical Physics

Associations:

    • VDE: Delegate and Member
    • VDE/DGBMT (German Society for Biomedical Technology): Member of Advisory Board
    • Speaker of Committee for Biosignals
    • German Commission for Electrical, Electronic & Information Technologies of DIN and VDE: Deputy Chairman and Member of DKE/GUK 812.5 “Actively Driven Implants”
    • Member of Neuroscience Society
  •  Head of TransMIT Project for Biomedical Signal Processing and Neuroprosthetics
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Henning Schneider

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Medical and Health Technology






Research Interests

  • Information systems in healthcare
  • Intersectoral communication
  • Data protection and data security in medicine
  • VR/AR application in medicine
  • Telemedicine
  • E-Health

 

Functions

  • Dean at the Faculty of Health Science at THM
  • Member of the Competency Centre of Information Technology at THM
  • Head of Institute of Medical Informatics at JLU
  • Member of the Committee on Telematics at the Hessian State Chamber of Medicine
  • Head of Study Program B.A.Organisation Management in the Medicine (OMM) (practice-integrated dual)
  • Member of the Board of Directors of the Hessian Competence Centre for Telemedicine & E-Health
  • Director of the University Centere for BioMedical Informatics
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Keywan Sohrabi

supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Medical and Health Technology
  • Life Science Engineering


Research Interests

  • Research and development of soft- and hardware for the medical sector with a particular focus on the development of medical products, telemedicine (mHealth, eHealth), diagnostics and monitoring and applied clinical physiology

 

Functions

  • Professor for Medical Informatics at THM
  • Coopted Professor at the Institute for Medical Informatics at the faculty of medicine at Justus Liebig University Giessen
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Thomas Stetz

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Electrical Engineering






Research Interests

  • Optimized Distribution Grid Planning
  • Ancillary Services in Smart Grids

 

Functions

  • Professor for Smart Grids and Energy Storage at THM
  • Head of Research Group "Electrical Power Engineering" at THM
  • Head of TransMIT-Project Area for Electrical Power Engineering and Smart Grids
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2020

Prof. Dr. Ulf Theilen

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Agrar- und Umweltwissenschaften
  • Bauingenieurwesen
  • Maschinenbau




Research Interests

  • Sanitary engineering: sewage technologies
  • Anaerobic process engineering
  • Waste and resource management

Functions

  • Professor of Sanitary Engineering at the Faculty of Architecture and Civil Engineering at THM
  • Member of German Association for Water, Wastewater and Waste:
    • Deputy Spokesperson of Committee of Experts KA7 „Membrane Bio-Reactors“
    • Member of Research Group IG 5.5 “Membrane processes”
    • Member of Research Group KEK 10.3 “Energy Analysis of Sewage Treatment Plant“
    • Leader of the Watermanagement Network of Percolate Water Purification Plant Operators within the DWA regional group Hessen Rhineland-Palatinate / Saarland
  • Member of Chambers of Engineers in Lower Saxony
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Christian Überall

Prof. Dr. Christian Überall
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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

    • Computer Science

 

 

 

 

 

Research Interests

  • Industry 4.0 / Digitalization
  • Business Analytics (Descriptive, Predictive und Prescriptive Analytics)
  • Software Engineering

 

Functions

  • Professor for Industry / Digitalization at the Faculty of Mathematics, Informatics and Sciences
  • Head of the Smart Factory Mittelhessen
  • Head of the working group Industry 4.0
  • Director of the TransMIT project center of Industry 4.0 / Digitalization
  • Member of the faculty council Mathematics, Informatics and Sciences
  • Member of the course committee Engineer Informatics
  • Board member of the sponsoring association MNI



Prof. Dr. Harald Weigand

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Agricultural and Evironmental Science
  • Life Science Engineering





Research Interests

  • Recycling potential of chronological variable and heterogeneously built porous media
  • Geochemical-biological transformation- and transport processes in chronological variable and heterogeneous build porous media 
  • Context of use of human-caused and technogenic media

 

Functions

  • Professor at the Faculty of Life Science Engeneering at THM; Comeptency Centre for Energy and Eco Systems Technology
  • Academic Dean of Students at the Faculty of Life Science Engineering
  • Deputy Spokesperson of the Competency Centre Energy and Eco System Technology at THM
  • Member of Advisory Board of DECHEMA Raw Materials Expert Group
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018
  • Chairman of the General Assembly of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. Michael W. Wolff

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Agricultural and Evironmental Science
  • Life Science Engineering





Research Interests

  • Development of platform technologies for the purification of biological nanoplexes
  • Construction of purification processes for natural substances from insect biotechnology and bioeconomy department and their optimisation for industrial manufacturing processes

Functions

  • Professor at the Institute of Biochemical Engineering and Pharmaceutical Technology at THM
  • Head of Study Program M. Sc. Biotechnology/Biopharmaceutical Technology, THM
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Klemens Zink

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supervises doctoral candidates at the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences in the following subjects

  • Medical and Health Technology
  • Biotechnology and Biopharmacology
  • Life Science Engineering




Research Interests

  • Monte Carlo simulations in medical physics
  • Dosimetry of ionising radiation
  • Medical physics in radiation therapy
  • Particle therapy

Functions

  • Professor of Medical Physics at the Faculty of Life Science Engineering at THM

  • Dean of the Faculty of Life Science Engineering at THM
  • Deputy Managing Director of the Institute for Medical Physics and Radiation Protection
  • Fellow at the Frankfurt Institute for Advanced Studies (FIAS) at Goethe University Frankfurt
  • Member of the Research Council at RCCH since 2017
  • Member of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences since 2018

Doctoral Candidates of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences

Marcel Berlinger

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  • Lead University: JLU

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Statistical Characterization and stochastic finite-element simulation of PMMA

 

Subject Area

Mechanical Engineering

Christopher Brokmann

  • Lead University: JLU

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

On Stochastic Fracture Behaviour of Automotive Windscreens under Impact Loading

 

Subject Area

Mechanical Engineering

Gregor Dekevic

  • Lead University: JLU

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Process development and control for a production platform for yellow fever virus-like particles - VLPs

 

Subject Area

Biotechnology

 

Steffen Dix

  • Lead University: JLU

 

Working Title of the Disseratation

An evaluation concept of optical anisotropy effects in thermally toughened architectural glass

 

Subject Area

Mechanical Engineering

Tim Düding

  • Lead University: UMR

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Development of a cyber-physical system for automated calculation, design and production of customized pump impellers using innovative production technologies

 

Subject Area

Mechanical Engineering

Friederike Eilts

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  • Lead University: JLU

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Identification of critical process parameters for the aggregation of nanoplexes in cellular biotechnological manufacturing processes considering their physical and chemical surface properties

 

Subject Area

Biotechnology and Biopharmacology

Thomas Failing

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  • Lead University: THM

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Development and introduction of a novel dosimetric formalism in brachytherapy

 

Subject Area

Life Science Engineering

Markus Fornoff

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  • Lead University: JLU

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Optimized shrinkage and warpage calculation of short glass fiber reinforced thermoplastic components

 

Subject Area

Mechanical Engineering

Nils Gumpfer

  • Lead University: UMR

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Explainable Artificial Intelligence for Early Detection of Myocardial Scar Based on Electrocardiograms

 

Subject Area

Computer Science

Tilman Happek

  • Lead University: JLU

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Application-oriented (control oriented) modeling and on-board parameter identification of lithium-ion batteries

 

Subject Area

Electrical Engineering

Simon Hofmann

 

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  • Lead University: JLU

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

New non-invasive vital signs to determine the severity of mitral valve insufficiency

 

Subject Area

Medical Technology

Christine Jantos

  • Lead University: JLU

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Coupled mechanical-chemical consideration of the behaviour of solid state batteries with regard to crash and impact loads

 

Subject Area

Mechanical Engineering

Jan Erik Junker

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  • Lead University: JLU
  • Advisory Member of the Doctoral Committee of the Graduate Centre for Engineering Sciences

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Optimization of electrical energy coupling using the example of a size 10 radio frequency ion engine

 

Subject Area

Space Technology

Miriam Jüngling

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  • Lead University: JLU

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Thermomechanical Analysis and Modelling of Amorphous Polymers under Short-term Loading

 

Subject Area

Mechanical Engineering

Lisa Kaufmann

  • Lead University: JLU

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Re-consolidation of terraced housing estates of the 50s to 70s in Germany

 

Subject Area

Civil Engineering

Serhii Kondratiev

  • Lead University: JLU

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Real-time analysis of the aging effects of Li-ion batteries using adaptive observers based on electrochemical models

 

Subject Area

Electrical Engineering

Niklas Köhler

  • Lead University: JLU

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Conception and development of the technical requirements for an e-health solution for occupational health monitoring of risks in the forestry sector

 

Subject Area

Medical Technology

Carolin Lappöhn

  • Lead University: JLU

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Development and establishment of a platform technology for the production of antimicrobial peptides/proteins

 

Subject Area

Biotechnology and Biopharmacology

Keven Lothert

  • Lead University: JLU

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Mechanistic evaluation of steric exclusion chromatography for purification of biological macromolecules and nanoparticles

 

Subject Area

Biotechnology

Philipp Menz

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  • Lead University: JLU

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Increase of the mechanical-physical properties of powder metallurgical materials through edge zone compaction in hardened condition

 

Subject Area

Materials Research

Fahad Mohammed

  • Lead University: THM

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Engineering of defect skin cells using in vitro organoid models

 

Subject Area

Life Science Engineering

Marcus Pfeiffer

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  • Lead University: UMR

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Material modeling of paperboard for forming and structural simulations

 

Subject Area

Mechanical Engineering

Nils Reeh

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  • Lead University: JLU

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Implementation of cyber-physical systems in centrifugal pumps to further develop the control and optimization of the pump system based on artificial intelligence

 

Subject Area

Mechanical Engineering

Christian Rößler

  • Lead University: JLU

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Optimization of a power electronic supply system to increase efficiency through the use of digital control strategies using the example of a radio frequency ion engine

 

Subject Area

Aerospace Electronics 

Joscha Schmidt

  • Lead University: JLU

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Pulsed Plasma Heating

 

Subject Area

Electrical Engineering

Kevin Schnabel

  • Lead University: THM 

Working title of dissertation: Industrial scale carbonation of alkaline residues for the final storage of CO2

 

Subject Area: Life Science Engineering

Alina Scholz

  • Lead University: THM

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Next Generation of Neuro-Diffusion Imaging using Ultra-Strong Gradients and High-Density Array Coils for Assessing Human Brain Connectomics

 

Subject Area

Life Science Engineering

Peer Schrader

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  •  Lead University: JLU

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Further Development of the Out-of-Plane Loaded Double Cantilever Beam Test

 

Subject Area

Mechanical Engineering

Jan-Erik Schumann

  •  Lead University: JLU

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Investigation of hot plume impact on generic space launch vehicle base flows using scale resolving simulations

 

Subject Area

Space Engineering

Frank Tanenkeu

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  • Lead University: UMR

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Data-based methods for error detection in cyber-physical systems

 

Subject Area

Electrical Engineering

Daniel Thölken

  • Lead University: JLU

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Development of process and manufacturing strategies for the production of electrical power components from Cu-alloys by selective laser beam melting

 

Subject Area

Materials Research

Tamara van Roo

 

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  • Lead University: JLU

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Investigations on the temperature-dependent deformation behavior of short glass fiber reinforced thermoplastics under consideration of the failure properties

 

Subject Area

Mechanical Engineering

Pascal Wielsch

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Photo: Daniel Sieben

 

  • Lead University: JLU

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Further development of technologies for influencing rotor dynamics and development of quality characteristics for conventional and laser-based balancing of TMP rotors with hybrid bearings (PML + ball bearings) to reduce NVH (Noise Vibration Harshness) emissions

 

Subject Area

Mechanical Engineering

Hannah Wohlers

  • Lead University: JLU

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

Microbial electrosynthesis for the production and processing of chemicals

 

Subject Area

Biotechnology and Biopharmacology

Christian Zeckler

  • Lead University: JLU

 

Working Title of the Dissertation

City, quarter and house typologies in central and southern Hessen

 

Subject Area

Civil Engineering