Solids Processing Group

Group of Andreas Bück


M.Sc. Elizabeth Kleiber

Curriculum Vitae

born 1995 in Prenzlau, Germany

September 2013 — September 2016
Studies in Mechanical and Process Engineering, Baden-Wuerttemberg Cooperative State University Mosbach in cooperation with Benecke-Kaliko AG, Division ContiTech of Continental AG, Hannover
Bachelorthesis: Optimierung der Prägemaschinenkapazität durch Intensivkühlen mit einem Glykol-Wasser-Gemisch

September 2016 — November 2018
Studies in Mechanical Engineering, Technical University of Applied Sciences Wildau
Masterthesis: Experimentelle Untersuchung der Trocknungskinetik von HTC-Biokohle im Labormaßstab

March 2018 – March 2019
Research Assistant at Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Bioeconomy in Potsdam, Department of Postharvest Technology

Since April 2019
Doctoral Candidate at Anhalt University of Applied Sciences in Köthen, Department of Applied Biosciences and Process Engineering in cooperation with Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg, Institute of Particle Technology

Research Topics

Experimental and numerical study of the thermal treatment of hydrothermal carbonized biochars:
• Drying kinetics
• Axial and transverse movement characteristics in rotary drums
• Modeling and simulation of the drying process


E.Kleiber, F.Weigler, J.Podschun, J.Mellmann: Experimental investigation of the drying kinetics of hydrochar derived from coffee grounds on the laboratory scale, In: 2nd International Symposium on Hydrothermal Carbonization: Hydrothermal carbonization as a building block for a sustainable bioeconomy. May, 14th-16th 2019, Berlin. (Tagungsreader, 14). Leipzig: DBFZ. ISBN: 978-3-946629-40-5


Hochschule Anhalt
Geb. 73 – Hugo-Junkers-Gebäude
Room: 309
Bernburger Straße 55
06366 Köthen