Solids Processing Group

Group of Andreas Bück


M.Sc. Sayali Zarekar

Curriculum Vitae

2006 – 2010
BTech., Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay, India

2011 – 2013
M.Sc.(Hon.), Advanced Materials and Processes, Friedrich-Alexander-Universität (FAU) Erlangen-Nürnberg, Germany

2014 – 2019
PhD, Thermal Process Engineering, OvGU Magdeburg
Research topic: Investigation of drying and inactivation kinetics of bakers yeast particles in a fluidized bed operated under sub-atmospheric pressure conditions

Since November 2019
Scientific researcher at the Institute of Particle Technology, Solids Processing Group

Research Topics


Selected Publications

Zarekar, S., Bück, A., Jacob, M., Tsotsas, E., Numerical study of the hydrodynamics of fluidized beds operated under sub-atmospheric pressure, Chemical Engineering Journal, 372(15), 1134-1153, 2019.

Zarekar, S., Bück, A., Jacob, M., Tsotsas, E., Reconsideration of the hydrodynamic behavior of fluidized beds operated under reduced pressure, Powder Technology, 287, 169-176, 2016.



Institute of Particle Technology (LFG)
Friedrich-Alexander University Erlangen-Nuremberg
Cauerstr. 4
D-91058 Erlangen
Room: 1.335