Doctor Theses

e-Documents at the Inst. of Wastewater Management and Water Protection
Ph. D. Theses
Yalembran Debebe: Combining rainwater harvesting and agroforestry system for enhancing crop yield and soil nutrients: a holistic approach towards improved small-holder farming
Defense: 03-07-2024, ISBN: DOI: 10.15480/882.9388
Mathias Antholz: Process optimization for treatment of highly concentrated, ammonium containing wastewater at high salinities
Defense: 12-16-2023
Bastian Büning: Elimination of micropollutants in municipal wastewater through nanofiltration in combination with the biological degradation of pollutants in a fixed bed reactor
Defense: 07-01-2021, ISBN: DOI 10.15480/882.3702
Jairo D. Melo Pineda: Treatment and substance recovery in landfill leachate permeates : an alternative sustainable approach
Defense: 04-27-2021, ISBN: DOI: 10.15480/882.3588
Tavseef Mairaj Shah: Agroecological engineering interventions in rice cultivation: food security and sustainable rural development in South Asia
Defense: 12-17-2020, ISBN: 978-3-942768-28-3, DOI: 10.15480/882.3221
Stefan Hügel: Duckweed and Azolla as livestock feed for improving resource efficiency and nutritional quality
Defense: 10-12-2020, ISBN: 978-3-942768-27-6, DOI: 10.15480/882.3023
Jan Robert Wibbing: Utilization of alternative phosphorus resources by regenerative agriculture practice based on mycorrhizal fungi and biostimulants for restoration of Lake Chamo watershed, Ethiopia
Defense: 09-21-2020, ISBN:
Karolina Villagra Mendoza: Effect of biochar amended soils on infiltration processes
Defense: 10-21-2019, ISBN: 978-3-942768-26-9
Ali Zahedi: Towards Sustainable Development by New Town Planning - Case Study of Mazandran Province of Iran
Defense: 06-14-2019, ISBN: 978-3-942768-24-5
Sreenivasan Ramaswami: High-rate nitrification of membrane-filtrated saline landfill leachate using fixed-bed biofilm reactors
Defense: 10-16-2018, ISBN: 978-3-942768-23-8
Thoralf Schlüter: Analytical Framework and Management Strategy for Large-Scale Sustainable Sanitation
Defense: 09-28-2016, ISBN: 978-3-942768-20-7 DOI:
Gabriela Margarita Espinosa Gutierrez: Material flow analysis of the urban water system in Tepic Mexico: Integral evaluation and improvement options
Defense: 04-08-2016, ISBN: 9783942768184
Wibke Meyer: Pharmaceutical residues in effluents of WWTPs and climate change: Consequences for small rivers and the wastewater utilisation in agriculture
Defense: 11-09-2015, ISBN: 9783942768177
Asrat Mindachew Yemaneh: Evaluation of Lactic Acid Fermentation Process n Terra Preta Sanitation Systems and Application in Arba Minch, Ethiopia
Defense: 03-31-2015, ISBN: 978-3-942768-15-3
Joumana Nasr : Heavy metal uptake by crops in relation to the type of irrigation water and a decision support system for water re-use in agriculture
Defense: 09-08-2014, ISBN: 978-3-942768-14-6
Christian José Rojas Reina: Simulation and Modelling of the anaerobic Process of Biogas Production with Different Substrates
Defense: 07-07-2014
Anne Deipser: Porcess Simulation of Biological Degradation Processes in the Field of Waste Management
Defense: 07-04-2014, ISBN: 978-3-942768-13-9
Christepeace Ezeburiro Nwagbo: Optimization of Anaerobic Digestion: Influenbce of Trace Elements on Methanization Process
Defense: 04-11-2014, ISBN: 978-3-942768-12-2
Ova Candra Dewi: A Dicision Support Model for Waste Management in Support of Developing Low Carbon, Eco Region
Defense: 06-14-2013, ISBN: 978-3-942768-10-8
Aleksandra Drewko: Low-tech sustainable sanitation options for Ghana and Ethiopia – economic, social and technical aspects
Defense: 11-07-2012, ISBN: 978-3-942768-08-5
Jean Emmanuel Ndzana: Resource-oriented Sanitation Centred on the Bamboo Plant
Defense: 10-15-2012, ISBN: 978-3-942768-07-8
Ulrike Gayh: Process intensification of biological desulfphurisation of biogas
Defense: 05-16-2012, ISBN: 978-3-942768-05-4
Felix Tettenborn: Aspects of systems for separate urine collection and treatment - selected techniques and potential implementation in an urban context
Defense: 10-21-2011, ISBN: 978-3-942768-04-7
Izabela Banduch: The effect of ultrasound on the microbial diversity and the purification rate of a biological reactor for wastewater treatment
Defense: 10-18-2011
Christopher Azaah Buzie-Fru: Development of a continuous single chamber vermicomposting toilet with urine diversion for on-site application
Defense: 12-17-2010, ISBN: 978-3-942768-01-6
Franziska Meinzinger: Resource Efficiency of Urban Sanitation Systems: A Comparative Assessment Using Material and Energy Flow Analysis
Defense: 10-29-2010, ISBN: 978-3-942768-00-9
Öznur Alp: Further treatment of digested blackwater for extraction of valuable components
Defense: 04-20-2010, ISBN: 978-3-941492-18-9
Nathasith Chiarawatchai: Implementation of earthworm-assisted constructed wetlands to treat wastewater and possibility of using alternative plants in constructed wetlands
Defense: 02-26-2010, ISBN: 9783941492141
Kai Freudenthal: Odour Control by Selective Absorption Using Solubility Agents and Washing Oils
Defense: 09-04-2009, ISBN: 978-3-941492-09-7
Dorothea Rechtenbach: Fermentative production of biohydrogen from organic raw and waste materials
Defense: 05-19-2009, ISBN: 978-3-9812867-1-7
Yucheng Feng: New Conception and Decision Support Model for Integrated Urban Water System
Defense: 04-09-2009, ISBN: 978-3-930400-31-7
Martina Winker: Pharmaceutical Residues in Urine and Potential Risks related to Usage as Fertiliser in Agriculture
Defense: 01-22-2009, ISBN: 978-3-930400-41-6
Claudia Wendland: Anaerobic Digestion of Blackwater and Kitchen Refuse
Defense: 12-09-2008, ISBN: 978-3-930400-43-0
Jörn Einfeldt: Upflow Sludge Blanket Reactors for Post Denitrification: Design, Operation and Modelling (in German only)
Defense: 10-14-2008, ISBN: 978-3-930400-39-3
Almy Fithriana Malisie: Sustainability Assessment on Sanitation Systems for Low Income Urban Areas in Indonesia
Defense: 10-08-2008, ISBN: 978-3-930400-38-6
Björn Lindner: The Black Water Loop: Water Efficiency and Nutrient Recovery Combined
Defense: 04-14-2008, ISBN: 978-3-930400-93-5
Ibiyemi Ilesanmi: Pre-Feasibility Assessment of Onsite and Decentralised Sanitation Systems for New Satellite Settlements in Abuja, Nigeria
Defense: 12-13-2006, ISBN: 978-3-86727-101-1
Torben Blume: Potentials of Ultra Sound for the Disinfection of aqueous media
Defense: 07-14-2006, ISBN: 978-3-930400-90-4
Moataz Shalabi: Vermicomposting of Faecal Matter as a Component of Source Control Sanitation
Defense: 06-01-2006, ISBN: 3-86537-924-9
Gunar Gutzeit: Entwicklung und Modellierung eines neuartigen Abwasserreinigungsverfahrens mit symbiotischer Algen-Bakterien Biomasse
Defense: 03-01-2006, ISBN: 3-930400-80-4
Volker Herwig: Einfluss der Partikelgrüßenverteilung von Abwassersuspensionen auf die Prozesse der Raumfiltration
Defense: 10-21-2005, ISBN: 3-930400-76-6
Zifu Li: Greywater Treatment and Reuse
Defense: 04-20-2004, ISBN: 3-930400-63-4
Holger Pabsch: Batch Humification of Sewage Sludge in Grass Beds
Defense: 03-01-2004, ISBN: 3-86537-291-0
Hanno Hintze: Beitrag zur Ozonisierung im Sprühreaktor mit kombinierter biologischer Behandlung von gelösten und partikulär gebundenen Schadstoffen
Defense: 03-01-2004, ISBN: 3-930400-52-9
Jutta Niederste-Hollenberg: Nährstoffrückgewinnung aus kommunalem Abwasser durch Teilstromerfassung und -behandlung in urbanen Gebieten
Defense: 03-01-2003, ISBN: 3-930400-61-8
Deepak Raj Gajurel: Evaluation of decentral physico-biological systems for pre-treatment of household wastewater and their potential for ecological sanitation
Defense: 03-01-2003, ISBN: 3-930400-59-6
Wolfgang Heine: Einführung der digitalen mikroskopischen Bildanalyse als neuer Summenparameter in der biologischen Abwasserreinigung und zur Früherkennung von Betriebsstörungen
Defense: 03-01-2002, ISBN: 3-930400-52-9
Georg Schumacher: Beitrag zum Einsatz von Algenbiofilmen in der Abwasserreinigung
Defense: 03-01-2002, ISBN: 3-930400-04-9
Klaus Nickel: Intensivierung der anaeroben Klärschlammstabilisierung durch vorgeschalteten Zellaufschluß mittels Ultraschall
Defense: 03-01-2002, ISBN: 3-930400-48-0
Hans-Otto Günter: Contribution to the Utilisation of Biofilters for Nitrification
Defense: 02-28-1997, ISBN: 978-3-930400-17-0
Joachim Behrendt: Biological and Chemical Treatment of Process Waters of Soil Purification and Contaminated Groudwaters (in German only)
Defense: 11-05-1993, ISBN: 3-18-141915-X