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Prof. Dr.

Hinrich Uellendahl

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Personal data

Short description
Since 2003 teaching and research in the field of energetic and material utilization of biomass with focus on biogas technology from organic waste materials. Since 2019 also coupling of biogas production with electricity production from renewable energy sources using green hydrogen.
PhD, DTU (Dänemark), 2003: “Anaerobic digestion of the organic fraction of municipal waste with recirculation of process water”
Diplom-Ingenieur Technical Environmental Protection, TU Berlin, 1998
Professor at Flensburg University of Applied Sciences (2019 - )
Associate Professor at Aalborg University, Copenhagen Campus (2008 - 2019)
Associate Professor at DTU, Copenhagen (2006 - 2008)

Research data

Research level
Area of research
Energy engineering , Climate protection & Resources ,
Research topic
Energetic and material utilization of biomass, biogas, bioethanol, biofuels, coupling of renewable energy sources with the help of green hydrogen, PtX technology, digestate treatment, nutrient recycling
Research institute
Flensburg University
Research institute location
FB1 - Mechanical Engineering, Process Engineering and Maritime Technologies
Research institute 2
Europe University Flensburg
Research institute location 2
Department 2
Energy and environmental management

Publications and projects

Selected publications
Cayenne, A.; Turcios, A.E.; Thomsen, M.H.; Rocha, R.M.; Papenbrock, J.; Uellendahl, H. Halophytes as Feedstock for Biogas Production: Composition Analysis and Biomethane Potential of Salicornia spp. Plant Material from Hydroponic and Seawater Irrigation Systems. Fermentation 2022, 8, 189
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Fernando‐Foncillas, C.; Estevez, M.M.; Uellendahl, H.; Varrone, C. Co‐Management of Sewage Sludge and Other Organic Wastes: A Scandinavian Case Study. Energies 2021, 14, 3411
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Santamaria-Fernandez, M.; Ytting, N.K., Lübeck, M., Uellendahl, H. (2019). Potential Nutrient Recovery in a Green Biorefinery for Production of Feed, Fuel and Fertilizer for Organic Farming. Waste and Biomass Valorization.
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Selected sponsored projects
Biogas ReaL – Optimierung der Umstellung von Biogasanlagen auf Reststoffe aus der Landwirtschaft (Gesellschaft für Energie und Klimaschutz Schleswig-Holstein, EKSH, 2022-2024)
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AQUACOMBINE – Integrated on-farm Aquaponics systems for coproduction of fish, halophyte vegetables, bioactive compounds, and bioenergy (EU Horizon 2020 Program, 2019-2023)
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Testlabor Sektorkopplung – Power-to-Fuels and Chemicals: Biogas- und Energiespeichertechnologie (EFRE, 2019-2022)
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Committees and Awards

Selected councils
Spokesman EKSH Office Energy Transition Research
Selected awards
2007 Hede Nielsens Fond Family Award, Denmark - for outstanding research in the field of "Optimization of bioprocesses for biofuel production".