Research and ProjectsDer Lehrstuhl ist bemüht ein möglichst breites Spektrum an Forschungsthemen innerhalb des Umwelt- und Ressourcenmanagements abzudecken. Sowohl Nachhaltigkeit als auch Ressourceneffektivität stehen dabei im Mittelpunkt.
Auch durch die Beteiligung an der Lehre der TU Bergakademie erwirtschaftet der Lehrstuhl finanzielle Mittel.

Aktuelle Forschungsprojekte:

  • Life Cycle Assessment
  • Multi-mineral extraction
  • Energy from renewable sources for the mining and minerals sector
  • Smart Mining
  • Selecting “green” construction products as a complex issue of decision-making
  • Urban mining / Recycling
  • Innovation through networking
  • Mineral Extraction from old Waste Dumps
  • Mine Water Management (under extreme conditions)
  • Educational development projects between Germany and resource rich economies
  • Ecological and economic assessment of the smart mining technology

Vergangene Forschungsprojekte:

  • Procurement strategies for Rare Earths
  • Grid Parity of Photovoltaics
  • Optimal Poly-Metallic Mining
  • Low Carbon Energy in the Automotive Industry 
  • Local Governments and Innovations
  • Resource - Efficient Production and Provision of Products
  • Alumni Seminar in Mexico
  • Alumni Seminar in Indonesia
  • Erneuerbare Energien im ländlichen Raum
  • 3rd International Seminar on Society and Materials - SAM3
  • Sustainability of Steel
  • DiMo: A BMBF financed study on the marketability of silicium panels in cooperation with the Institute of Technical Chemistry (Prof. Bertau), the introduction of an Environmental Management System at a steel manufacturer as well as the development of Factsheets
  • Pfaffroda
  • Alumni Seminar in Africa
  • Expert Seminar
  • Introducing an EMS for a Steel Manufacturer
  • WassErleben