Program 2019 "Sustainability? - Your research - our world"

The PhD council of the TU Bergakademie Freiberg is organising the 4th PhD conference "Sustainability? - Your research - our world" within the framework of the 70th BHT - FREIBERGER UNIVERSITÄTSFORUM 2019.

Program of 4th PhD Conference

Opening [Chairman: Volker Göhler]
09.00-09.15 Reception PhD Council
09.15-10.00 Keynote Seraja Bock „Mal eben mit Konsum die Welt retten!?“ KliB - Klimaneutral leben in Berlin: Perspektiven und Fallstricke klimafreundlichen Konsums
10.00-10.15 Discussion
10.15-10.45 Break
Session 1 [Chairman: Volker Göhler]
10.45-11.15 Taofik H. Nassan "Pore scale modelling of multiphase flow using COMSOL Multiphysics® for enhanced oil recovery (EOR) applications"
11.15-11.45 Li Eckart "Disappointment due to positive online reviews? The counterproductive effect of positive online reviews in decision making under uncertainty"
11.45-12.15 Aron Igal Kropp "Sustainability in the semiconductor industry"
12.15-13.45 Break
Session 2 [Chairwoman: Nadja Lumme]
13.45-14.15 Konstantin Klein "Synthesis of Mesoporous Resin Particles and Possible Application in Water Purification"
14.15-14.45 Paweł Wyźga "Thermoelectric chalcogenides for waste heat recovery"
14.45-15.15 Sever Flipo "CeMo2B5: a new type of arrangement of puckered boron hexagonal rings"
15.15-15.25 Break
15.25-15.45 Postersession
Samuel Eziuzor "Natural microbial communities from Niger Delta facilitate anaerobic benzene mineralization under iron-reducing and methanogenic conditions."
Esteban Zuñiga‑Puelles "Electrical and thermal transport in high-quality polycrystalline and natural FeS2"
Session 3 [Chairwoman: Nadja Lumme]
15.45-16.15 Martin Kofi Mensah "A Review of the Socio-Environmental Impact Assessment of Artisanal and Small-scale Mining Operations in Western Ghana."
16.15-16.45 Nadja Lumme to be announced


You are invited to give a talk on your research topic. If possible, the talks should be related to the BHT topic 'Sustainable Processes for Innovative Material Design'. However, the talks are not only limited to these areas - every topic is welcome. The conference language will be English in general. However, if you prefer to hold your talk in German, you are very welcome as well.


There is also an opportunity to contribute posters, which can be discussed within the coffee breaks. Please register with a title and an abstract of your presentation. All abstracts will be published as OpenAccess abstract book at .


The 4th interdisciplinary colloquium will take place on Thursday 6th June 2019 in the Neue Mensa, Agricolastraße 10, conference room 1.46 between 9 a.m and 5 p.m.


Abstract deadline: 17.05.2019


Send us your abstract to and register under this link for the conference.