6th Indo-German Frontiers of Engineering Symposium 2014

List of Sessions

(Sessions and session speakers in alphabetical order)


Gade Padmanabham, International Advanced Research Center for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials (ARCI), Hyderabad

Jörg Schulze, Institute of Semiconductor Engineering, University of Stuttgart

Ceramic Materials


Roy Johnson, Centre for Ceramic Processing, International Advanced Research Center for Powder Metallurgy and New Materials, Hyderabad

Michaela Wilhelm, Advanced Ceramics Group, University of Bremen


Isabel Kinski, Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems, Hermsdorf

Sunjay Kumar, Recycling and Waste Utilization Group, National Metallurgical Laboratory, Jamshedpur

C. D. Madhusoodana, Corporate R&D, Ceramic Technology Institute, Bangalore

Ingrid Weiss, Biomineralization Department, Leibniz Institute for New Materials, Saarbrücken

Clean Air


Christof Asbach, Division Air Quality & Filtration, Institute of Energy and Environmental Technology e.V. (IUTA), Duisburg

Sachchidanand Tripathi, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur


Alexandra Schneider, Institute of Epidemiology II, German Research Center for Environmental Health, Helmholtz Zentrum München

Atul Srivastata, Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, New Delhi

Rochish M Thaokar, Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Stephan Weber, Department of Climatology and Environmental Meteorology, TU Braunschweig

Global Food and Nutrition


R. Kalpana Sastry, Research Systems Management Division, National Academy of Agricultural Research and Management, Hyderabad

Detlef Virchow, Center for Development Research, University of Bonn


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Recycling Needs and Technologies


Arvind K. Nema, Environmental Engineering Laboratory, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi

Alexandra Pehlken, COAST – Centre for Environment and Sustainability, Carl von Ossietzky University Oldenburg


Christoph Herrmann, Institute of Machine Tools and Production Technology, Technische Universität Braunschweig

Kurian Joseph, Centre for Environmental Studies, Anna University, Chennai

Amitabh Kumar Srivastava, Department of Civil Engineering, Bundelkhand Institute of Engineering & Technology, Jhansi

Sandra Striewski, Kompotec Composting Plants GmbH, Eggersmann Group, Nieheim