PD Dr.-Ing. Konrad Koch


Room:

1111

Phone:

+49.89.289.13706

Telefax:

+49.89.289.13718

e-mail:

k.koch@tum.de

Workgroup:

Energy-Efficient Wastewater Treatment

Curriculum Vitae

since 2012
Post-Doc and Team Leader of the "Energy-Efficient Wastewater Treatment" group at the Chair of Urban Water Systems Engineering
2018 Habilitation in the field of "Urban water and waste management"
2010-2012 Team Leader, Institute for Agricultural Engineering and Animal Husbandry, Bavarian State Research Center for Agriculture, Freising, Germany
2010 Doctorate in Environmental Engineering (Dr.-Ing.), TU München
2007-2010 Research Associate, Institute of Water Quality Control, TU München
2007 Dipl.-Ing., Technische Universität Dresden, Germany
2006-2007 Diploma Thesis, Technische Universität Hamburg-Harburg, Germany
2002-2007 Studies of “Waste Management and Contaminated Sites Treatment”, Technische Universität Dresden, Germany

Fields of Research


  • Anaerobic treatment of sewage sludge
  • Ultrasonic pre-treatment of sewage sludge for enhanced anaerobic degradation
  • Co-digestion at municipal wastewater treatment plants
  • Contemporary wastewater treatment (Deammonification, CANDO)
  • Nitrous oxide emissions from wastewater treatment plants
  • Microbial methanization of excess current
  • Anaerobic membrane technology for wastewater treatment
  • Balancing and modeling of anaerobic digestion processes (ADM1)

Memberships


  • Arbeitsgruppe III „Prozessbiologie, -bewertung und Analytik“ des Biogasforums Bayern

Dissertation Factsheet


Publications

2019

Journal Articles

  • Hien, Sebastian; Hansen, Joachim; Drewes, Jörg E.; Koch, Konrad: BioTOOL—a Readily and Flexible Biogas Rate Prediction Tool for End-users. Environmental Modeling & Assessment, 2019 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Jensen, Mads Borgbjerg; Strübing, Dietmar; de Jonge, Nadieh; Nielsen, Jeppe Lund; Ottosen, Lars Ditlev Mørck; Koch, Konrad; Kofoed, Michael Vedel Wegener: Stick or leave – Pushing methanogens to biofilm formation for ex situ biomethanation. Bioresource Technology 291, 2019, 121784 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Lippert, Thomas; Bandelin, Jochen; Schlederer, Felizitas; Drewes, Jörg E.; Koch, Konrad: Impact of ultrasound-induced cavitation on the fluid dynamics of water and sewage sludge in ultrasonic flatbed reactors. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 55, 2019, 217-222 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Strübing, Dietmar; Moeller, Andreas B.; Mößnang, Bettina; Lebuhn, Michael; Drewes, Jörg E.; Koch, Konrad: Load change capability of an anaerobic thermophilic trickle bed reactor for dynamic H2/CO2 biomethanation. Bioresource Technology 289, 2019, 121735 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Bajón Fernández, Yadira; Soares, Ana; Vale, Peter; Koch, Konrad; Masse, Anne Laure; Cartmell, Elise: Enhancing the anaerobic digestion process through carbon dioxide enrichment: initial insights into mechanisms of utilization. Environmental Technology 40 (13), 2019, 1744-1755 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Macintosh, C.; Astals, S.; Sembera, C.; Ertl, A.; Drewes, J.E.; Jensen, P.D.; Koch, K.: Successful strategies for increasing energy self-sufficiency at Grüneck wastewater treatment plant in Germany by food waste co-digestion and improved aeration. Applied Energy 242, 2019, 797-808 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Ricci, B.C.; Skibinski, B.; Koch, K.; Mancel, C.; Celestino, C.Q.; Cunha, I.L.C.; Silva, M.R.; Alvim, C.B.; Faria, C.V.; Andrade, L.H.; Lange, L.C.; Amaral, M.C.S.: Critical performance assessment of a submerged hybrid forward osmosis - membrane distillation system. Desalination 468, 2019, 114082 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )

Conference Papers

  • Koch, K.; Strübing, D.; Mößnang, B.; Lebuhn, M.; Drewes, J.: Betriebserfahrungen mit der biologischen Wasserstoffmethanisierung im Rieselbettverfahren unter thermophilen Bedingungen. Tagungsband zu den Biogasinfotagen, 2019 more… BibTeX

Conference Papers / Poster

  • Weißbach, M.; Drewes, J.; Koch, K.: Technische Umsetzung und Entwicklung von Kontrollstrategien für die Integration des CANDO-Prozesses in Abwasserbehandlungs-systeme zur Entfernung von Stickstoff bei gleichzeitiger Energierückgewinnung. 52. Essener Tagung für Wasserwirtschaft, 2019 more… BibTeX

2018

Journal Articles

  • Bandelin, Jochen; Lippert, Thomas; Drewes, Jörg E.; Koch, Konrad: Cavitation field analysis for an increased efficiency of ultrasonic sludge pre-treatment using a novel hydrophone system. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 42, 2018, 672-678 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Lindenblatt, C.; Koch, K.; Drewes, J.E.: Untersuchungen zum Anfahrbetrieb einer einstufigen Deammonifikation für die Behandlung von Zentrat mit schwingendem Redoxpotenzial. KA Korrespondenz Abwasser, Abfall 65 (9), 2018 more… BibTeX
  • Lippert, Thomas; Bandelin, Jochen; Musch, Alexandra; Drewes, Jörg E.; Koch, Konrad: Energy-positive sewage sludge pre-treatment with a novel ultrasonic flatbed reactor at low energy input. Bioresource Technology 264, 2018, 298-305 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Strübing, Dietmar; Moeller, Andreas B.; Mößnang, Bettina; Lebuhn, Michael; Drewes, Jörg E.; Koch, Konrad: Anaerobic thermophilic trickle bed reactor as a promising technology for flexible and demand-oriented H2/CO2 biomethanation. Applied Energy 232, 2018, 543-554 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Weißbach, Max; Drewes, Jörg E.; Koch, Konrad: Application of the oxidation reduction potential (ORP) for process control and monitoring nitrite in a Coupled Aerobic-anoxic Nitrous Decomposition Operation (CANDO). Chemical Engineering Journal 343, 2018, 484-491 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Weißbach, Max; Gossler, Fabian; Drewes, Jörg E.; Koch, Konrad: Separation of nitrous oxide from aqueous solutions applying a micro porous hollow fiber membrane contactor for energy recovery. Separation and Purification Technology 195, 2018, 271-280 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Weißbach, Max; Thiel, Paul; Drewes, Jörg E.; Koch, Konrad: Nitrogen removal and intentional nitrous oxide production from reject water in a coupled nitritation/nitrous denitritation system under real feed-stream conditions. Bioresource Technology 255, 2018, 58-66 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Dandikas, Vasilis; Heuwinkel, Hauke; Lichti, Fabian; Drewes, Jörg E.; Koch, Konrad: Predicting methane yield by linear regression models: A validation study for grassland biomass. Bioresource Technology 265, 2018, 372-379 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Dandikas, Vasilis; Heuwinkel, Hauke; Lichti, Fabian; Eckl, Thomas; Drewes, Jörg E.; Koch, Konrad: Correlation between hydrolysis rate constant and chemical composition of energy crops. Renewable Energy 118, 2018, 34-42 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Dandikas, Vasilis; Heuwinkel, Hauke; Lichti, Fabian; Eckl, Thomas; Drewes, Jörg E.; Koch, Konrad: Correlation between hydrolysis rate constant and chemical composition of energy crops. Renewable Energy 118, 2018, 34-42 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Hafner, Sasha D.; Koch, Konrad; Carrere, Hélène; Astals, Sergi; Weinrich, Sören; Rennuit, Charlotte: Software for biogas research: Tools for measurement and prediction of methane production. SoftwareX 7, 2018, 205-210 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Hien, Sebastian; Hansen, Joachim; Drewes, Jörg E.; Koch, Konrad: BioTOOL—a Readily and Flexible Biogas Rate Prediction Tool for End-users. Environmental Modeling & Assessment, 2018 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )

Conference Papers

  • Bandelin, J.; Lippert, T.; Koch, K.; Drewes, J.: Energieeffiziente Klärschlammvorbehandlung durch innovative Ultraschalldesintegration. 46. Abwassertechnisches Seminar „Innovative Strategien zum Umgang mit Klärschlamm“, Lehrstuhl für Sieldungswasserwirtschaft, Technische Universität München, 2018 more… BibTeX
  • Lippert, T.; Bandelin, J.; Koch, K.; Drewes, J.: Ökonomie der Klärschlammdesintegration mittels Ultraschall. 46. Abwassertechnischen Seminar „Innovative Strategien zum Umgang mit Klärschlamm“, Lehrstuhl für Siedlungswasserwirtschaft, Technische Universität München, 2018 more… BibTeX

Conference Papers / Poster

  • Bandelin, J.; Lippert, T.; Drewes, J.; Koch, K.: Cavitation field analysis for higher energy efficiency in substrate pre-treatment by ultrasound. SMICE 2018 - Sludge Management in Circular Economy, 2018 more… BibTeX
  • Dandikas, V.; Heuwinkel, H.; Lichti, F.; Drewes, J.; Koch, K.: Prediction of biogas production rate in batch test. International Conference on Anaerobic Digestion “Biogas Science 2018”, 2018 more… BibTeX
  • Koch, K.: Improving the efficiency of anaerobic digestion processes. Environmental Engineering and Science Seminar Series at Northwestern University, 2018 more… BibTeX
  • Koch, K.; Helmreich, B.; Hübner, U.; Drewes, J.: Innovative Forschungsansätze der TU München für das Wassermanagement in Städten der Zukunft. Hochschulforum auf der Weltleitmesse für Wasser-, Abwasser-, Abfall- und Rohstoffwirtschaft (IFAT), 2018 more… BibTeX
  • Koch, K.; Lippert, T.; Drewes, J.: The role of inoculum's origin on the methane yield of different substrates in Biochemical Methane Potential (BMP) tests. International Conference on Anaerobic Digestion “Biogas Science 2018”, 2018 more… BibTeX
  • Lippert, T.; Bandelin, J.; Drewes, J.; Koch, K.: Energy-efficient pre-treatment of waste activated sludge using a novel ultrasonic flatbed reactor. SMICE 2018 - Sludge Management in Circular Economy, 2018 more… BibTeX
  • Lippert, T.; Bandelin, J.; Schlederer, F.; Drewes, J.; Koch, K.: “Power-to-cavitation (PTC)”: Proposing a new parameter to assess the energyefficiency of ultrasonic reactors for sewage sludge pre-treatment. International Conference on Anaerobic Digestion “Biogas Science 2018”, 2018 more… BibTeX
  • Mößnang, B.; Strübing, D.; Lerch, B.; Koch, K.; Drewes, J.; Lebuhn, M.: Microbial community analysis in thermophilic trickle bed reactors efficient for biological methanation of H2 and CO2. International Conference on Anaerobic Digestion “Biogas Science 2018”, 2018 more… BibTeX
  • Peces, M.; Pozo-Zamora, G.; Koch, K.; Astals, S.: Exploring the feasibility of co-fermenting waste lipids with primary or waste activated sludge. SMICE 2018 - Sludge Management in Circular Economy, 2018 more… BibTeX
  • Strübing, D.; Mößnang, B.; Lebuhn, M.; Drewes, J.; Koch, K.: Demand-oriented biological methanation in an anaerobic thermophilic trickle bed reactor. International Conference on Anaerobic Digestion “Biogas Science 2018”, 2018 more… BibTeX
  • Weißbach, M.; Strübing, D.; Koch, K.; Drewes, J.: Mikrobiologische Methanisierung und der CANDO-Prozess - Neue Verfahren der Energierückgewinnung bei der kommunalen Abwasserbehandlung. Fachtagung „Technische Innovationen bei der Abwasserreinigung“, 2018 more… BibTeX
  • Weißbach, M.; Strübing, D.; Koch, K.; Drewes, J.E.: Mikrobiologische Methanisierung und der CANDO-Prozess. Tagung Technische Innovation in der Abwasserreinigung, 2018 more… BibTeX

2017

Journal Articles

  • Bajón Fernández, Y.; Soares, A.; Koch, K.; Vale, P.; Cartmell, E.: Bioconversion of carbon dioxide in anaerobic digesters for on-site carbon capture and biogas enhancement – A review. Critical Reviews in Environmental Science and Technology 47 (17), 2017, 1555-1580 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Koch, K.; Helmreich, B.; Drewes, J.;: Bedarfsgerechte Energiebereitstellung durch Kläranlagen als Baustein der Energiewende – 44. Abwassertechnisches Seminar der TU München. Korrespondenz Abwasser, Abfall 62 (2), 2017 more… BibTeX
  • Koch, K.; Post, M.; Auer, M.; Lebuhn, M.;: Einsatzstoffspezifische Besonderheiten in der Prozessführung. Biogas Forum Bayern III 18, 2017 more… BibTeX
  • Koch, Konrad; Lippert, Thomas; Drewes, Jörg E.: The role of inoculum’s origin on the methane yield of different substrates in biochemical methane potential (BMP) tests. Bioresource Technology 243, 2017, 457 - 463 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Koch, Konrad; Lippert, Thomas; Sabadini, Natalia Hauck; Drewes, Jörg E.: Tube reactors as a novel ultrasonication system for trouble-free treatment of sludges. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 37, 2017, 464 - 470 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Leix, Carmen; Drewes, Jörg E.; Ye, Liu; Koch, Konrad: Strategies for enhanced deammonification performance and reduced nitrous oxide emissions. Bioresource Technology 236, 2017, 174 - 185 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Nghiem, Long D.; Koch, Konrad; Bolzonella, David; Drewes, Jörg E.: Full scale co-digestion of wastewater sludge and food waste: Bottlenecks and possibilities. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 72, 2017, 354 - 362 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Strübing, Dietmar; Huber, Bettina; Lebuhn, Michael; Drewes, Jörg E.; Koch, Konrad: High performance biological methanation in a thermophilic anaerobic trickle bed reactor. Bioresource Technology, 2017, - more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Weißbach, Max; Criddle, Craig S.; Drewes, Jorg E.; Koch, Konrad: A proposed nomenclature for biological processes that remove nitrogen. Environ. Sci.: Water Res. Technol. 3, 2017, 10-17 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Horstmeyer, Nils; Weißbach, Max; Koch, Konrad; Drewes, Jörg E.: A novel concept to integrate energy recovery into potable water reuse treatment schemes. Journal of Water Reuse and Desalination, 2017, jwrd2017051 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Horstmeyer, Nils; Weißbach, Max; Koch, Konrad; Drewes, Jörg E.: A novel concept to integrate energy recovery into potable water reuse treatment schemes. Journal of Water Reuse and Desalination, 2017, jwrd2017051 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Koch, Konrad; Lippert, Thomas; Drewes, Jörg E.: The role of inoculum’s origin on the methane yield of different substrates in biochemical methane potential (BMP) tests. Bioresource Technology 243, 2017, 457-463 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Koch, Konrad; Lippert, Thomas; Hauck Sabadini, Natalia; Drewes, Jörg E.: Tube reactors as a novel ultrasonication system for trouble-free treatment of sludges. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry 37, 2017, 464-470 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Leix, Carmen; Drewes, Jörg E.; Ye, Liu; Koch, Konrad: Strategies for enhanced deammonification performance and reduced nitrous oxide emissions. Bioresource Technology 236, 2017, 174-185 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Nghiem, Long D.; Koch, Konrad; Bolzonella, David; Drewes, Jörg E.: Full scale co-digestion of wastewater sludge and food waste: Bottlenecks and possibilities. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 72, 2017, 354-362 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Strübing, Dietmar; Huber, Bettina; Lebuhn, Michael; Drewes, Jörg E.; Koch, Konrad: High performance biological methanation in a thermophilic anaerobic trickle bed reactor. Bioresource Technology 245, 2017, 1176-1183 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )

Conference Papers / Poster

  • Astals-Garcia, S., Koch, K.: Anaerobic digestion (waste-to-energy): what it is and where it struggles. TUM-UQ Research Symposium on Biotechnology for Food & Chemicals, 2017 more… BibTeX
  • Bandelin, J.; Drewes, J.; Koch, K.: Cavitation field analysis for improving the substrate pre-treatment by ultrasound. 15th IWA World Conference on Anaerobic Digestion, 2017 more… BibTeX
  • Dandikas, V.; Heuwinkel, H.; Lichti, F.; Drewes, J.; Koch, K.: Comparing a global and a local modeling approach for the prediction of the biogas yield of energy crops. International Conference “Progress in Biogas IV”, 2017 more… BibTeX
  • Dandikas, V.; Heuwinkel, H.; Lichti, F.; Drewes, J.; Koch, K.: Comparing a global and a local modeling approach for the prediction of the biogas yield of energy crops. Progress in Biogas IV, 2017 more… BibTeX
  • Drewes, J.E., Koch, K. Hübner, U.: Opportunities to tackle the full potential of wastewater. Blue Planet Berlin Water Dialogues, 2017 more… BibTeX
  • Drewes, J.E., Koch, K. Hübner, U.: Opportunities to tackle the full potential of wastewater. Blue Planet Berlin Water Dialogues, 2017Wasser Berlin more… BibTeX
  • Koch, K.; Drewes, J.: Wastewater as a resource: Towards energy-neutral wastewater treatment plants. TUM-UQ Research Symposium on Biotechnology for Food & Chemicals, 2017 more… BibTeX
  • Koch, K.; Drewes, J.: Impact of inoculum’s origin on the methane yield in biochemical methane potential (BMP) tests. International Conference “Progress in Biogas IV, 2017 more… BibTeX
  • Koch, K.; Fassnacht, J.; Drewes, J.: Co-digestion at municipal wastewater treatment plants: Experiences from Germany. 15th IWA World Conference on Anaerobic Digestion, 2017 more… BibTeX
  • Koch, K.; Strübing, D.; Drewes, J.: Smart use of microbes to produce methane from excess electricity. UQ-TUM Bioeconomy Symposium: The Impact of Biotechnology on the Economy of the Future, 2017 more… BibTeX
  • Leix, C.; Koch, K.; Ebertseder, F.; Lindenblatt, C.; Drewes, J.: Alternative Verwertungsmöglichkeiten flüssiger Gärrückstände aus der anaeroben Abfall- und Schlammbehandlung. 11. Fachtagung „Anaerobe biologische Abfallbehandlung“, 2017 more… BibTeX
  • Lippert, T.; Drewes, J.; Koch, K.: Ultrasonic treatment of digested and waste activated sludge using an innovative flatbed reactor: Impact on COD solubilization and specific methane yield. 15th IWA World Conference on Anaerobic Digestion, 2017 more… BibTeX
  • Strübing, D.; Huber, B.; Lebuhn, M.; Drewes, J.; Koch, K.: Conversion and storage of renewable energy via microbial methanation of H2/CO2 in thermophilic anaerobic trickle bed reactors. 4th Water Research Conference, 2017 more… BibTeX
  • Strübing, D.; Huber, B.; Lebuhn, M.; Drewes, J.; Koch, K.: Microbial methanation of H2/CO2 in anaerobic trickle bed reactors – A study of microbial biocenosis and nutrient supply strategies under thermophilic conditions. International Conference “Progress in Biogas IV”, 2017 more… BibTeX
  • Strübing, D.; Huber, B.; Lebuhn, M.; Drewes, J.; Koch, K.: Microbial methanation of H2/CO2 in thermophilic anaerobic trickle bed reactors by a mixed microbial biocenosis. 15th IWA World Conference on Anaerobic Digestion, 2017 more… BibTeX

2016

Journal Articles

  • Koch, K., Helmreich, B., Drewes, J.E.: Technik der kommunalen Abwasserbehandlung. Technik in Bayern, 2016 more… BibTeX
  • Koch, K., Plabst, M., Schmidt, A., Helmreich, B., Drewes, J.E.: Co-digestion of food waste in a municipal wastewater treatment plant: Comparison of batch tests and full-scale experiences. Waste Management 47 (A), 2016, 28-33 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Koch, Konrad; Huber, Bettina; Fernández, Yadira Bajón; Drewes, Jörg E.: Methane from CO2: Influence of different CO2 concentrations in the flush gas on the methane production in BMP tests. Waste Management 49, 2016, 36 - 39 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Leix, Carmen; Drewes, Jörg E.; Koch, Konrad: The role of residual quantities of suspended sludge on nitrogen removal efficiency in a deammonifying moving bed biofilm reactor. Bioresource Technology 219, 2016, 212 - 218 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Leix, Carmen; Hartl, Rebecca; Zeh, Christian; Beer, Franz; Drewes, Jörg E.; Koch, Konrad: Performance and N2O Formation of the Deammonification Process by Suspended Sludge and Biofilm Systems—A Pilot-Scale Study. Water 8 (12), 2016 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Silva Rodolfo , Le Hung Anh, Koch Konrad: Feasibility assessment of anaerobic digestion technologies for household wastes in Vietnam. Journal of Vietnamese Environment (7), 2016, 1-8 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )

Conference Papers / Poster

  • Koch, K.; Faßnacht, J.; Drewes, J.: Towards energy-neutral wastewater treatment plants: Pros and cons of anaerobic co-digestion. Workshop “Changing for a sustainable future: the role of environmental engineering”, 2016 more… BibTeX
  • Lebuhn, M.; Huber, B.; Strübing, D.; Koch, K.: Bacteria in MikMeth-Prozessen. Tagungsband zum 2. Fachforum Biologische Methanisierung, 2016 more… BibTeX
  • Silva, R. D.; Le, H. A.; Koch, K.: Feasibility assessment of anaerobic digestion technologies for household wastes in Vietnam. 3R International Scientific Conference on Material Cycles and Waste Management, 2016 more… BibTeX
  • Strübing, D.; Huber, B.; Lebuhn, M.; Drewes, J.; Koch, K.: Biologische Methanisierung in Rieselbettreaktoren durch Mischbiozönosen unter thermophilen Bedingungen. Tagungsband zum 2. Fachforum Biologische Methanisierung, 2016 more… BibTeX
  • Strübing, D.; Koch, K.; Drewes, J.: Biologische Methanisierung im Rieselbettverfahren. 44. Abwassertechnischen Seminar „Bedarfsgerechte Energiebereitstellung durch Kläranlagen als Baustein der Energiewende“ der TU München (Berichte aus der Siedlungswasserwirtschaft 214), 2016 more… BibTeX

Misc.

  • Holliger, C.; Alves, M.; Andrade, D.; Angelidaki, I.; Astals, S.; Baier, U.; Bougrier, C.; Buffière, P.; Carballa, M.; de Wilde, V.; Ebertseder, F.; Fernández, B.; Ficara, E.; Fotidis, I.; Frigon, J-C.; Fruteau de Laclos, H.; Ghasimi, D. S. M.; Hack, G.; Hartel, M.; Heerenklage, J.; Sarvari Horvath, I.; Jenicek, P.; Koch, K.; Krautwald, J.; Lizasoain, J.; Liu, J.; Mosberger, L.; Nistor, M.; Oechsner, H.; Oliveira, J. V.; Paterson, M.; Pauss, A.; Pommier, S.; Porqueddu, I.; Raposo, F.; Ribeiro, T.; Rüsch, F.; Strömberg, S.; Torrijos, M.; van Eekert, M.; van Lier, J.; Wedwitschka, H.; Wierinck, I.: Towards a standardization of biomethane potential tests. Water Science & Technology (47(11)), 2016, 2515-2522 more… BibTeX

2015

Contributions to Collections

  • Lübken, M., Kosse, P., Koch, K., Gehring, T., Wichern, M.: Influent Fractionation for Modeling Continuous Anaerobic Digestion Processes. In: Guebitz, G.M., Bauer, A., Bochmann, G., Gronauer, A., Weiss, S. (Ed.): Biogas Science and Technology. Springer International Publishing, 2015, 137-169 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )

Journal Articles

  • Dandikas, V., Heuwinkel, H., Lichti, F., Drewes, J.E., Koch, K: Correlation between Biogas Yield and Chemical Composition of Grassland Plant Species. Energy Fuels 29 (11), 2015, 7221-7229 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Haghighatafshar, S., Ossiansson, E., Koch, K., Kjerstadius, H., Jansen, J., Davidsson, Å.: Modeling of Anaerobic Digestion with a Focus on Estimation of Hydrolysis Constants at 35, 55, and 60 °C. Water Environment Research 87 (7), 2015, 587-594 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Koch, K.: Calculating the degree of degradation of the volatile solids in continuously operated bioreactors. Biomass and Bioenergy 74, 2015, 79-83 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Koch, K., Bajón Fernández, Y., Drewes, J.E.: Influence of headspace flushing on methane production in Biochemical Methane Potential (BMP) tests. Bioresource Technology 186, 2015, 173-178 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Koch, K., Helmreich, B., Drewes, J.E.: Co-digestion of food waste in municipal wastewater treatment plants: Effect of different mixtures on methane yield and hydrolysis rate constant. Applied Energy 137, 2015, 250-255 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Koch, K., Weißbach, M., Leix, C., Horstmeyer, N., Drewes, J.E.: Gezielte Erzeugung von Lachgas als alternative Behandlung stickstoffreicher Abwasserteilströme einschließlich einer Energierückgewinnung. Umwelt-Technologie und Energie in Bayern, 2015, 50-53 more… BibTeX
  • Lübken, M., Koch, K., Gehring, T., Horn, H., Wichern, M.: Parameter estimation and long-term process simulation of a biogas reactor operated under trace elements limitation. Applied Energy 142, 2015, 352-360 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )

Conference Papers

  • Koch, K., Plabst, M., Schmidt, A., Helmreich, B., Drewes, J.E.: Co-Vergärung von Speiseresten auf kommunalen Kläranlagen: Vergleich von Laborergebnissen und Erfahrungen aus der Praxis. 10. Fachtagung „Anaerobe biologische Abfallbehandlung“ der TU Dresden, 201529.-30.09.2015, 105-115 more… BibTeX
  • Weißbach, M., Koch, K., Drewes, J.E.: Lachgas in der biologischen Abwasserbehandlung - eine potenzielle Quelle zur nachhaltigen Energierückgewinnung. 43. Abwassertechnisches Seminar: Energieeffiziente Verfahren zur Stickstoffelimination - Innovationen aus der Forschung und Erfahrungen aus der Praxis, 201516.07.2015, 61-80 more… BibTeX

Conference Papers / Poster

  • Dandikas, V., Heuwinkel, H., Lichti, F., Drewes, J.E., Koch, K.: Prediction of biogas yield based on the chemical composition: Potential and limitations. 2nd Conference: Monitoring & Process Control of Anaerobic Digestion Plants, 2015 more… BibTeX
  • Drewes, J.E., Horstmeyer, N., Weißbach, M., Koch, K.: Potable Water Reuse – Towards an Energy-neutral Treatment Scheme. TUM-UQ Research Symposium on Water, Environment & Sustainability, 201511.-12.06.2015. more… BibTeX
  • Hauck, N., Koch, K., Drewes, J.E.: Effects of ultrasonic pre-treatment on solubilization and anaerobic digestibility of sludges. 14th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion, 201515.-18.11.2015 more… BibTeX
  • Helmreich, B., Koch, K., Drewes, J.E.: New approaches in urban water systems engineering. IAS Seminar Blue Water Green Environment for Smart Cities, 201504.-05.06.2015 more… BibTeX
  • Helmreich, B., Koch, K., Drewes, J.E.: New approaches in urban water systems engineering. 2. Sino-German-Cooperation Workshop, 201505.-08.07.2015 more… BibTeX
  • Koch, K.: How to calculate the volatile solid’s degree of degradation in continuously operated bioreactors. 14th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion, 201515.-18.11.2015 more… BibTeX
  • Koch, K., Bajón Fernández, Y., Drewes, J.E.: Influence of headspace flushing on methane production in biochemical methane potential (BMP) tests. 14th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion, 201515.-18.11.2015 more… BibTeX
  • Weißbach, M., Koch, K., Drewes, J.E.: Emissions from Wastewater Treatment Plants – a Novel Technique for Online Monitoring of Nitrous Oxide. University of Queensland/TUM Research Symposium, 201511.-12.06.2015 more… BibTeX
  • Weißbach, M., Wolfram, D., Leix, C., Koch, K., Drewes, J.E.: Untersuchung der Umgebungsbedingungen bei der biogenen Lachgasproduktion. Jahrestagung der Wasserchemischen Gesellschaft, 201511.-13.05.2015 more… BibTeX

Misc.

  • Koch, K., Weißbach, M., Leix, C., Horstmeyer, N., Drewes, J.E.: Gezielte Erzeugung von Lachgas als alternative Behandlung stickstoffreicher Abwasserteilströme einschließlich einer Energierückgewinnung. Umwelt-Technologie und Energie in Bayern, 2015, 50-53 more… BibTeX

2014

Journal Articles

  • Dandikas, V., Heuwinkel, H., Lichti, F., Drewes, J.E., Koch, K.: Correlation between biogas yield and chemical composition of energy crops. Bioresource Technology 174, 2014, 316-320 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Koch, K., Drewes, J.E.: Alternative approach to estimate the hydrolysis rate constant of particulate material from batch data. Applied Energy 120, 2014, 11-15 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )

Conference Papers

  • Bandelin, J., Koch, K.: Effect of ultrasonic pre-treatment with tube-reactors on the biogas yield. 5th International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste, 201417.-20.11.2014 more… BibTeX
  • Bandelin, J., Koch, K.: Effect of ultrasonic pre-treatment with tube-reactors on the biogas yield. BiogasScience 2014: International Conference on Anaerobic Digestion, 201426.-30.10.2014 more… BibTeX
  • Dandikas, V., Heuwinkel, H., Koch, K., Drewes, J., Lichti, F.: Influence of chemical composition on potential biogas yield of lignocellulosic biomass. BiogasScience 2014: International Conference on Anaerobic Digestion, 201426.-30.10.2014 more… BibTeX
  • Koch, K., Plabst, M., Helmreich, B., Drewes, J.: Co-digestion of food waste in municipal wastewater treatment plants: Comparison of batch tests and full-scale experiences. IWA Specialist Conference on Global Challenges for Sustainable Wastewater Treatment and Resource Recovery, 201426.-30.10.2014 more… BibTeX
  • Koch, K., Plabst, M., Helmreich, B., Drewes, J.: Co-digestion of food waste in municipal wastewater treatment plants: Effect of different mixtures on the methane yield. 5th International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste, 201417.-20.11.2014 more… BibTeX

Conference Papers / Poster

  • Koch, K.: Modellierung aquatischer Systeme - Möglichkeiten und Grenzen. Gastvorlesung an der Ruhr-Universität Bochum, 201430.04.2014 more… BibTeX
  • Koch, K.: The Group of Anaerobic Technology and Energy Recovery at TUM: Approaches to convert WWTPs into energy autarchies. Präsentation im Rahmen des Doktorandenseminars am Lehrstuhl für Wasserchemie und Wassertechnologie, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), 201411.07.2014 more… BibTeX
  • Koch, K., Leix, C., Weißbach, M., Berger, C., Thaler, K., Haisch, C., Nießner, R., Drewes, J.E.: Optimization and Reduction of N2O Emission in wastewater treatment. „Marktplatz der Universitäten - Ausbildung und Forschung in der Wasser- und Abfallwirtschaft“, Weltleitmesse für Wasser-, Abwasser-, Abfall- und Rohstoffwirtschaft (IFAT), 201405.-09.05.2014 more… BibTeX
  • Leix, C., Weißbach, M., Koch, K., Drewes, J., Berger, C., Thaler, K., Haisch, C., Nießner, R.: N2O emissions from wastewater treatment processes – Innovative monitoring and minimization/maximization strategies. 11th Leading Edge Conference on Water and Wastewater Technologies, 201426.-30.05.2014 more… BibTeX
  • Weißbach, M., Leix, C., Koch, K., Drewes, J.E., Berger, C., Thaler, K., Haisch, C., Nießner, R.: Emissions from wastewater treatment plants – a novel technique for online monitoring of nitrous oxide. IWA Conference on Activated Sludge - 100 Years and Counting, 201412.-14.06.2014 more… BibTeX

2013

Journal Articles

  • Koch, K.: Strategien zur Vermeidung und Produktion von Lachgas auf Kläranlagen. gwf Wasser/Abwasser 154 (11), 2013, 1183-1184 more… BibTeX
  • Koch, K., Gehring, T., Lübken, M., Wichern, M., Horn, H.: Mathematical approach for improving the reliability of parameter calibration in modeling of anaerobic digestion processes. Strojarstvo: Journal for Theory and Application in Mechanical Engineering 55 (1), 2013, 7-16 more… BibTeX

Conference Papers / Poster

  • Gehring, T., Lübken, M., Koch, K., Wichern, M.: ADM1 simulation of the thermophilic mono-fermentation of maize silage – Use of an uncertainty analysis for substrate characterization. 13th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion: Recovering (bio)Resources for the World, 201325.-28.06.2013 more… BibTeX
  • Koch, K.: Modeling the development of methane production in a batch test: Approach and examples of use. 21st European Biomass Conference and Exihibition, 201303.-07.06.2013 more… BibTeX
  • Koch, K., Bandelin, J.: Effect of ultrasonic pre-treatment on anaerobic digestibility and sludge characteristics of two different effluents. 21st European Biomass Conference and Exihibition, 201303.-07.06.2013 more… BibTeX
  • Koch, K., Egger, F., Braun, A., Briesen, H.: Simulation of mixing in an anaerobic plug-flow digester treating maize silage with OpenFOAM. 13th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion: Recovering (bio)Resources for the World, 201325.-28.06.2013 more… BibTeX
  • Koch, K., Stresse-Kleeberg, J., Stegmann, R.: Effects of pH control in co-digestion of wastewater concentrate and food leftovers. 13th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion: Recovering (bio)Resources for the World, 201325.-28.06.2013 more… BibTeX
  • Lübken, M., Koch, K., Klauke, L., Gehring, T., Wichern, M.: CFD investigation of the flow characteristics of a plug flow anaerobic digester for lignocellulosic biomass methanisation. 13th World Congress on Anaerobic Digestion: Recovering (bio)Resources for the World, 201325.-28.06.2013 more… BibTeX

2012

Journal Articles

  • Braun, A., Egger, F., Koch, K., Briesen, H.: CFD Simulation der Strömung einer Herschel-Bulkley Flüssigkeit in einem Pfropfenstromfermenter. Chemie Ingenieur Technik 84 (8), 2012, 1207 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )

Conference Papers / Poster

  • Andrade, D., Koch, K., Metzner, T., Heuwinkel, H., Gronauer, A.: Biogas aus Grünlandbiomasse: Prozessoptimierung durch Substratmischungen. 21. Jahrestagung des Fachverbandes Biogas, 201210.-12.01.2012 more… BibTeX
  • Braun, A., Egger, F., Briesen, H., Koch, K.: CFD Simulation der Strömung einer Herschel-Bulkley Flüssigkeit in einem Pfropfenstromfermenter. ProcessNet-Jahrestagung und 30. DECHEMA-Jahrestagung der Biotechnologen, 201210.-13.09.2012 more… BibTeX
  • Dandikas, V., Marín Pérez, C., Koch, K., Lebuhn, M., Gronauer, A.: Influence of digestate recirculation on the two-phase anaerobic digestion of maize silage. International Conference of Agricultural Engineering, 201208.-12.07.2012 more… BibTeX
  • Dandikas, V., Marín Pérez, C., Koch, K., Lebuhn, M., Weber, A., Gronauer, A.: Effect of retention time in the hydrolytic phase of a two-phase anaerobic digestion system on reactor performance. Fourth International Symposium on Energy from Biomass and Waste, 201212.-15.11.2012 more… BibTeX
  • Gómez Pérez, P., Ruiz Fuertes, B., Pascual Vidal, A., Koch, K., Andrade, D.: Influence of a mechanical pre-treatment on the anaerobic digestion process. International Conference of Agricultural Engineering, 201208.-12.07.2012 more… BibTeX
  • Koch, K., Stresse-Kleeberg, J., Stegmann, R.: Synergy effects in co-digestion of wastewater concentrate and food leftovers. International Symposium “Anaerobic Digestion of Solid Biomass and Biowaste”, 201223.-24.02.2012 more… BibTeX
  • Marín Pérez, C., Dandikas, V., Lebuhn, M., Koch, K., Gronauer, A.: The effect of cellulolytic microorganisms on the degradation of the solid residual fraction of straw and hay. International Conference of Agricultural Engineering, 201208.-12.07.2012 more… BibTeX

2011

Conference Papers / Poster

  • Koch, K.: Modeling the biogas production from energy crops. 20. Jahrestagung des Fachverbandes Biogas, 201111.-13.01.2011 more… BibTeX
  • Koch, K., Gehring, T., Lübken, M., Wichern, M., Horn, H.: Mathematical approach for improving the reliability of parameter calibration in modeling of anaerobic digestion processes. 6th Dubrovnik Conference on Sustainable Development of Energy, Water and Environment Systems, 201125.-29.09.2011 more… BibTeX

2010

Journal Articles

  • Koch, K., Lübken, M., Gehring, T., Wichern, M., Horn, H.: Biogas from grass silage – Measurements and modeling with ADM1. Bioresources Technology 101 (21), 2010, 8158-8165 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )

Conference Papers / Poster

  • Koch, K.: Modellierung der Biogasgewinnung aus Grassilage. 1. C.A.R.M.E.N. Forschungskolloquium „Nachwachsende Rohstoffe“, 201004.-05.11.2010 more… BibTeX
  • Lübken, M., Koch, K., Gehring, T., Horn, H., Wichern, M.: Simulation der Monofermentation von Energiepflanzen. 17. SIMBA-Anwendertreffen, 201004.-05.05.2010 more… BibTeX

2009

Contributions to Collections

  • Gehring, T., Lübken, M., Koch, K., Horn, H., Wichern, M.: Einsatz von mathematischen Prozessmodellen zur Optimierung des anaeroben Abbauprozesses. In: Bornimer Agrartechnische Berichte, Heft 68. Leibniz-Institut für Agrartechnik, 2009 more… BibTeX
  • Koch, K., Lübken, M., Gehring, T., Wichern, M.: Biogas from grass silage - Measurements and modelling. In: Schriftenreihe zur Internationalen Wissenschaftskonferenz Biogas Science. Bayerische Landesanstalt für Landwirtschaft, 2009 more… BibTeX
  • Lübken, M., Koch, K., Wichern, M.: Mathematische Modellierung der mesophilen und thermophilen anaeroben Vergärung von Maissilage. In: Schriftenreihe zur Internationalen Wissenschaftskonferenz Biogas Science. Bayerische Landesanstalt für Landwirtschaft, 2009 more… BibTeX

Journal Articles

  • Koch, K., Wichern, M., Lübken, M., Horn, H.: Mono fermentation of grass silage by means of loop reactors. Bioresource Technology 100 (23), 2009, 5934-5940 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )
  • Wichern, M., Gehring, T., Fischer, K., Lübken, M., Koch, K., Gronauer, A., Horn, H.: Monofermentation of grass silage under mesophilic conditions: Measurements and mathematical modeling with ADM 1. Bioressource Technology 100 (4), 2009, 1675-1681 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )

Conference Papers / Poster

  • Koch, K., Horn, H.: Water and wastewater technology - Facts and perspectives. KontakTUM Expert Seminar „Environmental Engineering“, 200901.-04.09.2009 more… BibTeX
  • Koch, K., Horn, H.: Water and wastewater - Facts and perspectives. TUM Alumni Expertenseminar, 200903.09.2009 more… BibTeX
  • Wichern, M., Koch, K., Horn, H.: Biomassenutzung in Deutschland. TUM Alumni Expertenseminar „Verbesserung der Lebensqualität durch nachhaltige Energie“, 200913.-18.04.2009 more… BibTeX

2008

Contributions to Collections

  • Koch, K., Wichern, M., Lübken, M., Schlattmann, M., Gronauer, A., Horn, H.: Eignung des ADM1 zur Modellierung von Biogasanlagen. In: Tagungsband zur 6. Fachtagung „Anaerobe biologische Abfallbehandlung“. TU Dresden, 2008 more… BibTeX

Journal Articles

  • Wichern, M., Gehring, T., Fischer, K., Lübken, M., Koch, K., Gronauer, A., Horn, H.: Monofermentation of grass silage under mesophilic conditions: Measurements and mathematical modeling with ADM 1. Bioresource Technology 100 (4), 2008, 1675-1681 more… BibTeX Full text ( DOI )

Conference Papers / Poster

  • Koch, K., Wichern, M., Horn, H.: Nachwachsende Rohstoffe in der Energieversorgung - ein Beitrag zum Klimaschutz?! 6. TUM-Alumniseminar „Die Verbesserung der Lebensqualität: Perspektiven für den Einsatz von regenerativen Energien in Lateinamerika“, 200806.-11.10.2008 more… BibTeX
  • Koch, K., Wichern, M., Lübken, M., Horn, H.: Eignung des ADM 1 zur Modellierung von Biogasanlagen. Fachtagung Anaerobe biologische Abfallbehandlung, 200823.-24.09.2008 more… BibTeX
  • Koch, K., Wichern, M., Lübken, M., Horn, H.: Anaerobic Loop reactors as an innovative technique for biogas production from energy crops. 5th international IWA symposium of anaerobic digestion of solid waste & energy crops, 200828.05.2008 more… BibTeX

2007

Contributions to Collections

  • Wichern, M., Lübken, M., Koch, K., Gehring, T., Fischer, K., Schlattmann, M., Gronauer, A., Horn, H.: Eignung des Anaerobic Digestion Model No. 1 (ADM1) zur Prozesssteuerung landwirtschaftlicher Biogasanlagen. In: Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe e.V. (FNR) (Ed.): Gülzower Fachgespräche „Messen-Steuern-Regeln in der Biogaserzeugung". Fachagentur Nachwachsende Rohstoffe (FNR) e.V., 2007, 172-194 more… BibTeX