Current Research Projects

The BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg has a range of successful international and national research projects. Some outstanding projects are:

Mikroskopaufnahme Hippocampus

The physiology of aging

Research on age-related tissue and organ functions for optimised treatments

Der Porschepavillion in Wolfsburg als Paradebeispiel für Schalenbauwerke aus Stahl

Efficient calculation of steel formwork structures

Determination of the load capacity of steel formwork structures under realistic consideration of welding

Innovative Production Methods

Accurate joining of two different materials and sheet thicknesses

Das moderne Theater für Veranstaltungen und Konzerte in Aleppo.

The Memory Bank

A digital map of Aleppo's ancient city centre is going to help to rebuild what was once one of the biggest trading hubs in the Middle East

Die Cottbuser Rohrströmungsanlage, "Cottbus Large Pipe Test Facility" kurz CoLa-Pipe, ist eines von vier deutschlandweiten Referenzexperimenten im neuen Schwerpunktprogramm.

Turbulence and Superstructures

BTU is part of a new priority program by the German Research Association DFG

Mit Hilfe der im Fachgebiet vorhandenen Software können die Forscher die Fabrik der M+R Filtermedien GmbH und den Produktionsprozess optimal planen und deren Abläufe simulieren.

Versatile Factories stay Competitive

A project in the Faculty for Factory Planning and Operation is developing strategies for the competitiveness of enterprises in the Lausitz region

Der Biotechnologie-Student Philipp Geppert untersucht Tumorgewebe unter dem Mikroskop im Labor in Senftenberg auf einen spezifischen Gen-Defekt

Identifying Diseases with greater Precision

Researchers led by Prof. Schierack are now able to analyze several genetic defects simultaneously

Coal-fired Power Stations Facing new Challenges

New research project studies the impact of flexibilization

Rapid and economic refurbishing technology in Road Construction

Resin fibre composites are part of an innovative technology for refurbishing concrete sump shafts

Blick auf das europäische Labor Columbus auf der Internationalen Raumstation ISS

Safety at Europe's Research Center

BTU Researchers analyze Sensor Data in Real-Time

Lightweight Structured Materials

Innovative Solutions for the Complete Product Manufacture Chain

Biogas from Organic Waste and Biomass

A BMBF project to produce biogas from organic waste and biomass in Mexico through an innovative co-fermentation process

Innovation Center Modern Industry Brandenburg

Customised Solutions for Industry 4.0 in Practice


Interdisciplinary BMBF Joint Project NITROLIMIT


Innovative Method to Measure single Nanoparticles


Climate dynamics and use of land in the northern central European lowlands since the last ice age

Thermal Shock

A complex evaluation method of thermal shock sensitivity for refractory ceramics


Examining blood, serum and cell material from the brain and spinal cord in the laboratory

Thermisches Kraftwerk Lippendorf (Foto: Katrin Rößler, Vattenfall)


BMBF-Project Security Indicators for Critical Infrastructure Analysis (SICIA)

Elektroautos aus dem Projekt e-SolCar

SMART Capital Region

Use of renewable surpluses in Berlin and other urban centers in Brandenburg

Detecting Cyber Attacks on in Industrial Control Systems

Viable solutions for the detection and containment of Cyber attacks on industrial control systems

Regional Climate Change

Assessing uncertainties of future climate change such as extreme precipitation

Ladesäule auf dem BTU-Zentralcampus neben dem Besucherinformationszentrum

Green Energy

Cooperation of the University of Zielona Góra and the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg in the field of 'Green Energy'