Dr. Steffi Schillem

Scientific Research Assistant
Building 2C, Room 114b

T: +49 (0) 355 69 4224
F: +49 (0) 355 69 5090
steffi.schillem(at)b-tu.de

Curriculum vitae
  • Since 2021

scientific research assistant at the BTU Research Center Landscape Development and Mining Landscapes (FZLB) in project “Innovative value chains from tree & shrub species grown in marginal lands as a source of biomass for bio-based industries“ (BeonNAT)

  • 2015 – 2020

scientific research assistant, Chair of Soil Protection and Recultivation, BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg and CEBra- Centrum für Energietechnologie Brandenburg e.V., respectively

  • coordination and scientific work of/in the projects
    • 11/2017 – 10/2019 “Coal-for-Water” (Climate-KIC)
    • since 2015„ Pursuing comparative studies on the effectiveness, optimization and application rates of NOVIHUM “ (CEBra e.V.)
    •  04/2015 – 03/2016 „Coal to Green“ (Climate-KIC)
    • 2015-2016: collaboration in the project „Applied research for the optimization of the reclamation strategy in the Vattenfall Europe Mining AG (ANFOREK): rhizosphere research in agroforestry systems
  • 2010 – 2014

academic staff member, Chair of Soil Protection and Recultivation, BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg: Coordination of the class „Applied ecosystem research and landscape change“ of the International Graduate School (IGS)

  • 2010

PhD (Dr.- Ing.) Thesis: “Instruments of land use to enhance nutrient availability and water holding capacity on marginal sites”

  • 2006 – 2010

scientific research assistant (Rhizosphere studies), Chair of Soil Protection and Recultivation, BTU Cottbus

  • 2006

Diploma (Dipl.-Ing. Univ.) in Land Use and Water Management, BTU Cottbus, Germany

  • 2001 – 2006

Study of Landuse and Water Management at the BTU Cottbus; Focus: Land use and water protection, Soil protection and hazardous waste, Landuse strategies, Landuse technologies

Research focus
  • Soil Science
  • Soil amendments
  • Agroforestry
Publications

Peer-reviewed

  • Schillem, S., Schneider, B.U., Zeihser, U., Hüttl, R.F., 2019: Effect of N-modified Lignite Granulates and Composted Biochar on Plant Growth, Nitrogen and Water Use Efficiency of Spring Wheat. Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science. doi.org/10.1080/03650340.2019.1582767
  • Rodionov, A., Nii-Annang, S., Bens, O., Trimborn, M., Schillem, S., Schneider, B.U., Raab, T., Hüttl, R.F., 2012: Impacts of Soil Additives on Crop Yield and C-Sequestration in Post Mine Substrates of Lusatia, Germany, Pedosphere, 22, 343-350.
  • Boldt-Burisch, K., Schillem, S., Schneider, B.U., Hüttl R.F., 2020: The Effect of Nitrogen-modified Lignite Granules on Mycorrhization and Root and Shoot Growth of Secale cereale (Winter Rye) in a nutrient-deficient, sandy Soil, Archives of Agronomy and Soil Science. https://doi.org/10.1080/03650340.2020.1869724

Book Articles

  • Veste, M., Schillem, S., Böhm, C., 2018: Baumarten für die Agrarholzproduktion. In: Veste, M., Böhm, C. (Hrsg.): Agrarholz – Schnellwachsende Bäume in der Landwirtschaft. Biologie-Ökologie-Management. Springer Spektrum. 81-118.  ISBN 978-3-662-49931-3
  • Gerwin, W., Schillem, S., Asch, F., Bens, O., Bestajovski, J., Bruns, C., Gattinger, A., Hattig, T., Hoogen, H., Hüttl, R.F., Raab, T., Rodionov, A., Schaaf, W., Schneider, B.U., Trimborn, M., 2011: Bodenmelioration und Anbauverfahren für trockenheitsgefährdete Standorte (BAtroS) (ISBN 978-3-937728-14-8), 120 Seiten.
  • Asch, F., Bens, O., Bestajovski, J., Gattinger, A., Gerwin, W., Hattig, T., Hoogen, V., Hüttl, R.F., Rodionov, A., Schaaf, W., Schneider, B.U., Trimborn, M., Schillem, S., 2009: Bodenmelioration und Anbauverfahren für trockenheitsgefährdete Standorte. In: Mahammadzadeh, M., Biebeler, H. und Bardt, H. (Hrsg.): Klimaschutz und Anpassung an die Klimafolgen; Strategien, Maßnahmen und Anwendungsbeispiele, Institut der deutschen Wirtschaft Köln Medien GmbH, Köln, 287-294.