Research archive

Here you will find a selection of projects completed in the meantime at BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg.

Piggy bank

Finances while lockdown

Prof. Dr. rer. pol. Kay Hempel knows whether there are parallels to the financial crisis of 2007-2009 in the economic impact caused by the lockdown due to the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic.


Economy while lockdown

Due to the SARS-CoV 2 pandemic, the economy had to slow down to a minimum within a very short time. What this means and what effects this has, we discuss with Professor Dr. oec. habil. Jan...


Domestic violence while lockdown

Outgoing restrictions and social distancing are currently much discussed terms. What happens behind closed doors when people are forced to stay at home is less in focus. We talk with Prof. Dr. Sylvia...

BTU coordinates nationwide Research Network on the Structural Heritage of High Modernism

The German Research Foundation (DFG) is funding the interdisciplinary priority programme "Cultural Heritage Construction" proposed by the BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg with a total of €12 million

Even quicker with new handlebars

The BTU-Chair of Lightweight Design with structured Materials has developed and produced a customised track-bike cockpit for the LKT Team Brandenburg. The professional cyclists unleashed the new...

Funktionalisierte Polymerfasern ermöglichen neue Anwendungen im  Verkehrswesen (Foto: TREVIRA GmbH Guben)

BTU researchers develop high-performance plastics

There is a growing demand for ultra-light and high-strength plastics in the industry. Scientists at Campus Senftenberg are working on three projects to develop pioneering technologies

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

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

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


bedsores, nursing, patients, innovative new pressure sensors made of conductive material identify the vulnerable areas of the body

Lightweight Structured Materials

Innovative Solutions for the Complete Product Manufacture Chain

Automated Production

balcony slabs, production, industry 4.0, flexibility

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)

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'