Tobias Hübner


Dipl.-Ing. Tobias Hübner

Project director BioFAVOR II

Department of Environmental Microbiology
Working Group Microbial Bioelectrocatalysis and Bioelectrotechnology

Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research - UFZ
Permoserstr. 15, 04318 Leipzig, Germany

Phone +49 341 235-1365

Tobias Hübner

CV / Scientific Career

since 09/2016

Helmholtz Centre for Environmental Research – UFZ,
Department of Environmental Microbiology,
Research Group Microbial Bioelectrocatalysis & Bioelectrotechnology

Project: BioFAVOR - Recycling of human feces from decentral sources by a novel low-tech process

06/2015 – 08/2016

Scientist at University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW), Windisch, Switzerland

Project: Blue Diversion AUTARKY – Wastewater Treatment off the Grid

10/2008 - 11/2015

Studies of process engineering at the Technical University of Dresden, Germany

Thesis at Paul-Scherrer-Institute (PSI), Villigen, Switzerland. Topic: "Hydrothermal oxidation of fecal sludge"

03/2014 – 09/2014

Scientific work at Leibniz Institute for Agricultural Technology ATB, Potsdam-Bornim e.V.

Topic: “Production of biochar from digestate and biological treatment of side products”


Hübner, T., Herrmann, A., Kretzschmar, J., Harnisch, F., 2018. Carbonization of fecal sludge from bio-toilets as a means of sanitation and valorization. Waste Manag. (submitted).

Hübner, T., Roth, M., Vogel, F., 2016. Hydrothermal Oxidation of Fecal Sludge: Experimental Investigations and Kinetic Modeling. Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 55, 11910–11922.

Hübner, T., Mumme, J., 2015. Integration of pyrolysis and anaerobic digestion – Use of aqueous liquor from digestate pyrolysis for biogas production. Bioresour. Technol. 183, 86–92.

Hübner, T., Mumme, J., 2015. Doppelt verwertet - Einfache mikrobiologische Umwandlung von Reststoffen aus der Biokohleproduktion. labor&more 05.15, 30–35.