Research fellow

Dr.-Ing. Tonia Schmitz

Goetheplatz 7/8, Raum 211

Tel.: +49 (0)3643 / 58 4821
Fax: +49 (0)3643 / 58 4639
Email: tonia.schmitz[at]



  • Coordination and further development of teaching for the chair of Biotechnology in Resources Management
  • Teaching in 
    • Bachelor courses: Measurement technologies in waste and water management, Scientific Work, Planning of technical infrastructure, Waste management and biological process technologies
    • Master courses: Waste treatment and disposal, Anaerobic technologies
  • Supervision and examination of student work and projects
  • Applying for project funding



  • Conceptual design of cycle-oriented production systems
  • Urban material and energy resources, sustainable resource management
  • Accounting of environmental and consequential costs (LCA, LCCA, EMA)
  • Model-based decision support
  • Interdisciplinary and collaborative teaching courses
  • Digital teaching courses



  • Entwicklung eines meerwasserunabhängigen und landgängigen Photobioreaktorsystems für marine Makroalgen und Integration in den landwirtschaftlichen Betrieb (Alge)
  • Techniken und Strukturen zur Realisation von Energieeffizienz in der Stadt (TestReal)



  • 2014 - today: Research fellow at the Bauhaus-Institute for Infrastructure Solutions ( at the chair of Biotechnology in Resources Management
  • 2016 - 2020 Bauhaus-Universität Weimar, Phd on the topic "Development and balancing of a photobioreactor system for macroalgae cultivation at the site of an agricultural biogas plant"
  • 2011 - 2014 Bauhaus-Universität Weimar,
    Master in "Environmental Engineering", Specialisation: Waste Management
  • 2009 - 2011 Technische Universität Ilmenau,
    Master in "Mecatronics", Specialisation in Biomecatronics
  • 2005 - 2009 Technische Universität Ilmenau,
    Bachelor in "Mecatronics"