Faculty of Agriculture/Environment/Chemistry

Research in Technical Chemistry/ Polymers

S. Fähnemann

Prof Harre's field of research is primarily polymers, with a central focus on the sustainability and environmental compatibility of the production and use of polymer materials. Since her appointment in 2003, Prof Harre has established herself as a recognised expert in these fields and has conducted several research projects. Accordingly, the working group's areas of expertise include the following

  • Detection and quantitative analysis of microplastic particles in environmental samples
  • Development and modification of biopolymers
  • Conceptualisation of reciprocal permeability between vocational and academic education

Prof. Harre's research group has state-of-the-art laboratories and works closely with other professorships and facilities at HTW Dresden (e.g. electron beam laboratory) as well as external cooperation partners from industry and science.

Auxiliaries and Theses

The research group is open for students to collaborate on current research tasks in the context of student/scientific assistance or to write bachelor's and master's theses. If you are interested or have any questions, please contact Prof. Harre.


Research Focus

Sustainable Polymer Applications

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Reactive Electron Treatment of Polymers

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Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Kathrin Harre

Vice Dean

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Kathrin Harre