SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences

Prof. Dr. C. Ing. Osvaldo Romero Romero

Professor of Chemical Process Engineering, Study programme director Engineering and International Business - Focus on Renewable Energy, Water and Waste Management

Office hours daily by appointment
Phone: +49 30 51 56 50 - 817
About me

About me

Professor of Chemical Process Engineering, SRH Berlin University of Applied Sciences
DAAD – visiting professor for sustainable management and renewable energies
Habitilation in engineering sciences. Topic: Theoretical didactic for integrating scientific results in university academic exams for the development of competencies
Doctor of sciences at the Universidad Central de Las Villas. Energy efficiency and combined heat and power in the Cuban sugar industry in the context of renewable energies. Doctor in technical sciences. Chemistry.
postgraduate studies, UCF Cienfuegos. Degree: Master in energy efficiency and thermal design
University professor, director of the research center on energy and industrial processes, vice rector. UNISS - Cuba
Sugar Process Manager “Melanio Hernandez” and Head of Human Resources at NELA Milk Processing Plant, Sancti Spíritus, Cuba.
tudies at Central University Santa Clara UCLV. Degree: Chemical engineer
Vocational schoolteacher at the Polytechnic Institute “Pedro María Rodríguez”, Santa Clara, Cuba

I have contributed to these publications


Human exposure to toxic trace elements presents in local crops of Sancti Spíritus, Cuba. Environment, Development and Sustainability (2020)

Exposition des Menschen gegenüber toxischen Spurenelementen in lokalen landwirtschaftlichen Produkten von Sancti Spíritus, Kuba. Environment, Development and Sustainability (2020)

ELISA, a feasible technique to monitor organophosphate, carbamate, and pyrethroid residues in local vegetables. Cuban case study. SN Applied Sciences, volume 2, Article number: 1487 (2020)

Pesticide Residues in Tobacco Smoke: Risk Assessment Study. Environmental Monitoring and Assessment volume 192, Article number: 615 (2020)

Knowledge and practical use of pesticides in Cuba. Cienc Tecnol Agropecuaria, Mosquera (Colombia), 21(1): january - april / 2020

November 2019
Energetic, economic and environmental assessment for the anaerobic digestion of pretreated and codigested press mud. November 2019Waste Management 102:249-259

July 2019
Environmental effect of energy valorization by Biogas of the rice straw. Revista Científica Agroecosistemas July 2019

May 2019
Effects of liquid hot water and thermo-alkaline pre-treatment on biogas production from press-mud. Revista Facultad de Ingeniería Universidad de Antioquia. May 2019

Using Information Management Tools in University Libraries, Effect on Scientific Activity: Case Study. Revista Interamericana de Bibliotecología, 2019. Print version ISSN 0120-0976

A successful strategy for start‐up of lab‐scale UASB reactor treating sulfate‐rich sugar cane vinasse. Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology, 2019

Educational orientation; guarantee to the continuity of studies and support of the university to the new Cuban economic model. Revista Dilemas Contemporáneos: Educación, Política y Valores. Año: VII Número: 1 Artículo no.:23Período: 1 de septiembr

January 2019
Exergy analysis of the valorization of rice straw for energy purposes with a life cycle approach: rice production in Cuba. January 2019 International Journal of Exergy

June 2019
Ethics and personalized training: An experience with Cuban university professors that trains managerial staff. Revista Electrónica Educare June 2018

May 2019
Life cycle assessment of the valorization of rice straw for energy purposes. Rice production in Cuba. Journal of Agriculture and Environment for International Development. May 2019

December 2018
The emergy as an indicator of ecological economy to measure sustainability. Universidad y Sociedad UCF, 10(5), 78-84. December 20188

October 2017
Anaerobic co-digestion of sugarcane press mud with vinasse on methane yield. Waste Management. Volume 68, October 2017, Pages 139-145

September 2017
Microbial community dynamics reflect reactor stability during the anaerobic digestion of a very high strength and sulfate-rich vinasse. September 2017 Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology

Fields of researches

  • Biogas production
  • Tourism management
  • Biomass use
  • Vocational training
  • Agrochemical residues in food
  • Sustainability analysis in energy systems
  • Information Management Systems


  • Introduction heating and power
  • Project Practice (Master Projects Development)
  • International environmental agreements and Life Cycle Assessment.
  • Engineering Technologies
  • Environmental Analytics
  • Sustainable Wastes and Water Technology
  • Elective 3 Waste Management
  • Elective 4 Water Management
  • LCA and international environmental agreement
  • Technologies for Sustainable Waste Management
  • Technologies for Sustainable Water Management
  • Research and Development
  • International aspects of destination management
  • Sustainability and innovation management
  • International destination management
  • Sustainability in destination management
  • International project management