Bernd Nidetzky

 

NidetzkyBernd Nidetzky
Professor
Institute of Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering
(Institut für Biotechnologie und Bioprozesstechnik)
Graz University of Technology

 


Education and Employment

  • Study of Technical Chemistry Graz University of Technology; doctoral degree in biotechnology, Graz University of Technology
  • 1992-1999 Research assistant (biochemical engineering), Institute of Food Technology, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna, Austria
  • 1999-2002 Associate professor, Institute of Food Technology, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Vienna, Austria
  • 2002- Full professor of biotechnology, Institute of Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering, Graz University of Technology, Austria
  • 2004- Head of Institute of Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering
  • 2011- Vice Dean of Faculty of Technical Chemistry, Process Engineering, and Biotechnology
  • 2012- Head of Field of Expertise in Human- and Biotechnology at Graz University of Technology
  • 2014- Scientific director (CSO) of the Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology


Research (main areas)

Applied enzymology and enzyme technology
Metabolic and reaction engineering for biocatalysis (fine chemical synthesis) and renewable resource utilization
Glycobiotechnology
Heterogeneous enzyme catalysis, interactions of enzymes with solid surfaces


Relevant awards

2002 Forschungspreis des Landes Steiermark
2007 Universitätsforschungspreis der Industrie

 

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