14th European Congress of Chemical Engineering and 7th European Congress of Applied Biotechnology

Plenary Speakers


Sunday, 17 September, 18:15 h

Catalysis for a better world
Prof. Dr. Benjamin List, Director Homogeneous Catalysis at Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung and Nobel Laureate in Chemistry,  Mülheim an der Ruhr/D


Monday, 18 September, 09:45 h

(Bio)chemical engineers of the 21st century - Are we preparing them well for their professional future?
Prof. Dr. Jarka Glassey, Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne/UK


Monday, 18 September, 17:10 h

We change the world and the world changes us: the Anthropocene through the lenses of evolution
Prof. Telmo Pievani, University of Padua/I


Tuesday, 19 September, 09:00 h

Affinity Proteins for Biotechnological and Medical Purposes
Prof. Sophia Hober, KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Stockholm/S


Wednesday, 20 September, 09:00 h

Process Engineering in Food: Food security and Nutrition for all
Dr. Christoph Hartmann, Head of Academic Alliances & Expertise Development, Société des Produits Nestlé S.A., Vevey/CH


Wednesday, 20 September, 16:25 h

Plenary Lecture of the Early Career Chemical Engineers
A systems engineering approach for novel and sustainable value chains in life sciences
Dr. Maria Papathanasiou, Imperial College London/UK


Thursday, 21 September, 16:25 h

Jacques Villermaux Medal Lecture
Prof. David Bogle, University College London/UK

Keynote Lectures


18.09. 11:00 Room A1 Decarbonising Waste-to-Energy: A techno-economic analysis and Life Cycle Assessment
A. Paulillo¹
¹ University College London, London/UK
18.09. 11:50 Room A6 Demonstration and upscaling of carbon dioxide management solutions for a net-zero Switzerland
V. Becattini¹; M. Mazzotti¹; M. Marti¹; J. Tiefenthaler²; S. Wiemer¹; M. Krüger¹
¹ ETH Zurich, Zurich/CH; ² neustark AG, Bern/CH
18.09. 13:40 Room A6 IChemE Davis Medal Lecture: Systems, life cycles and sustainability: The role of chemical engineering
A. Azapagic¹
¹ University of Manchester, Manchester/UK
19:09. 11:35 Room A6 CIT LECTURE: Winds of change – why we have to leave trodden paths in raw material processing
M. Bertau¹
¹ TU Bergakademie Freiberg, Freiberg/D
19.09. 14:45 Room A1 How to reduce CO2 emissions in refineries? A focus on FCC unit
F. Gulec¹; J. Okolie²
¹ The University of Nottingham, Nottingham/UK; ² University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma/USA
21.09. 11:35 Room A1 Natural wetlands for water treatment in Yara
M. de Cazes¹; C. Guerry²; K. Doucet²; A. Goubeau²; T. Johnston³; B. Stang³; R. van Lier⁴
¹ Yara International, Porsgrunn/N; ² Yara France, Montoir-de-Bretagne/F; ³ Yara Belle Plaine, Belle Plaine/CDN; ⁴ Yara International, Sluiskil/NL



18.09. 11:00 Room M8 Bioprocess miniaturization: Development of an automated, fully sensor equipped parallel capillary-wave microbioreactor system for pharmaceutical research
K. Viebrock¹; S. Meinen¹; D. Rabl²; D. Rasch¹; T. Mayr²; A. Dietzel¹; R. Krull¹
¹ TU Braunschweig, Braunschweig/D; ² TU Graz, Graz/A
18.09. 13:40 Room M8 Production of natural products in the present-day pharmaceutical industry
K. Buntin¹
¹ Novartis Institutes of Biomedical Research, Basel/CH
19.09. 11:35 Room A8 Model-assisted process development and digital twin for continuous chromatography
D. Lin¹; Y. Chen¹; C. Shi¹; Y. Sun¹; S. Yao¹
¹ Zhejiang University, Hangzhou/CN
20.09. 09:50 Room A2 Low noncanonical amino acid uptake circumvented by fermentation strategies for improved noncanonical amino acid incorporated protein production in bacterial expression systems
H. Hanaee Ahvaz¹; M. Cserjan-Puschmann¹; M. Baumann¹; C. Tauer¹; G. Striedner¹
¹ University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences (BOKU), Wien/A
20.09. 11:35 Room M3 Multifunctional Membrane Device for the Extracellular Vesicles Isolation: New insights into Healthcare and Regenerative Medicine
S. Salerno¹; S. Morelli²; A. Piscioneri¹; M. Frangipane¹; A. Mussida³; L. Sola³; R. Frigerio³; A. Strada³; G. Bergamaschi³; A. Gori³; M. Cretich³; M. Chiari³; L. De Bartolo
¹ National Research Council of Italy, Rende/I; ² National Research Council of Italy,, Rende/I; ³ National Research Council of Italy, Milan/I; ⁴ National Research Council of Italy, Rende (CS)/



18.09. 11:00 Room A2 Multiscale computational modelling as enabler for the rational design of microbial electrosynthesis reactors for CO2 reduction to C2-C6 organics
O. Cabau-Peinado¹; M. Winkelhorst¹; A. Straathof¹; L. Jourdin¹
¹ Delft University of Technology, Delft/NL
18.09. 11:00 Room M2 Tailored solvent design for lignin dissolution using graph neural networks
L. König-Mattern¹; E. Sanchez Medina²; A. Komarova³; S. Linke¹; L. Rihko-Struckmann¹; J. Luterbacher³; K. Sundmacher⁴
¹ Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems, Magdeburg/D; ² Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg/D; ³ École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne, Lausanne/CH; ⁴ Max Planck Institute for Dynamics of Complex Technical Systems/Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg, Magdeburg/D
18.09. 15:50 Room A2 Metabolic Engineering of new Streptomyces sp. from Extreme Environments for Novel Antibiotics, Anticancer and Antifungal Drugs
J. Asenjo¹; B. Andrews¹
¹ University of Chile, Santiago/RCH



18.09. 11:00 Room A7 Improving and discovering enzymes and microorganisms
K. Rabe¹
¹ Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Eggenstein-Leopoldshafen/D
19.09. 09:50 Room M1 A mechanistic study of calcite decomposition reaction via isotopic exchange and desorption experiments
A. Skaltsogiannis¹; A. Lemonidou¹
¹ Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Thessaloniki/GR


Tools and Toolkits for Chemical and biochemical reactors

19.09. 11:35 Room M3 A view on the future of Applied Thermodynamics
J. de Hemptinne¹; G. Kontogeorgis²; R. Dohrn³; I. Economou⁴; A. ten Kate⁵; S. Kuitunen⁶; L. Fele Zilnik⁷; M. De Angelis⁸; V. Vesovic⁹
¹ IFP Energies nouvelles, Rueil Malmaison/F; ² DTU, Lyngby/DK; ³ Bayer AG, Leverkusen/D; ⁴ Texas A&M at Qatar, Doha/Q; ⁵ Nouryon, Deventer/NL; ⁶ NESTE, Porvoo/FIN; ⁷ National Institute of Chemistry, Ljubljana/SLO; ⁸ University of Edinburgh, Edinburg/UK; ⁹ Imperial College London, London/UK
20.09. 11:00 Room M1 Size and shape engineering of non-equant particles and its effect on processability
A. Jaeggi¹; D. Biri¹; A. Rajagopalan²; M. Mazzotti¹
¹ ETH Zurich, Zurich/CH; ² The University of Manchester, Manchester/UK



18.09. 11:00 Room A5 A holistic approach to tackle multi-sided uncertainty for negative emissions flexible processes
A. Di Pretoro¹; S. Negny²; L. Montastruc²
¹ Laboratoire de Génie Chimique (LGC), Université de Toulouse, CNRS, INPT, UPS, TOULOUSE/F; ² Laboratoire de Génie Chimique (LGC), Université de Toulouse, CNRS, INPT, UPS, Toulouse/F
19.09. 11:35 Room M8 Planning Intensified Design of Experiments for the Characterization of Mammalian Cell Culture Processes – a Practical Guide
B. Knapp¹; V. Nold¹; L. Junghans¹; S. Wieschalka¹; T. Schwab¹; J. Schaub¹; B. Presser¹
¹ Boehringer Ingelheim Pharma GmbH & Co.KG, Biberach/D
20.09. 11:35 Room M6 Design of Experiments for Hybrid Modelling: Combining Physics and Data-Driven Methods Requires Smart Data
A. Tappe¹; C. Heiduk²; S. Scholl²; R. Schenkendorf¹
¹ Harz University of Applied Sciences, Wernigerode/D; ² TU Braunschweig, Braunschweig/D
21.09. 11:35 Room A5 Realization of automated learning for bioprocess development by integrating robot-driven well-controlled parallel cultures, analytical technologies, and modeling
P. Neubauer¹; M. Cruz Bournazou¹
¹ Technische Universität Berlin, Berlin/D



21.09. 09:50 Room M6 Dispersity, structure and phase changes of proteins and biological agglomerates in biotechnological processes
A. Kwade¹; I. Kampen¹
¹ TU Braunschweig, Braunschweig/D



18.09. 15:50 Room M3 Opportunities and challenges for Membrane technology in Space exploration
P. Bernardo¹; E. Drioli¹
¹ CNR - National Research Council of Italy, Rende CS/I




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