CV Dr. Dirk Holtmann


Dr. Dirk Holtmann
DECHEMA Research Institute
Theodor-Heuss-Allee 25
60486 Frankfurt am Main



Short Biography

  • Born 23.06.1970 in Bremen, Germany
  • Study of chemical engineering/Biotechnology at University of Applied Science, Emden
  • Diploma thesis at DECHEMA e.V. “Electrochemical detection of the activity of microorganism in activated sludge”, awarded with the Bremer Ingenieurspreis
  • Doctoral thesis “Electrochemical monitoring of microbial activities”, University Magdeburg
  • Since 1999 scientist in the Biochemical Engineering Research Group at the Karl Winnacker Institute of DECHEMA e.V./DECHEMA Research Insitute
  • Head of Industrial Biotechnology workgroup
  • Head of the cluster “Integrated chemical-biotechnological production”
  • Coordinator of the DECHEMA working party “Electro biotechnology”

 Research Focuses

  • Biotransformation
  • Enzymatic and microbial electro-synthesis
  • Biochemical engineering

Teaching experience

Lecturer at the Technical university Kaiserlautern



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