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Head of the chair

Prof. Dr. Volker Sieber
Prof. Dr. Volker Sieber

Rector of the TUM Campus Straubing
Head of the Chair

Phone: +49 (0) 9421 187-300
Phone: +49 (0) 8161 71 35 91
Fax: +49 (0) 9421 187-310
Mail: sieber@tum.de

TUM Campus Straubing
Schulgasse 16
Germany, 94315 Straubing

Schulgasse 16, Room: 1.A04

Vita

Studies of chemistry and biochemistry at the University of Bayreuth and University of Delaware, USA, Master of Science Doctorate at the University of Bayreuth with Prof. Franz X. Schmid

  • Development of an evolutionary method to increase the stability of proteins

Research Fellow at the California Institute of Technology, Pasadena, USA, with Prof. Frances H. Arnold

  • Optimization of industrially relevant enzymes

Various positions in the chemical industry

  • Chemical and biotechnological conversion of biomass to chemical raw materials and biofuels
  • Enzymatic and chemical modification of biopolymers
  • Development and optimization of microorganisms and fermentation processes therefor

Field of work

Development and evaluation of chemical and biotechnological processes for material conversion of renewable raw materials for

  • platform chemicals
  • biofuels
  • Fine and specialty chemicals
  • Bioactive substances (pharmaceuticals, nutrition)

Methodological emphases

  • molecular biology
  • enzyme technology
  • protein chemistry
  • Organic Chemistry
  • analytics
  • fermentation

Contact

Chair of Chemistry of Biogenic Resources

Schulgasse 16
D-94315 Straubing

Head

Prof. Dr. Volker Sieber

Phone: +49 (0) 9421 187-300
Phone: +49 (0) 8161 71 35 91
Mail: sieber@tum.de

Team Assistant

Elisabeth Aichner

Phone: +49 (0) 9421 187-301
Mail: elisabeth.aichner@tum.de