Prof. Elmar Heinzle

Prof. Elmar Heinzle, Saarland University, Germany

Prof. Elmar Heinzle is Senior Professor of Biochemical Engineering at the Saarland University. He studied Chemical and Biochemical Engineering at the Technical University of Graz, Austria. After many years of research and teaching at the ETH Z├╝rich he moved to Saarland University. He is founding member of the Center for Bioinformatics and member of the Center of Human and Molecular Biology both of the Saarland University. Throughout his carreer he was working on modelling and simulation of bioreactors and cells, covering a broad range of areas including bioprocess simulation. In recent years, he focuses on metabolic engineering and systems biology of mammalian cells. He published more than 220 peer-reviewed papers, 4 books and holds 10 patents.