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Univ.-Prof. i.R. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.nat.techn. Karl Bayer

Muthgasse 18, 1190 Wien


Curr. Vitae

2007 - 2009 Professor Bioprocessing
1983 - Tenureship as Lecturer for Applied Microbiology
1980 - Station de Genie Microbiologie (Prof. H. Blachere),Dijon, France
1979 - Graduates consulting engineer for food and fermentation technology I
1977 - PhD
1974 - Chaire de Genetique (Prof. Galzy) Montpellier, France
1970 - Graduate Dipl. Eng.

Statistik Austria, science classification

biotechnology; biology, botany, zoology; genetics; microbiology; molecular biology; biological engineering; genetic engineering; computer-aided simulation; instrumentation technology; measurement technology; reactor technology; neural networks; biochemical technology;


automation of bioprocesses; optimizing recombinant protein biosynthesis in bacteria; Bioprocessing;


1900 Schwackhöfer-Preis, Verein Österreichischer Lebensmittel- und Biotechnologen

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

1995 - Austrian Society of Biotechnology
member of the managing board

Editorial board appointments for scientific journals

2014 - Biotechnology Reports:
1st level below top level (Associate Editor)
2006 - Journal of Biotechnology:
Editorial Board Member
2004 - Microbial Cell Factories:
Editorial Board Member
2000 - Food Technology and Biotechnology:
Advisory Board Member

Reviewer for scientific journals

2000 - Biotechnology and Bioengineering
2000 - Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
2000 - Bioprocess and Biosystems Engineering
2000 - Journal of Biotechnology

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2004 -2005 Irish Development Agency - Ireland

Reviewer/Expert organization

2006 Friedrich Schiller Universität Jena
2006 National Research Foundation South Africa
2000 Evaluierung des Centre in Bioprocess Technology, CBioPT, at KTH in Stockholm

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2006 Measurement, Modelling, Monitoring, and Control of Downstream and Integrated Bioprocesses
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2006 6th European Symposium on Biochemical Engineering Science
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