Prof. Dr. habil. Rainer Krull

Adress: Rebenring 56, 38106 Braunschweig
Office: Rebenring 56, room 339
Phone: +49 (0)531/391-55311

Prof. Dr. Rainer Krull has been working at our Institute since 1995. He is Academic Director and Deputy Managing Director of the Institute.

  • 1989 Diplom degree in Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, University of Paderborn
  • 1992 PhD, University Paderborn
  • 1993-1994 Industry
  • since 1995 Academic director at the Institute of Biochemical Engineering, TU Braunschweig
  • since 1997/2007 Coordinator / Program coordinator of the DAAD/ISAP-Student Exchange Programme with the University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada
  • 2001-2012 Managing Director and Principal Investigator,  CRC 578 From Gene to Product (DFG)
  • 2002 Habilitation, TU Braunschweig
  • 2002 Technology Transfer Prize awarded by the Chamber of Commerce Braunschweig
  • 2005 Appointment to an extraordinary professorship (apl. Prof.)
  • 2008-2014 Principal Investigator, Research unit FOR 856 mikroPART (DFG)
  • 2013-2015 Deputy managing director of the institute
  • 2014-2017 Principal Investigator, Marie Curie Actions, EUROMBR (EU)
  • since 2016 Principal Investigator, Priority Programme SPP 1934 DiSPBiotech (DFG)

Main areas of interest

  • Morphology engineering and shear sensitivity of filamentous microorganisms
  • Microbioreactors
  • Electrobiotechnological processes
  • Reaction kinetics
  • Biological and chemical process engineering

1. Engel CEA, Vorländer D, Biedendieck R, Krull R, Dohnt K (2020)
Quantification of microaerobic growth of Geobacter sulfurreducens

PlosOne, Published: 16. Januar 2020, (Journal)

2. Godard T, Zuehlke D, richter G, Wall M, Rohde M, Riedel K, Poblete-Castro I, Krull R, Biedendieck R (2020)
Metabolic rearrangements causing elevated proline and polyhydroxybutyrate accumulation during the osmotic adaptation response of Bacillus megaterium

Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology - Industrial Biotechnology, accepted (Journal)

3. Heydorn RL, Engel CEA, Krull R, Dohnt K (2020)
Strategies for the targeted improvement of anodic electron transfer in micorbial fuel cells

ChemBioEng Reviews, (Journal)