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Prof. Berensmeier (*1976) is working in the field of new biofunctional materials and process development for the separation of biotechnologically produced low and high molecular weight biomolecules. Her focus is on magnetic and conductive materials as well as process simulation. Her strengths lie in the interdisciplinary interaction of material interfaces, biotechnology, and process engineering.Prof. Berensmeier studied Biotechnology and Biology at the TU Braunschweig and received her doctorate at the Institute of Technical Chemistry in Braunschweig, Germany. From 2004 to 2009, she headed the Biofunctional Surfaces group at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology and was one of the youngest professors at the Mannheim University of Applied Sciences in the field of Enzyme Technology in 2008. At the end of 2009, Prof. Berensmeier was recruited for the professorship for Bioseparation Engineering at the TUM. She gained international experience at Iowa State University, USA and ETH Zurich.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure


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