Chair of Bioprocess Engineering

M.Sc. Jens Weiermueller - Scientific Staff

Department of Mechanical & Process Engineering

Institute of Bioprocess Engineering
Gottlieb-Daimler Str.
Gebäude 49 , Raum 518
67663 Kaiserslautern

Kontakt

Tel.: +49 631 205-5444
Fax: +49 631 205-4312
E-Mail: weiermueller@mv.uni-kl.de

Jens Weiermueller

Personal Data

Since 06/2017PhD thesis at the Institute of Bioprocess engineering, University of Kaiserslautern
05/2014- 04/2017Master studies of Industrial Engineering at TU Kaiserslautern (M.Sc.)
Topic of Master's thesis: Enzymatic polymerization of lignin and guaiacyl lignin model compounds with the amino acid L-DOPA
05/2015- 10/2015 Internship at John Deere GmbH & Co. KG, European Technology Innovation Center Kaiserslautern, in the field of Operations Management
09/2010- 04/2014 Bachelor studies of Industrial Engineering at TU Kaiserslautern (B.Sc.)
Topic of Bachelor's thesis: Experimental studies and modeling of the reaction kinetics of the OME synthesis of formaldehyde, methanol and water

Research Topic and Task Field

  •  EU Interreg project Bioval: Establishing a biorefinery concept based on brewery residues
  • BMEL/FNR project KaNu: Establishing a sequentially coupled cascade use of perennial ryegrass
  • Hydrothermal and enzymatic pretreatment of biomass
  • Fermentative itaconic acid production based on renewable raw materials

Task field

  • Responsibility of the laboratory “kleines Technikum”
  • Brewing plant
  • High pressure reactors
  • Particle size analyzer
  • Muffle furnace
  • Supervision of the exercises for the course Biorefinery
  • Supervision of the course for the courseBrewery Technology the Brewery group
  • Supervision of the lab course Chemical-Process Engineering I
  • Supervision of the lab course Chemical-Process Engineering II
  • Supervision of the lab course Bioprocess Engineering I

Publications

2020

  • A. Akermann, J. Weiermüller, S. Lenz, J. Christmann, R. Ulber; Kinetic model for simultaneous saccharification and fermentation of Brewers' spent grain liquor using Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. Lactis; Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering, im Druck.
  • J. Weiermüller, A. Akermann, T. Sieker, R Ulber; Bioraffinerien auf Basis schwach verholzter Biomasse, Chem. Ing. Tech. 2020, 92, No. 11, 1–13 DOI:10.1002/cite.202000070.

2019

  • A. Akermann, J. Weiermüller, J. Christmann, L. Guirande, G. Glaser, A. Knaus, R. Ulber; Brewers’ spent grain liquor as a feedstock for lactate production with Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. lactis, Eng. Life Sci. 2020, (November 2019), DOI: 10.1002/elsc.201900143.
  • A. Akermann, J. Weiermüller, R Ulber; Aufbau eines Bioraffineriekonzeptes für Biertreber mit vorgelagertem Pressschritt, Chem. Ing. Tech. 2019,91, No. 11, 1–10 DOI:10.1002/cite.201900017.

2018

  • A. Akermann, M. Bold, A. Mehring, R. Ulber, L. van Waveren und J. Weiermüller; “90 Jahre CIT - 90 Jahre Entwicklungen in Biotechnologie und Bioverfahrenstechnik,” Chemie Ing. Tech., vol. 90, no. 11, pp. 1658–1675, 2018, DOI: 10.1002/cite.201800066.
  • J. Weiermüller, A. Akermann, R. Ulber; Optimierung von Aufschlussverfahren für lignocellulolytische Biomasse aus Brauereirückständen, Chem. Ing. Tech. 2018, 90, No. 9, 1135–1186, DOI: 10.1002/cite.201855038.

Conference lectures

  • J. Weiermüller, A. Akermann, R. Ulber (2019); Biorefineries – A sustainable Approach of Utilizing Brewers’ spent Grains, Circular Economy – A Fresh View on Petrochemistry, DGMK Conference October 9-11, Dresden, Deutschland.
  • J. Weiermüller, A. Akermann, R. Ulber (2019); Verfahrensentwicklung für die biotechnologische Nutzung von Biertreber, 3. Doktorandenseminar DECHEMA-Forschungsinstitut und BioVT, Frankfurt am Main.
  • J. Weiermüller, A. Akermann, R. Ulber (2018); Optimierung von Aufschlussverfahren für lignocellulolytische Biomasse aus Brauereirückständen; ProcessNet-Jahrestagung und 33. DECHEMA-Jahrestagung der Biotechnologen, Aachen, Deutschland.
  • A. Akermann, J. Weiermueller, R. Ulber (2018); Konzept einer Biertreber-Bioraffinerie: Treberpresssaft-Fermentationen mit Lactobacillus delbrueckii subsp. lactis, ProcessNet-Jahrestagung und 33. DECHEMA-Jahrestagung der Biotechnologen, Aachen Deutschland.
  • A. Akermann, J. Weiermueller, R. Ulber (2018); A biorefinery concept based on brewers' spent grain, GreenWin (Green Chemistry & White Biotechnology), Louvain-la-Neuve, Belgien.
  • J. Weiermüller, A. Akermann, R. Ulber (2018); Development of pretreatment strategies for brewers’ spent grain to obtain optimal yields of fermentable sugars; Himmelfahrtstagung – Heterogeneities: A key for understanding and upscaling of bioprocesses in up- and downstream 2018, Magdeburg, Deutschland.
  • C. Capitain, J. Weiermüller, R. Ulber, N. Tippkötter (2017); The German Lignocellulose Biorefinery – Utilization of Lignin as an Adhesive: An approach for the holistic utilization of beech wood. Workshop The role of universities in sustainability networks; Joint Workshop with Università degli Studi di Padova, Kaiserslautern, Deutschland.
  • N. Tippkötter, J. Weiermüller, C. Capitain (2017); Enzymatic functionalization of dissolved biorefinery lignin with amino and catechol groups with solely biodegradable components. 10th World Congress of Chemical Engineering, Barcelona, Spanien.
  • C. Capitain, J. Weiermüller, N. Tippkötter (2017); Biodegradable functional lignin: Enzymatic functionalization of dissolved Organosolv-lignin with amino and catechol groups with solely with substrates and catalysts. 13th International Conference on Renewable Resources and Biorefineries, Wraclaw (Breslau), Polen.

Posters

  • J. Weiermueller, A. Akermann, W. Laudensack, L. M. Blank, R. Ulber (2020); Herstellung von zuckerreichen Hydrolysaten aus Biertreber zur fermentativen Wertstoffgewinnung, 10. ProcessNet-Jahrestagung und 34. DECHEMA-Jahrestagung der Biotechnologen, Online-Konferenz.
  • A. Akermann, J. Weiermueller, R. Ulber (2020); Biertreber und Hefeextrakt aus Brauhefe als Substrate für die mikrobielle Produktion von Plattformchemikalien, 10. ProcessNet-Jahrestagung und 34. DECHEMA-Jahrestagung der Biotechnologen, Online-Konferenz.
  • A. Akermann, J. Weiermueller, R. Ulber (2018); A biorefinery concept based on brewers' spent grain, DECHEMA Himmelfahrtstagung, Magdeburg, Deutschland.
  • J. Weiermüller, R. Ulber; Development of pretreatment strategies for brewers' spent grain to obtain optimal yields of fermentable sugars (2018); 13th international Trends in Brewing; Ghent, Belgien.
  • C. Capitain, J. Weiermüller, A. Akermann, S. Möhring, R. Ulber, N. Tippkötter (2018); Compositional analysis of brewer’s spent grain using differential scanning calorimetry or AT-IR-spectroscopy combined with multivariate data analysis; Trends in Brewing, Ghent, Belgien.
  • C. Capitain, J. Weiermüller, N. Tippkötter (2017); Enzymatic catalysed functionalization of OS-Lignin for removal of heavy metal ions from waste water." 16ème Congrès de la Société Française de Génie des Procédés, Nancy, Frankreich.

 

 

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