Research Group Hahn


The Research group Process Science is dedicated to research in the area of Bioprocess Engineering.

Research is performed in laboratory as well as pilot scale in the Pilot Plant at the Department of Biotechnology.

The main field of applications is the production and isolation of proteins derived from different sources, e.g. E. coli, animal cell culture or natural resources like milk or plants.

As a leading principle experimental data are generated and these data are evaluated by engineering models in order to provide a quantitative and mechanistic description of the process.

Main topics include:

  • Cell separation

  • Homogenisation

  • Filtration

  • Precipitation

  • Chromatographic separations