Curriculum vitae

Main Research Areas
  • Development and characterization of online measurement techniques
  • Viscous biological systems
  • Mixed culture processes
Professional Career
Since 12/2017 Deputy Department Head of Bio Pilot Plant, HKI
2015 - 2017 Group Leader, AVT Biochemical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University
2014 – 2015 Research Professor at Western University, London, Ontario, Kanada
2012 - 2014 Group Leader , AVT Biochemical Engineering, RWTH Aachen University
2007 – 2011 PhD Studies, RWTH Aachen University
2000 – 2007 Diploma Studies in Process Technology, TU Dresden
Awards · Appointments · Scientific Activities
2014 - 2015 Theodore von Kármán Fellowship (RWTH Aachen University)
2014 - 2015 Western Fellowship (Western University, London, Ontario)
Since 2017 Membership Zukunftsforum Biotechnologie (DECHEMA)
Since 2014 Membership BioFuelNet Canada
Since 2007 Membership Bioverfahrenstechnik Dresden e. V.


Regestein L, Giese H, Zavrel M, Büchs J (2013) Comparison of two methods for designing calorimeters using stirred tank reactors. Biotechnol Bioeng 110(1), 180-190.
Regestein L, Maskow T, Tack A, Knabben I, Wunderlich M, Lerchner J, Büchs J (2013) Non-invasive online detection of microbial lysine formation in stirred tank bioreactors by using calorespirometry. Biotechnol Bioeng 110(5), 1386-1395.
Regestein L, Wolf A, Schneider HJ, Maskow T, Mertens F, Büchs J (2012) A chip calorimeter for the monitoring of conventional bioreactors at elevated cell concentrations Thermochimica Acta 544, 10-16.
Lara AR, Knabben I, Regestein L, Sassi J, Caspeta L, Ramírez OT (2011) Comparison of oxygen enriched air vs. pressure cultivations to increase oxygen transfer and to scale-up plasmid DNA production fermentations Engineering in Life Sciences 11(4), 382-386.
Maskow T, Schubert T, Wolf A, Buchholz F, Regestein L, Buechs J, Mertens F, Harms H, Lerchner J (2011) Potentials and limitations of miniaturized calorimeters for bioprocess monitoring. Appl Microbiol Biotechnol 92(1), 55-66.
Schmidt JK, Riedele C, Regestein L, Rausenberger J, Reichl U (2011) A novel concept combining experimental and mathematical analysis for the identification of unknown interspecies effects in a mixed culture. Biotechnol Bioeng 108(8), 1900-1911.
Knabben I, Regestein L, Grumbach C, Steinbusch S, Kunze G, Büchs J (2010) Online determination of viable biomass up to very high cell densities in Arxula adeninivorans fermentations using an impedance signal. J Biotechnol 149(1-2), 60-66.
Knabben I, Regestein L, Marquering F, Steinbusch S, Lara AR, Büchs J (2010) High cell-density processes in batch mode of a genetically engineered Escherichia coli strain with minimized overflow metabolism using a pressurized bioreactor. J Biotechnol 150(1), 73-79.