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.


Wewetzer SJ, Kunze M, Ladner T, Luchterhand B, Roth S, Rahmen N, Kloß R, Costa E Silva A, Regestein L, Büchs J (2015) Parallel use of shake flask and microtiter plate online measuring devices (RAMOS and BioLector) reduces the number of experiments in laboratory-scale stirred tank bioreactors. J Biol Eng 9, 9.
Meier K, Carstensen F, Scheeren C, Regestein L, Wessling M, Büchs J (2014) In situ product recovery of single-chain antibodies in a membrane bioreactor. Biotechnol Bioeng 111(8), 1566-1576.
Meier K, Carstensen F, Wessling M, Regestein L, Büchs j (2014) Quasi-continuous fermentation in a reverse-flow diafiltration bioreactor Biochemical Engineering Journal 91, 265-275.
Meier K, Djeljadini S, Regestein L, Büchs J, Carstensen F, Wessling M, Holland T, Raven N (2014) In situ cell retention of a CHO culture by a reverse-flow diafiltration membrane bioreactor. Biotechnol Prog 30(6), 1348-1355.
Meier K, Herweg E, Schmidt B, Klement T, Regestein L, Büchs L (2013) Quantifying the release of polymer additives from single-use materials by respiration activity monitoring Polymer Tesing 32(6), 1064-1071.
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.