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Dr.-Ing. Babu Halan

Rearch Interests

  • New bioprocess concepts based on catalytic and photocatalytic biofilms
  • Design and development of novel biofilm reactors for fine chemical synthesis
  • Microbial artificial photosynthesis in photoelectrochemical systems



CV / Scientific Career

07/2014 - 06/2017 Scientist, Department of Solar Materials
Helmholtz Center for Environmental Research - UFZ, Leipzig
11/2012 - 06/2014 Post-doctoral researcher, Laboratory of Chemical Biotechnology
Department of Biochemical and Chemical Engineering TU Dortmund
05/2008 - 11/2012 Doctoral thesis, Laboratory of Chemical Biotechnology
Department of Biochemical and Chemical Engineering, TU Dortmund
01/2008 - 03/2008 Scientific researcher
Laboratory of Chemical Biotechnology
Department of Biochemical and Chemical Engineering
TU Dortmund
09/2005 - 11/2007 Master of Science in Biochemical engineering
Department of Biochemical and Chemical Engineering
TU Dortmund


Publications (since 2015)

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2019 (1)
2017 (2)
2016 (1)

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2019 (1)

  • Halan, B., Tschörtner, J., Schmid, A., (2019):
    Generating electric current by bioartificial photosynthesis
    In: Harnisch, F., Holtmann, D., (eds.)
    Bioelectrosynthesis
    Adv. Biochem. Eng. Biotechnol. 167
    Springer Nature, p. 361 - 393
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2017 (2)

  • Halan, B., Vassilev, I., Lang, K., Schmid, A., Buehler, K., (2017):
    Growth of Pseudomonas taiwanensis VLB120ΔC biofilms in the presence of n-butanol
    Microb. Biotechnol. 10 (4), 745 - 755
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  • Willrodt, C., Halan, B., Karthaus, L., Rehdorf, J., Julsing, M.K., Buehler, K., Schmid, A., (2017):
    Continuous multistep synthesis of perillic acid from limonene by catalytic biofilms under segmented flow
    Biotechnol. Bioeng. 114 (2), 281 - 290
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2016 (1)

  • Halan, B., Karande, R., Buehler, K., Schmid, A., (2016):
    Catalytic Pseudomonas taiwanensis VLB120ΔC biofilms thrive in a continuous pure styrene generated by multiphasic segmented flow in a capillary microreactor
    J. Flow Chem. 6 (1), 39 - 42
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