Peer-reviewed Publications

  • Bernacchi, S., and Herwig, C., Challenges and solutions for development of gas limited bioprocesses illustrated by the biological methane production (BMP) process development, http://benthamscience.com/journals/current-biochemical-engineering/article/142566/ 19.07.2016
  • Bernacchi, S., Krajete, A., and Herwig, C., Experimental workflow for developing a feed forward strategy to control biomass growth and exploit maximum specific methane productivity of Methanothermobacter marburgensis in a biological methane production process (BMPP)Institut of Chemical Engineering, Vienna University of Technology, Austria, AIMS Microbiol., vol. 2, no. 3, pp. 262–277, 2016
  • Nischkauer, W., Vanhaecke, F., Bernacchi, S., Herwig, C., and Limbeck, A., Radial line-scans as representative sampling strategy in dried-droplet laser ablation of liquid samples deposited on pre-cut filter paper disksSpectrochim, Acta Part B At. Spectrosc., vol. 101, pp. 123–129, Nov. 2014
  • Seifert, A., Rittmann, S., and Herwig, C., Analysis of process related factors to increase volumetric productivity and quality of biomethane with Methanothermobacter marburgensisAppl. Energy, vol. 132, pp. 155–162, Nov. 2014
  • Bernacchi, S., Weissgram, M., Wukovits, W., and Herwig, C., Process efficiency simulation for key process parameters in biological methanogenesisDivision of Biochemical Engineering, Vienna University of Technology, Austria, AIMS Bioeng., vol. 1, no. 1, pp. 53–71, 2014
  • Bernacchi, S., Rittmann, S., Seifert, A., Krajete, A., and Herwig, C., Experimental methods for screening parameters influencing the growth to product yield (Y(x/CH4)) of a biological methane production (BMP) process performed with Methanothermobacter marburgensisInstitute of Chemical Engineering, Research Area Biochemical Engineering, Vienna University of Technology, Austria, AIMS Bioeng., vol. 1, no. 2, pp. 7286, 2014
  • Rittmann, S., Holubar,P., Rapid extraction of total RNA from an anaerobic sludge biocoenosisFolia Microbiologica, 2014, 59(2):127-132  
  • Martinez-Porqueras, E.*, Rittmann, S.*, Herwig, C., Analysis of H2 to CO2 yield and physiological key parameters of Enterobacter aerogenes and Caldicellulosiruptor saccharolyticusInternational Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 2013, 38(25):10245-10251
  • Martinez-Porqueras, E., Rittmann, S., Herwig, C., Biofuels and CO2 neutrality: an opportunityBiofuels, 2012, 3(4):413-426
  • Seifert, A.*, Rittmann, S.*, Bernacchi, S., Herwig, C., Method for assessing the impact of emission gasses on physiology and productivity in biological methanogenesisBioresource Technology, 2013, 136:747-751.
  • Rittmann, S.*, Seifert, A.*, Herwig, C., Essential prerequisites for successful bioprocess development of biological CH4 production from H2 and CO2Critical Reviews in Biotechnology, 2013, DOI:10.3109/07388551.2013.820685
  • Rittmann, S., Seifert, A., Herwig, C., Quantitative analysis of media dilution rate effects of Methanothermobacter marburgensis grown in continuous culture on Hand CO2Biomass and Bioenergy, 2012, 36:293-301

 

 

Conference Presentations and Posters

 

  • Herwig, C., Bernacchi, S., Application of a modular and interdisciplinary approach to the development of a biological methane production (BMP) process2015
  • Lorantfy, B., Bernacchi, S., Martinez Porqueras, E., Herwig, C., Restructurization of Renewable Energy Sources for more Efficient Biofuel Productions with Extremophilic Microorganisms, Presentation: EnInnov 2014 - 13. Symposium Energieinnovation, Graz, Austria, 12.02.2014 - 14.02.2014 
  • Lorantfy, B., Bernacchi, S., Martinez Porqueras, E., Herwig, C., Restructurization of Renewable Energy Sources for more Efficient Biofuel Productions with Extremophilic Microorganisms, EnInnov 2014, 2014, 409 - 410, ISBN: 978-3-85125-310-8
  • Bernacchi, S., Seifert, A., Krajete, A., Rittmann, S., Anwendungen der Methanogenese zur Biogasveredelung und StromspeicherungPresentation: biogas13, St. Pölten, Austria, 04.12.13-05.12.13
  • Bernacchi, S., Rittmann, S., Krajete, A., Seifert, A., Applications of  Methanogenesis for CO2 Utilization and Intermittent Power StoragePresentation: 2nd Conference on Carbon Dioxide as Feedstock for Chemistry and Polymers, Essen, Germany, 8.10.2013
  • Bernacchi, S., Seifert, A., Rittmann, S., Krajete, A., Benefits of biological methanationPresentation: DBI-Fachforum Energiespeicher - Pilotprojekte, 18.09.2013, Berlin, Germany
  • Bernacchi, S., Seifert, A., Rittmann, S., Krajete, A., Biological Methanation for Intermittent Power Storage, Presentation: 2. OTTI-Forum "Power to Gas": Power to Gas Integration von Biogasanlagen & Biologische Methanisierung, Regensburg, Germany, 10.09.2013
  • Rittmann, S., Seifert, A., Krajete, A., Bioprocess development for thermophilic biological methane production from H2 and CO2Presentation: 12th International Meeting Thermophiles, 08.09.13-13.09.13, Regensburg, Germany
  • Rittmann, S., Seifert, A., Bernacchi, S., Prerequisites for pure culture biological methane production - a case study with Methanothermobacter marburgensisPresentation: 8th International Symposium on Anaerobic Microbiology (ISAM 8), 12.06.2013-15.06.2013, Innsbruck, Austria
  • Seifert, A., Bernacchi, S., Benisch, M., Krajete, A., Power to GasPresentation: 8.10.2012, OTTI-Forum "Power to Gas", Regensburg, Germany
  • Seifert, A., Herwig, C., Influence of gas/liquid mass transfer on the volumetric production rate and product quality during biological methanogenesisPresentation: 15th European Congress on Biotechnology, Istanbul, Turkey; 23.09.2012 - 26.09.2012
  • Seifert, A., Rittmann, S., Herwig, C., Influence of gas/liquid mass transfer on the volumetric production rate and product quality during biological methanogenesisPresentation: ProcessNet-Jahrestagung und 30. DECHEMA-Jahrestagung der Biotechnologen, Karlsruhe, Germany; 10.09.2012 - 13.09.2012
  • Seifert, A., Bernacchi, S., Rittmann, S., Herwig, C., Krajete, A., Archäa Mikroorganismen zur biologischen StromspeicherungPresentation: 28.8.2012 DVGW, Essen, Germany
  • Seifert, A., Bernacchi, S., Rittmann, S., Herwig, C., Krajete, A., Archaea Microorganisms for Biological Power Storage, Presentation: 2.VDI-Fachkonferenz: Stationäre Energiespeicher für Erneuerbare Energien, 20.06.2012 - 21.06.2012, Karlsruhe, Germany
  • Seifert, A., Herwig, C., Einfluss des Gas/Flüssig-Massentransfers auf die volumetrische Produktionsrate und Produktqualität während der biologischen Methanogenese, Chemie Ingenieur Technik, 2012, 84(8): 1198
  • Seifert, A., Rittmann, S., Herwig, C., Biomethane Production from Gaseous Substrates Using Methanogenic ArchaeaPoster: 19th European Biomass Conference and Exhibition, Berlin, Germany; 06.06.2011 - 10.06.2011

 

 

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