Sef Heijnen

Prof.dr.ir. J.J. Heijnen

vakken
2006 - Systems Biology
2006 - Fermentation Technology
2006 - Analysis of Metabolic Networks
2006 - Biotechnologie
2006 - Metabolic Engineering
2006 - Microbiologie en witte biotechnologie
2006 - Scale Up / Scale Down
2007 - Systems Biology
2006 - Biotechnologie
2007 - Biotechnologie
2007 - Fermentation Technology
2007 - Scale Up / Scale Down
2007 - Biotechnologie
2007 - Metabolic Engineering
2007 - Analysis of Metabolic Networks
2008 - Systems Biology
2009 - Fermentation Technology & Environmental Biotechnology
2009 - Scale Up / Scale Down
2008 - Metabolic Engineering
2008 - Analysis of Metabolic Networks
2007 - Chemische biotechnologie
2008 - Biotechnologie
2008 - Scale-up/Scale-down
2008 - Chemische biotechnologie
2008 - Fermentation Technology
2010 - Chemische Biotechnologie (CBT)
2010 - Biotechnologie
2011 - Analysis of Metabolic Networks
2011 - Fermentation Technology & Environmental Biotechnology
2010 - Analysis of Metabolic Networks
2010 - Fermentation Technology & Environmental Biotechnology
2010 - Fermentation Technology
2010 - Metabolic Engineering
2011 - Chemische Biotechnologie (CBT)
2009 - Chemische biotechnologie
2009 - Metabolic Engineering
2009 - Biotechnologie
2009 - Fermentation Technology
2009 - Analysis of Metabolic Networks
2010 - Scale Up / Scale Down
2011 - Biotechnologie
2011 - Metabolic Engineering
2012 - Biotechnologie
2012 - Metabolic Engineering
2012 - Fermentation Technology
2012 - Scale Up / Scale Down
2011 - Fermentation Technology
2011 - Scale Up / Scale Down
2014 - Analysis of Metabolic Networks
2013 - Chemische Biotechnologie (CBT)
2013 - Fermentation Technology
2013 - Metabolic Engineering
2012 - Chemische Biotechnologie (CBT)
2013 - Fermentation Technology & Environmental Biotechnology
2014 - Scale Up / Scale Down
2013 - Scale Up / Scale Down
2012 - Fermentation Technology & Environmental Biotechnology
2012 - Analysis of Metabolic Networks
2013 - Analysis of Metabolic Networks
2015 - Fermentation Technology

Biography

  • 1988 - present
    Full professor and Group leader Cell Systems Engineering (CSE), Department of Biotechnology, Faculty of Applied Sciences, Delft University of Technology
  • 1985 - 1988
    Gist Brocades, Delft, The Netherlands, Research and development, Head of Department for fermentation process development
  • 1984
    PhD Bioprocestechnology, Delft University of Technology, The Netherlands, Prof. N.W.F. Kossen, ‘Biological industrial waste-water treatment minimizing biomass production and maximizing biomass concentration’
  • 1978 - 1985
    Gist Brocades, Delft, The Netherlands, Research and Development, Researcher and Project leader for New biological waste water treatment processes
  • 1973 – 1977
    Gist Brocades, Delft, The Netherlands, Staff Engineer at Fermentation Plants for Production process optimization
  • 1973
    MSc Chemical Engineering, Eindhoven University of Technology, The Netherlands, Prof. K. Rietema, ‘Fluidized bed reactors'

Member Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW), 2008
Co-founder NWO-NGI Center of Excellence 'Kluyver Centre for Genomics of Industrial Fermentation', 2003

Research interests

  • Metabolic engineering and systems biology applied to industrial microbial processes using Saccharomyces cerevisiae, Penicillium chrysogenum and Escherichia coli
  • Metabolome measurement and 13C-tracer analysis in steady state and dynamic conditions
  • Thermodynamic and kinetic modelling of metabolism and fermentation

Teaching activities

  • BSc and MSc programmes: biotechnology, fermentation technology, scale up/down, metabolic engineering, systems biology, analysis of metabolic networks
  • International Advanced Courses: microbial physiology and fermentation technology, environmental biotechnology, thermodynamics
  • Two-year Post-MSc programme Designer in Bioprocess Engineering: bioprocess design
  • Supervised 33 PhD’s until 2008