Willem Wolkers

Willem Wolkers

Institute of Multiphase Processes, Leibniz University Hannover, Germany

Wim Wolkers received his education at Wageningen University (M.Sc., Molecular Sciences, 1992, Ph.D. 1998) in the Netherlands, after which he did postdoctoral research at the Center for Biostabilization, University of California, Davis, USA. He was appointed as research assistant professor at the department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Minnesota in 2006 and appointed as professor at the Institute of Multiphase Processes, Leibniz University of Hannover in 2011, where he is leading a group ‘Biomedical Process Technology’ within the cluster of excellence ‘From Regenerative Biology to Reconstructive Therapy’ REBIRTH. His research interests include membrane biophysics, protein stability, transport processes, CPA encapsulation, and freeze-drying.