Prof. Selin Kara
Selin Kara completed B.Sc. Chemical Engineering and B.Sc. Food Engineering studies at Middle East Technical University (Turkey). In 2005, she moved to Germany for M.Sc. study in Biotechnology at Hamburg University of Technology (TUHH) and in 2011 she was awarded a Ph.D. degree in bioprocess engineering at the TUHH, Institute of Technical Biocatalysis. From October 2011 to September 2013, she worked as a PostDoc researcher within the Biocatalysis Group at Delft University of Technology (The Netherlands). In September 2013, she started her Habilitation (venia legendi) in the Chair of Molecular Biotechnology at TU Dresden (Germany). In May 2018, Selin Kara completed her Habilitation (venia legendi) in the research fields of Biotechnology and Bioprocess Engineering at TUHH. Since 2018, Selin Kara is leading the research group Biocatalysis and Bioprocessing within the Department of Biological and Chemical Engineering at Aarhus University (Denmark) and since October 2021 she is Head of the institute of Technical Chemistry at Leibniz University Hannover (Germany).