Archaea Physiology & Biotechnology Simon K.-M.R. Rittmann

Room: 3.011
Djerassiplatz 1 (UBB)
1030 Vienna, Austria
+43-1-4277-76513
simon.rittmann@univie.ac.at


Our team

Research Focus

1.) Microbial Physiology
with a focus on
- Quantitative comparative physiology of archaea
- Metabolism of methanogens and other anaerobic archaea
- Archaeal utilization and production of gaseous compounds
- Lipidomics of methanogens
- Synthetic Microbiology


 2.) Biotechnology
with a focus on
- Archaea Biotechnology
- Co-culture design and engineering
- Dark fermentative biohydrogen production
- Biological methane production from H2/CO2 and CO
- Anaerobic cultivation techniques and fermentation
- Bioprocess development and industrial microbiology


Funding Sources


Group Members

  • Walter Hofmann, M.Sc.
  • Hayk Palabikyan, M.Sc.
  • Nika Pende, PhD
  • Nicolás Salas Wallach, B.Sc.

Former group members:

  • Dr. Annalisa Abdel Azim
  • Ipek Ergal, PhD
  • Oliver Gräf
  • Ece Kocabiyik
  • Philipp Kolar
  • Lisa-Maria Mauerhofer, PhD
  • Lara Pomper
  • Christian Pruckner
  • Barbara Reischl
  • Aquilla Ruddyard
  • Tilman Schmider
  • Benjamin Schupp
  • Michael Stadlbauer
  • Michael Steiner
  • Dr. Ruth-Sophie Taubner
  • Sonja Vukotic
  • Elisa Zech
  • Aaron Zipperle
  • Dr. Jennifer Zwicker