Prof. Dr. Ulf Hanefeld

Prof. Dr. Ulf Hanefeld (male, 1966) received in 1993 his PhD from the Georg-August-Universität zu Göttingen, having performed the research both with Prof. H. Laatsch (Göttingen) and Prof. H. G. Floss (Seattle). After postdoctoral years with Prof. C. W. Rees (Imperial College London), Prof. J. Staunton (Cambridge) and Prof.  J. J. Heijnen and Dr. A. J. J. Straathof (TU Delft), he received a fellowship from the Royal Netherlands Academy of Arts and Sciences (KNAW) with which he started his independent research career at the TU Delft. He rose through the ranks at the TU Delft and his research in Delft focuses on enzymes, in particular HNLs, their immobilization and application in organic synthesis. He was one of the organizers of the public private research initiative CatchBio in the Netherlands and he has initiated the ERA IB project No-P on flow chemistry in oligosaccharide synthesis.

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