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Dr. Peter Riedlberger

Dr. Peter Riedlberger

Dr. Peter Riedlberger

ZHAW School of Life Sciences and Facility Management
Fachgruppe Chemieingenieurwesen
Einsiedlerstrasse 31
8820 Wädenswil

+41 (0) 58 934 56 82

Personal profile

Management role

Head, Chemical Engineering

Position at the ZHAW

Senior Lecturer

Expertise and research interests

Reaction Engineering, Separation and Particle Technology, Continuous Manufacturing

Educational background

2016 - 2017: Education in University Teaching and Learning, Certificate of Advanced Studies PH Zürich

2013: Trained in ISO 9001, ISO 14001, ISO 50001, ESHA- and GMP-Audits, § 19 I dt. WHG

2008 - 2012:
Doctor of Engineering, Institute of Biochemical Engineering, Technical University Munich

2002 - 2008:
Diploma of Engineering in Chemical Engineering, Technical University Munich

Professional milestones

2017- Swiss Delegate Academia, European Federation of Chemical Engineering,
Working Party on Process Intensification

2016- Head of Chemical Engineering

2015- Head of Group Biotechnology, Swiss Process and Chemical Engineers

2014- Lecturer Chemical Engineering

Process Technology
Chemical Engineering 1 + 2
Biochemical Engineering
Process Intensification
Lab Course Chemical Engineering

Process Intensification, Applied Heterogeneous Catalysis, Solid-Liquid Handling,
Miniaturized Reactor Technology, Integrated Process Design,
Biomass Conversion, Process Analytical Technology

2012 - 2014:
Plant Engineer, Security Executive Officer,
Deputy Plant Head,
Clariant Germany GmbH and Archroma Germany GmbH

2008 - 2012:
Graduate Research Assistant
Institute of Biochemical Engineering
Technical University Munich

Membership of networks



Articles in scientific journal, peer-reviewed
Conference contributions, peer-reviewed
Other publications
Oral conference contributions and abstracts
  • Jussen, Daniel; Lüthy, David; Riedlberger, Peter,


    Mixing in microfluidic structures.


    Process Intensification Network, Newcastle, United Kingdom, 21 June 2016.

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Riedlberger P (2011): New high-throughput screening system for the evaluation of cellulases and hemicellulases. Oral presentation, GVC/Dechema Bioverfahrenstechnik an Grenzflächen, Potsdam.

Riedlberger P (2011): New milliliter-scale stirred-tank bioreactors for enzymatic conversion of lignocelluloses. Oral presentation, 33rd Symposium on Biotechnology for Fuels and Chemicals, Seattle.

Riedlberger P (2011): Parallel reactors for enzymatic hydrolysis of biomass. Poster presentation, 7. International Congress Forum Life Sciences, Garching.