Heribert Insam

Heribert Insam

Heribert Insam, PhD, is Full Professor of Microbiology and Head of the Institute of Microbiology at the University of Innsbruck, Austria. He has been working in environmental microbiology for 30 years. Major areas are general environmental biotechnology, ranging from composting and anaerobic digestion to wastewater treatment, and soil microbiology. Insam is author of more than 200 scientific papers, Editor of 4 books and is serving as co- Editor-in Chief for Applied Soil Ecology. His Working Group Microbial Resource Management counts, among other staff, 4 PostDocs and 6 PhD students. Insam is also co-founder of the company BioTreaT GmbH, Innsbruck.