Juergen Hahn


Juergen Hahn is the department head of the Department of Biomedical Engineering at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in addition to holding an appointment in the Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering. He received his Diploma degree in engineering from RWTH Aachen, Germany, in 1997, and his MS and Ph.D. degrees in chemical engineering from the University of Texas, Austin, in 1998 and 2002, respectively. He was a post-doctoral researcher at the Chair for Process Systems Engineering at RWTH Aachen, Germany, before joining the Department of Chemical Engineering at Texas A&M University, College Station, in 2003 and moving to the Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute in 2012. His research interests include systems biology and process modeling and analysis with over 140 peer-reviewed publications in print. Dr. Hahn is a recipient of a Fulbright scholarship (1995/96), received the Best Referee Award for 2004 from the Journal of Process Control, the CPC 7 Outstanding Contributed Paper Award in 2006, was named Outstanding Reviewer by the journal Automatica in 2005, 2006, 2007, and 2010 CAST Outstanding Young Researcher, and has been elected as an AIMBE Fellow in 2013, an AIChE Fellow in 2020, and a Fellow of BMES in 2022. He served on the IEEE CSS Board of Governors in 2016 and has been a CACHE Trustee since 2014. He is currently serving as deputy editor-in-chief for the Journal of Process Control, as editor for the journal Optimal Control: Applications and Methods, and as associate editor for the journals Control Engineering Practice, the Journal of Advanced Manufacturing and Processing, and the Journal of Personalized Medicine.

Education & Training

Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin, (2002)

M.S., University of Texas at Austin, (1998)

Diploma, RWTH Aachen, Germany, (1997)

Other affililations: Chemical and Biological Engineering


Other Focus Areas

Systems Biology, Process Systems Engineering


Awards & Honors

BMES Fellow, 2022
AIChE Fellow, 2020
IEEE CSS Board of Governors, 2016
Trustee of Computer Aids in Chemical Engineering (CACHE), 2014-
AIMBE Fellow, 2013
CAST Outstanding Young Researcher Award, 2010
Ray Nesbitt Development Professorship II, 2010
Keller Faculty Fellowship, 2008
Brockett Professorship, 2008
CPC 7 Outstanding Contributed Paper Award, 2006
Outstanding Reviewer, Automatica, 2005, 2006, 2007
Best Referee Award, Journal of Process Control, 2004
William S. Livingston Graduate Fellowship, 2001
David Bruton, Jr. Graduate Fellowship, 2000
Springorum Medal, 1998
Fulbright Scholarship, 1995


The following is a selection of recent publications in Scopus. Juergen Hahn has 188 indexed publications in the subjects of Chemical Engineering, Engineering, Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology.

Fatir Qureshi, Juergen Hahn
Canadian Journal of Chemical Engineering
, 101
, 2023
, pp.9-17
Juergen Hahn, B. Wayne Bequette
Springer Handbooks
, Part F674
, 2023
, pp.585-600
Jennifer Ferina, Melanie Kruger, Uwe Kruger, Daniel Ryan, Conor Anderson, Jenny Foster, Theresa Hamlin, Juergen Hahn
Journal of Personalized Medicine
, 13
, 2023
Khemlal Nirmalkar, Fatir Qureshi, Dae Wook Kang, Juergen Hahn, James B. Adams, Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown
International Journal of Molecular Sciences
, 23
, 2022
Genevieve Grivas, Richard E. Frye, Juergen Hahn
Autism Research
, 15
, 2022
, pp.2038-2055
Hamish A. Kerr, Eric H. Ledet, Juergen Hahn, Kathryn Hollowood-Jones
Sports Health
, 14
, 2022
, pp.875-884
Joshua Chuah, Uwe Kruger, Ge Wang, Pingkun Yan, Juergen Hahn
Journal of Personalized Medicine
, 12
, 2022
Fatir Qureshi, James B. Adams, Tapan Audhya, Juergen Hahn
Journal of Personalized Medicine
, 12
, 2022
Uwe Kruger, Xun Wang, Mark J. Embrechts, Ali Almansoori, Juergen Hahn
Control Engineering Practice
, 121
, 2022
Genevieve Grivas, Richard Frye, Juergen Hahn
Journal of Personalized Medicine
, 11
, 2021

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