Based on a very successful handbook as well as student lectures given by the author, this textbook comprehensively covers the theory, methods and applications of protein engineering and biocatalysis. The author is well known due to his strong background in industry as well as academia, and has extensive teaching experience in Europe and North America. From the contents: Basics Handling of enzyme biocatalysts Protein engineering Stabilization and retention of biocatalysts Applications Specialties Of interest to a wide audience of (bio)chemists and bioengineers.