Research Associate / PhD Student

Portrait M. Sc. Juan Mariño
Juan Mariño, M. Sc.

Research Associate / PhD Student

Tel.: +49 (0) 9421 187-448

TUM Campus Straubing
Uferstraße 53
94315 Straubing

Uferstraße 53, Room: 02.3505.112

Employment History
Since 03/2023
PhD Student & Research Associate, Professorship for Bioprocess Engineering, Technical University of Munich, Campus Straubing for Biotechnology and Sustainability
03/2020 – 10/2020
Cost and Budget Analyst, Operations Management, Essity
12/2017 – 03/2020
Manufacturing Cost Analyst, Production and Cost Management, CMPC
08/2016 – 01/2017
Student Apprentice, Enel
01/2015 – 06/2016
Student Assistant, Department of Environmental and Chemical Engineering, National University of Colombia
10/2020 – 09/2022
Master of Science in Chemical Biotechnology, Technical University of Munich
Thesis: “Fluorescent Protein Immobilization in Luminescent Solar Concentrators”
02/2012 – 04/2017
Bachelor of Engineering in Chemical Engineering, National University of Colombia
Thesis: “Computational Fluid Dynamics in Tubular Mixing Units (Reactors)”
Academic scholarship by the Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD)
research project

Study of the economic viability of bio-based products and the optimization of production processes from renewable resources. Given the current pressure on industry for achieving sustainable manufacturing processes, the research efforts are focused on the evaluation of different industrial wastes as fermentation feed for the bacterial production of added-value chemicals, such as biopolymers and functional food ingredients.



Professorship Bioprocess Engineering

Uferstraße 53
94315 Straubing


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Zavrel

Tel.: +49 (0) 9421 187-440


Nadine Piendl

Tel.: +49 (0) 9421 187-441