Work experience

Work experience
Dec 2005 - Present

EH&S Advisor Chemistry&Biology

Responsible for Laboratory Safety at SFU. Organizing and providing relevant safety training. Developing and implementing safety programms. IT consulting for the department.
Jan 2002 - Aug 2003

Biotech Process Development Engineer

Cytos Biotechnology AG

Product Development of Active Pharmaceutical Ingredients. Scale-up, optimization, documentation (SOP's for FDA approval) and tech transfer of prokaryotic fermentation processes.

Sep 1994 - Feb 1995

Scientific Assistant

Ecole Polytechnique Federal de Lausanne

Lab technician for the production and purification of monoclonal antibodies (IgA). Scale up of prokaryotic cell fermentation process and optimization of purification steps.


2008 - 2010


2002 - 2005


- Dissertation, "CFD and PIV investigation of UV Reactor Hydrodynamics" - Publication, "UV Reactor Performance Modeling by Eulerian and Lagrangian Methods" Environ. Sci. Technol., 40 (5), 1609 -1615, 2006. - Publication, "Experimental Investigation of Flow Field in Annular Ultraviolet Reactors Using Particle Image Velocimetry (PIV)", Ind.Eng.Chem.Res.,44 (26),9979-9988, 2005 - Publication "Modeling and design of ultraviolet reactors for disinfection by-product precursor removal", Desalination, Vol. 176 (2004) pp71-80