Bernd Nidetzky, Austrian Center of Industrial Biotechnology, Austria
Bernd Nidetzky received a degree in Technical Chemistry and a PhD in Biotechnology from Graz University of Technology. He then joined the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences in Vienna as an Assistant Professor and later Associate Professor. In 2002 Bernd Nidetzky became Full Professor of Biotechnology at Graz University of Technology. Since 2004 he is Head of the Institute of Biotechnology and Biochemical Engineering. In 2014 he became Scientific Director of the Austrian Centre of Industrial Biotechnology. His research focuses on enzymes and their applications, mainly in the field of carbohydrates.