TEAM

CORE

Passionately driven by young and motivated members. Book a meeting with any of us here.

Mark Duerkop

Mark Duerkop

CEO

With more than ten years of experience, Mark is a passionate expert in the field of bio-pharmaceutical process development. He worked together with several Top 25 Pharma companies in different projects targeting their needs in process development and understanding. After his PhD he decided to found a company together with other enthusiastic engineers from the fields of process modeling and control. Together they want to turn their passion into a career.

Mark Duerkop
Mark Duerkop
Mark Duerkop
Mark Duerkop
Roger Dalmau Diaz

Roger Dalmau Diaz

CTO

Roger graduated in Industrial Electronics and Automatic Control Engineering at the Polytechnic University of Catalonia (UPC - EUETIB) and a master in Industrial Engineering (speciality Electrical, UPC - ETSEIAT). He is working on the implementation of the Novasign toolboxes and the design, programming and automation of laboratory equipment.

Roger Dalmau Diaz
Roger Dalmau Diaz
Roger Dalmau Diaz
Roger Dalmau Diaz
Benjamin Bayer

Benjamin Bayer

Head of USP Modeling

Benjamin has a background in biomedicine, molecular biology, biotechnology and bioprocess engineering, With his experience in microbial and mammalian bioprocesses, e.g., E. coli, yeast, CHO and HEK cells, his main emphasis is the acquisition and lead of hybrid modeling projects for Novasign.

Benjamin Bayer
Benjamin Bayer
Benjamin Bayer
Benjamin Bayer
Maximilian Krippl

Maximilian Krippl

Head of DSP Modeling

Maximilian is a trained Downstream Process Engineer. He is currently developing hybrid-models to describe TFF systems while also working on his PhD at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences. Maximilian holds a Master Degree in Technical Chemistry from the University of Technology Vienna.

Maximilian Krippl
Maximilian Krippl
Maximilian Krippl
Maximilian Krippl
Armin Khodaei

Armin Khodaei

Senior Software Developer

Armin is a senior software developer with more than 7 years of experience working on various software development projects. He has done his bachelor in software engineering and his master's education in computer architecture, where he dug into AI and deep learning fields thanks to his master thesis subject. He adds his valuable c#, ASP.net and JavaScript knowledge to develop the Novasign Toolboxes and Portal.

Armin Khodaei
Armin Khodaei
Armin Khodaei
Armin Khodaei
Ali Kleit

Ali Kleit

Senior Software Developer

Ali is a Full-Stack Senior Software Developer with over 5 years of experience in .NET, SQL and front-end development using React, Nextjs, VueJs, and jQuery. He holds a master's degree in Business Computer where his studies mainly focused on business intelligence and software development.

Ali Kleit
Ali Kleit
Ali Kleit
Ali Kleit
Benedikt Haslinger

Benedikt Haslinger

Bioprocess Modeling Engineer

Benedikt studied biotechnology at the University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences Vienna where he specialized in bioprocess engineering. After gaining experience in recombinant protein production, cell cultivation and process analytics at the Institute of Bioprocess Science and Engineering, he is now working on hybrid models for upstream as well as downstream process operations.

Benedikt Haslinger
Benedikt Haslinger
Benedikt Haslinger
Benedikt Haslinger

STUDENTS

Conformed by enthusiastic students.