Leadership and Staff

Center of Excellence


Andrew Zydney

Director of the Center for Industrial Biotechnology; Distinguished Professor of Chemical Engineering

Wendy Oakes

Associate Director, Center of Excellence in Industrial Biotechnology

Sigrid Sharif

Marketing Communications Specialist

CSL Behring Fermentation Facility


Ali Demirci

Professor-in-Charge of the CSL Behring Fermentation Facility; Professor of Agricultural and Biological Engineering

Mark Signs

Co-Director, CSL Behring Fermentation Facility

Ashik Sathish

Co-Director, CSL Behring Fermentation Facility