Dr. Mark Shmorhun, Director of Scale-up and Technology Transfer at Myriant Corporation, has over 20 years of experience in the specialty chemicals and renewable fuels industry. Myriant’s Scale-up and Technology Transfer group is responsible for transitioning process technology from the bench to pilot scale to establish the engineering design basis for commercial scale process equipment and systems. The group combines simulation with process experimentation and bridges Myriant’s research and development, engineering and business development teams.
Prior to joining Myriant, Dr. Shmorhun worked in the ethanol industry from 2005 to 2011 in business development for the Delta-T Corporation, an ethanol process technology licensor.
Dr. Shmorhun received his Ph.D. in Macromolecular Science and Engineering from Case Western Reserve University, MS in Materials Engineering from Drexel University, BS in Chemical Engineering from Drexel University and MBA from the College of William and Mary.