Dr. Dominik Bongartz is a group leader at the Chair of Process Systems Engineering at RWTH Aachen University, Germany. His research focuses on optimization-based process design, global optimization methods, and sustainable energy conversion. He received his B.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from RWTH in 2012, his M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering from MIT in 2014, and his doctoral degree (Dr.-Ing.) from RWTH in 2020, advised by Alexander Mitsos. His paper being recognized is Bongartz, D. and Mitsos, A., 2017. "Deterministic global optimization of process flowsheets in a reduced space using McCormick relaxations", Journal of Global Optimization, 69(4):761-796.