Prof. Dr. Alexander Mathys, ETH Zurich
Prof. Dr. Alexander Mathys
Professor and ETH Zurich Head Sustainable Food Processing
ETH Zurich

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alexander Mathys is food technologist and received his doctoral degree in food processing in 2008. He is Professor in Sustainable Food Processing at ETH Zurich and Singapore-ETH Centre, where he is working on more efficiency and sustainability of value chains in food and feed. Dr. Mathys acts as President of the Swiss Academy of Sciences National Committee of IUFoST. He was Head of the Bioeconomy Department at German Institute of Food Technologies DIL in 2012-2015 and worked as expert in non-thermal preservation and sterilization technologies at the Nestlé Research Centre Lausanne in 2009-2012. Dr. Mathys is the author of more than 110 publications, 10 book chapters, and 13 patents. He was winner of the ETH Zurich Dandelion Entrepreneurship Award 2022 and International Institute of Food Technologists Food Security Award 2020. In 2010 he was selected as “Young Researcher” at the 60th Meeting of Nobel Laureates in Lindau.