Jan-Philip (JP) Prahl

Senior Process Engineer

Jan-Philip (JP) Prahl works as a Senior Process Engineer at the ABPDU. He is an integral part of the fermentation and recovery team, in which his primary responsibilities are process development and process scale-up from bench to pilot scale. Prior to joining ABPDU, Jan-Philip was an intern at the Joint BioEnergy Institute, where he researched lignocellulolytic biomass-degrading enzyme production using a thermophilic filamentous fungus. Besides fermentation work, Jan-Philip is also involved with downstream processing and product recovery.


  • M.S. in Biotechnology, Technical University of Braunschweig

Professional Experience

  • Intern, Joint BioEnergy Institute