Ludovic Jourdin Group

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The overall objective of the Microbial Electrochemistry and Technology group is to develop novel technologies for the bioproduction of chemicals, fuels, feed, and food from wastes. The aim is to implement these biotechnologies to contribute towards a more sustainable society by transforming the linear use of materials and resources into a circular one where resources are recovered and reused rather than wasted.

After graduating as chemical engineer from the University of Montpellier (France), I obtained my PhD in environmental biotechnology in 2015 from the University of Queensland (Australia), during which I investigated novel technologies for electricity-driven bioconversions. I then completed a 3-year postdoctoral position at Wageningen University, where my main focus revolved around the electricity-driven bioproduction of valuable chemicals from wastes such as carbon dioxide and organic waste streams.

In October 2018, I started my independent career as assistant professor at Delft University of Technology. My group is interested in microbial electrochemical conversions that are relevant to nowadays’ global and societal challenges


  • 2018: Innovation Award for Best Technological Advancement
  • 2016: Discovery Award for the best scientific paper by the International Society for Microbial Electrochemistry and Technology
  • 2015: Best Abstract Award presented at the Fifth International Meeting on Microbial Electrochemistry and Technologies, 1st-4th October 2015, Arizona, United States
  • 2014: Best Oral Presentation Award presented at the 65th Annual Meeting of the International Society of Microbial Electrochemistry, September 2014 in Lausanne, Switzerland

Ludovic Jourdin

Assistant Professor

  • +31 (0)15 27 89856
  • Room B58.C0.570


    Faculty of Applied Science

    Department of Biotechnology, Bioprocess Engineering section

    Van der Maasweg 9

    2629 HZ Delft

    The Netherlands