Dr. Jörg Zacharias graduated in 1997 at the Technical University of Munich in Weihenstephan as an engineer in Food Science. 2003 he finished his post-graduate studies with a doctoral degree at the affiliated department of fluid-mechanics and process-automation. Over the last years he was and still is active as associate lecturer in various fields as mechanical and food process technology as well as for plant design and control. In 2005 he moved to Krones AG in the research and development department, where he was significantly involved in the development of various future technologies. For it he is an expert for hygienic design, process technology, filtration and the matters of rheology of all kinds of beverages. Further with his expertise he is involved in the development of several manuals and guidelines in the soft drink and brewing sector as for the EBC, ISBT and MEBAK. Among other things, 1st vice chair of the Beverage Operations and Processing Committee at the ISBT.