Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Harvey Arellano-Garcia is head of the Process and Plant Technology Chair at the Brandenburg University of Technology (BTU) Cottbus-Senftenberg in Germany. He studied Energy and Process Engineering at the TU Berlin in Germany. He then did his doctorate at the same University in the field of process systems engineering with a focus on process intensification and optimization. Prof. Dr.-Ing. Arellano-Garcia founded and headed the “Process and Energy Systems Engineering” research group at the TU Berlin from 2007 to 2012. During this time he carried out research stays at Imperial College London and MIT in Boston. His work has been awarded various prizes, including the EFCE (European Federation of Chemical Engineering) Excellence Award in recognition of his outstanding PhD in CAPE (Computer-Aided Process Engineering). Between 2012 and 2019 he was appointed University Professor in the UK and lately Research Director and Professor of Chemical Engineering at the University of Surrey.