Dr.-Ing. Jan Liebetrau is Head of the Department Consulting and Research at the Rytec GmbH. After obtaining a Diploma in Civil Engineering Jan Liebetrau received his PhD at the Bauhaus-Universität Weimar on the topic “Control System for the anaerobic treatment of organic waste”. From 2006 to 2007 he was visiting scientist at the Alberta Research Council, Canada. From 2008 to 2019 he was working for the DBFZ in Leipzig (German Biomass Research Centre)since 2011 as Head of Department Biochemical Conversion. Since the beginning of 2020 he is working for Rytec GmbH. Current activities include methane emission identification and reduction at biogas plants and landfill operations and contributions to IEA Bioenergy Task 37 Energy from Biogas. Jan Liebetrau’s main expertise are process control of AD processes, methane emissions from biogas plants and landfill operations and management of research activities.