Dr.-Ing. Mirko R. Bothien currently is the Head of Combustor Technology at Ansaldo Energia Switzerland (former Alstom Power). In this role, he is responsible for the technology development of future premix & reheat gas turbine combustors as well as university relations. In 2009, he joined Alstom Power's Combustor R&D where he held various positions as thermoacoustics specialist, project lead and head of the combustor lifetime and thermoacoustic teams.

He received his PhD in Combustion Dynamics in 2008 from TU Berlin and his Diploma degree in Turbomachinery & Jet Propulsion from RWTH Aachen University in 2005. He lives in Zurich.

Mirko Ruben Bothien
Mirko Ruben Bothien