Doctor Sergio Huerta Ochoa was born in Orizaba Veracruz on July 16, 1956. He studied for a Bachelor's Degree in Chemical Engineering at the Universidad Veracruzana in Orizaba Veracruz, obtaining the degree in 1979. He completed a Master's degree in Chemical Engineering at the Universidad Autónoma Metropolitana Iztapalapa Unit, in Mexico City obtaining the degree in 1984. And obtained the Doctorate in the University of Reading in the United Kingdom in 1993. He spent a sabbatical year (2007-2008) as Honorary Research Associate in the Department of Biochemical Engineering, London University College in London, UK. His experience is mainly focused on engineering bioconversion processes using whole cells in partitioning bioreactors. He has been a member of the Editorial Committee of the Biochemical Engineering Journal of the ELSEVIER Publishing House. He belongs to the National System of Researchers (SNI) in "Level II", a full member of the SMBB since 1995 and of the Mexican Academy of Sciences since 2014.