Our Team

Dr. Laura Machuca Suarez​

Dr. Laura Machuca Suarez​

Principal BioTECHT l Co-Founder

Dr. Laura Machuca Suarez is the BioTECHT Principal. Laura is an Environmental Microbiologist and holds a PhD in Chemistry from Curtin University. She is an internationally recognized expert on microbiologically influenced corrosion (MIC) with a remarkable track record of delivering MIC projects at national and international level.

Through almost 20 years in the resources sector, Laura has held roles in industry, academia and government. She is an adjunct Associate Professor, Senior Consultant and Industry Advisor, PhD supervisor, Journal Guest Editor, Advisory Board Member and Keynote speaker.

She has written over 50 peer-reviewed publications on MIC, corrosion and deterioration and over 100 Technical Engineering Reports to industry. She is a Member of Technical scientific and organizing committees for several Corrosion/MIC international conferences and AMPP Standard Committee member for Biodeterioration and MIC international standards.


Sustainability Achieved through Durable Design Engineering


Tailored Solutions to Microbiologically Influenced Corrosion Challenges


Complete Corrosion Engineering Services


Condition Monitoring & Automation

Meet Our People

Learn more about our specialised team

Principal DeTECHT | Co-Founder | Managing Director
Business Manager
Lead Software Developer
Senior Corrosion Consultant
Corrosion Engineer – Intern
Laboratory Operations Coordinator – Corrosion
Senior Engineer ‑ Materials & Corrosion

Associations & Accreditations

TECHT is undergoing ISO9001 accreditation and is proudly associated with the following industry bodies

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