Our Team

Head of Christian Doppler Laboratory
Education
2011-present
Head of Christian Doppler Laboratory for Optimization and Biomass Utilization in Heavy Metal Recycling
2005-2011
Research associate at Institute of Chair Metallurgy, University of Leoben, Austria
2010
“venia docendi” (Priv.-Doz.) in the field of metallurgy of nonferrous metals”; title of habilitation thesis: Recycling of heavy metal containing wastes
2005-2008
Private consultant in the field of nonferrous metallurgy
2004
Conferral of doctorate with distinction (Dr. mont.); title of dissertation: Treatment of zinc containing dusts with special focus on the halogen problem
2000
Employee at Christian Doppler Laboratory for Computer-aided Applied Thermo Fluid Dynamics
2001-2004
PhD student and scientific staff at Chair of Nonferrous Metallurgy, University of Leoben, Austria
1998-2000
Second part of studies: Nonferrous Metallurgy, at University of Leoben, Austria
1994-1997
First part of studies: Metallurgy, at University of Leoben, Austria
1989-1994
Higher Technical Education Institute (HTL) Leoben / Concentration: Metallurgy
Assistant - Secretary
Research Associates
Education
2015-present
Project management/Research associate at the Christian Doppler Laboratory
2015
Conferral of doctorate with distinction (Dr. mont.); title of dissertation: Utilisation strategies from waelz slag
2012-2015
PhD student and research associate at Chair of Nonferrous Metallurgy, University of Leoben, Austria
2011
Master’s degree in Metallurgy, University of Leoben, Austria, with a focus on Nonferrous Metallurgy, Ferrous Metallurgy and Casting Technology
2006-2011
Bachelor’s degree in Metallurgy, University of Leoben, Austria (B.Sc.)
2000-2005
Higher Technical Education Institute (HTL) Leoben / Concentration: Metallurgy
Education
2013-present
Project management/Research associate at the Christian Doppler Laboratory
2013
graduated with honors the PhD program Doctoral thesis: Amelioration and market strategies for zinc oxide with focus on secondary sources
2011-2013
Research associate at the Christian Doppler Laboratory
2009-2010
Research associate at the department of nonferrous metallurgy
2009
graduated with honors the Masters program Master Thesis: Technical applicability and economic outlook on the treatment of complex secondary raw materials
2008-2009
Master’s Program - Metallurgy - Mining University Leoben/Austria
2004-2008
Bachelor’s Program - Metallurgy - Mining University Leoben/Austria
1998-2003
High School for Mechanical Engineering and Metallurgy (5 years program)
Education
2015-present
PhD student and research associate at Chair of Nonferrous Metallurgy, University of Leoben, Austria
2015
Graduation with distinction (M.Sc.)/(Dipl.-Ing.); title of master’s thesis: Recovery of critical metals from industrial residues arising during the beneficiation steps of electronic waste
2014-2015
Master’s degree program in Metallurgy, University of Leoben, Austria, with a focus on Nonferrous Metallurgy, Ferrous Metallurgy and Casting Technology
2009-2014
Bachelor’s degree program in Metallurgy, University of Leoben, Austria (B.Sc.)
2004-2009
Higher Technical Education Institute (HTL) Vienna / Concentration: Technical Chemistry and Environmental Technology
Education
2015-present
PhD student and research associate at Chair of Nonferrous Metallurgy, University of Leoben, Austria
2015
Graduation (M.Sc.)/(Dipl.-Ing.); title of master’s thesis: Evaluation of the behavior of silver and indium in residues from the zinc industry during a pyro-metallurgical treatment process
2014-2015
Master’s degree program in Metallurgy, University of Leoben, Austria, with a focus on Nonferrous Metallurgy and Iron and Steel Metallurgy
2010-2014
Bachelor’s degree program in Metallurgy, University of Leoben, Austria (B.Sc.)
2004-2009
Higher Technical Education Institute (HTL) Leoben / Concentration: Logistics
Education
2014-present
PhD student and research associate at Chair of Nonferrous Metallurgy, University of Leoben, Austria
2014
Graduation with distinction (MSc.)/(Dipl.-Ing.), Title of master thesis: Important Technological and Economic Aspects for a New Waelz Slag Recycling Concept
2013-2014
Master’s degree program in Metallurgy, University of Leoben, Austria, with a focus on Nonferrous Metallurgy and Industrial Economy
2009-2013
Bachelor’s degree program in Metallurgy, University of Leoben, Austria (BSc.)
2000-2008
Secondary School G19, Vienna, Austria / focus on foreign languages
Education
2015 - present
PhD student and research associate at Institute of Nonferrous Metallurgy, University of Leoben, Austria
2014
Graduation with distinction (M.Sc.)/(Dipl.-Ing.); title of master’s thesis: Innovative utilization of steel mill dusts for the creation of secondary raw materials
2013-2014
Master’s degree in Metallurgy, University of Leoben, Austria, with a focus on Nonferrous Metallurgy, Ferrous Metallurgy and Casting Technology
2007-2013
Bachelor’s degree program in Metallurgy, University of Leoben, Austria (B.Sc.)
2001-2006
Higher Technical Education Institute (HTL) Leoben / Concentration: Metallurgy
Technician
Student workers:
Christian Dornig
Tobias Hangler
Alexander Schöllenbauer
Klaus Neubauer
Michael Auer
Thomas Steinwiedder
Ulrich Brandner