BIOS - Bioenergy

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Thomas Brunner

Phone: +43 316 481300 13
Fax: +43 316 481300 4

Born 1966 in Villach (A)
1986 – 1995 University study of Chemical Engineering at the Graz University of Technology
since 1995 Project manager at BIOS BIOENERGIESYSTEME GmbH
1995 – 2015 Researcher at the Institute for Institute for Process and Particle Engineering, Graz University of Technology, research group “Thermal Biomass Utilisation”
since 2001 Shareholder at BIOS BIOENERGIESYSTEME GmbH
2003 – 2013 Area Manager at the Austrian Bioenergy Centre for “Biomass combustion and energy utilisation – medium and large-scale combustion systems”
2006 Dissertation “Aerosols and coarse fly ashes in fixed-bed biomass combustion – formation, characterisation and emissions” at the Technical University Eindhoven, the Netherlands
since 2015 Area Manager for measurement and analyses at BIOS BIOENERGIESYSTEME GmbH

Working Areas

  • Combustion technology
  • Ash chemistry
  • Emission reduction
  • Particle measurement techniques
  • Planning, implementation and evaluation of field test runs
  • National and international proposals for R&D funding
  • R&D project management

Research Activities

  • Combustion technology
  • Measurement technique development and evaluation
  • Dust and aerosol formation and precipitation in biomass combustion systems
  • ash related problems in biomass combustion systems


  • 81 scientific publications in journals and conference proceedings
  • 1 book