Honor of Government of StyriaLogo Sustainable Economy

Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Thomas Brunner

Phone: +43 316 481300 13

Fax: +43 316 481300 4

Email: brunner@bios-bioenergy.at

1966 Born 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 Process and Particle Engineering, Graz University of Technology, research group "Thermal Biomass Utilisation"
since 2001 Share holder at BIOS BIOENERGIESYSTEME GmbH
2003 - 2013 Area Manager at the Austrian competence center BIOENERGY 2020+ 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

  • Area Manager for measurement and analyses 
  • Planning, implementation and evaluation of lab-scale and field testing campaigns
  • National and international proposals for R&D funding
  • R&D project management

Key competences

  • Combustion technology development 
  • Evaluation and optimisation of biomass heating and CHP plants
  • Fuel and ash chemistry
  • Emission reduction by primary and secondary measures
  • More than 80 scientific publications in journals and conference proceedings