Honor of Government of StyriaLogo Sustainable Economy

Dipl.-Ing. Alfred Hammerschmid

Phone: +43 316 481300 72

Fax: +43 316 481300 4

Email: hammerschmid@bios-bioenergy.at

1970 Born in Linz (A)
1984 - 1989 Technical college in Linz – branch of study: „mechanical engineering“
1989 - 1994 University study of Mechanical Engineering and Business Management – branch of study: „Energy Technology“ - at the University of Technology in Graz; diploma thesis: “Waste heat of blast furnace”
1995 - 1997 Collaborator at the "Research Institute for Alternative Energies and Biomass Utilization" at the University of Technology in Graz
since 1997 Project engineer at BIOS BIOENERGIESYSTEME GmbH – Graz/Austria
since 2000 Project manager at BIOS BIOENERGIESYSTEME GmbH
since 2001 Shareholder at BIOS BIOENERGIESYSTEME GmbH
since 2005 Area manager engineering at BIOS BIOENERGIESYSTEME GmbH

Working areas

  • Area Management Engineering
  • Project management
  • Quality-assigned engineer in the program "QM Holzheizwerke"
  • Participation in/lead of national and international R&D projects
  • Heating plants and combined heat, power and chilling plants (CHPC plants)
  • District heating networks
  • Heat recovery units and flue gas condensation units

Key competences

  • Preliminary design, detailed design and preparing of requests for bids
  • Authorisation procedures including the preparation of permit applications
  • Construction oversight, start-up and commissioning
  • Monitoring and optimisation (furnaces, control systems, hydronic)
  • Quality management
  • Plant layout
  • Expertises regarding the optimisation of plants including required measures for troubleshooting
  • Integration of load management and storage concepts in energy centers
  • Application of decentralized biomass-fired combined heat and power plants
  • Life-cycle analyses
  • Development of designing tools for optimised chilling and heat pump plants
  • Project manager of about 100 projects in the working areas and research activities mentioned above (national and international)
  • About 35 presentations and papers at conferences and workshops (national and international)