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About us

The Institute of Bioenergy and Resource Efficiency is supported by the FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland and the Paul Scherrer Institute PSI. This collaborative partnership makes us extremely proficient in both basic and applied research.

Furthermore, we are involved in the "Energy and Environmental Technology" and "Mechanical Engineering" bachelor's degree programmes as well as the national "Master of Science in Engineering MSE" master's degree programme.

The interdisciplinary team at the Institute of Bioenergy and Resource Efficiency is made up of specialists from the fields of mechanical engineering, energy engineering, chemical engineering, physics and natural sciences.

Head of Institute

Prof. Dr. Timothy Griffin
Prof. Dr. Timothy Griffin Head of FHNW Institute of Bioenergy and Resource Efficiency
Telephone : +41 56 202 74 36 (direct)
Prof. Dr. Frédéric Vogel
Prof. Dr. Frédéric Vogel Lecturer for Renewable Energy
Telephone : +41 56 202 73 34 (direct)

Team

Prof. Dr. Michael Bösch
Prof. Dr. Michael Bösch Lecturer for Resource Efficiency
Telephone : +41 56 202 84 49 (direct)
Thomas Brunner
Thomas Brunner Research Associate
Telephone : +41 56 202 74 83 (direct)
Prof. Dr. Petar Mandaliev
Prof. Dr. Petar Mandaliev Lecturer for Resource Efficiency
Telephone : +41 56 202 87 07 (direct)
Prof. Stefan Roth
Prof. Stefan Roth Lecturer for Renewable Energy
Telephone : +41 56 202 76 43 (direct)
Tom Strebel
Tom Strebel Research associate and Head of the testing laboratory for wood-fired heating systems
Telephone : +41 56 202 79 16 (direct)
Dr. Josef Wüest
Dr. Josef Wüest Research Associate
Telephone : +41 56 202 74 31 (direct)

Franco Cavalloni
Research assistant
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Daniel Fischer
Research assistant
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Alexander Garcia
Research associate
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Elvira Knam
Administration
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Hans Peter Knöpfel
Research associate
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Nemo Lohberger
Research associate
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Daniel Lustenberger
Research assistant
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Léonard Marchand
Research associate
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Verena Roos
Administration
+41 56 202 85 36
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Raffael Schreiber
Technical specialist
+41 56 202 72 08
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Joris Strassburg
Research assistant
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Misato Toda
Research Associate
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Alexander Urfer
Research assistant
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Dieter Winkler
Research associate
+41 56 202 74 37
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