Ingwald Obernberger, Graz, Austria
After graduating from Graz University of Technology in 1991, Ingwald Obernberger received his Ph.D. in 1994 from the same university on the topic "Secondary Raw Material Wood Ash - Sustainable Economy in Connection with Energy Production from Biomass". In 1997 he received the status of associate professor.
Ingwald Obernberger has worked on many projects related to the combustion of biomass. Topics vary from characterisation of biomass fuels and ashes to fuel behaviour in combustion installations, combustion modelling, environmental aspects as well as many other subjects.
Since March 1994 he is head of the research group "Thermal Biomass Utilisation" at the Institute for Resource Efficient and Sustainable Systems, Graz University of Technology, and since 1995 managing director of the engineering company BIOS BIOENERGIESYSTEME GmbH (http://bios-bioenergy.at). Ingwald Obernberger has been active in the IEA Bioenergy Agreement since 1995.