Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.-Ing. Markus Lehner

Portrait of Markus Lehner
  • Job title: Chairholder
  • Organization: Montanuniversität Leoben
  • Working group: Chair of Process Technology & Industrial Environment Protection
  • Phone number: +43 3842 402-5000
  • Fax number: +43 3842 402-5002
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  • Address:
    Franz-Josef-Str. 18
    8700 Leoben

University Studies:

10/1986 – 05/1992: Technische Universität München, Process Engineering, Degree: Dipl.-Ing. univ.


Professional Activities:

06/1992 – 12/1994: Scientific employee at Chair for Thermodynamic (Prof. F. Mayinger), TU München

July 1996: Ph.D. (Dr.-Ing., TU München): „Dust seperation in a venturi scrubber in self-priming operation“

01/1995-12/1998: Assistant Professor (C1) at Chair of Thermodynamic, Management of a major industrial research project

01/1999 – 09/2010: RVT Process Equipment GmbH (formerly Rauschert Verfahrenstechnik GmbH), Steinwiesen, Germany. past position: Division  Manager Sales, Engineering and Construction, Procuration. SME company for Plant Engineering in chemical, petrochemical and refining industries.

Since 1.10.2010: University Professor and Head of the Institute for Process Engineering of Industrial Environmental Protection, Montanuniversität Leoben, Austria


Research fields:

industrial gas cleaning processes, integration and chemical storage of renewable energy, recycling processes for industrial wastes, carbon capture and utilization