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Ao.Univ.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr. Thomas Amon

Division of Agricultural Engineering
Peter-Jordan-Straße 82, 1190 Wien

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Curr. Vitae

2000 - Leader of the Workinggroup "Livestock- and Environmental Engineering"
1999 - Habilitation, University of Agricultural Sciences, Vienna
1995 - Doctoral degree, Technical University of Munich
1990 - Agricultural Engineering at the Technical University of Munich, specialising in animal production

Statistik Austria, science classification

organic farming; renewable energy; renewable resources; animal production; agricultural construction; environmental protection;

Expertise

biogenic waste; /Biomass; /Logistic - Transportsystems; /Biogas production & Biogasrafinerysystems; /Emissions ;

Awards

2010 Energiesysteme der Zukunft: Demonstrationsanlage „Virtuelles Biogas“ Bruck/Leitha, Leuchtturm der Innovation; Bundesministerium für Verkehr Innovation und Technologie
2002 Bodenkulturpreis der Wirtschaftskammer Wien “Cofermentation von Wirtschaftsdüngern mit Energiegräsern in landwirtschaftlichen Biogasanlagen: Optimierung der Gärgutmischungen und des Biogasertrages
2001 Klimaschutzanerkennungspreis - Österreichische Hagelversicherung

Appointments/Memberships in Professional Societies

2010 - Austrian Association for Agricultural, Food and Environmental Research (ÖVAF)
field specialist
2009 - Observatory for renewable energy in Latin America and the Caribbean Brasilian and Latin American Biogas Network
field specialist
2009 - Observatoriobrasil – Brasilian and Latin American Biogas Network
field specialist
2007 - A3PS "Austrian Agency for Alternative Propulsion Systems"
member
2007 -2008 Expert Group Biofuels LA-EU Cooperation
mandate as expert
2006 - F&E Forum Biogas
chairman

Reviewer for scientific journals

2009 - Fuel
2009 - Grass and Forage Science
2009 - Biomass & Bioenergy
2009 - Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology
2008 - Journal of Biotechnology
2008 - Bioresource Technology
2005 -2006 Agricultural Engineering International: the CIGR e-journal
2005 - Die Bodenkultur: Austrian journal of agricultural research

Reviewer/Expert funding organizations

2010 - Strategic Research Council - Denmark
2010 - European Research Council (ERC) - European Union
2006 - ÖAD - Österreischischer Austauschdienst - Austria

Organizer of scientific conferences, Chairs

2011 SIGIERA Brasilien
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2011 Anaerobic Digestion of Solid Wastes & Energy Crops
Scientific Member of the Advisory Board
2009 EU-AGRO BIOGAS General Consortium Meeting
Member of the Organisation Committee
2009 EU-AGRO BIOGAS General Consortium Meetings
Member of the Organisation Committee
2009 EU-Agro Biogas Final Conference
Organiser
2009 Forum Biogas – Österreich, Generalversammlung
Organiser
2008 EU-AGRO BIOGAS General Consortium Meeting
Organiser
2008 EU-AGRO BIOGAS General Consortium Meetings
Member of the Organisation Committee
2007 EU-AGRO BIOGAS General Consortium Meeting
Organiser
2007 EU-AGRO BIOGAS Kick–off meeting, Vienna
Organiser
2006 Gründung des "F & E Forums Biogas e.V."
Organiser
2005 Vorstellen der Forschungsarbeiten des "F & E Forums Biogas"
Organiser
2002 Beurteilungsqualität des Tiergerechtheitsindex TGI 35 L/1996 für Rinder, Schweine und Hühner
Member of the Organisation Committee
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