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Research associate

Field of work

Lukas Knoll studied process and environmental engineering at the Beuth University of Applied Sciences in Berlin. After completing his master's degree, he worked abroad for three years as a junior researcher where he already gained experience in the field of biogas technology, industrial and agricultural residual waste utilization and gas fermentation. Since October 2020, he has been working as a research associate at Deutsches Biomasseforschungszentrum gemeinnützige GmbH DBFZ in Leipzig in the department of „biochemical conversion“ in the „System Optimization“ working group. There, he is responsible for conducting and evaluating scientific studies on emissions from biogas plants and composting facilities. Both the planning and execution of emission measurements with the on-site approach, for the determination of component-specific emissions at biogas plants, and with the remote sensing approach (TDLAS) for the determination of total emissions at biogas plants are in his area of responsibility.

Curriculum vitae

Since Oktober 2020Research Associate at DBFZ
2017 - 2020Junior Researcher at BEST - Bioenergy and Sustainable Technologies GmbH in Vienna, Austria
2015 - 2017Master in process engineering at Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin
2010 - 2015Bachelor in Process and Environmental Engineering at Beuth University of Applied Sciences Berlin