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Research associate

Field of work

Markus Lenhart studied environmental engineering at the Bauhaus University Weimar. During his studies, he was able to broaden his knowledge of biotechnology utilization in resource management in an international and development policy context, through study visits to Cambodia and India. Since August 2019, he has been active as a research associate in the field of "Biochemical Conversion" in the "biogas technology" working group within the DBFZ Deutsches Biomasse Forschungszentrum gemeinnützige GmbH in Leipzig.

Mr. Markus Lenhart works primarily on the energetic balancing and efficiency increase of biogas plants as well as on the creation, evaluation and adaptation of circular economy concepts for biogenic resources in an international context. His main focus is on the exploitation and efficient utilisation of biogenic residues for energy and material use.

Curriculum vitae

Since 2020Lecturer “biomass utilisation” Hochschule Merseburg
Since 2019Research associate in the working group “biogas technology"
2010 - 2019Environmental Engineering Studies at Bauhaus-University Weimar (M.Sc.)
2017Semester abroad Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai, India
2016 - 2017Semester abroad Institute of Technology of Cambodia, Phnom Penh, Cambodia