Harald Desing

Current Position
  • PhD Researcher
Area of Expertise
Circular economy, Resource efficiency, Mechanical engineering, Energy systems, Product development, Material technology and manufacturing, Turbomachinery, Planetary boundaries, Life cycle assessment, Life cycle thinking, Material flow analysis
Teaching
  • University of St. Gallen (HSG), contextual studies, course "Auf dem Weg zu einer Kreislaufwirtschaft" (Bachelor’s level), guest lecturer
Publications
Here is a list of the most recent publications of Harald Desing.
Curriculum Vitae

Professional Career

Since 2017

PhD researcher, Swiss Federal Laboratories for Material Science and Technology (Empa), St.Gallen, Switzerland

2015-2018

Development advisor, Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia and Cape Town, South Africa

2013-2015

Process design engineer, TYROLIT Group, Schwaz, Austria

2013

Research student (Master thesis), GE Jenbacher, Jenbach, Austria

2012-2013

Scientific assistant, Technical University of Munich, Chair of applied mechanics, Munich, Germany

2010-2011

Design Engineer, Karosserie Entwicklung Thurner, Munich, Germany

 

Education

Since 2017

Doctoral studies in environmental engineering at Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH) with focus on product and service design for a sustainable circular economy

2012-2013

Master studies in mechanical engineering at Technical University Munich (TUM) with focus on turbomachinery and materials engineering

2009-2012

Bachelor studies in aviation and aerospace science at TUM

Links

      Harald Desing

      Empa
      Technology & Society
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      Lerchenfeldstrasse 5
      CH-9014 St. Gallen
      Tel.: +41 58 765 75 13