Meet the People behind DPE

Top scientists and extraordinary graduates constitute the team, execute leading edge projects as well as give excellent lectures as part of the study program Petroleum Engineering to educate highly performing graduates.

Lectures are closely aligned between the chairs of the department and masterclasses are the new approach of the department to cope with the growing challenges of modern oil industry.

Faculty

Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Phys. Dr.rer.nat. Holger Ott - Reservoir Engineering
Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Phys. Dr.rer.nat.
Holger Ott
Head of Department and Chair, University Professor
Reservoir Engineering
Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont. Gerhard Thonhauser - Drilling and Completion Engineering
Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont.
Gerhard Thonhauser
Head of Chair, University Professor
Drilling and Completion Engineering
Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont. Herbert Hofstätter - Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont.
Herbert Hofstätter
Head of Chair, University Professor
Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Univ.-Prof. Dr. Mišo Soleša - Drilling and Completion Engineering
Univ.-Prof. Dr.
Mišo Soleša
University Professor for Real-time Monitoring and Analysis
Drilling and Completion Engineering
Univ.-Prof. MBA, PhD Kris Ravi - Drilling and Completion Engineering
Univ.-Prof. MBA, PhD
Kris Ravi
University Professor for Well Integrity
Drilling and Completion Engineering
Univ.-Prof. Mikhail  Gelfgat - Drilling and Completion Engineering
Univ.-Prof.
Mikhail Gelfgat
University Professor for Alternative Drilling Systems
Drilling and Completion Engineering
Univ.-Prof. MSc. PhD Riyaz  Kharrat - Reservoir Engineering
Univ.-Prof. MSc. PhD
Riyaz Kharrat
University Professor for Carbonate Reservoir Engineering
Reservoir Engineering

Scientific Staff

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PhD Martin Fernø - Reservoir Engineering
PhD
Martin Fernø
Visiting Professor
Reservoir Engineering
Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont. Leonhard Ganzer - Reservoir Engineering
Univ.-Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont.
Leonhard Ganzer
Visiting Professor
Reservoir Engineering
Ass. Univ. Prof. MSc. PhD Abdolnabi Hashemi - Drilling and Completion Engineering
Ass. Univ. Prof. MSc. PhD
Abdolnabi Hashemi
Visiting Professor
Drilling and Completion Engineering
Ass.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont. Michael Prohaska-Marchried - Drilling and Completion Engineering
Ass.Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont.
Michael Prohaska-Marchried
Assistant Professor
Drilling and Completion Engineering
Dipl.-Ing. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont. Clemens Langbauer - Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Dipl.-Ing. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont.
Clemens Langbauer
Senior Researcher
Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Dipl.-Ing. Pit Arnold - Reservoir Engineering
Dipl.-Ing.
Pit Arnold
Research Associate
Reservoir Engineering
Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont. Patrick Eisner - Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont.
Patrick Eisner
Research Associate
Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont. Rudolf Fruhwirth - Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont.
Rudolf Fruhwirth
Research Associate
Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Dipl.-Ing. Ahmad Kharrat - Reservoir Engineering
Dipl.-Ing.
Ahmad Kharrat
Research Associate
Reservoir Engineering
Dipl.-Ing. Viorica Sîrghii - Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Dipl.-Ing.
Viorica Sîrghii
Research Associate
Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Dipl.-Ing. Yiwen Xu - Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Dipl.-Ing.
Yiwen Xu
Research Associate
Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
PhD Siroos Azizmohammadi - Reservoir Engineering
PhD
Siroos Aziz­mohammadi
Senior Lecturer
Reservoir Engineering
Dipl.-Ing. Asad Elmgerbi - Drilling and Completion Engineering
Dipl.-Ing.
Asad Elmgerbi
Senior Lecturer
Drilling and Completion Engineering
MSc Alexander Fine - Drilling and Completion Engineering
MSc
Alexander Fine
Senior Lecturer
Drilling and Completion Engineering
Dipl.-Ing. Abdelfattah Lamik - Drilling and Completion Engineering
Dipl.-Ing.
Abdelfattah Lamik
Senior Lecturer
Drilling and Completion Engineering
Dipl.-Ing. Anton Lettner - Drilling and Completion Engineering
Dipl.-Ing.
Anton Lettner
Senior Lecturer
Drilling and Completion Engineering
Dipl.-Ing. Sharen León - Drilling and Completion Engineering
Dipl.-Ing.
Sharen León
Senior Lecturer
Drilling and Completion Engineering
Dr.mont. Petr Víta - Drilling and Completion Engineering
Dr.mont.
Petr Víta
Senior Lecturer
Drilling and Completion Engineering
Dipl.-Ing. Dr. mont. Heimo Anton - Reservoir Engineering
Dipl.-Ing. Dr. mont.
Heimo Anton
Visiting Lecturer
Reservoir Engineering
PhD Thomas  Finkbeiner - Reservoir Engineering
PhD
Thomas Finkbeiner
Visiting Lecturer
Reservoir Engineering
Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont.   Wilfried Gruber - Reservoir Engineering
Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont.
Wilfried Gruber
Visiting Lecturer
Reservoir Engineering
Dipl.-Ing. Dr. mont. MBA Thomas Gäbler - Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Dipl.-Ing. Dr. mont. MBA
Thomas Gäbler
Visiting Lecturer
Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Dipl.-Ing. Alexander Heger - Drilling and Completion Engineering
Dipl.-Ing.
Alexander Heger
Visiting Lecturer
Drilling and Completion Engineering
Dipl.-Ing. Volker Jedlitschka - Drilling and Completion Engineering
Dipl.-Ing.
Volker Jedlitschka
Visiting Lecturer
Drilling and Completion Engineering
Mag. Rudolf Nikolaus  Knezevic - Drilling and Completion Engineering
Mag.
Rudolf Nikolaus Knezevic
Visiting Lecturer
Drilling and Completion Engineering
Dipl.-Ing. Michael Niedermayr - Drilling and Completion Engineering
Dipl.-Ing.
Michael Niedermayr
Visiting Lecturer
Drilling and Completion Engineering
Dipl.-Ing. Mikhail Pavlov - Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Dipl.-Ing.
Mikhail Pavlov
Visiting Lecturer
Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
PhD Marc Pesendorfer - Reservoir Engineering
PhD
Marc Pesendorfer
Visiting Lecturer
Reservoir Engineering
Dipl.-Ing. Reinhard  Pongratz - Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Dipl.-Ing.
Reinhard Pongratz
Visiting Lecturer
Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Spörker - Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Dipl.-Ing.
Thomas Spörker
Visiting Lecturer
Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Dipl.-Ing. Arman Valian - Drilling and Completion Engineering
Dipl.-Ing.
Arman Valian
Visiting Lecturer
Drilling and Completion Engineering
PhD Jonas Wegner - Reservoir Engineering
PhD
Jonas Wegner
Visiting Lecturer
Reservoir Engineering
Dipl.-Ing. Mostafa Borji - Reservoir Engineering
Dipl.-Ing.
Mostafa Borji
University Assistant
Reservoir Engineering
Dipl.-Ing. Fatemeh Fazeli Tehrani - Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Dipl.-Ing.
Fatemeh Fazeli Tehrani
University Assistant
Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
MSc Neda Hassannayebi - Reservoir Engineering
MSc
Neda Hassannayebi
University Assistant
Reservoir Engineering
Dipl.-Ing. Kata Kurgyis - Reservoir Engineering
Dipl.-Ing.
Kata Kurgyis
University Assistant
Reservoir Engineering

Staff

 Patrizia Gäbler - Drilling and Completion Engineering
Patrizia Gäbler
Office Manager
Drilling and Completion Engineering
 Marlies Helbl - Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Marlies Helbl
Office Manager
Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
 Bettina Matzer - Reservoir Engineering
Bettina Matzer
Office Manager
Reservoir Engineering
Mag.phil. Cornelia Praschag - Drilling and Completion Engineering
Mag.phil.
Cornelia Praschag
International Student Coordinator
Drilling and Completion Engineering
AR. Ing.  Johannes Brandegger - Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
AR. Ing.
Johannes Brandegger
Technician
Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Ing. Andreas Öfler - Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Ing.
Andreas Öfler
Technician
Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery
Ing. Michael Koopmans - Reservoir Engineering
Ing.
Michael Koopmans
Technician
Reservoir Engineering
AR. Horst Resch - Reservoir Engineering
AR.
Horst Resch
Technician
Reservoir Engineering

Student Assistants

Drilling and Completion Engineering

Csar, Elisabeth, BSc
Liegenfeld, Andreas, BSc
Ziashahabi, Pouya, Lis.

Petroleum and Geothermal Energy Recovery

Judmaier, Daniel
Patrik, Jasek