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Heiko Gaertner

Research Scientist

Heiko Gaertner

Researcher with more than 12 years of experience as process and principal engineer in foundry, automotive, wind-power, and primary metal production. Since 2016 at Sintef AS


2013 - PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from NTNU's Faculty of Natural Sciences and Technology.
2007 - MSc in Light Metal Production.

Competence and research areas

• Analytical techniques for flue gases characterisation. Emission monitoring and characterisation of gaseous and particulate emissions
• Primary aluminium production: Process control, heat balance , Cell Start-up and early operation.
• Foundry processes: Optimization of iron casting methods for complex hand moulded and machine moulded castings , and simulation
• Experience in statistical computing in R, MSA, rapid prototyping, quality management, and CATIA, AutoCAD, MagmaSoft.

Contact info

Visiting address:
Alfred Getz' vei 2B