Head of Hydrogen Center
Rudolf Zauner studied process engineering at the Technical University of Graz, Austria and obtained a PhD in chemical engineering from University College London, UK.
He subsequently worked in technical process development and scale-up at BASF AG in Ludwigshafen, Germany, followed by a placement at the Center for Innovative Sintered Products in State College, Pennsylvania, US (2001-2003). From 2003 to 2008 he worked for Austrian Research Centers, developing a powder technology business unit and managing both industry and EU-funded projects.
Since 2008 he has been working at VERBUND. He has formerly been responsible for operation of the 420 MW VERBUND wind fleet in Austria, Germany, Romania and Bulgaria, for renewables R&D and for plant optimization before becoming Head of Hydrogen Center at Verbund Solutions GmbH.