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Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont. Manuel Leuchtenmüller


Phone: +43 3842 402 5258

Mobile Phone: +43 650 91 491 29



2004 – 2009

Higher Technical Education Institute (HTL) Leoben with focus on logistics

2010 – 2014

Bachelor’s degree program in Metallurgy, Montanuniversitaet Leoben, Austria (B.Sc.)

2014 – 2015

Master’s degree program in Metallurgy, Montanuniversitaet Leoben, Austria, with a focus on Nonferrous Metallurgy and Iron and Steel Metallurgy


Graduation (M.Sc.)/(Dipl.-Ing.); Title of master’s thesis: Evaluation of the behaviour of silver and indium in residues from the zinc industry during a pyro-metallurgical treatment process

2015 – present

PhD student and research associate at the Chair of Nonferrous Metallurgy, Montanuniversitaet Leoben


Conferral of doctorate with distinction (Dr. mont.); Title of dissertation: Recycling of chromium-containing residues from the stainless steel industry with a focus on the reduction kinetics

2019 – present

PostDoc at the Christian Doppler Laboratory for selective recovery of minor metals using innovative process concepts

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