Dr. Heiko Gaertner

Basic

Angestellt, Principal Engineer R&D Elecrolysis, Norsk Hydro

Øvre Årdal, Norway

Skills

Primary aluminium production.
Development and optimization of casting processes
Stress analysis and optimization of casting processes with help of simulation. Knowledge towards thermo-physical material properties
Metallurgy
Error analysis
Design
Cast defects - cause and prevention
Development of casting methods.
Characterization of exhaust gases
Electolysis
Process engineering

Timeline

Professional experience for Heiko Gaertner

  • Current 7 years and 6 months, since Aug 2014

    Principal Engineer R&D Elecrolysis

    Norsk Hydro

    R&D primary aluminium production

  • Current 8 years and 3 months, since Nov 2013

    Project Engineer

    Hydro Aluminium

  • 4 years and 3 months, Sep 2009 - Nov 2013

    Stipendiat

    NTNU Fakultet for naturvitenskap og teknologi, Institutt for materialteknologi

    Doktorgradsstudier (ph.d.)

  • 2 years and 1 month, Jul 2007 - Jul 2009

    Process Engineer

    Hydro Aluminium, Årdal

    Electrolysis and process engineering. Booster-cells

  • 2 years, Aug 2005 - Jul 2007

    MSc Light Metal Production

    NTNU

  • 3 years, Oct 2002 - Sep 2005

    Vice Production Manager

    EGM Veastas Wind Systems Foundry, Magdeburg, Germany

  • 1 year and 4 months, Jun 2001 - Sep 2002

    R&D Engineer

    Daimler Chrysler Foundry , Mannheim, Germany

  • 2 years and 6 months, Jan 1999 - Jun 2001

    Methods Engineer

    Rolls-Royce Foundry, Bergen, Norway (former Ulstein Støperier AS)

Educational background for Heiko Gaertner

  • 4 years and 3 months, Sep 2009 - Nov 2013

    Materials Science and Engineering

    NTNU

    Characterization

  • 2 years, Aug 2005 - Jul 2007

    Meterials Science and Engineering

    NTNU - Norges Technisk-Naturvitenskapelige Universitet,

    Discipline: Electrolysis and Process Metallurgy

Languages

  • German

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  • English

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  • Norwegian

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Wants

Technology consulting

Interests

Judo
cycling
hiking

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