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Dipl.-Ing. Dr. techn. Thomas WALLNER Principal Mechanical Engineer, Argonne National Laboratory; Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Michigan Technological University; Vice-President, ASciNA - Austrian Scientists and Scholars in North America, Argonne, IL

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1995-2001 Mechanical Engineering, Economics, University of Technology, Graz
1998,1999 Internship, AVL List GmbH Department for Flow and Port Development
2000-2001 Tutor for Thermodynamics, the Institute of Internal Combustion Engines and Thermodynamics, University of Technology, Graz
2001-2002 Technician in private motorcycle racing team
2001-2004 Doctoral Studies of Technical Science, University of Technology, Graz
2001-2004 Scientific assistant at the Institute of Internal Combustion Engines and Thermodynamics at Graz University of Technology Department: Engine Research/Combustion Process
2004-2005 Authorized contact person / Team leader of Graz University of Technology for European Integrated Project HyICE
2005-2006 Postdoctoral appointee at Argonne National Laboratory / Center for Transportation Research
since 2006 Session organizer for Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) at national and international conferences
2006-2013 Principal Investigator at Argonne National Laboratory / Center for Transportation Research
since 2007 Consultant for test cell design and layout for internal combustion engine research
since 2009 Adjunct assistant professor in the Mechanical Engineering - Engineering Mechanics Department at Michigan Technological University
2010-2012 Chair of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Advanced Power Source Committee
 Since 2016 Chair of the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) Powertrains, Fuels and Lubricants Activity
since 2012 Associate Editor of the SAE International Journal of EnginessSince 2014 Manager, Fuels, Engine and Aftertreatment Research at Argonne National Laboratory, Center for Transportation Research

Publications

Verhelst, S.; Wallner, T.; Sierens, R.: 'Hydrogen-fueled internal combustion engines.' Handbook of Hydrogen Energy' Sherif S A (Ed.). CRC/Taylor and Francis. ISBN 978-1420054477. 2014.
Verhelst, S.; Demuynck, J.; Sierens, R.; Scarcelli, R.; Matthias, N.; Wallner, T.: Update on the progress on hydrogen-fueled internal combustion engines.' Verhelst, S.; Demuynck, J.; Sierens, R.; Scarcelli, R.; Matthias, N.; Wallner, T.: 'Update on the progress on hydrogen-fueled internal combustion engines.' Renewable Hydrogen Technologies: Production, Purification, Storage, Applications and Safety' Chapter 18, Gandía L M, Arzamendi G, Diéguez P M (Ed.). Elsevier. ISBN-10: 0444563520 ISBN-13: 978-0444563521. 2013.
Wallner, T.; Miers, S.: 'Alternative Fuels for Internal Combustion Engines.' Encyclopedia of Sustainability Science and Technology. Meyers, Robert A. (Ed.). ISBN 978-0-387-89469-0. Springer. 2012.
Verhelst, S.; Sierens, R.; Wallner, T.: 'How efficient are hydrogen-fueled internal combustion engines?.' Green Energy and Technology' edited by H. Machrafi. eISBN: 978-1-60805-285-1. Bentham Science Publishers. 2012.

Awards

2011 SAE Lloyd L. Withrow Distinguished Speaker Award
2011 Environmental Achievement Award from the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA) for extraordinary efforts in support of greenhouse gas emissions testing on behalf of the entire recreational boating industry
2011 Presentation Award for Young Researchers and Engineers: Outstanding Presentation at the 2011 Japan Society of Automotive Engineers/Society of Automotive Engineers (JSAE/SAE) International Powertrains, Fuels and Lubricants Meeting
2012 SAE Forest R. McFarland Award for outstanding contributions toward the work of the SAE Engineering Meetings Board
2016 Recipient of USCAR Team Award for contributions as a member of the U.S. DRIVE ACEC Fuels Roadmap Sub-Team