Rudi Karpf

Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Rudi KarpfProf. Dr.-Ing. Rudi Karpf

Chief Executive Officer (CEO) ete.a Ingenieurgesellschaft


Studies of energy and heating technologies at the University of Applied Sciences Gießen and Technical University Dresden; Promotion at the Technical University Dresden/Germany, Faculty Mechanical Engineering, Institute of Energy Technology

Field of activity

  • honorary professor at the THM Gießen, department LSE, for emission reduction/avoidance and immission control
  • Assignment in the national group of expertise for the amendment of the BAT-Code Of Practice regarding Waste to Energy
  • Member of Processnet (DECHEMA; VDI-GVC) section Waste treatment and Recycling
  • Authorized from the IHK Gießen-Friedberg as certified expert for combustion process (process engineering); flue gas treatment; (process) analyses; measurements
  • Appointment in the  task group VDI 3460 „ emission reduction – waste to energy“ ; VDI 3459 "nomenclature in energy and waste Management" and VDI 4635 "Power to X"-Speaker of the task group CO2-Removal; coworking in the task group VDI 3925 "tools for evaluation of waste to energy plant"
  • Member of committee IUTA Duisburg, R&D project „research into behaviour of Mercury for optimizing wet gas cleaning systems“, "condensing wet electrostatic precipitator" and "low temperature SCR"
  • Since 2002 lectureship at University of Applied Sciences Jena, flue gas purification and project planning of technical installations; lectureship at University of Applied Sciences Gießen, flue gas purification
  • Instructor project management / executive coach IHK Dillenburg/Germany
  • Process improvements in the field of waste to energy, planning, consultance and execution in the field of energy management and flue gas purification technology


Phone: +49 (0)6404-658164


ete-a · Ingenieurgesellschaft für Energie- und Umweltengineering & Beratung mbH
Hofgut Kolnhausen 12 · 35423 Lich · Hessen, Deutschland · fon: +49 (0)6404.658164 · fax: +49 (0)6404.658165 ·

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