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Corinna Baumgartner

Corinna Baumgartner

Corinna Baumgartner

ZHAW School of Engineering
Forschungsschwerpunkt Technology Assessment
Technoparkstrasse 2
8400 Winterthur

+41 (0) 58 934 70 84
corinna.baumgartner@zhaw.ch

Personal profile

Position at the ZHAW

Senior Reserach Associate

www.zhaw.ch/de/engineering/institute-zentren/ine/

Expertise and research interests

Technology Assessment and Sustainability Assessment: Life cycle Assessment, Life Cycle Costing; Ecoefficiency-analysis
Circular Economy & Sustainable Resource Management
Sustainability of and by emerging technologies
Sustainable Digitalisation
Sustainability assessment in early-stage design and development phases of products and systems

Educational background

09/2015 - 12/2015
CTI Entrepreneuship – Modul Business Concept

09/2012 - 02/2015
MSc in Life Sciences, Specialisation in Environmental Technologies (FHNW)

* Thesis: Feasibility study of eco-efficient measures to maintain and improve water status at river basin scale in Romania.
* 6 months stay in Timisoara, Romania

09/2009 - 08/2012
BSc in Life Science Technologies, Vertiefung in Umwelttechnik (FHNW)

* Thesis: Life Cycle Assessment of Organic Photovoltaic Production - Documentation of a sustainability assessment for the production process of organic solar cells.

08/2003 - 07/2006, Apprenticeship Biology Laboratory Technician, Swiss Certificate of Competence, Fa. Hoffmann La Roche, Specialisation: biochemistry und molecular biology

Professional milestones

Seit 06/2020 Senior Research Associate at the Institute for Sustainable Development

06/2018 - 05/2020 Research Assistant at the Institute for Sustainable Development

02/2015 - 08/2017 Research Associate, Research group Sustainable resource management , Institute for Ecopreneurship (IEC), FHNW
* Project lead of the subproject "Economic Assessment of Industrial and Municipal Waste Treatment Options and Waste-to-Energy (WtE) Systems" of the NFP70 project "wastEturn"

* Capacity building and supervision in LCA & SimaPro in Lithuania in the bilateral [CH/LTU] research project (SNF) "ME-LOOPS: Circular Economy: Closing Material and Energy Flows Effieciently"

09/2012 - 01/2015 Reserach assistant, Research group Sustainable resource management , Institute for Ecopreneurship (IEC), FHNW

* NSustainability assessment in the EU FP7 project "SUNFLOWER", Work Package: Environmental risk assessment and sustainability of Organic Photovoltaics (OPV)

10/2009 - 07/2010 Biology laboratory technichian, research group: Cardiovascular Molecular Imaging, Dep. Biomedicine, University hospital Basel

08/2006 - 03/2009 Biology laboratory technichian, Dep. Neuroscience, Fa. Hoffmann La Roche AG

Membership of networks

Projects

Publications

Conference contributions, peer-reviewed

Publications before appointment at the ZHAW

Life Cycle Assessment and eco-efficiency of prospective, flexible, tandem organic photovoltaic module. D. Hengevoss, C. Baumgartner, G. Nisato, C. Hugi. Nov 2016. Solar Energy: 137, p. 317-327. doi.org/10.1016/j.solener.2016.08.025

Optimizing Swiss waste management to support the energy-turnaround: wastETurn. M. Haupt, C. Vadenbo, E. Capon-Garcia, C. Baumgartner, M. Duygan, S. Hellweg, K. Hungerbühler. LCM 2015, Bordeaux. Conference poster.

Health Economic Model For Novel In Vitro Diagnostic Kit For Infective Endocarditis. C. Baumgartner, T. Matt, C. Hugi. Nov 2014. Value in Health: 17, Issue 7, p. A679-A680. doi.org/10.1016/j.jval.2014.08.2531

Ökologischer Nutzen nachgewiesen. C. Baumgartner, D. Hengevoss, C. Hugi. 2014. Umweltperspektiven 01/2014.

Sustainability assessment of roll-to-roll manufactured organic photovoltaic. C. Baumgartner, D. Hengevoss, C. Hugi. 2013. LOPEC 2013, Munich. Conference presentation. dx.doi.org/10.13140/2.1.2819.3923

Other publications

Potential of Internet of Things to Act as Enabler for Reducing Energy Consumption & CO2 Emissions in Switzerland. T. Kühn, V. Carabias-Hütter, C. Baumgartner, B. Shala, D. Suter. Behave 2018. Zürich. Konferenzvortrag.