Dr. Nikolaus Hannoschöck


  • Chief Scientist; Hilti AG, Schaan (Fürstentum Liechtenstein)


  • RWTH Aachen, Mechanical Engineering: Pre-Diploma (1976)
  • ETH Zürich, Internal Combustion Engines: dipl. Masch.-Ing. ETH (1979)
  • ETH Zürich, Internal Combustion Engines: Dr.sc.techn.ETH (1984)

Working Experience

  • Thermodynamics and super charging of Diesel engines
  • R&D in the field of thermal engineering and fluid flow (burners, rocket engines, sound surpressing aircraft hangars, powder and gas combustion driven nailers)
  • Sistematics of Design

Research Interests

  • Design and numerical simulation of (thermodynamic) processes
  • Properties and vaporzation of mixtures (combustibles etc.)
  • Heat transfer
  • Industrial research and pre-development projects
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