Tobias Braun is senior engineer at the Institute of Mineral Resources Engineering. He holds MSc degrees in mining engineering and in economics from the RWTH Aachen University. His research focuses on mining economics and sustainable mining solutions. In his PhD project he analyses potentials and thresholds for sustainable technology alternatives for in-pit haulage in small open pit mines. Tobias is involved in WP 4 and he is leading WP 6 of the Imp@ct project.
Lars Barnewold is a Mining Engineer with a Master degree from the RWTH Aachen. In his Master thesis, Lars worked on mine planning issues, with focus to semi mobile processing plants, in a platinum mine in Siberia. Today he is a research assistant at the Institute of Mineral Resources Engineering in Aachen since 2015 and is working on his PhD. Lars is involved WP6- Project integration for business modelling.
Marius Braun is a research assistant at the Institute of Mineral Resources Engineering and PhD student at RWTH Aachen University. He holds an MSc in Mining Engineering and completed his Master program successfully with his master thesis in which he conducted, simulated and optimized ventilation layouts for German potash mines. After graduation he directly started to work at RWTH Aachen University in 2016.
Marjan Knobloch works as a research assistant and PhD student at the Institute of Mineral Resources Engineering of the RWTH Aachen University. She holds a BSc and MSc degree in Applied Geosciences from the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg. During her Master programme she worked at the State Office for Heritage Management and Archaeology – State Museum of prehistory of Saxony-Anhalt. In her master thesis she analysed and adapted the Acid Mine Drainage and weathering potential of copper shale piles in the historical mining district of Mansfeld (Germany).