Dominik Leherbauer

Dipl.-Ing. Dominik Leherbauer

Dipl.-Ing. Dominik Leherbauer
Research Group Member

University of Applied Sciences Upper Austria
School of Engineering
Stelzhamerstraße 23
4600 Wels, Austria

Dominik Leherbauer is a researcher with a passion for finding sustainable and efficient solutions in the energy field. His expertise in demand-side management, combined with his education and qualifications, make him a valuable asset to any team working towards a better future in the industry. With his strong background in research, proficiency in languages, and ability to work effectively in diverse environments, Dominik is well-equipped to tackle complex challenges in the energy field and drive positive change in the industry.


  • Energy Efficiency
    • Improving energy efficiency in industrial context
      • Identifying and analyzing energy consumption patterns
      • Developing and implementing energy-saving measures
    • Modelling and simulation to support decision-making
      • Creating computer models to simulate energy consumption and evaluate the impact of energy-saving measures
  • Demand Response
    • Implementing demand response strategies in industrial setting
      • Coordinating with energy providers to reduce energy consumption during peak hours
      • Implementing energy-saving measures during peak hours
  • Computer Science
    • Competent understanding of computer science topics
    • Knowledge of programming languages and algorithms
    • Familiarity with Linux and UNIX-based systems

Current Project

  • EU project: EnerMan
    • Aim: Find innovative solutions to improve energy efficiency in the industrial sector
    • Key responsibilities:
      • Conducting research and data analysis to identify areas for improvement
      • Developing and testing new energy-saving measures
      • Collaborating with team members and stakeholders to achieve project goals

Skills and Qualifications

  • Strong background in energy research
    • Extensive knowledge of energy efficiency and related fields
    • Experience conducting research and analyzing data
  • Awards for achievements in the field
    • Recognition for contributions to the energy efficiency field
  • Ability to work effectively in a multi-lingual and multicultural environment
    • Proficient in German and English
    • Experience working in diverse teams and cultural settings


  1. Physics-Based Modeling and Parameter Tracing for Industrial Demand-Side Management Applications: A Novel Approach
    Sustainability Feb 2024
  2. Holistic System Modelling and Analysis for Energy-Aware Production: An Integrated Framework
    Peter HehenbergerDominik Leherbauer, Olivia Penas, Romain Delabeye, Stanislao Patalano, Ferdinando Vitolo, Andrea Rega, Panayiotis Alefragis, Michael Birbas, Alexios Birbas, and Panagiotis Katrakazas
    Systems Feb 2023
  3. Modeling the Energy Flexible Job Shop with a Disaggregated Load Approach for Changeable Manufacturing
    Procedia Computer Science Jan 2023
  4. Real-Time Allocation of Volatile Energy Related Emissions in  Manufacturing
    In Product Lifecycle Management. PLM in Transition Times : The Place of Humans and Transformative Technologies Jan 2023
  5. Transitioning Services to Result-Oriented Product-Service Systems : A Mechatronic-Based Approach
    Alexander Holzinger, Dominik Leherbauer, and Peter Hehenberger
    In 2020 21st International Conference on Research and Education in Mechatronics (REM) Dec 2020