Johann Hofinger

Expert in shallow geothermal energy, tunnelling and geotechnics


Civil engineer

Current position:

Senior expert


ÖGG Austrian Society for Geomechanics 

Key qualifications:

  • Dimensioning, design and construction supervision of plants for harnessing shallow geothermal energy (large projects), borehole heat exchangers, massive absorber systems
  • Thermal simulation of geothermal energy plants taking into account the influence of groundwater flow
  • Calculation and planning in the fields of geotechnical engineering and reinforced concrete construction

Year of Birth:



  • Secondary Technical College Vöcklabruck 
  • Vienna University of Technology, Faculty of Civil Engineering 
  • Chartered civil engineer

International experience:

Spain, Taiwan