Prof. Dr. Dirk Volta

Contact data

Phone +49 (0) 461 805-1801
Mail dirk.volta [at]
Street Kanzleistraße 91-93
ZIP, City D-24943 Flensburg
Department Department of Energy and Biotechnology/ Department of Energy Sciences
Building H
Room H218


University Flensburg University of Applied Sciences


Born 1980, grown up in Nordfriesland. Vocational training as a refrigeration plant builder in Husum.

Diploma studies in supply engineering and master’s degree in "Technical Management" at Ostfalia (formerly Braunschweig / Wolfenbüttel University of Applied Sciences). Research assistant at the Institute for Energy-Optimized Systems (Ostfalia) and lecturer for refrigeration technology at Volkswagen Kraftwerk GmbH in Wolfsburg.

Doctorate to Dr.-Ing. at the TU Clausthal. Energy and environmental engineer for Nestlé Deutschland AG (2008 - 2016), most recently responsible for the four North German plants and Nestléprodukte GmbH. Member of the environmental committee of the Hamburg Chamber of Commerce (2011 - 2016).

Member of the technical committee for energy and environmental management of the VDI as well as the guideline committee of VDI 4663 (evaluation of energy and material efficiency).

Vocation as professor for thermal energy technology at the Flensburg University of Applied Sciences in April 2016. Teaching and research focus in the field of heat and mass transfer, refrigeration technology, heating and air conditioning technology, energy efficiency of supply systems.

Self-employed consulting engineer for energy, environmental and supply technology