DI Dr. Christoph Buksnowitz





  • Business management
  • Customer care
  • Project management
  • Technical development
  • Material science, engineering
  • Project management, patenting

Education and Job History:

  • Lecturer, University of Natural Resources and Life Sciences, Vienna (lecture: Bionics)
  • Project leader, Kompetenzzentrum Holz GmbH
  • Assistant professor, Department of Material Sciences and Process Engineering BOKU
  • Staff scientist, Institute of Wood Science and Technology BOKU
  • Scientific staff, Federal Forest Office, Austria
  • Scientific staff, Institute of Surveying, Remote Sensing and Land Information BOKU
  • PhD studies Engineering (ongoing)
  • PhD in material science of renewable materials (2006)
  • Dipl.-Ing. in forestry (2003)


  • Welding training at SZA Wien (MIG, MAG, WIG, electrode)
  • Spray painting training (Spies Hecker Training Center)
  • Milling training, Wifi St. Pölten
  • Sailing licences ÖSV (FB1, FG2, FB3)
  • International Catamaran Licence
  • Sailing teacher diploma VÖYWS
  • General radio operator certificate
  • Blaster certificate
  • Driving licences A, B, C, E F, G
  • Excavator operator
  • Paragliding basic licence
  • PADI Advanced Open Water Diver, Nitrox I+II
  • Taekwodo Kup 1. (NÖ-county champion), Judo green belt
  • Hunting licence, fishing certificate
  • Managing a garage for oldtimer restauration and offroad vehicle modification 

Sports and Hobbies:

  • Long distance triathlon (Ironman Kärnten 2004, Ironman 70.3 St. Pölten 2011)
  • Regatta sailing (e.g.: Melges 24 WM Torbole 2012), Offshore sailing
  • Paragliding
  • Climbing, mountaineering
  • Apnoea and SCUBA diving, under water photography
  • Rubber boating (Hutchinson, Zodiac)
  • Windsurfing und surfing
  • Biking (MTB, road bike)
  • Rafting (Grabner Outside), kayaking, canoeing
  • ski touring, cross-country skiing (classic, skate), snow showing, sledding
  • Archery, shooting (rifle, shotgun)
  • Hunting, fishing, speargun fishing, bow fishing
  • Taekwondo, Judo, strength training, Yoga, Slackline, Drawing
  • Offroad travelling (Landcruiser BJ45, Landcruiser HZJ78, Ural 4320, KTM Adventure 990, KTM 620 RA), Motocross (KTM 125 Rattray edition)
  • Expeditions, Survival