Prof. Markus Reuter

Outotec - Finland


Director: Helmholtz-Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf, Helmholtz Institute Freiberg for Resource Technology, Freiberg, Germany (


Honorary Doctorate Dr. h.c., Université de Liège (Belgium 2015)

Doctorate in Engineering D.Eng., Stellenbosch University (South Africa, 2006)

Dr. habil., RWTH Aachen (Germany, 1995)

PhD, Stellenbosch University (South Africa, 1991)


Outotec (Ausmelt) (Director Australia & Finland, 2006 to 2015)

Mintek (South Africa, leader of furnace control group 1994-1996)

Anglo American Corporation (South Africa, process metallurgist 1984-1985)


Director @Helmholtz Zentrum Dresden-Rossendorf (Germany 2015 to present)

Professor @TU Delft (Netherland, 1996 to 2005)

Professor and Professorial Fellow @University of Melbourne (Australia, 2005 to present)

Adjunct&Honorary Professor @Aalto University (Finland, 2012 to present)

Guest professor @Central South University (China, 2012 to present)

Adjunct Professor @University of Stellenbosch (South Africa, 1999-2007)

Co-editor & author “Handbook of Recycling” (Elsevier, 2014) (1st Prize International Solid Waste Association ISWA, 2014)

Doctor honoris causa, Honorary Doctorate, University Liège, Belgium (2015)

TMS: EPD Distinguished Lecture 2016 (award in Feb 2016 at TMS Annual Conference)

TMS Science award 2014: Best paper in Metallurgical Transactions B (2013)

Outotec Technology Award 2013 – awarded to individuals that enhance the commercial success of Outotec (2013)

EPD Science Award – Best paper in Metallurgical Transactions B (TMS Annual Meeting, 2014)

Lead author: 2nd UNEP report “Metal Recycling: Opportunities, Limits, Infrastructure” (UNEP, 2013)

Main author of book “Metrics of Material and Metal Ecology” (Elsevier, 2005)


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