Dr. Cordin Arpagaus

Senior Research Engineer / Institute for Energy Systems (Thermodynamics)
Cordin Arpagaus


  • Thermal energy systems
  • Heat pumps with turbocompressors
  • High temperature heat pumps
  • Refrigeration technology
  • Energy efficiency in industrial processes
  • Process engineering
  • Simulations with Engineering Equation Solver EES
  • Spray drying (nano spray drying)
  • Literature studies
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  • Since April 2015 Senior Research Engineer at the Institute for Energy Systems, NTB
  • 2011-2015 Team Leader Technical Support, Hamilton Bonaduz AG
  • 2006-2011 Product Group Manager, Büchi Labortechnik AG, Flawil
  • 2002-2005 Dr. sc. techn., Institute of Process Engineering, ETH Zurich
  • 2001-2003 Dipl. NDS ETHZ in Business Administration, ETH Zurich
  • 1995-2001 Dipl. Process Engineer, ETH Zurich
  • 1990-1995 Matura, Bündner Kantonsschule, Chur


Heat pumps

Spray drying 

Plasma process engineering




The Institute for Energy Systems offers research and development in the fields of thermal and electrical energy systems. The main areas of expertise are heat pumps, refrigeration technology, power electronics, and decentralized energy distribution systems.  We provide concept studies, literature research, as well as analysis, design and development of prototypes for various applications. These include, among others, heat pumps, energy in buildings and industry, household appliances, vacuum evaporation, inductive energy transmission, electromobility, photovoltaics, electric chargers, wind simulations, electrical networks and power generation facilities, as well as acoustics.