Dr. Andi Pfaffhuber

Dr. Andi Pfaffhuber


EMerald Geomodelling


Dr. Andi Pfaffhuber is the CEO of Oslo-based EMerald Geomodelling and the visionary behind airborne geoscanning. Before founding EMerald in 2019, he spent 12 years at the Norwegian Geotechnical Insititute where he introduced airborne geophysics to NGI in 2007 initially for resource exploration and later for the unique application in geotechnical projects.

Pfaffhuber established the NGI Geosurveys section in 2012 to develop, adapt and implement geophysical, remote sensing and GIS methods in NGIs advanced geotechnical projects. 10 years of research in the field of geotechnical geophysics led then to the strategic technology spinn of from NGI to EMerald.

Pfaffhuber holds a PhD in Applied Geophysics from Bremen University (2006) and an MSc in Applied Geoscience from Technical University Berlin (2001). His field of expertise spans from research, innovation, project management, business development and scientific consulting primarily with a focus on the infrastructure industry.

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