News from the Technology Department

For personal reasons, our diving instructor Christian Suntinger resigns from his position as department head and will also leave the association as a diving instructor.

We thank him for the years of very good and constructive cooperation and wish him all the best for the future.

The resort technology takes over with 1.1.2023

Assoc. Prof. Dr. Arne Sieber


  • Dive computers, rebreathers, O2 sensors, decompression theory, diving medicine
  • Study of medical engineering at the TU Graz
  • Assoc. Prof. for medical sensor technology at Chalmers University Gothenburg
  • 7 years in research/development of medical sensor technology (Roche, AVL)
  • Since 2006 Research in the fields of diving medicine, decompression theory, dive computers and rebreathersInstitute of Clinical Physiology, Pisa, ItalyScuola Superiore Sant’Anna, Pisa, ItalyIMEGO, Gothenburg, SwedenChalmers University of Technology, Gothenburg, SwedenUniversity of Östersund, Sweden (diving medicine).
  • Projects for EU (diving medicine and diving equipment), French Navy, US Navy (Office for Naval Research Global)
  • Personal protective equipment expert
  • Circulation equipment/diving expert for the offshore industry
  • 2008-2010: Development of rebreathers, Poseidon, Gothenburg, Sweden
  • 2011-2015: Founder Seabear Diving Technology, Graz
  • 2015: Sale of Seabear to Scubapro/Johnson Outdoors
  • 2015-2017: Manager of Dive Computer Research and Development for Scubapro.
  • 2021: Foundation of Oxygen Scientific GmbH in Graz, Austria

More than 15 patents in the field of diving.

Presenter at, among others:

  • Rebreatherforum 3.0, Florida, USA
  • Eurotek, Birmingham, UK
  • Baltictech, Gdynia, Poland
  • TEKDiveUSA, Florida, USA

Diving activities:

  • recreational diving, technical diving, cave diving, diving with O2 and electronic mixed gas rebreathers, underwater photography
  • Test diver for rebreathers, dive computers, etc..
  • Physiological measurements on divers underwater and/or in the pressure chamber

We are looking forward to a good cooperation with Arne


Stefan Arnesch / Press EOBV

  • Staatlich ermächtigter Tauchverband
  • Cedip - european commitee of professional
    diving instructors
  • erster österr. Berufstauchlehrer Verband
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