Program Area Materials Science

Dr.-Ing.

Bernd Wetzel

Research Director Materials Science & Manager Tailored Thermosets & Biomaterials

Special Expertise: Multifunctional thermosets, nanocomposites, tribology, fracture mechanics, structure-property relationships

PD Dr. rer. nat. habil.

Martin Gurka

Deputy Research Manager Materials Science & Manager Smart Composites & Nondestructive Testing

Dr.-Ing.

Andreas Gebhard

Manager Tribology

Spezielle Expertise: Tribologie der Kunststoffe, Tribometer und Tribometrie, Transferfilme, Entwicklung von Kunststoffverbundwerkstoffen, Laborinformationsmanagement, Datenmodellierung

Dr.

Barbara Güttler

Manager Material Cycles

Special Expertise: Biocomposites, carbon fiber recycling, materials analytics, method development, bioeconomy