Joining Technology / Welding & Simulation


Miro Duhovic

Manager Process Simulation

Special Expertise: Finite element-based multiphysics simulation of complex composite manufacturing processes, material and process characterization, composite model development


Marc Hein

Laboratory Engineer Material Cycles

Spezielle Expertise: Mikroskopische Untersuchungen, Probenpräparation für analytische Untersuchungen (Schliffe  u.ä.),Oberflächenanalytische Untersuchungen (Kontaktwinkelanalyse),Unt ersuchungen im Rahmen der Schadensfallanalytik,Technische Durchführung wissenschaftlicher Materia luntersuchungen und Versuchsreihen


Nicole Motsch-Eichmann

Manager Design of Composite Structures

Special Expertise: Structural design and development of fiber composite structures, finite element analysis (static), development of load introduction regions, experimental testing of components and parts, topology and shape optimization


Jens Schlimbach

Deputy Research Manager Manufacturing Science & Manager Roving & Tape Processing

Special Expertise: Development of efficient processing methods, process optimization, out-of-autoclave technologies, economic feasibility studies, process hybridization, additive manufacturing, AFP, winding technology


Sebastian Schmeer

Deputy Research Manager Component Development & Manager Mechanical Characterization & Modeling

Special Expertise: Mechanical characterization of materials, components and joints (strain rate & temperature variable), DIN/ISO standardization, material behavior under multi-axiality (tension/compression and torsion), FEM simulation (mechanical), material model parameterization, validation of FE simulation models by experimental investigations, structural integrity, metal-fiber reinforced composites