Professor of Product Development/Design University of Applied Sciences Schmalkalden
University degree in Plastics Technology at Chemnitz University of Technology, Chemnitz (Germany)
PhD Chemnitz University of Technology, thesis "Electromagnetic Shielding by steel fibre filled compounds"
First knowledge in automotive industry at Mann+Hummel, Ludwigsburg (Germany): R&D, field of work FEM, injection molding simulation of air intake and filter systems
He gained broad experience in the field of plastics in medical for more than 10 years with B.Braun Melsungen AG, Melsungen (Germany), i.e. development of pump devices for infusion therapy, project management. He was heading a group of material science experts, working in the field material selection for medical disposables and pumps, formula development and refinement and polymer analysis.
Since 2017 he is professor for product development and design. Together with his colleague, Prof. Thomas Seul, he heads the Laboratory of Applied Polymer Technology at the University of Applied Sciences Schmalkalden, Germany, with focus on polymer science and plastics processing, additive manufacturing and validation in medical application.