Steering Committee

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The Steering Committee (SC) chaired by the CEO makes the important decisions for all areas of management. The Scientific Board (SB) comprises all Principal Investigators (PIs) from the CoE and also oversees the Steering Committee.

The SC at a glance:

  • Control of all scientific activities
  • Definition of the IoP development strategy
  • Decisions on calls for proposals for targeted research funds
  • Funding decisions for research areas based on the evaluation of the CRDs
  • Approval of new working groups and progress assessment of existing groups
  • Review of quarterly reports from the CRDs, progress assessment and decision-making on related governance activities
  • Members are the spokesman, the managing director and the CRD coordinators
  • The Steering Committee meets quarterly
Research focus
Coordinator Institute / Contact
Infrastruktur Prof. Dr. rer. pol.
  Chair of Computer Science 5 - Information Systems & Databases (DBIS)
  Prof. Dr. ir.
Wil v.d. Aalst
 Chair for Process and Data Science
Material und Werkstoffe Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Ulrich Krupp
 Steel Institute
  Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christoph Broeckmann  IWM
Produktionstechnik Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Christian Hopmann
 Institute for Plastics Processing (IKV)
  Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Gerhard Hirt
 Institute of Metal Forming

Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Robert Schmitt

 Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL)


  Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Günther Schuh

 Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL)

Agile Produktionsentwicklung Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Günther Schuh

 Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL)

  Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Wolfgang Schulz  Instruction and Research Department Nonlinear Dynamics of Laser Manufacturing Processes 
Integrierte Nutzung Prof. Dr. rer. pol.
Frank Piller
 Time Research Area
  Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Verena Nitsch
Research School Prof. Dr. phil. Martina Ziefle  Chair for Communication Science & Human-Computer Interaction Center