Board of Trustees

The Board of Trustees consults and supports the institute’s management and the bodies of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. The 32nd Board of Trustees meeting occurred on March 25th, 2022. The Board of Trustees consists of the following members:


R. ACHATZ, DR.
Chairman of the Board of Trustees,
former General Manager, thyssenkrupp Transrapid GmbH, Munich

A. BECK, DR.
Head of Division Bund-Länder Research Institutions, Saxony State Ministry for Higher Education, Research and the Arts, Dresden

C. DALLE DONNE, DR.
Head of Materials, Processes and Tests (ESCM), Airbus Operations GmbH, Bremen

K. DELAEY
Director, Newson NV, Dendermonde, Belgium

T. FRAUENPREIß
Managing Director, Newport Spectra-Physics GmbH & Ophir Spiricon Europe GmbH, Darmstadt

A. HANDSCHUH, DR.
State Secretary, Saxon State Ministry for Higher Education, Research and the Arts, Dresden

T. HOSENFELDT, PROF. DR.
Senior Vice President Research and Innovation, Central Technology, Schaeffler AG, Herzogenaurach

M. JARONI, DR.
Head of Center of Decarbonization, thyssenkrupp Steel Europe AG, Duisburg

U. KRAUSE, DR.
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Project Management Agency Karlsruhe, Production and Manufacturing Technologies, Head of Branch Office Dresden

M. KURSAWE, DR.
Director Performance Materials | Operations – Head of EHS & Compliance, Merck KGaA, Darmstadt

M. NOCK, DR. (Guest)
Senior Vice President Innovation Management, EOS GmbH Electro Optical Systems, Krailling

P. G. NOTHNAGEL, MinR
former Head of Division Structural Development, Energy and Environment relating to Economy, Saxon State Ministry for Economic Affairs, Labor and Transport, Dresden

C. RÜTTIMANN, DR.
CTO Bystronic Laser AG, Niederönz, Switzerland

O. SCHAUERTE, DR. 
Group Innovation Materials, Volkswagen AG, Wolfsburg

I. STOLL, DR.
Director Materials (TEW), MTU Aero Engines AG, Munich

R. TETZLAFF, PROF. DR. 
Chief Officer Technology Transfer and Internationalisation, Technische Universität Dresden

C. ULLMANN, DR.
CEO Laserline GmbH, Mülheim-Kärlich

F.-J. WETZEL, DR.
BMW Motorrad, Munich