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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Bergs MBA

Professor Thomas Bergs
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In his capacity as a Member of the Board of Directors of the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT, Professor Thomas Bergs leads the Process Technology Division and is the Chair of Manufacturing Technology at the Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering WZL at the RWTH Aachen University.

He was born in Neuss on 21 December 1967. Having achieved university entrance qualification from the Alexander-von-Humboldt-Gymnasium in Neuss and completed his compulsory military service with the Light Mountain Infantry Battalion in Bischofswiesen, he embarked on a foundation course in mechanical engineering at the University of Duisburg GH.  

For the main part of his course, Thomas Bergs switched to the Rheinisch-Westfälische Technical University, Aachen where he continued his studies majoring in design engineering. He graduated in 1995 having written his diploma thesis at the Engineering Research Center for Net Shape Manufacturing in Columbus, Ohio. In 2001 he went on to earn a doctorate in engineering at the RWTH Aachen University for which he was awarded the Borchers Plaque. He also graduated as an Executive Master of Business Administration in 2011.

Thomas Bergs was a research associate in the Process Technology Section at the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT in Aachen from 1995 to 2000. In the year 2000, he was appointed Manager of the Laser Engineering Group and of the Business Unit »Aachener Werkzeug- und Formenbau« (Aachen Tool and Die Making). Since 2001 he has also held the position of Managing Chief Engineer. Thomas Bergs has additionally been the Managing Director of Aixtooling GmbH in Aachen, whose core area of expertise is in tool making for the precision glass molding sector.

Thomas Bergs was appointed as Professor at the Chair of Manufacturing Technology at the Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering WZL of the RWTH Aachen University and as Director of the Process Technology Division at the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT. As the successor to Professor Fritz Klocke, he is also a member of the Board of Directors of both production engineering institutes.

Publications

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2022 Resilience in Aviation
Gierlings, Sascha; Heinen, Daniel; Bergs, Thomas; Horstkotte, Rainer; Ganser, Philipp
Paper
2022 Resilienz in der Luftfahrt
Gierlings, Sascha; Heinen, Daniel; Bergs, Thomas; Horstkotte, Rainer; Ganser, Philipp
Paper
2022 Preparation of Papers for IFAC Conferences & Symposia: Adaptive fixture system for reducing machining distortion caused by residual stresses in milling
Landwehr, Markus; Kalocsay, Roman; Kolvenbach, Christian; Ganser, Philipp; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2022 Flying Fuel Cells and the challenges for bipolar plate forming
Horstkotte, Rainer; Gierlings, Sascha; Herrig, Tim; Bergs, Thomas
Poster
2022 Experimental investigation on friction under machining conditions with cutting fluid supply
Gerhard, Nicklas; Göttlich, Tim; Schraknepper, Daniel; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2022 Knowledge-Based Adaptation of Product and Process Design in Blisk Manufacturing
Ganser, Philipp; Landwehr, Markus; Schiller, Sven; Vahl, Christopher; Mayer, Sebastian; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2022 Life Cycle Inventories for Engine Blisk LCA
Fricke, Kilian; Bergs, Thomas; Ganser, Philipp; Gierlings, Sascha; Albano, Joana
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2022 Deep learning and rule-based image processing pipeline for automated metal cutting tool wear detection and measurement
Holst, Carsten; Yavuz, Taha Berk; Gupta, Pranjul; Ganser, Philipp; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2022 Concept for the reduction of non-value-adding operations in Laser Powder Bed Fusion (L-PBF)
Groneberg, Hajo; Horstkotte, Rainer; Pruemmer, Marcel; Bergs, Thomas; Döpper, Frank
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2022 Surface integrity in high-feed roughing of Inconel 718 with SiAlON end mills
Zimmermann, Richard; Michel-Angeli, Niklas; Welling, David; Ganser, Philipp; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2022 A study on abrasive waterjet multi-stage machining of ceramics
Schüler, Manuel; Herrig, T.; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2022 Methodology for the self-optimizing determination of additive manufacturing process eligibility and optimization potentials in toolmaking
Dannen, Tammo; Schindele, Benedikt; Prümmer, Marcel; Arntz, Kristian; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2022 Process stabilization through pulsed laser-induced melt pool shaping in dual-beam LMD
Gipperich, Marius; Gräfe, Stefan; Day, Robin; Bergs, Thomas
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2022 Investigation of residual stresses and workpiece distortion during high-feed milling of slender stainless steel components
Liu, Hui; Schraknepper, Daniel; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2022 Knowledge-Based Process Design Optimization in Blisk Manufacturing
Landwehr, Markus; Ganser, Philipp; Vinogradov, Georg; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2022 Discharge energy based optimisation of sinking EDM of cemented carbides
Petersen, T.; Küpper, Ugur; Klink, A.; Herrig, T.; Bergs, Thomas
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Journal Article
2022 Modeling nonequilibrium thermoviscoelastic material behaviors of glass in nonisothermal glass molding
Vu, Anh Tuan; Avila Hernandez, Rocio; Grunwald, Tim; Bergs, Thomas
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Journal Article
2022 Simulation of the Refractive Index Variation and Validation of the Form Deviation in Precisely Molded Chalcogenide Glass Lenses (IRG 26) Considering the Stress and Structure Relaxation
Jiang, Cheng; Marin Tovar, Carlos; Staasmeyer, Jan-Helge; Friedrichs, Marcel; Grunwald, Tim; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2022 Surface Integrity of Wire Electrochemical Machined Inconel 718
Herrig, T.; Heidemanns, L.; Ehle, L.; Weirich, T.E.; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2022 Numerical Investigation of the EDM Induced Temperature Field in a Composite Ceramic
Hess, R.; Olivier, M.; Schneider, S.; Heidemanns, L.; Klink, A.; Herrig, T.; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2022 Analysis of tool wear in face hobbing plunging manufacturing processes
Alexopoulos, Charalampos; Brimmers, Jens; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2022 Evaluation of the influence of different milling parameters and tool wear on the rim zone of a 5-axis milled large gear
Zachert, Christoph; Greschert, René; Schraknepper, Daniel; Brimmers, Jens; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2022 Investigations on five-axis milling and subsequent five-axis grinding of gears
Bergs, Thomas; Schneider, Sebastian A. M.; Janßen, Christopher; Jahnel, Kirk; Ganser, Philipp; Brimmers, Jens
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2022 Life-Cycle-Assessment for Rough Machining of Inconel 718 Comparing Ceramic to Cemented Carbide End Mills
Fricke, Kilian; Zimmermann, Richard; Ganser, Philipp; Gierlings, Sascha; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2022 Effects of the Manufacturing Chain on the Surface Integrity when Machining Fir Tree Slots with Alternative Manufacturing Processes
Küpper, Ugur; Seelbach, T.; Heidemanns, L.; Prinz, S.; Herrig, T.; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2022 Express Wire Coil Cladding as an Advanced Technology to Accelerate Additive Manufacturing and Coating
Gipperich, Marius; Riepe, Jan; Day, Robin; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2022 Towards Ontology-based Lifecycle Management in Blisk Manufacturing
Schiller, Sven; Landwehr, Markus; Vinogradov, Georg; Dimitriadis, Iraklis; Akyürek, Haydar; Theissen-Lipp, Johannes; Ganser, Philipp; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2021 Determination of the Level of Automation for Additive Manufacturing Process Chains
Horstkotte, Rainer; Bruning, Benedikt; Prümmer, Marcel; Arntz, Kristian; Bergs, Thomas
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2021 Express Wire Coil Cladding (EW2C) as an Advanced Technology to Accelerate Additive Manufacturing and Coating
Gipperich, Marius; Riepe, Jan; Day, Robin; Bergs, Thomas
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2021 Influence of heat treatment on the residual stress-related machining distortion of Ti-6Al-4V alloy monolithic parts
Landwehr, Markus; Oehler, Farina; Behnken, Herfried; Holling, Hendrik; Sambathkumar, Raveeshankar; Ganser, Philipp; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2021 A Cradle to Gate Approach for Life-Cycle-Assessment of Blisk Manufacturing
Fricke, Kilian; Gierlings, Sascha; Ganser, Philipp; Seimann, Martin; Bergs, Thomas
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2021 Automotive hybrid design production and effective end machining by novel abrasive waterjet technique
Schüler, Manuel; Heidrich, Daniel; Herrig, Tim; Fang, Xiangfan; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2021 Experimental investigation of abrasive properties in waterjet machining
Schüler, Manuel; Dadgar, Mohammad; Herrig, Tim; Klink, Andreas; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2021 Reflectometry-based investigation of temperature fields during dual-beam Laser Metal Deposition
Gipperich, Marius; Peters, Christian; Riepe, Jan; Day, Robin; Bergs, Thomas
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2021 Electrochemical defect analysis (EC-D) of additive manufactured components
Sous, Florian; Herrig, Tim; Bergs, Thomas; Karges, Florian; Feiling, Nicole; Zeis, Markus
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2021 Generation and evaluation of automation concepts of additive process chains with Laser Powder Bed Fusion (L-PBF)
Horstkotte, Rainer; Heinrich, Florian; Prümmer, Marcel; Arntz, Kristian; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2021 An Improved Model for Contour Damage Compensation in 3D Waterjet Machining
Dadgar, Mohammad; Schreiner, Thorsten; Schüler, Manuel; Herrig, Tim; Bergs, Thomas
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Journal Article
2021 Development of handling system concepts for additive process chains with Laser Powder Bed Fusion (L-PBF)
Horstkotte, Rainer; Heinrich, Florian; Prümmer, Marcel; Arntz, Kristian; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2021 The finite cell method for the prediction of machining distortion caused by initial residual stresses in milling
Landwehr, Markus; Schmid, Sebastian; Holla, Vijaya; Ganser, Philipp; Bergs, Thomas; Ruess, Martin; Schröder, Kai-Uwe
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2021 Empirical Modeling of Abrasive Waterjet Process for Controlled Depth Machining of Dense Segmented Ceramic Thermal Barrier Coatings
Borrmann, Jan Philipp; Dadgar, Mohammad; Döring, Jens-Erich; Herrig, Tim; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2020 Tailored melt pool shape by dual laser beam LMD-w process
Gipperich, Marius; Riepe, Jan; Day, Robin; Bergs, Thomas
Vortrag
Presentation
2020 Clamping and substrate plate system for continuous additive build-up and post-processing of metal parts
Wollbrink, Moritz; Maslo, Semir; Zimmer, Daniel; Abbas, Karim; Arntz, Kristian; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2020 Pulsed Laser Influence on Temperature Distribution during Dual Beam Laser Metal Deposition
Gipperich, Marius; Riepe, Jan; Arntz, Kristian; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2020 Precision Glass Molding of infrared optics with anti-reflective microstructures
Rojacher, Cornelia; Vu, Anh Tuan; Grunwald, Tim; Bergs, Thomas
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2020 Tailored melt pool shape and temperature distribution by a dual laser beam LMD-w process
Gipperich, Marius; Riepe, Jan; Day, Robin; Bergs, Thomas
Vortrag
Presentation
2020 Mit dem Digitalen Zwilling Prozessgrenzen überwinden
Bergs, Thomas; Gierlings, Sascha; Augspurger, Thorsten
Aufsatz in Buch
Book Article
2020 Lebensdauerverlängerung von Eisenbahnrädern durch Laserauftragschweißen mit Draht
Shamshoom, Jeries; Gipperich, Marius; Huberty, Benoît; Schindler, Christian; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2020 PtIr protective coating system for precision glass molding tools
Friedrichs, Marcel; Peng, Zirong; Grunwald, Tim; Rohwerder, Michael; Gault, Baptiste; Bergs, Thomas
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Journal Article
2020 Interoperabilität als Erfolgsfaktor für die vernetzte, adaptive Produktion
Kiesel, Raphael; Pothen, Mario; Arntz, Kristian; Bergs, Thomas; Schmitt, Robert H.
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2020 Monetarisierung von Fertigungsdaten
Trauth, Daniel; Bergs, Thomas; Gülpen, Christian; Maaß, Wolfgang; Mayer, Johannes; Musa, Heiko; Niemietz, Philipp; Rohnfelder, Andreas; Schaltegger, Markus; Seutter, Sebastian; Starke, Joachim; Szych, Elmar; Unterberg, Martin
Aufsatz in Buch
Book Article
2020 Individuelle Prozessketten im Werkzeugbau durch daten- und modellbasierte Prognosen
Bergs, Thomas; Arntz, Kristian; Prümmer, Marcel; Wilms, Marcel
Aufsatz in Buch
Book Article
2020 Durchgängige Bearbeitung von 3D-gedruckten Metallteilen
Wollbrink, Moritz; Maslo, Semir; Arntz, Kristian; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2020 Digital image processing with deep learning for automated cutting tool wear detection
Bergs, Thomas; Holst, Carsten; Gupta, Pranjul; Thorsten Augspurger
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2020 Modeling of thermo-viscoelastic material behavior of glass over a wide temperature range in glass compression molding
Vu, Anh Tuan; Vu, Anh Ngoc; Grunwald, Tim; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2020 Funktionale Rückverfolgbarkeit von Prozessketten. Ein daten- und modellbasierter Ansatz
Bergs, Thomas; Brimmers, Jens; Kappmeyer, Gregor; Löpenhaus, Christoph; Scheffler, Florian; Thies, Ulrich; Troß, Nico; Wemhöner, Jens; Yakaria, hermann
Aufsatz in Buch
Book Article
2020 Design model for a value chain-oriented quality management in global tooling
Bergs, Thomas; Prümmer, Marcel; Lürken, Christian; Arntz, Kristian
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2019 Optimized Temperature Distribution for Laser Hardening with Freeform Mirrors
Bergs, Thomas; Schulz, Martin; Gräfe, Stefan; Riepe, Jan; Arntz, Kristian
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2019 Pure waterjet controlled depth machining for stripping ceramic thermal barrier coatings on turbine blades
Bergs, Thomas; Borrmann, J.P.; Schüler, Manuel; Herrig, Tim; Döring, J.-E.
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2019 Schwingungsunterstütztes Stirnschleifen. Schwingungsunterstütztes Schleifen von Gusseisen zur Reduktion kinematisch bedingter Schleifspuren
Hähnel, Sebastian; Hoff, S.; Grunwald, Tim; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2019 Evaluation of mold materials for precision glass molding
Friedrichs, Marcel; Grunwald, Tim; Bergs, Thomas
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2019 Approaches and Methodologies for Process Development of Thin Glass Forming
Vogel, Paull-Alexander; Vu, Anh-Tuan; Mende, Hendrik; Grunwald, Tim; Bergs, Thomas; Schmitt, Robert Heinrich
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2019 5G Networked Aerospace Production
Becker, Paul; König, Niels; Gierlings, Sascha; Venek, Tommy; Bergs, Thomas; Schmitt, Robert
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2019 Periphery evaluation for interlinked manufacturing systems in industrial tooling
Prümmer, Marcel; Bergs, Thomas; Arntz, Kristian; Lürken, Christian
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2019 Methodology for Integration of Additive Manufacturing in Tool Manufacturing Process Chains
Bergs, Thomas; Arntz, Kristian; Wollbrink, Moritz
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2019 Pulsed Laser Influence on Two-Beam Laser Metal Deposition
Bergs, Thomas; Schulz, Martin; Gipperich, Marius; Riepe, Jan; Arntz, Kristian
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2019 Methodology for Integration of Additive Manufacturing in Tool Manufacturing Process Chains
Wollbrink, Moritz; Prümmer, Marcel; Arntz, Kristian; Bergs, Thomas
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2019 Replicative manufacturing of glass optics with functional microstructures
Rojacher, Cornelia; Grunwald, Tim; Bergs, Thomas
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2019 Molded anti-reflective structures of chalcogenide glasses for infrared optics by precision glass molding
Vu, Anh Tuan; Rojacher, Cornelia; Grunwald, Tim; Bergs, Thomas
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2019 Influence of Glassy Carbon Surface Finishing on its Wear Behavior during Precision Glass Moulding of Fused Silica
Grunwald, Tim; Wilhelm, Dennis Patrick; Dambon, Olaf; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2019 Model Predictive Force Control in Grinding based on a Lightweight Robot
Husmann, S.; Stemmler, S.; Hähnel, Sebastian; Vogelgesang, S.; Abel, D.; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2019 Development of a decision logic for the selection of a flexible robotic system for the automated manufacturing in tooling
Wilms, Marcel; Bergs, Thomas; Arntz, Kristian; Johannsen, Lars; Strassburg, Simon
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2018 Resource Evaluation of Interlinked Manufacturing Systems in Tooling
Prümmer, Marcel; Bergs, Thomas; Lürken, Christian
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2018 Technology-based assessment of subtractive machining processes for mold manufacture
Klink, Andreas; Arntz, Kristian; Johannsen, Lars; Holsten, Maximilian; Chrubasik, Lothar; Winands, Kai; Wollbrink, Moritz; Bletek, Thomas; Gerretz, Vincent; Bergs, Thomas
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2018 A characterization of quality of sheared edge in fine blanking using edge-computing approach
Trauth, Daniel; Stanke, Joachim; Feuerhack, Andreas; Bergs, Thomas; Mattfeld, Patrick; Klocke, Fritz
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2018 Numerical-experimental investigation of load paths in DP800 dual phase steel during Nakajima test
Bergs, Thomas; Nick, Matthias; Feuerhack, Andreas; Trauth, Daniel; Klocke, Fritz
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2017 Vernetzte, adaptive Produktion
Klocke, Fritz; Bergs, Thomas; Bobek, Thomas; Huwer, Tobias; Liu, Gang; Pothen, Mario; Staasmeyer, Jan-Helge; Winands, Kai
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2016 Tool technologies for milling of hardmetals and ceramics
Bergs, Thomas; Richter, Volkmar; Ottersbach, Michael; Pötschke, Johannes; Hochmuth, Carsten; Busch, Katja
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2016 Correlation between the wear behavior of coated cemented carbide tools and coatings properties assessed by nano-indentations, nanoand micro-impact tests
Bouzakis, Konstantinos-Dionysios; Charalampous, Panagiotis; Bouzakis, Emmanouil; Kotsanis, Tilemachos; Skordaris, Georios; Michailidis, Nikolaos; Klocke, Fritz; Bergs, Thomas; Ottersbach, Michael; Busch, Marc
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2014 Comparison of rotational turning and hard turning regarding surface generation
Degen, Florian; Klocke, Fritz; Bergs, Thomas; Ganser, Philipp
Zeitschriftenaufsatz
Journal Article
2014 Presentation of a Novel "Simultaneous Three Axis Turning" Process
Degen, Florian; Klocke, Fritz; Bergs, Thomas
Konferenzbeitrag
Conference Paper
2011 Integrative Simulation von Werkzeugmaschine und Fertigungstechnologie
Brecher, Christian; Klocke, Fritz; Lohse, Wolfram; Cabral, Gustavo Francisco; Rasim, Matthias; Triebs, Johannes; Minoufekr, Meysam; Bäumler, Stephan; Bergs, Thomas; Herfs, Werner; Glasmacher, Lothar; Wegner, Hagen
Aufsatz in Buch
Book Article
2002 Analyse der Wirkmechanismen beim laserunterstützten Drehen von Siliziumnitridkeramik
Bergs, Thomas
Dissertation
Doctoral Thesis
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