Board of Trustees

Each of the Fraunhofer Institutes has a Board of Trustees to advise the management of the Institute and the Management Board of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. They include personalities from academic life, business and government. The members of the Board of Trustees of the Fraunhofer IPT in the year 2015 were as follows:

Chairman of the Board of Trustees

  • Dr.-Ing. Stefan Nöken, Hilti AG, Schaan/Liechtenstein

The members of the Board of Trustees

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Eberhard Abele, Institute of Production Management, Technology and Machine Tools of Technische Universität Darmstadt
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Kirsten Bobzin, Surface Engineering Institute, RWTH Aachen University
  • Dr.-Ing. Uwe H. Böhlke, Oerlikon Balzers Coating AG, Balzers/Liechtenstein
  • Dr. Helmut Bossy, Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Berlin
  • Dr.-Ing. Matthias Fauser, Grabenstätt
  • Hans-Dieter Franke, Management Partner MPower GmbH, Winnen
  • Felix Hoben, Carl Zeiss Industrielle Messtechnik GmbH, Oberkochen
  • Dr.-Ing. Rainer Martens, MTU Aero Engines AG, München
  • Manfred Nettekoven, Chancellor of the RWTH Aachen University
  • Dr.-Ing. Walther Pelzer, German Aerospace Center (DLR), Bonn
  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Ansgar Trächtler, Fraunhofer Institute for Mechatronic Systems Design IEM, Paderborn