University of Stuttgart, Germany

Title: New In-line Measurements for an Evaluation of Precess Aids in the Injection Molding Process

Symposium: Injection Molding & Molds

Educational and Professional Background

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Bonten is full professor for Plastics Engineering at the University of Stuttgart in Germany. He studied Mechanical Engineering at the University of Duisburg and Plastics Technology at the University of Aachen. After that, he prepared and received his doctorate at the University of Essen about welding plastics.
In 2002 he joined BASF and worked with in the engineering plastics department and later with styrenics. In 2008, he went to bioplastics producer FKuR as Director Technology and Marketing.  Since 2010, he is the holder of the chair and Director of the `Institut für Kunststofftechnik´ (IKT) at the University of Stuttgart. The institute works in the fields of material engineering, processing technologies as well as product engineering.