Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e.V. - Dresden, Germany

Title: A new way to design the morphology of multiphase polymer materials

Symposium: Blends, Reactive Systems & Elastomers


21.06.1956 in Dahme/Mark


Professional training of chemical production at the company Chemiefaserwerk Guben


Preparation for studies abroad at a special college of the Martin-Luther-University Halle-Wittenberg

1976-1982    Study of chemical engineering at the Technical University for Cinema-Engineers in Leningrad (USSR)

1982    Diploma in Engineering, Thesis: Investigation of the drying process of photo emulsion layers and the influence of the drying conditions on the photographic behaviour (in Russian)

1982-1987    Scientific assistant at the Technical University Leuna-Merseburg, Polymer Processing, Group of Prof. E.-O. Reher

1988    PhD in Engineering, Thesis: Modeling of the non-isothermal mixing process in internal mixers (in German)

1987-1991    Scientific co-worker at the R&D Department of the company Eilenburger Chemie Werk

1991-1994    Head of the Department Development, Application and Quality Control of the Eilenburger Chemie Werk

1995-1998    Scientific co-worker at the Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden, Department Melt Modification

1999-    Head of the Department Processing of the Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research Dresden

2001-    Honorary Professor for Plastics Processing at the Brandenburg University of Technology Cottbus-Senftenberg, Germany

Other activities:

About 120 publications in international journals

Organization of international congresses:
•    Till 2003 Co-chairman of the biannual congress TECHNOMER (about 450 participants)
•    2011 Chairman of the congress EUROFILLERS (about 200 participants)
•    2017 Chairman for the European/Africa Conference of the Polymer Processing Society (announced)  

Referee for scientific organizations:
•    Alexander von Humboldt Stiftung/AvH, (Alexander von Humboldt Foundation), Germany
•    Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft/DFG (German Research Foundation), Germany
•    National Research Foundation/NRF, South Africa