Founding Professors


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Brecher

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Ordinary Professor at the Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production, short WZL, of RWTH Aachen University as well as Director of the Department for Production Machines at the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT.


Prof. Dr.-Ing Christian Hopmann

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Head of the Institute of Plastics Processing in Industry and the Skilled Crafts at RWTH Aachen University and Managing Director of the IKV’s Association of Sponsors. He also holds the Chair of Plastics Processing at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at RWTH Aachen University.