Biological Transformation of Manufacturing

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Welf-Guntram Drossel

Executive Director Fraunhofer Institute für Machine Tools and Forming Technology IWU

Personal Statement

"Cognition is a prerequisite for autonomous systems and thus core topic of future manufacturing, in which natural and artificial intelligence will interact with each other. Digitization serves as a timelapse of evolution towards sustainablity."

Work experience

 Director Fraunhofer-Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology
 Director Institute for Machine Tools and Production Processes, Head of the Professorship Adaptronics and Lightweight Design, Chemnitz University of Technology
 Chairman of Institute of Mechatronics

Course of studies

1998Conferral of Doctorate, Simulation of Forming Processes, Technische Universität Bergakademie Freiberg
1987 – 1992Academic Studies – Information Technology, Technische Universität Dresden (TUD)