Dr.-Ing. Stefan Kaierle new Executive Director of the LZH

LZH Executive Board Members as of April 2018 Klaus Ulbrich, Dr. Dietmar Kracht and Dr.-Ing. Stefan Kaierle (from left to right). (Photo: LZH)

LZH | On April 16th, 2018, Dr.-Ing. Stefan Kaierle takes over the scientific and technical management of the Laser Zentrum Hannover e.V. (LZH) together with Dr. Dietmar Kracht. He succeeds Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ludger Overmeyer, who takes over the Chairmanship of the Scientific Directorate from Prof. Dr. Wolfgang Ertmer.

Dr.-Ing. Kaierle studied electrical engineering and received his doctorate in mechanical engineering from the RWTH Aachen University. From 1998 to 2011, he headed the System Technology Department at the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology in Aachen. Since 2012, he has been Head of the Materials and Processes Department at the LZH.

Dr.-Ing. Jörg Hermsdorf new Head of the Materials and Processes Department

The Materials and Processes Department is now lead by Dr.-Ing. Jörg Hermsdorf. He has been working at the LZH since 2001, most recently as Head of both the Machines and Controls as well as of the Surface Technology Group (now: Additive Manufacturing - Metals).

by Silke Kramprich

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  • LZH Executive Board Members as of April 2018 Klaus Ulbrich, Dr. Dietmar Kracht and Dr.-Ing. Stefan Kaierle (from left to right). (Photo: LZH)
  • Dr.-Ing. Stefan Kaierle has been Scientific-Technical Director of the LZH since April 16th, 2018. (Photo: LZH)
  • Dr.-Ing. Jörg Hermsdorf is the new Head of the Materials and Processes Department at the LZH. (Photo: LZH)
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