Organization chart of the Fraunhofer IAP



Director   Prof. Dr. Alexander Böker
Head of administration Dipl.-Ing. Marina Hildenbrand
Strategy & Marketing Prof. Dr. Dieter Hofmann



Division director Prof. Dr. Johannes Ganster
Lignocellulose Dr. Bert Volkert
Starch Modification / Molecular Properties Dr. Jens Buller
Fiber Technology Dr. André Lehmann
Material Development and Structure Characterization Dr. Johannes Ganster
Processing Pilot Plant for Biopolymers Dipl.-Ing. Thomas Büsse


Functional Polymer Systems

Division director
Dr. Armin Wedel
Functional Materials and Devices
Dr. Armin Wedel
Polymers and Electronics Priv.-Doz. Dr. habil. Silvia Janietz
Chromogenic Polymers Dr. Christian Rabe
Sensors and Actuators
Dr. Michael Wegener


Synthesis and Polymer Technology

Division director
Dr. Thorsten Pretsch
Microencapsulation / Particle Applications
Dipl.-Ing. Monika Jobmann
Polymer Synthesis Dr. Antje Lieske
Membranes and Functional Films Dr.-Ing. Murat Tutus
Shape-Memory Polymers Dr. Thorsten Pretsch


Life Science and Bioprocesses

Division director (acting)
Prof. Dr. Alexander Böker
Functional Protein Systems   Prof. Dr. Alexander Böker
Biomaterials and Healthcare Dr. Joachim Storsberg
Biological Building Blocks and Bioprocess Development Dr. Maren Wandrey


Pilot Plant Center PAZ

Division director
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Bartke
Synthesis and Product Development Dr. Ulrich Wendler
Scale-up and Pilot Testing Dipl.-Ing. Marcus Vater
Processing (Fraunhofer IMWS) Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Peter Michel


Polymeric Materials and Composites PYCO

Division director (acting) Dr. Christian Dreyer
Resin Formulation and Characterization Dr. Christian Dreyer
Thermosets for Lightweight Applications Dr. Christian Dreyer (acting)
Radiation and Rapid Curing Systems Dr. Mathias Köhler
Resin Synthesis and Semi-finished Components Dr. Sebastian Steffen


Center for Applied Nanotechnology CAN

Division director Prof. Dr. Horst Weller
Quantum Materials Dr. Jan Niehaus
Nano-medical Applications Dr. Theo Schotten
Home and Personal Care Dr. Vesna Aleksandrovic-Bondzic
Nanoscale Energy and Structure Materials Dr. Christoph Gimmler