Institute and division management

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Institute management of Fraunhofer IPA: Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alexander Sauer, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Bauernhansl, Dr. rer. nat. Michael Hilt MBA

Institute management


Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Kfm. Alexander Sauer


Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Bauernhansl


Dr. rer. nat. Michael Hilt MBA

Commercial Management


Dipl.-Wi.-Ing. Volker Kübler

Divisional management

Dr.-Ing. Dipl.-Phys. Udo Gommel

Udo Gommel is division director "Intelligent Automation and Clean manufacturing". He is deputy head of business unit "Electronics and Microsystems" and head of department "Ultraclean technology and micromanufacturing".

Dr. med. Urs Schneider

Urs Schneider is division director "Medical Engineering and Biotechnology". He is deputy head of business unit "Medical Engineering and Biotechnology" and head of department "Biomechatronic Systems".

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Frank Döpper

Frank Döpper is division director "Manufacturing and Process Engineering" und director of Project Group Process Innovation.