Advisory Board of the Fraunhofer IFF

The advisory boards of the individual Fraunhofer Institutes support the institutes' management and the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft's executive board in an advisory capacity. Members include prominent figures from academia, research, business and government.

© Fraunhofer IFF, Viktoria Kühne

Attendees and guests of 2016 advisory board meeting in Magdeburg.


Prof. Burghard Scheel

Deputy Chairman

Klaus Müller
Kranbau Köthen GmbH


Dr. Frank Büchner
Siemens AG

Dr. Stefan Robert Deibel

Dr. Karl Gerhold
Getec Energie Holding GmbH

Dr. Christof Günther
Infraleuna GmbH

Hans-Joachim Hennings
Saxony-Anhalt Ministry of Economy, Science and Digitalisation

Prof. Klaus G. Hoehn
Deere & Company

Dr. Bernd Liepert
Kuka AG

Dr. Georg Mecke
Airbus Operations GmbH

Klaus Olbricht
Magdeburg Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Prof. Werner Schreiber
Volkswagen AG

Richard Smyth
Aerospace Consulting

Prof. Jens Strackeljan
Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg

Dr. Jürgen Ude
Saxony-Anhalt Ministry of Economy, Science and Digitalisation

Jean-Marc Vesselle
Lanxess Deutschland GmbH

Prof. Peer Witten
Advisory Board of Logistik-Initiative Hamburg