The advisory board

The advisory boards of the various Fraunhofer Institutes advise the directors of the institute and the executive board of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. The advisory board also enhances the institute’s contacts to organizations and to the industry.

The advisory board

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Frank Gauterin,
Director of the Institute of Vehicle Systems Technology,
KIT, Karlsruhe

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Norbert Gebbeken,
Director of the Institute of Engineering Mechanics and Structural Mechanics,
Universität der Bundeswehr München, Neubiberg

Thomas Gottschild,
Managing Director,
MBDA Deutschland GmbH, Schrobenhausen

MinR Dr. rer. pol. Ehrentraud Graw,
Head of Division 33: Automotive and Manufacturing Industries, Logistics,
Ministry of Economic Affairs, Labaour and Housing, Baden-Württemberg, Stuttgart

Rainer Hoffmann,
Managing Director,
carhs.training gmbh, Alzenau

MinR Dr. Wolf-Hendrik Junker,
Head of Division 724 / Ressources and Sustainability,
German Federal Ministry of Education and Research, Bonn

Dr. Rainer Kroth,
Technical Managing Director,
Diehl Defence, Überlingen

Prof. Dr. Gunther Neuhaus,
Vice Rector / Vice President for Research,
University of Freiburg, Freiburg

Thorsten Puschmann,
Brigadier General, Head of Combat Directorate,
Federal Office of Bundeswehr Equipment, Information Technology and In-Service Support (BAAINBw), Koblenz

Prof. Dr. Wolf Uwe Reimold,
Professor of Mineralogy and Petrography, Deputy Head of the Research Department,
Museum of Natural History, Leibniz Institute for Evoluation and Biodiversity Science, Berlin

Dr. Tobias Schmidt,
Head of Department and Head of Development at location Unterluess,
Rheinmetall Waffe Munition GmbH, Unterluess

Prof. Dr. Rodolfo Schöneburg,
Director Passive Safety / Durability / Vehicle Functions Mercedes-Benz Cars Development,
Daimler AG, Sindelfingen

Sabine ten Hagen-Knauer,
Division 522 Security Research,
German Federal Ministry of Education and Research (BMBF)

Dr. Isabel Thielen,
Managing Director,
THIELEN Business Coaching GmbH, Munich

MinR Dipl.-Ing. Norbert Weber,
Head of Division A II 6,
German Federal Ministry of Defence (BMVg), Bonn

Dr. Rolf Wirtz,
Chairman of the Management Board,
ThyssenKrupp Marine Systems GmbH, Kiel