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Professor Dr.-Ing. Thomas Bergs takes over chair for manufacturing technology

After 23 years, Professor Dr.-Ing. Dr.-Ing. E. H. Dr. h.c. Dr. h.c. Fritz Klocke hands over chair for manufacturing technology at the Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL) of RWTH Aachen University on June 1, 2018 to Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Bergs, MBA.

Professor Bergs studied mechanical engineering with a focus on design engineering at the RWTH Aachen University. From 1995 to 2001, he was a research assistant at the Fraunhofer Institute for Production Technology IPT in Aachen in the Process Technology department. His work focused on laser-assisted cutting. In 2000, he became head of the Laser Technology Group and Business Unit Manager of "Aachener Werkzeug- und Formenbau". Since the beginning of 2001 he has been Managing Director of the Fraunhofer IPT. His doctorate took place in November 2001.

On 01.06.2018, he was appointed university professor of chair for manufacturing technology at the Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL) of RWTH Aachen University and appointed member of the board at Laboratory for Machine Tools and Production Engineering (WZL) of RWTH Aachen University and Fraunhofer-Institute for Production Technology IPT.


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We wish Professor Bergs success for his new task and welcome him to the WZL.

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