Institute Directors


Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Matthias Busse

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthias Busse has acted as institute director since 2003, leading the Shaping and Functional Materials division.


Prof. Dr. Bernd Mayer

Prof. Dr. Bernd Mayer has been an institute director since 2010 and heads the Adhesive Bonding Technology and Surfaces division.


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Weißgärber

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Weißgärber is head of the Dresden site of Fraunhofer IFAM.