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Professorship Virtual Production Engineering
Head of Professorship

Head of Professorship

Prof. Awiszus

Curriculum Vitae

Scientific Career

since 2000 Full Professor of the Professorship Virtual Production Engineering (former Production Engineering/Metal Forming) at the Chemnitz University of Technology
1995 - 1999 DFG Research Fellowship for habilitation, University of Hannover
Topic: "Integrated product and process modeling of planing processes in forming technology"
1990 - 1994 Managing Director of the IPH - Institute for Integrated Production Hannover gGmbH
06/1989 PhD in Mechanical Engineering at the Institute of Forming Technology and Machines, University of Hannover, Topic: "Method for the computer aided design of forging tools"
1984 - 1989 Scientific Research Assistant, Institute of Forming Technology and Machines, University of Hannover, DFG Collaborative Research Centre 300 " Tools and tooling systems for metal processing"
1978 - 1984 Diploma in Mathematics (with subsidiary subject Computer science), University of Hannover

Memberships and Review activities

since 2017 Member of the advisory board of the IUNO consortium, a national reference project on IT security in Industry 4.0
since 2016 Chairperson and since 2001 Member of the "Arbeitsgemeinschaft Umformtechnik (AGU)"
since 2015 Board member of the "Forschungsvereinigung Smart Engineering e.V."
since 2013 Chairperson and since 2012 Member of the Commission on IT Infrastructure of the DFG
since 2013 Member of the Faculty Board of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the Chemnitz University of Technology
since 2012 Principal Investigator and Network Leader of the Federal Cluster of Excellence MERGE
since 2012 Member of the Review Board 401 "Production Technology" of the DFG
since 2011 Member of the Scientific Committee of the "Int. Conference on Technology of Plasticity"
since 2009 Member of the permanent Accreditation Commission (SAK) of the ZEvA Hannover
since 2006 Member and Research Group Leader of the SFB 692 of the DFG "High-strength Aluminum-based Lightweight materials for Safety components"
since 2003 Member of different Review Groups for SFB, SPP and Research Units of the DFG
since 2003 Reviewer for international Research Funding Institutions: BMW_F (Austria), GAČR (Czech Republic), RC (Norway)
since 2003 Chairperson of the PhD and Habilitation Committee of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the Chemnitz University of Technology
since 2001 Board member of the association "Umformtechnik Sachsen e.V."

Scientific Achievements & Recognitions

2015 "Scientific Publication Award 2015" of the Simufact Engineering GmbH for particularly practical scientific publications on research and development projects
2014 "Best Paper Award" of the 11th International Conference on Technology of Plasticity for the paper: "Steel-aluminum Knurled Interference Fits: Joining Process and Load Characteristics", Nagoya, Japan
2012 "Scientific Award" of the Simufact Engineering GmbH for excellent collaboration and exemplary technology transfer
2009 Commemorative Medal of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of West Bohemia, Pilsen, Czech Republic
1989 Book Award for a PhD with honors of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, University of Hannover

Contact

Portrait: Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dipl.-Math. Birgit Awiszus
Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Dipl.-Math. Birgit Awiszus
Head of Professorship
  • Phone:
    +49 371 531-23520
  • Fax:
    +49 371 531-23529
  • Email:
  • Address:
    Reichenhainer Straße 70, 09126 Chemnitz
  • Room:
    2/A327 (new: C21.327)

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