October 4-6, 2016
Prof. Dr. Bernd MayerFraunhofer IFAM Since 2010-today: Director at Fraunhofer IFAM, Division of Adhesive Bonding Technology and Surfaces as well as Professorship of Polymeric Materials, Faculty Production Engineering, University Bremen
2000-2010: Head of product development Automotive adhesives in Europe at Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Heidelberg. Responsible for management, finance, global coordination of product development activities, new technologies
1999 -2000: Head of research group "Technical surfaces" at Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Düssel
1992 -1998: Chemist in corporate research at Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, Düsseldorf
1991-1992: Postdoc at the University of Pennsylvania (Philadelphia, USA), "Transition metal catalysis to build new ceramic matrerials"
1988-1990: PhD at the University of Karlsruhe, "Thesis on inorganic and metal-organic phosphorus chemistry"
1982-1988: Academic studies in chemistry at the University of Karlsruhe