Committees

The cooperation in the High Performance Center is organized by different committees:

Council

The council is responsible for the strategic leadership of the High Performance Center.

It is composed of:

  • the executive leaders of the participating Fraunhofer Institutes
  • the vice president of the research department of the TU Kaiserslautern
  • the president of the University of Applied Sciences Kaiserslauter
  • the directors of the three research institutes  IVW and DFKI-KL

The speaker of the council is elected by the council for a term of two years. He represents the High Performance Center and comes from the Fraunhofer Institutes. His deputy usually comes from the other institutions.

Steering Committees

A steering committee coordinates the projects and activities within the Application Centers and R&D labs. The area »Marketing and Transfer« is coordinated by a steering committee as well.

The committees consist of the representatives of the participating institutes, the university’s departments and the participating companies. Amongst them, a chairman and his deputy are elected.

Executive Board

The Executive Board is responsible for the operative plans of the High Performance Center and consists of

  • the chairmen of the steering committee
  • other representatives of the participating compani

The members of the Executive Board elect the managing director and his deputy amongst themselves.

Advisory Board

The Advisory Borad advises the Steering Board. The Board is currently composed of members: 

  • August Altherr (John Deere)
  • Dr. Roland Samlaus (Robert Bosch)
  • Dr. Christoph Großmann (BASF SE)
  • Andreas Wiegmann, PhD (Math2Market)
  • Dr. Markus Steffens (INTELLIGHT - Intelligent Lightweight Solutions)
  • Steffen Blaga (IHK - Pfalz)
  • Dr. Carola Zimmermann (MWWK-Ministerium für Wissenschaft, Weiterbildung und Kultur)

 

 

Dieter Prätzel-Wolters

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Prof. Dr. Dieter Prätzel-Wolters

Speaker of the Coucil

Fraunhofer-Institut für Techno- und Wirtschaftsmathematik ITWM
Fraunhofer-Platz 1
67663 Kaiserslautern

Phone +49 631 31600-1001

Fax +49 631 31600-1099

Arnd Poetzsch-Heffter

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Prof. Dr. Arnd Poetzsch-Heffter

Deputy Speaker of the Council

Technische Universität Kaiserslautern
Gottlieb-Daimler-Straße (Gebäude 47/1208)
67663 Kaiserslautern, Deutschland

Phone +49 631 205-2202

Fax +49 631 205-4365

Konrad Steiner

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Dr. Konrad Steiner

Managing Director/ Speaker of the Executive Board

Fraunhofer-Institut für Techno- und Wirtschaftsmathematik ITWM
Fraunhofer-Platz 1
67663 Kaiserslautern

Phone +49 631 31600-4342

Fax +49 631 31600-5342

Matthias Jung

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Dr.-Ing. Matthias Jung

Deputy Managing Director/ Deputy Speaker of the Executive Board

Fraunhofer-Institut für Experimentelles Software Engineering
Fraunhofer-Platz 1
67663 Kaiserslautern, Deutschland

Phone + 49 631 205-3579

Fax +49 631 205-4437

Organization Chart

Organization Chart
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Organization Chart