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Editorial Board: Prof. Dr.-Ing habil. Gerd Witt

University Duisburg-Essen
Institut for Produkt Engineering (IPE)
Lotharstr. 1
47057 Duisburg
Fon +49-203-379-3360
Fax +49-203-379-1530

1975 - 1979 Technical University Karl-Marx-Stadt , studying und promotion for 'Doktor-Ingenieur Maschinenbau'
1982 - 1990 Technical University Karl-Marx-Stadt, Graduate Research Assistant at the professorship for manufacturing process formation
1990 Technical University Chemnitz habilitation: Dr.-Ing. habil.
1990 - 1991 Member of the management at 'NILES Drehmaschinen GmbH' - manager for quality and business strategies
1992 - 1994 ABB Service GmbH Deutschland
1994 - 1995 Technical managing director and member of the management at 'NILES-SIMMONS Industrieanlagen GmbH' Chemnitz
1995 - 1997 Return to 'ABB Service GmbH' at request of ABB, responsibile for the Berlin branch
1997 - 1998 Production manager for on-site-installations for the pruduction of azote at 'Messer Griesheim GmbH' Krefeld
1998 - today Professur for Produkt Engineering und machine tools, University Duisburg-Essen
1991 - 1994 Federal Ministry for Resarch and Technology:: Member of the circle of experts for the evaluation of basic research tasks
1993 - 1997 Federal Ministry of Resarch and Technology: Member of the programm comitee 'Produktion 2000'
1994 - 1997 Institut for sociological research (ISF) Munich: Member of the expert circlel 'strategies for the future'
Since 1994 Co-founder and until the end of 1996 chairman of the working group machine tools Sachsen-Thüringen e. V.:
(29 machine tool companies and 3 institute/universities belong to the working group)
Since 1999 Member of the board of trustees 'Wilhelm Heinrich Steinhaus-Stiftung'
Since 1999 Vice chairman of the 'VDI-Ruhrbezirksverein'
2001 - 2003 Member of the Senates of the 'Gerhard-Mercator-Universität' Duisburg, Germany
Since 2002 Research consultant in the field of production-integrated environmental protection / production engineering at the Institute of Energy and Environmental Technology e.V. (IUTA)
Since 2002 Member of the Scientific Advisory Council of the 'Verein zur Förderung der Energie- und Umwelttechnik e.V.' (VEU)
Since 2003 Elected reviewer of the German Federation of Industrial Cooperative Research Associations "Otto von Guericke" (Arbeitsgemeinschaft industrieller Forschungsvereinigungen "Otto von Guericke" e.V., AiF)
Research areas - rapid prototyping, optimization of the rapid prototyping prozesses
- technology metal-laser-sintern of injection molding dies
- simulation of manufacturing und mounting processes
- occupational safety - restraint system for drivers of forklifts