Plenary Speaker
MaterialsWeek 2021 is pleased to announce the following plenary speakers:

Tuesday, 07.09.2021


Prof. Xinhua Wu

Monash University

Pro-Vice Chancellor (Precinct Partnerships)
Director of Monash International Advanced Manufacturing Hub


Dr. Tommaso Ghidini

The European Space Agency (ESA)

Head of ESA’s Structures, Mechanisms and Materials Division


Prof. Dr. Anke Weidenkaff

Fraunhofer Research Institution for Materials Recycling and Resource Strategies IWKS

Director Fraunhofer IWKS


Prof. Eric Pirard

Université de Liège

Faculty of Applied Sciences
Department ArGEnCo
Urban and Environmental Engineering

Wednesday, 08.09.2021


Prof. Dr. Elizabeth A. Holm

Carnegie Mellon University

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering


Prof. Dr. Peter Gumbsch

Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials IWM

Director of Fraunhofer IWM


Prof. Z. Zak Fang

University of Utah // US Department of Energy

Materials Science and Engineering // Program Director


Dr. Ing. Martin Tauber

International Magnesium Association IMA

European Representative

Friday, 09.09.2021


Dr. Martin Schloffer

MTU Aero Engines AG


Jens Jürgensen

Ruhr-Universität Bochum


Prof. Doron Aurbach

Bar-Ijan University

Department of Chemistry


Dr.-Ing. Björn Nagel

Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt e.V. (German Aerospace Center)

Found­ing Di­rec­tor of the DLR In­sti­tute of Sys­tem Ar­chi­tec­tures in Aero­nau­tics

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