Alumni Network Meeting 2024

On 19.01.2024, all Fraunhofer ITWM alumni, consultants and ITWM employees were invited to the strategic network meeting at the Fraunhofer Centre.

The alumni not only enjoyed a joyful reunion, but also exciting presentations and pitches at our institute. The event ended in the evening with a joint dinner.

Program Alumni Meeting 2024

3.30 pm – Prof. em. Dr. Helmut Neunzert
Co-founder and former head of the Fraunhofer ITWM 
»How It All Began ...«

4.00 pm – Head of the institute Prof. Dr. Anita Schöbel
»Fraunhofer ITWM: Status Today and a Look Into the Future«

4.30 pm – Break and in-house exhibition

5:15 pm – Pitches (short presentations, each presenting a topic in nine minutes)

  • Dr. Helene Krieg (Division »Optimization«)
    »How Much Photovoltaics Do I Need to Become Energy Self-Sufficient?«
  • Dr. René Reinhard (Department »Mathematics for Vehicle Engineering«)
    »Interactive Handling of Flexible Structures in Extended Reality«
  • Dr. Christian Ortiz (Division »High Performance Computing«)
    »Carme: Multi-User Software Stack to Interact With HPC System Resources via Web Interface«
  • Dr. Alexander Leichner (Department »Flow and Material Simulation«) »Programming of Material Behaviour Through Multi-Scale Optimization« 
  • Dr. Benjamin Adrian (Department »System Analysis, Prognosis and Control«)
    »The Powertrain Sees Everything!»
  • Dr. Walter Arne (Department »Transport Processes«)
    »VISPI – Virtual Spinning«

From 6.30 pm – External dinner and networking (alumni and institute management)

Hausmesse im Atrium und netzwerken in der Pause.
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Hausmesse im Atrium und netzwerken in der Pause.