Video portrait Hector Fellow Peter Gumbsch
Materials Technology as a Driver of Innovation — News from Materials Research
Prof. Dr. Peter Gumbsch, head of the Fraunhofer Institute for Mechanics of Materials and Professor at the Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, and his teams are conducting research under laboratory conditions under the motto "more economical, more efficient and safer". Prof. Gumbsch's research supports industrial concepts for autonomous vehicles, resource-saving construction and power plants and designs materials with completely new properties. Prof. Gumbsch's teams develop new measuring methods to understand in detail why a material fails.