Thomas Weissgärber elected co-chair of the European Powder Metallurgy Institute

February 19, 2024

Thomas Weissgärber named co-chair of the European Powder Metallurgy Institutes (EPMI) Working Group (Courtesy Fraunhofer IFAM)
Thomas Weissgärber named co-chair of the European Powder Metallurgy Institutes (EPMI) Working Group (Courtesy Fraunhofer IFAM)

The European Powder Metallurgy Institutes (EPMI), a Sectoral Group of the European Powder Metallurgy Association (EPMA), has announced Prof Dr-Ing Thomas Weissgärber as co-chair of the EPMI Working Group alongside Adj Prof Dr Dr habil Susanne Norgren. Weissgärber takes over from Prof Elena Gordo following the end of her four-year term in the position.

The EPMI is an association of twenty major European PM research centres. Under the umbrella of the EPMA, the experts support and promote cooperation between industry & research and advocate relevant policies on education and research topics in the field of PM.

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Thomas Weissgärber is Director of Fraunhofer IFAM Dresden and has held a professorship in Powder Metallurgy at Technische Universität Dresden since April, 2022. He has published over 200 articles and had involvement in over eighteen patent applications. In 2018, he won the Skaupy Prize and, in 2022, the EPMA Fellowship Award.

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