Contact

Management

Dr.-Ing. Jens Petzold

Managing Director

+49 (0)3521/463-513

Antje Kegel

Management Assistant, Public Relations

+49 (0)3521/463-515

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Controlling

Dipl.-Kauffrau Katja Isserstedt

+49 (0)3521/463-529

Research Area Contacts

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Michael Bormann

+49 (0)3521/463-531

Studied Automation Technology in Berlin. He has worked at the Keramikinstitut since its foundation.

Specialist experience: kilns, drives and controls, electrical heating equipment, Laser equipment, energy management

 

Dipl-Ing. (FH) Thomas Haake

+49 (0)3521/463-542

Studied Ceramics at the technical college in Hermsdorf. He worked as engineer for the Institute for Architectural and Heavy Clay Ceramics in Weimar and for the company Hans Lingl Anlagenbau und Verfahrenstechnik. Furthermore he operated as management assistant and project manager for Creaton AG.

Specialist experience: commissioning of technical drying and firing facilities

M.Sc. Klaus Hantzsch

+49 (0)3521/463-512

Studied Geosciences at the Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg, specialising in ‘Mineralogy’.

 

Specialist experience: ceramic measurement technology, printing machinery

 

Dipl.-Ing. Kerstin Hohlfeld

+49 (0)3521/463-545

Studied Process Engineering & Silicate Technology at the Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg. She acquired broad practical experience in the ceramics industry (incl. Sicorwerk, Eisenberg and Hewitt-Industriekeramik, Triptis) and has worked at the Keramikinstitut since its foundation.

Specialist experience: Construction and coarse ceramics, refractories, tiles

 

Dipl.-Ing. Rüdiger Köhler

+49 (0)3521/463-510

Studied Materials Technology at the Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg, specialising in Metallurgy, and has worked at the Keramikinstitut since its foundation.

Specialist experience: analytics, raw materials, environmental matters, Emissions Trading Scheme (ETS)

 

Dipl.-Ing. Wolfgang Krahl

+49 (0)3521/463-527

Studied Electronic Components at the department of Physics and Technology at the Technical University, Ilmenau. He has amassed some 37 years of practical experience in the ceramics industry, and has worked at the Keramikinstitut since its foundation.

Specialist experience: technical ceramics, spray-drying, extrusion, scanning electron microscopy

 

Dr.-Ing. Volkmar Lankau

+49 (0)3521/463-508

Studied Physics at the Technical University Dresden and worked at the Fraunhofer Institut für keramische Technologien und Systeme (IKTS) as a research assistant during his Ph.D. studies.

Specialist experience: analytics, ceramics with electrical function

 

M. Eng. Nicole Wagler

+49 (0)3521/463-541

Studied Ceramics, Glass and Construction Material Engineering at the Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg and has completed a job training as manufacture porcelain painter in the Staatliche Porzellan-Manufaktur Meissen successfully.

Specialist experiences: fine ceramics

Staatl. gepr. Keramiktechniker Tom Scholz

+49 (0)3521/463-527

got his on job education as materials tester, invitation to "Bundesbestenehrung der Lehrlinge". Further education to "Staatlich geprüfter Keramiktechniker" (State-certified technical engineer).

Specialist experience: spray-drying, analytics

Dipl.-Ing. Gero Stolle

+49 (0)3521/463-530

Studied Process Engineering & Silicate Technology at the Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg and has worked at the Keramikinstitut since its foundation.

Specialist experience: sanitary ceramics, microanalysis

Dipl.-Ing. Michael Teichgräber

+49 (0)3521/463-532

Studied Materials Engineering at the Technical University Bergakademie Freiberg, specialising in ‘Inorganic Non-Metallic Materials.’ He has worked at different research institutes, including the Frauenhofer IKTS in Dresden. He has worked at the Keramikinstitut since 2002.

Specialist experience: technical ceramics,roofing tiles

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Andrea Wloszczynski

+49 (0)3521/463-507

Studied Applied Chemistry at Berlin University of Applied Sciences and went on to work as a research assistant at the Humboldt University. She also worked as Laboratory Manager with facing brick manufacturer AKA-Oberlausitz Klinkerwerken. She has worked at the Keramikinstitut since its foundation.

Specialist experience: raw materials, analytics, paving bricks

Retired Staff Members

Dr.-Ing. Rainer Bartusch


+49 (0)3521/463-542

Technical Support

Katrin Friedrich

+49 (0)3521/463-534

Katrin Modler

+49 (0)3521/463-492

Petra Münzinger

+49 (0)3521/463-507

Mirko Richter

+49 (0)3521/463-490

Uwe Schuricht

+49 (0)3521/463-520

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