Scientific Council

The K 2019 Innovation Circle, whose purpose is to develop the Innovation Compass further, is composed of representatives of the Exhibitors Council of K 2019 and Messe Düsseldorf along with the newly appointed Scientific Council.

The latter’s members are:

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Bonten

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Bonten

University of Stuttgart

Institute of Plastics Engineering (IKT)


Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Giese

Prof. Dr. Ulrich Giese

German Institute of Rubber Engineering

Managing Director


Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Hopmann

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Hopmann

RWTH Aachen University

Head of Institute of Plastics Processing (IKV)


Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont. Reinhold W. Lang

Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont. Reinhold W. Lang

Johannes Kepler University Linz

Head of Institute of Polymeric Materials and Testing


Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. Rolf Mülhaupt

Prof. Dr. Rolf Mülhaupt

University of Freiburg

Chair of Macromolecular Chemistry


Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Bernhard Rieger

Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Bernhard Rieger

Technische Universität München

WACKER-Lehrstuhl für Makromolekulare Chemie


Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alois K. Schlarb

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alois K. Schlarb

Technology Institute of Kaiserslautern

Chair of Composite Materials


Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Schmidt

Prof. Dr. Hans-Werner Schmidt

University of Bayreuth

Chair of Macromolecular Chemistry I


Curriculum Vitae