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Stand: May 12, 2022

Dr.-Ing. Sebastian Heidrich

Programme Director
Engineering Sciences 1

E-Mail: sebastian.heidrich@dfg.de
Telephone: +49 (228) 885-2277
Telefax: +49 (228) 885-713320
Kennedyallee 40
53175 Bonn

Tasks and Responsibilities

Cross-functional Tasks

Knowledge Transfer

Scientific Areas of Responsibility

401-01   Metal-Cutting and Abrasive Manufacturing Engineering
401-02   Primary Shaping and Reshaping Technology, Additive Manufacturing
401-03   Joining and Separation Technology

Scientific Areas of Responsibility (Deputy Contact)

401-05   Production Systems, Operations Management, Quality Management and Factory Planning
401-06   Production Automation
402-01   Engineering Design, Machine Elements, Product Development

Coordinated Programmes (procedural matters)

Priority Programmes

2013 The utilization of residual stresses induced by metal forming
2086 Surface Conditioning in Machining Processes
2183 Property-controlled metal forming processes
2231 Efficient cooling, lubrication and transportation – coupled mechanical and fluid-dynamical simulation methods for efficient production processes (FLUSIMPRO)

Research Units

5134 Solidification Cracks during Laser Beam Welding: High Performance Computing for High Performance Processing

Coordinated Programmes (scientific matters)


96 Thermo-energetic design of machine tools - A systemic approach to solve the conflict between power efficiency, accuracy and productivity demonstrated at the example of machining production
188 Damage Controlled Forming Processes
285 Methodenentwicklung zur mechanischen Fügbarkeit in wandlungsfähigen Prozessketten

Clusters of Excellence (ExStra)

2122 PhoenixD: Photonics, Optics, and Engineering – Innovation Across Disciplines

Collaborative Research Centres

814 Additive Manufacturing
1120 Precision manufacturing by controlling melt dynamics and solidification in production processes
1153 Process Chain for Manufacturing of hybrid High Performance Components by Tailored Forming
1368 Oxygen-free production - processes and local mechanisms in oxygen-free atmosphere for the development of sustainable production techniques and manufacturing processes

International Research Training Groups

2057 Physical Modeling for Virtual Manufacturing Systems and Processes