Fraunhofer USA Welcomes New Management and Members of its Board of Directors


Plymouth MI, March 2018

Fraunhofer USA welcomes new management and members of its board of directors

Fraunhofer USA is pleased to announce Prof. Thomas Schuelke as the new Vice President as of March 1, 2018. Prof. Schuelke brings over 20 years of management experience with Fraunhofer USA and currently serves as the Executive Director of the Fraunhofer USA Center for Coatings and Diamond Technologies. He also brings academic leadership experience through his professorship at Michigan State University. Prof. Schuelke is one of the top five experts worldwide in the field of industrial diamond materials and coating technologies and has developed an extensive network of industrial, academic and political partners. We wish Prof. Schuelke much success in his new role.

His predecessor, Prof. Patrick Bressler, has taken on a new leadership position with Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft in Germany. Fraunhofer USA would like to take this opportunity to thank Prof. Bressler for his significant contribution to the organization over the last years.

Fraunhofer USA would like to welcome two new members to its board of directors. As of March 1, Prof. Alexander Kurz and Prof. Endrik Wilhelm have joined Fraunhofer USA´s governing body. Both bring many years of leadership, management and international working experience. We welcome both gentlemen to the board of directors of Fraunhofer USA and look forward to fruitful cooperation.


Fraunhofer USA contact:

44792 Helm Street Plymouth, MI 48170

Tel: +1 734-354-9700