Additive Manufacturing


Advancement of additive manufacturing processes through optimized process strategies, machine technology, factory integration and simulation for the targeted production of functionally integrated and individual components.


Prof. Volker Schulze

Dr.-Ing. Frederik Zanger​

Materials and Processes  
  • Material extrusion
  • Powder Bed Fusion
  • Photopolymerisation
  • Powder, slurry and feedstock development
Machine and process technology  
  • Material, component and process hybridization
  • Component functionalization
  • Real-time optimized, customized machine and production control
Integrative Process Chains  
  • Potential validation for series production 
  • End-to-end digitalization of the process chain
  • Process chain and factory concept planning
Quality Control  
  • Scalable in-process manufacturing metrology
  • Process capability studies
  • Assistance systems


Research projects:

Additive manufacturing of sonotrodes for ultrasound technology and functional integration of cooling channels
M.Sc. Kai Drechsel
01.02.2022 -
AddPEM - Additive manufacturing of graded flow structures for po
Additive manufacturing of graded flow structures for polymer electrolyte membrane (PEM) fuel cells.
M.Eng. Victor Lubkowitz
M.Sc. Patrick Fischmann
01.01.2022 -
ADDSUB - Combination of additive and subtractive laser processes
Combination of additive and subtractive laser processes for the production of components of novel electric drives.
M.Eng. Victor Lubkowitz
01.07.2021 -
ICM Junior Research Group Advanced Manufacturing
A versatile and universally applicable manufacturing technology for the development of mobility solutions for tomorrow and for production technology itself.
Steffen Kramer, M.Sc.
Dr.-Ing. Frederik Zanger
01.10.2020 -
Intelligently controlled additive process chain using simulated and experimentally determined component, material and process data
Batschkowski, Marco
Löber, Lukas
01.10.2019 -
CoPoT Connected Power Tools
Innovation and technology platforms for human-technology interaction: smart, connected devices for everyday life
Marcus Rosen, M.Sc.
Dr.-Ing. Frederik Zanger
Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Volker Schulze
01.08.2019 -
Varied medical products through the combination of subtractive and additive manufacturing technologies
Patrizia Gartner, M.Sc.
Patrick Fischmann, M.Sc.
Dr.-Ing. Frederik Zanger
01.08.2019 -
Optimiertes Taumelfräsen zur Steigerung der Prozesseffizienz und Bearbeitungsqualität bei der FVK-Bearbeitung
Jannis Langer, M.Sc.
01.06.2019 -