Eckhard Beyer Received AILU International Award

The Association of Laser Users (AILU) honored Prof. Dr.-Ing. Eckhard Beyer for his extraordinary achievements in the field of industrial laser materials processing with the AILU International Award 2015. The Executive Director of the Fraunhofer-Institut für Werkstoff- und Strahltechnik IWS Dresden and Director of the Institute of Manufacturing Technology at the Technische Universität Dresden has supported the AILU as an active member for many years.
From 1985 to 1996, Eckhard Beyer was employed as a scientist at the Fraunhofer-Institut für Lasertechnik, Aachen, Germany. In 1997, he was simultaneously appointed to the position of Executive Director of the Fraunhofer-Institut für Werkstoff- und Strahltechnik and of the Chair “Laser and Surface Technology“, of the Technische Universität Dresden.
In 2003 he became Executive Director of the Institute of Manufacturing Technology at the TU Dresden. From 2003 to 2009 he was the spokesman for the Fraunhofer Group Surface Technology and Photonics and a member of the Executive Committee of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. From 2009 to 2012, he served as the Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the TU Dresden.
In 2008 he was honored by the Laser Institute of America with the Arthur L. Schawlow Award. In 2012 Prof. Beyer received the Fraunhofer Medal for his outstanding contributions to the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. In 2013 he obtained an honorary doctorate from the Technical University of Wroclaw, Poland. (Source: Fraunhofer-Institut für Werkstoff- und Strahltechnik IWS )
Links: Fraunhofer-Institut für Werkstoff- und Strahltechnik IWS

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