Institute management

Prof. Dr. Horst-Christian Langowski

Director of institute

 

Phone +49 8161 491-100
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Vita

Prof. Dr. Langowski became the Institute Director of the Fraunhofer IVV in 2004. He has held the Chair of Food Packaging Technology at the Technische Universität München since 2003. In 2006 he was also appointed Dean of Studies for Brewing and Food Technology at the Technische Universität München.

After studying physics he started work in industry in 1981 in the area of optical data media. In parallel he gained a doctorate at the University of Hanover in 1989. In 1991 he moved to the Fraunhofer IVV in Freising and soon became Head of the Materials Development department.

In 2017 he became Chairman of the Fraunhofer Group for Life Sciences and a member of the Presidential Council of the Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft. He is Editor-in-Chief of the journal »Food Packaging and Shelf Life«.

Prof. Dr. Andrea Büttner

Director of institute

 

Phone +49 8161 491-715
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Vita

Prof. Dr. Andrea Büttner was appointed to the position of Institute Director of the Fraunhofer IVV at November 2019. From 2017 she was already Deputy Director of Institute. She also heads the Chair of Aroma and Smell Research at the Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg.

Ms. Büttner studied food chemistry at the LMU in Munich. She then gained her doctorate and habilitation at the TU Munich in the field of aroma research. Since 2007, she has been building up the Sensory Analytics department at the Fraunhofer IVV, where she has been shaping sensory research ever since.

As co-founder of the »Campus of the Senses«, Ms. Büttner has also been advancing the interdisciplinary topic of the future, the digitalization of the human senses, since 2018.

Dr. Claudia Schönweitz

Deputy director of institute

 

Phone +49 8161 491-117
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Prof. Dr. Peter Eisner

Deputy director of institute

 

Phone +49 8161 491-400
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Prof. Dr. Jens-Peter Maj­schak

Director of institute division Processing Machinery

 

Phone +49 351 43614-42
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