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The MAPEX Center for Materials and Processes is represented by its speaker and the vice speaker, supported by the science manager. The central decision making body is the Executive Board, consisting of ten Principal Investigators and two Early Career Investigators. The International Advisory Board advises the center with respect to its strategic develompent.



Prof. Dr.-Ing. Lucio Colombi Ciacchi
Universität Bremen
TAB-Gebäude, Raum 3.30
Am Fallturm 1, 28359 Bremen
Phone: +49 (0)421-218-64570
E-Mail: MAPEX speaker


Science manager

Dr. Hanna Lührs
Universität Bremen
TAB-Gebäude, Raum 3.36
Am Fallturm 1, 28359 Bremen
Phone: +49 (0)421-218-64580


MAPEX Executive Board 2018 - 2019

The ten members of the executive board are elected for two years by the plenary meeting of the Principal Investigators, additionally two Early Career Investigatros (ECI) are assigned to be members of the executive board. The speaker and vice speaker are elected for two years from the ranks of the executive board.

  1. Ralf Bergmann
  2. Lucio Colombi Ciacchi (speaker)
  3. Nils Ellendt (ECI)
  4. Michel Fischer (ECI)
  5. Thorsten M. Gesing
  6. Walter Lang
  7. Peter Maaß
  8. Lutz Mädler
  9. Kurosch Rezwan
  10. Anne Staubitz (Vice speaker)
  11. Kirsten Tracht
  12. Tim Wehling


Former members of the MAPEX Executive Board:

  • Michael Böhm (2014-2016)
  • Reinhard X. Fischer (2014-2016)
  • Carsten Heinzel (2014-2016)
  • Stephen Kroll (2015-2016)
  • Gerrit Dumstorff (2016-2018)
  • Hans-Werner Zoch (2014-2018)
  • Marcus Bäumer (2014-2018)
Updated by: MAPEX