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Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Maik Gude



since 2022W3 Chair "Lightweight Systems Engineering and Multi Material Design", TU Dresden
2014-2022W2 Chair "Lightweight Design and Structural Assessment", TU Dresden
2009-2014Extraordinary Professor, Institute of  Lightweight Engineering and Polymer Technology (ILK), TU Dresden
2008Habilitation, subject "Lightweight Engineering", TU Dresden
2000Doctorate, TU Dresden
1995-2009Research Associate, TU Dresden, Institute of  Lightweight Engineering and Polymer Technology
1995Graduate, TU Clausthal, course of study "Technomathematics", specialization "Applied Mechanics & Mechanics of Materials"


since 2020            Review Board member of DFG (German Research Foundation), Review Board 402-03 (Lightweight Enigineering, Textile Technology)

since 2016            Member of the Scientific Alliance of the University Professors of Plastics Technology (WAK)

since 2016            Director of the Rolls-Royce University Technology Centre (UTC) Dresden “Lightweight Structures and Materials and Robust Design“

since 2014            Member of the Materials Research Network Dresden e. V. (MFD)

since 2013            Scientific director of the open national platform "Research and Technology Center for Resource Efficient Lightweight Structures of Electromobility (FOREL)" of the BMBF

2009 - 2014         Scientific coordinator of the Advanced Technology Cluster "European Centre for Emerging Materials and Processes Dresden (ECEMP)" of the Saxon excellence initiative and head of the associated International Graduate School (IGS).

Research interests

-   Lightweight system design in multi-material design;
-   characterization of isotropic and anisotropic lightweight materials;
-   lightweight design;
-   modeling and simulation of lightweight materials, structures and related manufacturing processes;
-   testing of lightweight structures;
-   structural assessment;
-   lightweight technologies and process chain development;
-   digital twins in lightweight engineering;
-   neutral lightweight engineering.

Identification Numbers

ORCID Orcid 0000-0003-1370-064X
Scopus author ID 55196325300
Researcher ID A-3391-2017

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