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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Götz T. Gresser

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Pfaffenwaldring 9
70569 Stuttgart
Germany

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. G. T. Gresser has experience in research, development and practice of technical textiles along the whole textile value chain with a focus on process engineering and fiber-reinforced composites.

  • Professor (W3), Head of Institute for Textile and Fiber Technologies (ITFT), University of Stuttgart
  • Director of Institute for Textile Technology and Process Engineering and Executive Board of the German Institutes of Textile and Fiber Research (DITF)

Additional roles:

  • Evaluator for the German Federation of Industrial Research Associations (AiF)
  • Board member of the Allianz Faserbasierte Werkstoffe Baden-Württemberg e.V.
  • Advisory board member of Leichtbau BW GmbH
  • Member of board of directors of ARENA2036
  • Board member of Competence Network Biomimetics
  • Speaker of EU-working group of applied-oriented research institutions in Baden-Württemberg
  • Organizer and member of committee of the Aachen Dresden Denkendorf International Textile Conference
  • Member of innBW (Innovationsallianz Baden-Württemberg)
  1. Mindermann, P., Kaiser, P., Müller, L., Fischer, L., Gebhardt, P., Hindenlang, U., Gresser, G.T.: Investigation of different load transmission concepts for coreless filament wound structures. Composite Structures. 303, 116287 (2023). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2022.116287.
  2. Jonas, F., Knippers, J., Gresser, G., Born, L., Milwich, M.: EP 3 460 114 B1 - FASERVERBUNDSTRUKTUR, VERZWEIGUNGSKNOTEN ZUM GEBÄUDEBAU SOWIE VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG DES VERZWEIGUNGSKNOTENS ZUM GEBÄUDEBAU, https://worldwide.espacenet.com/patent/search/family/063442408/publication/EP3460114A2?q=18191052.2, (2022).
  3. Mindermann, P., Gresser, G.T.: Adaptive winding pin and hooking capacity model for coreless filament winding. Journal of Reinforced Plastics and Composites. (2022). https://doi.org/10.1177/07316844221094777.
  4. Mindermann, P., Pérez, M.G., Knippers, J., Gresser, G.T.: Investigation of the Fabrication Suitability, Structural Performance, and Sustainability of Natural Fibers in Coreless Filament Winding. Materials. 15, 3260 (2022). https://doi.org/10.3390/ma15093260.
  5. Mindermann, P., Gil Pérez, M., Kamimura, N., Knippers, J., Gresser, G.T.: Implementation of fiber-optical sensors into coreless filament-wound composite structures. Composite Structures. 290, 115558 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2022.115558.
  6. Mindermann, P., Müllner, R., Dieringer, E., Ocker, C., Klink, R., Merkel, M., Gresser, G.T.: Design of Fiber-Composite/Metal–Hybrid Structures Made by Multi-Stage Coreless Filament Winding. Applied Sciences. 12, 2296 (2022). https://doi.org/10.3390/app12052296.
  7. Mindermann, P., Witt, M.-U., Gresser, G.T.: Pultrusion-winding: A novel fabrication method for coreless wound fiber-reinforced thermoset composites with distinct cross-section. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 154, 106763 (2022). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2021.106763.
  8. Bodea, S., Mindermann, P., Gresser, G.T., Menges, A.: Additive Manufacturing of Large Coreless Filament Wound Composite Elements for Building Construction. 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing. (2021). https://doi.org/10.1089/3dp.2020.0346.
  9. Mindermann, P., Rongen, B., Gubetini, D., Knippers, J., Gresser, G.T.: Material Monitoring of a Composite Dome Pavilion Made by Robotic Coreless Filament Winding. Materials. 14, 5509 (2021). https://doi.org/10.3390/ma14195509.
  10. Mindermann, P., Bodea, S., Menges, A., Gresser, G.T.: Development of an Impregnation End-Effector with Fiber Tension Monitoring for Robotic Coreless Filament Winding. Processes. 9(5), 806 (2021). https://doi.org/10.3390/pr9050806.
  11. Mühlich, M., Gonzales, E.A., Born, L., Körner, A., Schwill, L., Gresser, G.T., Knippers, J.: Deformation Behavior of Elastomer-Glass Fiber-Reinforced Plastics in Dependence of Pneumatic Actuation. Biomimetics. 6, 43 (2021). https://doi.org/10.3390/biomimetics6030043.
  12. Körner, A., Born, L., Bucklin, O., Suzuki, S., Vasey, L., Gresser, G.T., Menges, A., Knippers, J.: Integrative design and fabrication methodology for bio-inspired folding mechanisms for architectural applications. Computer-Aided Design. (2020). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cad.2020.102988.
  13. Mindermann, P., Gresser, G.T., Milwich, M.: EP000003808547A1 - Method and tool arrangement for producing a fibre matrix composite profile structure and fibre matrix composite profile structure, (2020).
  14. Born, L., Gresser, T., Milwich, M.: EP 3 552 807 A1 - FASERVERBUNDBAUTEIL, HYBRIDBAUTEIL UND VERFAHREN ZUM HERSTELLEN EINES FASERVERBUNDBAUTEILS, (2019).
  15. Born, L., Gresser, T., Milwich, M.: DE 10  2018 108 745 A1 - Faserverbundbauteil, Hybridbauteil und Verfahren zum Herstellen eines Faserverbundbauteils, (2019).
  16. Born, L., Körner, A., Mader, A., Schieber, G., Milwich, M., Knippers, J., Gresser, G.T.: Adaptive FRP Structures For Exterior Applications. Advanced Materials Letters. 10, 913–918 (2019). https://doi.org/10.5185/amlett.2019.0029.
  17. Bunk, K., Jonas, F.A., Born, L., Hesse, L., Möhl, C., Gresser, G.T., Knippers, J., Speck, T., Masselter, T.: From plant branchings to technical support structures. In: Knippers, J., Schmid, U., and Speck, T. (eds.) Biomimetics for Architecture: Learning from Nature. pp. 144–152. De Gruyter, Berlin, Boston (2019). https://doi.org/10.1515/9783035617917-019.
  18. Jonas, F., Knippers, J., Gresser, G., Born, L., Milwich, M.: EP 3 460 114 A2 - FASERVERBUNDSTRUKTUR, VERZWEIGUNGSKNOTEN ZUM GEBÄUDEBAU SOWIE  VERFAHREN ZUR HERSTELLUNG DES VERZWEIGUNGSKNOTENS ZUM GEBÄUDEBAU, (2019).
  19. Jonas, F., Knippers, J., Gresser, T., Born, L., Milwich, M.: DE 10 2017 008 661 A1 - Faserverbundstruktur, Verzweigungsknoten zum Gebäudebau sowie Verfahren zur Herstellung des Verzweigungsknotens zum Gebäudebau, (2019).
  20. Kovaleva, D., Gericke, O., Wulle, F., Mindermann, P., Sobek, W., Verl, A., Gresser, G.T.: Rosenstein Pavilion: a lightweight concrete shell based on principles of biological structures. In: Knippers, J., Schmid, U., and Speck, T. (eds.) Biomimetics for Architecture: Learning from Nature. pp. 92–101. De Gruyter, Berlin, Boston (2019). https://doi.org/10.1515/9783035617917-012.
  21. Mader, A., Born, L., Gresser, T., Knippers, J., Milwich, M., Schieber, G., Müller, L., Körner, A.: EP 3 524 826 A1 - COMPONENT HAVING AN INTEGRATED ACTUATOR SYSTEM, (2019).
  22. Mader, A., Born, L., Gresser, T., Knippers, J., Milwich, M., Schieber, G., Müller, L., Körner, A.: DE 10 2018 103 178 A1 -  Bauteil mit integrierter Aktuatorik, (2019).
  23. Mader, A., Born, L., Körner, A., Schieber, G., Masset, P.-A., Milwich, M., Gresser, G.T., Knippers, J.: Bio-inspired integrated pneumatic actuation for compliant fiber-reinforced plastics. Composite Structures. (2019). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compstruct.2019.111558.
  24. Mindermann, P., Gresser, G.T., Milwich, M.: DE102019127568A1 - Verfahren und Werkzeuganordnung zum Herstellen einer Faser-Matrix-Verbund-Profil-Struktur und Faser-Matrix-Verbund-Profil-Struktur, (2019).
  25. Saffarian, S., Born, L., Körner, A., Mader, A., Westermeier, A.S., Poppinga, S., Milwich, M., Gresser, G.T., Speck, T., Knippers, J.: From Pure Research To Biomimetic Products: The Flectofold Facade Shading Device. In: Knippers, J., Schmid, U., and Speck, T. (eds.) Biomimetics for Architecture: Learning from Nature. pp. 42–51. De Gruyter, Berlin, Boston (2019). https://doi.org/10.1515/9783035617917-007.
  26. Westermeier, A., Poppinga, S., Körner, A., Born, L., Sachse, R., Saffarian, S., Knippers, J., Bischoff, M., Gresser, G.T., Speck, T.: No Joint Ailments: How Plants Move And Inspire Technology. In: Knippers, J., Schmid, U., and Speck, T. (eds.) Biomimetics for Architecture: Learning from Nature. pp. 32–41. De Gruyter, Berlin, Boston (2019). https://doi.org/10.1515/9783035617917-006.
  27. Wulle, F., Kovaleva, D., Mindermann, P., Christof, H., Wurst, K.-H., Lechler, A., Verl, A., Sobek, W., Haase, W., Gresser, G.T.: Nature As Source Of Ideas For Modern Manufacturing Methods. In: Knippers, J., Schmid, U., and Speck, T. (eds.) Biomimetics for Architecture: Learning from Nature. pp. 84–91. De Gruyter, Berlin, Boston (2019). https://doi.org/10.1515/9783035617917-011.
  28. Bischoff, M., Sachse, R., Körner, A., Westermeier, A.S., Born, L., Poppinga, S., Gresser, G.T., Speck, T., Knippers, J.: Modeling and analysis of the trapping mechanism of Aldrovanda vesiculosa as biomimetic inspiration for façade elements. In: IASS Annual Symposium in Hamburg (2018).
  29. Born, L., Möhl, C., Milwich, M., Gresser, G.: Textile connection technology for interfaces of fibre reinforced plastic-concrete-hybrid composites. In: Hybrid 2018 in Bremen (2018).
  30. Jonas, F.A., Born, L., Möhl, C., Gresser, G.T., Knippers, J.: Towards branched supporting structures out of concrete-FRP composites inspired from natural branchings. In: IASS Annual Symposium 2018 in Boston (2018).
  31. Mark, A., Psikuta, A., Bauer, B., Rossi, R., Gresser, G.T.: Artificial skin for sweating guarded hotplates and manikins based on weft knitted fabrics. Textile Reserach Journal. (2018). https://doi.org/10.1177/0040517517750646.
  32. Mindermann, P., Gresser, G.T.: Robotic 3D Deposition of Impregnated Carbon Rovings with Gradient Properties for Primary Structures. In: 69th International Astronautical Congress (2018).
  33. Möhl, C., Born, L., Jonas, F.A., Gresser, G.T., Knippers, J., Hausmann, J.M., Siebert, M., von Hehl, A.: Manufacturing of branched structures for fibre-reinforced plastic-concrete-hybrid composites. In: Hybrid 2018 in Bremen. p. pp 165-170. (2018).
  34. Schieber, G., Born, L., Bergmann, P., Körner, A., Mader, A., Saffarian, S., Betz, O., Milwich, M., Gresser, G.T., Knippers, J.: Hindwings of insects as concept generator for hingeless foldable shading systems. Bioinspiration & Biomimetics. 13, (2018). https://doi.org/10.1088/1748-3190/aa979c.
  35. Born, L., Körner, A., Schieber, G., Westermeier, A.S., Poppinga, S., Sachse, R., Bergmann, P., Betz, O., Bischoff, M., Speck, T., Knippers, J., Milwich, M., Gresser, G.T., Herrmann, A.: Fiber-reinforced plastics with locally adapted stiffness for bio-inspired hingeless, deployable architectural systems. Presented at the (2017). https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.742.689.
  36. Bunk, K., Jonas, F.A., Born, L., Gresser, G.T., Knippers, J., Speck, T., Masselter, T.: Vom Ast zum Palast. In: Stuttgarter Beiträge zur Naturkunde, Serie C (2017).
  37. Goergen, C., Baz, S., Mitschang, P., Gresser, G.T.: Recycled carbon fibers in complex structural parts - organic sheets made of rCF Staple Fiber Yarns. In: 21st Symposium on Composites. pp. 602–609 (2017). https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/KEM.742.602.
  38. Körner, A., Born, L., Mader, A., Sachse, R., Saffarian, S., Westermeier, A.S., Poppinga, S., Bischoff, M., Gresser, G.T., Milwich, M., Speck, T., Knippers, J.: Flectofold - A biomimetic compliant shading device for complex free form facades. Smart Materials and Structures. 27, (2017). https://doi.org/10.1088/1361-665X/aa9c2f.
  39. Maschler, T., Finckh, H., Stegmaier, T., Tilebein, M., Gresser, G.T.: Characterisation and prognosis of the capillary rise of fluids in textile structures, exemplified by wicking of sunflower oil into cotton nonwovens. In: Fangueiro, R. (ed.) Procedia Engineering. pp. 349–356 (2017). https://doi.org/10.1016/j.proeng.2017.07.049.
  40. Westermeier, A.S., Poppinga, S., Körner, A., Sachse, L., Knippers, J., Born, L., Bischoff, M., Gresser, G.T., Speck, T.: Keine Gelenkbeschwerden – Wie Pflanzen sich bewegen und die Technik inspirieren. In: Begleitband Baubionik-Ausstellung Naturkunde Museum Stuttgart Rosenstein (2017).
  41. Wulle, F., Kovaleva, D., Christof, H., Wurst, K.-H., Lechler, A., Verl, A., Sobek, W., Haase, W., Gresser, G.: Die Natur als Ideengeber für moderne Fertigungstechniken. In: Begleitband Baubionik-Ausstellung Naturkunde Museum Stuttgart Rosenstein (2017).
  42. Born, L., Westermeier, A.S., Gresser, G.T., Poppinga, S., Speck, T.: Catching inspiration from the carnivorous plant Aldrovanda vesiculosa – Biological Role Model of the Shading System “Flectofold.” In: 8. Bremer Bionik-Kongress, Bremen (2016).
  43. Born, L., Jonas, F.A., Bunk, K., Masselter, T., Speck, T., Knippers, J., Gresser, G.T.: Branched Structures in Plants and Architecture. In: Biomimetic Research for Architecture and Building Construction. pp. 195–215. Springer, Cham (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-46374-2_10.
  44. Christof, H., Milwich, M., Gresser, G.T.: Räumlich gekrümmte Pultrusionsprofile durch UV-aktive Harze. In: 24. Stuttgarter Kunststoffkolloquium. pp. 209–212 (2016).
  45. Coupek, D., Kovaleva, D., Christof, H., Wurst, K.-H., Verl, A., Sobek, W., Haase, W., Gresser, G.T., Lechler, A.: Fabrication of Biomimetic and Biologically Inspired (Modular) Structures for Use in the Construction Industry. In: Biomimetic Research for Architecture and Building Construction. pp. 319–339. Springer, Cham (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-46374-2.
  46. Heidlingsfeld, M., Horio, R., Baesch, B., Riethmüller, C., Gresser, G.T., Sawodny, O.: Introduction, mathematical modelling and motion control of the novel pneumatic tectile actuator. (2016). https://doi.org/10.1080/14399776.2016.1265875.
  47. Poppinga, S., Körner, A., Sachse, R., Born, L., Westermeier, A., Hesse, L., Knippers, J., Bischoff, M., Gresser, G.T., Speck, T.: Compliant Mechanisms in Plants and Architecture. In: Biomimetic Research for Architecture and Building Construction. pp. 169–193. Springer, Cham (2016). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-46374-2_9.
  48. Christof, H., Müller, L., Küppers, S., Hofmann, P., Giebel, E., Frick, S., Gabler, M., Gresser, G.T.: Integration methods of sensors in FRP Components. In: 20th Symposium on Composites, Wien. pp. 586–593 (2015). https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.825-826.586.
  49. Küppers, S., Thumm, J., Müller, L., Ewert, D., Gresser, G.T.: Braiding of branches for the fiber composite technology. In: 20th Symposium on Composites, Wien. pp. 749–756 (2015). https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.825-826.749.
  50. Lehmann, B., Selvarayan, S.K., Ghomeshi, R., Gresser, G.T.: Carbon fiber reinforced composite - toughness and structural integrity enhancement. In: 20th Symposium on Composites, Wien. pp. 425–432 (2015). https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.825-826.425.
  51. Müller, L., Lehmann, B., Gresser, G.T.: Sandwich structures: Analysis of bonding techniques between faces and core and the effect of internal pressure. In: 20th Symposium on Composites, Wien. pp. 361–368 (2015). https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.825-826.361.
  52. Witt, M.-U., Milwich, M., Gresser, G.T., Hammer, M., Knippers, J.: Bio-pultrusion of facade-profiles from sustainable materials. In: 20th Symposium on Composites, Wien. pp. 1033–1038 (2015). https://doi.org/10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.825-826.1033.

Professional Career

2013 – present   Professor (W3) and Director of Institute for Textile and Fiber Technologies (ITFT) at University of Stuttgart
2013 – present   Director of Institute of Textile Technology and Process Engineering (DITF) Denkendorf & Managing director of ITV Denkendorf Produktservice GmbH
1997 – 2013   Management role at Rieter Maschinenfabrik AG in Winterthur (Switzerland)
1991 – 1997   Research associate at Institute of Textile Technology and Process Engineering (ITV) Denkendorf

Education and Degrees

1998   Doctorate in Mechanical engineering at University of Stuttgart, “Possibilities for elimination of foreign particles and neps during the carding process”
1984 – 1991   Studies of Mechanical engineering at University of Stuttgart, specialization: Textile Technolgy

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