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Christian Weiß

Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology ILT



Christian Weiß studied Mechanical Engineering from 2011-2017 with specialization in laser, polymer and manufacturing technology at FAU Erlangen-Nuremberg university, Germany. During his studies, he spent time abroad at the University of Wisconsin-Madison and South China University of Technology in Guangzhou. His student projects include the simulation and experimental evaluation of polymer additive manufacturing like the SLS process. After obtaining his masters degree in 2017, he started to work as a project manager and full-time Ph.D. student in the field of Laser Powder Bed Fusion (LPBF) at the Fraunhofer Institute for Laser Technology (ILT), Aachen, Germany. His research focus includes the influence of powder properties on the LPBF process as well as the sustainability assessment of metal powder based additive manufacturing processes.  He has authored eight papers and presentations throughout the last years. 

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