Vice-President for Higher Education and Academic Affairs
Professor Dr. Alexander Wanner, born in 1962, was appointed Professor for Materials Science by the former Universität Karlsruhe (TH) in 2003. There, Wanner worked as Studies Dean at the KIT Department of Mechanical Engineering from 2008 to 2012. Among others, he was decisively involved in the establishment of the Institute for Applied Materials that pools the competencies of all materials scientists of KIT. Wanner studied metallurgy and was conferred his doctorate at the University of Stuttgart. Then, he worked as a scientist at the Max Planck Institute for Metals Research in Stuttgart and was Member of the Senior Academic Staff of Stuttgart University. Research stays at the Northwestern University and the Argonne National Laboratory in the USA as well as at the Shanghai Jiao Tong University followed.
On June 01, 2013, Alexander Wanner started activity as Vice-President for Higher Education and Academic Affairs. In September 2018, he was re-elected for a second term lasting until May 31, 2025.
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