Thomas Gries

Thomas Gries

Professor Thomas Gries, director of the Institut für Textiltechnik (ITA) of RWTH Aachen University, Germany, has been awarded an honorary professorship by Lomonosov Moscow State University (MSU) in lieu of his extraordinary scientific achievement in the development of fibre-based composites. Prof. Gries has been credited with systematic research, development and implementation of the concept of "Tailored Reinforcement Textiles" - from the basic idea up to an industrial production approach, in the process fulfilling the pre-conditions for resource-efficient production of composite components and their wide application for lightweight applications, especially in the automotive industry.

Affiliations and Expertise

RWTH Aachen University, Germany