Bernd-Arno Behrens, Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Prof. Behrens is Head of the IFUM (Institut für Umformtechnik und Umformmaschinen) of the Leibniz University Hannover. His main research interests are sheet metal forming, bulk metal forming, forming machines, material characterisation and simulation as well as biomedical engineering. Prof. Behrens is also Spokesman of the Board of the Material Testing Institute Hannover and Board Member of the Hannover Centre for Production Technology (PZH). Since 2005, he has been Managing Partner of the Institute of Integrated Production Hannover gGmbH (IPH). He also acts as evaluator for the German Research Foundation (DFG) and the German Federation of Industrial Research Associations “Otto von Guericke” (AiF).