Prof. Henning Frank Henning

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Frank Henning

  • Director Fraunhofer ICT
    Director Polymer Engineering
    Joseph-von-Fraunhofer-Str. 7
    76327 Pfinztal


    Phone: +49 (0) 721 4640-420
    Fax: +49 (0) 721 4640-730


    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
    Institute of Vehicle System Technology
    Chair of Light-Weight Technology
    Rintheimer-Querallee 2 / Building 70.04
    76131 Karlsruhe


    Phone: +49 (0) 721 608-45905
    Fax: +49 (0) 721 608-44146

Professional Career

Since 2016 Managing Director of Fraunhofer Project Center for Composites Manufacturing, Ulsan Metropolitan City, Korea
Since 2016 President SAMPE Germany e.V.
Since 2013 Fellow of the Society of Plastics Engineers
Since 2011 Managing Director of Fraunhofer Project Center for Composites Manufacturing, London, Ontario, Canada
Since 2010 Appointed as Adjunct Research Professor in the Department of Mechanical & Materials Engineering, Faculty of Engineering, Western University of Ontario, Canada
Since 2009 Deputy Director of Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology (ICT), Director Fraunhofer FIL in Augsburg
Since 2008 Appointed as Professor for Light-Weight Technologies at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany
Since 2008 CEO of Fraunhofer innovation cluster KITe hyLITE - Karlsruhe Innovation Cluster for Hybrid Light-Weight Solutions
Since 2005 Director of Competence Centre for Automotive Light-Weight Solutions
Since 2002 Director of Polymer Engineering at Fraunhofer ICT
Since 1999 Vice President SAMPE Germany e.V.
1997 - 2008 Lecturer for Composites at University of Cooperative Education (Berufsakademie), Mannheim
1997 - 2001 Group leader for Composites team at Fraunhofer Institute for Chemical Technology (ICT)



2001 Doctoral Degree (Dr.-Ing.) Composites, Universität Stuttgart, Germany
1996 Diploma in Mechanical Engineering, Universität Stuttgart, Germany