Project support:

Scientific advisory board

The Scientific Advisory Board is in place to advise the project partners on scientifically sound approaches methods and to address innovative interim results and emerging research questions.  

The Board ensures that the project partners use the highest standards of scientific methods and that the results are made available transparently and clearly. The members of the Scientific Advisory Board discuss the project results and review and support the project partners in the scientific methodology. They make connections between initiatives of EuProGigant and related topics and explore the possibility of additional related research in collaboration with EIT Manufacturing.  

The Scientific Advisory Board consists of academics and researchers in relevant subject areas from Europe and beyond.  

Scientific Advisory Board Members

Prof. Reiner Anderl

Acatech Member, Subject Area Data Processing in Manufacturing, TU Darmstadt, Germany

Ass. Prof. Pedro Arrazola

High Performance Machining Group, Mondragon University, Spain

Prof. George Chryssolouris

Laboratory for Manufacturing Systems & Automation, Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics, University of Patras, Greece

Prof. Jürgen Gausemeier

Acatech Member, Heinz Nixdorf Institut, Thematic Area Strategic Product Planning and Systems Engineering, Paderborn University, Germany

Prof. Detlef Gerhard

Chair of Digital Engineering of the Ruhr-Universität Bochum, Germany

Ass. Prof. Petr Kolář, Ph.D.

Research Center of Manufacturing Technology (RCMT), Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic

Ass. Prof. Barbara Mayer

Automation and Industry 4.0, Head of the Smart Production Lab at the FH JOANNEUM, Kapfenberg, Austria

Dr. Jürg Meierhofer

Coordinator Industry 4.0, Head Expert Group “Smart Services”, Senior Lecturer at ZHAW, Zürich, Switzerland


Ass. Prof. Janez Povh

Engineering Design and Supercomputing Laboratory, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia

Prof. Tony Schmitz

Machine Tool Research Center, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, USA

Matěj Sulitka, Ph.D.

Research Center of Manufacturing Technology (RCMT), Czech Technical University in Prague, Czech Republic

Ing. Hubert Tardieu

Member of the GAIA-X Board of Directors, GAIA-X AISBL

Prof. Alfred Taudes

Institute for Produktion Management, WU (Vienna University of Economics and Business), Austria

Prof. Konrad Wegener

Institute of Machine Tools and Manufacturing, ETH Zürich, Switzerland

Prof. Petra Wiederkehr

Chair of Software Engineering, TU Dortmund, Germany