Reinhard Baumann, TU Chemnitz, Germany
Dr. Reinhard R. Baumann is Professor for Digital Printing and Imaging Technology at the Technische Universität Chemnitz and head of both, the Department Printed Functionalities and the Business Unit Green and Wireless of the Fraunhofer Institute for Electronic Nanosystems ENAS in Chemnitz, Germany.
He received a PhD in Chemical Physics and carried out research and development in the fields of Physical Chemistry and Electrical Engineering of organic materials for polymer electronics at the University of Bonn / Germany and at the IBM Almaden Research Center in San Jose / CA. In 1999 he joined manroland AG, held different management positions and headed the development of industrial solutions for Printing Beyond Color.
His research interests are future applications of graphic arts technologies in digital manufacturing of Smart Objects. Since his engagement in the graphic arts industry he is involved in the R&D of digital fabrication processes and equipment for the industrialization of printed and large area electronics.
The results of his research activities have been published in numerous journals, conference papers and patents.
Prof. Baumann is one of the founders of the Organic Electronic Association oe-a and serves since 2004 as a member of the board. Since 2011 he is Vice President of the International Society for Imaging Science and Technology IS&T.