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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Arno Kwade

Scientific / professional career
Jan 2020 – now Coordinator of the EU Horizon 2020 project LiPlanet (Li-Ion Cell Pilot Lines Network) to establish a European pilot line network
Nov 2019 – now Chair for Future Grinding Technologies, European Cement Research Academy
Oct. 2019 – now Head of the Mobile Energy Storage Working group of the Circular Economy Initiative Germany, BMBF/acatech
Oct. 2019 Admission to acatech – National Academy of Science and Engineering
Nov. 2019 Re-election as DFG Review Board Member for “Mechanical Process Engineering”
July 2019 Head of Division Process Technology and Production Engineering, Fraunhofer Institute for Surface Engineering and Thin films (IST), Braunschweig
Sept. 2018 Admission to “Braunschweigische Wissenschaftliche Gesellschaft” (BWG)
Apr. 2017 – Mrz. 2019 Member of the Mechanical Engineering Faculty Council of the TU Braunschweig
Sept. 2017 – heute Deputy Chairman BMBF Advisory Board Battery Research Germany (1)
Nov. 2015 Election as DFG Review Board Member for “Mechanical Process Engineering”
Dec. 2015 – now Spokesman BMBF competence cluster „ProZell“, Chair of the Management Board (2) (Start of second funding period in Oct. 2019)
Sept. 2015 – heute Spokesman DFG priority program 1934 „DiSPBiotech“
Apr. 2015 – Mrz. 2019 Member of the Strategy Commission of the TU Braunschweig
Sept. 2013 Visiting Professor by invitation of the University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
Apr. 2013 – Mar. 2015 Senator of the TU Braunschweig
2013 – 2017 Spokesman of the MWK joint project “SynFoBiA”
2012 – 2019 Deputy Spokesman DFG priority program 1679 “Dynamic simulation of interconnected Solids Processes”
2012 – 2016 Spokesman of the Lower Saxony Graduate College “Energiespeicher & Elektromobilität Niedersachsen” (GEENI)
2012 – now Elected Member of Global Comminution Collaborative GCC (worldwide cooperation platform of leading acacemic researchers in the field of comminution)
2012 – now Spokesman and founder of the Battery LabFactory Braunschweig (BLB) (3)
2012 – now Spokesman and founder of the Center of Pharmaceutical Engineering (PVZ) (4)
2012 – now Member of BMBF Advisory Board Battery Research Germany
Aug. 2012 Visiting Professor by invitation of University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
2011 – 2017 Member of the Board of the State Initiative for Nanomaterials
Apr. 2011 – Mar. 2013 Dean of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering at the TU Braunschweig
Sept. 2009 – Mar. 2016 Scientific coordinator of the BMU – Lighthouse Projects “LithoRec I und II – Recycling of Lithium-Ion-Batteries”
Sept. 2009 – now Chairman of the der European Federation of Chemical Engineering (EFCE) – Working Party “Comminution”
Feb. 2008 – Feb. 2014 Spokesman of the DFG-Research Group FOR 856 “MikroPart”
Apr. 2007 – Mar. 2015 Member of the Mechanical Engineering Faculty Council of the TU Braunschweig
Apr. 2007 – Mar. 2011 Representative for ERASMUS of the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Mar. 2006 – now Chairman of the ProzessNet-Expert Group “Comminution and Classification”
Apr. 2005 – now TU Braunschweig, University Professor for Mechanical Process Engineering / Particle Technology, Head of Institute of Particle Technology
Jan. 2000 – Mar. 2005 CEO, Betonwerke Emsland GmbH & Co. KG, Nordhorn
Oct. 1996 – Mar. 2005 CEO, Kwade + Schwedes Zerkleinerungstechnik, Vechelde
Oct. 1996 – Dec. 1999 Engineering office manager, Schwedes + Schulze Schüttguttechnik, Braunschweig
Jan. 1992 – Sept. 1996 Research associate at the Institute of Mechanical Process Engineering (IMVT) of the TU Braunschweig, (Headed by Prof. Dr.-Ing. J. Schwedes)

Remarks:
To (1) The Advisory Board Battery Research Germany is a council appointed by the BMBF with personal appointment, which accompanies the BMBF technically/scientifically. (http://www.batterieforum-deutschland.de/kongress/beirat/)
To (2) The BMBF competence cluster ProZell is an association of non-industrial research for battery cell production https://www.prozell-cluster.de/ und https://www.bmbf.de/de/batterieforschung-in-deutschland-662.html
To (3) The Battery LabFactory Braunschweig is a research center of the TU Braunschweig with 13 professorial members (also TU Clausthal and LU Hannover). Further info: https://www.tu-braunschweig.de/en/blb
To (4) The Center for Pharmaceutical Process Engineering PVZ is a research center of the TU Braunschweig. In 2011, the research concept from PVZ was awarded the highest rating in all categories by the German Science Council as part of the research building program. Further info https://www.tu-braunschweig.de/en/pvz


Nov. 2018 – now Conference Chair and organization of yearly worldwide conference “
Sept. 2018 – now International Battery Production Conference”, Braunschweig
Mar. 2016 – now Member of International Advisory Board Journal „Energy Technology“
2014 – now Member of Editorial Board Journal „KONA“
Nov. 2018 – now Member of Editorial Board Journal „Advanced Powder Technology“
Sept. 2013 Organization and execution of European Symposium on Comminution and Classification (EFCE-Event, about 250 participants from all over the world)
Aug. 2009 Co-Organizer as well as Scientific Committee Particle Technology Symposium at the World Congress Chemical Engineering, Montreal
Oct. 2000 – now Chair and organisation of biennial Symposium “Fine Grinding and Dispersing”, Braunschweig