11. Short Course 2019


Information about the Short Course can be found in this Flyer


Feedback from the Participants:


  • “Excellent introduction in coating and drying of films. Demonstrates the complexity, offers better unterstanding of processes“
  • “Very interesting course, lots of information on all coating application! Building bridge from university to industrial applications”
  • “Well built-up structure, wide range of theory and application covered, too short time for discussion/break“
  • “High level talks with broad range of topics but with good scientific and practical depth, also on application”
  • “Good structure”


  • “Good to see how the theory of the courses works in real life”
  • “Experiments were very well prepared and perfectly organized”
  • “Interesting, well organized”
  • “Good coverage of application of topics covered in course”
  • “Interesting material analysis; nice discussions“





Speakers & Instructors 11th Short Course

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dr. h. c. Wilhelm Schabel (KIT)

  • Dr.-Ing. Philip Scharfer (KIT)

  • Prof. Dr. Norbert Willenbacher (KIT)

  • Prof. Dr. Alex Routh (Cambridge University, UK)

  • Dipl.-Ing. ETH Gilbert Gugler (iPrint, CH)

  • Dr. Peter M. Schweizer (Schweizer Coating Consulting, CH)

  • Prof. Dr. Hadj Benkreira (Univ. of Bradford, UK)

  • Prof. Dr. Dr. h. c. mult. Franz Durst (FMP TECHNOLOGY GMBH)

  • Dipl.-Ing. Philipp Cavadini (CN Drying Technology UG)

  • Dr. Robert Beer (Polytype Converting AG, CH)

  • Dr. Kai K. O. Bär (adphos)

  • Prof. Dr. Steven Abbott (TCNF, UK)

  • Dipl.-Ing. Harald Döll (TSE, CH)


Additional speakers at the 4th TFT Forum

  • Ir. Ike de Vries (HOLST CENTRE, NL)

  • Prof. Fritz Bircher (iPrint, CH)

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Arno Kwade (TU Braunschweig)

  • Dr. Armin Modlinger (Volkswagen AG)

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Hermann Nirschl (KIT)

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Frank Kleine Jäger (BASF SE)

  • Prof. Dr.-Ing. Cameron Tropea (TU Darmstadt)

  • Prof. Dr. An-Bang Wang (NTU, Taiwan)


PhD students of the TFT group at KIT

  • Dipl.-Ing. Anna-Lena Walz

  • Dipl.-Ing. Ralf Diehm

  • M. Sc. Tobias Börnhorst

  • M. Sc. Jochen Eser

  • M. Sc. Max Tönsmann

  • M. Sc. Lisa Merklein

  • M. Sc. Jana Kumberg

  • M. Sc. Víctor Gracia

  • M. Sc. Sandro Spiegel

  • M. Sc. Andreas Altvater