Organization

The statutory bodies of the association are the General Assembly, the Board of Trustees, the Executive Board and the Scientific Advisory Board.

The research and development work at the IOM is carried out in four research areas (FB) and an incubator "Explorative Projects".
The work of the four research areas and the incubator is supported by four cross-sectional units (Q).

Institute Management

The Executive Board manages the Institute as Director and represents it in all Institute matters. It bears responsibility for the overall management of the Institute. The Executive Board also reports to the Board of Trustees and is advised by the Scientific Advisory Board. Internally, the Executive Board is advised by the Scientific and Technical Council (WTR).

Director and CEO

Prof. Dr. André Anders

   andre.anders(at)iom-leipzig.de
   +49 (0)341 235-2308
   +49 (0)341 235-2313

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Authorized representative in the absence of the Management Board

Prof. Dr. Thomas Arnold

  thomas.arnold(at)iom-leipzig.de
   +49 (0)341 235-3120

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Fields of Research

The scientific area of the IOM is organisationally divided into four fields of research with defined fields of competence. These are interdisciplinary networked and are headed by heads who report to the director.

Ultra-precision Surfaces

Prof. Dr. Thomas Arnold
Head

   thomas.arnold(at)iom-leipzig.de
   +49 (0)341 235-3120

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Department 

Barrier and Precision Coatings

Dr. Ulrike Helmstedt
Head

   ulrike.helmstedt(at)iom-leipzig.de
   +49 (0)341 235-3240

Department 

Biocompatible and Bioactive Surfaces

Prof. Dr. Stefan G. Mayr
Head

   stefan.mayr(at)iom-leipzig.de
   +49 (0)341 235-3368

Department 

 

Surfaces of Porous Membrane Filters

Dr. Agnes Schulze
Head

   agnes.schulze(at)iom-leipzig.de
   +49 (0)341 235-2400

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Department 

cross-sectional units

The cross-sectional units of the IOM are organizationally divided into three research areas with defined fields of competence. These are interdisciplinary networked and are led by research area heads who report to the director.

Modelling and Simulation

Contakt

Dr. Stefan Zahn
Head

  +49 (0)341 235-2087
stefan.zahn(at)iom-leipzig.de

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Department

Tools

Contact

Dr. Daniel Spemann
Group Leader

  +49 (0)341 235-2681

daniel.spemann(at)iom-leipzig.de

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Department

Material Characterization and Analytical Service

Contact

Dr. Jan Griebel
Group Leader

  +49 341 235 2266
   jan.griebel(at)iom-leipzig.de

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Department

 

Executive Department

Public Relations and Property Rights/ IP

Yvonne Bohne

   yvonne.bohne(at)iom-leipzig.de
   +49 (0)341 235-3175

Technology Transfer

Dr. Maria Meißler
Head

  maria.meissler(at)iom-leipzig.de
   +49 (0)341 235-3304

Speaker of the Scientific Director

Lukas Finzel

  lukas.finzel(at)iom-leipzig.de
+49 (0)341 235-3301

Sections

IT

Stephan Frenzel
Head

   stephan.frenzel(at)iom-leipzig.de
   +49 (0)341 235-4036

Workshop of the Institute

Stefan Daum
Head

   stefan.daum(at)iom-leipzig.de
   +49 (0)341 235-2570

Internal Committees and Representatives

Scientific and Technical Council (WTR)

Dr. Christian Laube
Head

   christian.laube(at)iom-leipzig.de
   +49 (0)341 235-2266

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The WTR is an internal advisory body to the Executive Board and the Institute's management on all scientific and structural issues of the Institute. It is elected by the scientific staff of the IOM for 4 years at a time.

Works Council

Dr. Wolfgang Knolle
Head

   betriebsrat(at)iom-leipzig.de
   +49 (0)341 235-3607

The works council represents the interests of employees and can negotiate with the employer on their behalf. To this end, it has rights that are set out in the Works Constitution Act (BetrVG). One of the most important tasks of the works council is to ensure that standards and regulations are adhered to at the IOM. The term of office of the Works Council is four years. The size of the Works Council depends on the number of employees entitled to vote.

Equal Opportunities Officer

Astrid Kupferer

   astrid.kupferer(at)iom-leipzig.de
   +49 (0)341 235-2682

Gender equality at IOM

Ombudsperson

Dr.-Ing. Christoph Eichhorn
Head

   christoph.eichhorn(at)iom-leipzig.de
   +49 (0)341 235-4020

There are two ombudspersons at the IOM who serve as contact persons for the institute's staff in questions of good scientific practice and suspected scientific misconduct. They hold an elective office and are elected by the staff every 4 years. Ombudspersons may not be members of the Executive Board. The ombudspersons stand for an impartial approach to disputes, taking into account the interests of staff members. This includes doctoral candidates, students, trainees and pupils at the IOM as well as visiting researchers and former staff members.

Good scientific practice at the IOM 

 

Representative of Young Scientists

Zahra Niavarani

  phdrepresentative(at)iom-leipzig.de
   +49 (0)341 235-2377

The Young Researcher Representative is an elected representative and represents the concerns and interests of young researchers/doctoral researchers, such as scholarship holders, research assistants and visiting researchers with a diploma, Master's or Magister degree (not older than 4 years) vis-à-vis the Executive Board. The representative is the contact person in an advisory capacity for all possible problems and questions and the interface between the young researchers, doctoral researchers, supervisors, group leaders and the board of the IOM. The aim is also to promote contact between and exchange among the junior researchers.
The representative has the right to nominate candidates for young researcher prizes awarded by third parties (e.g. research prizes at certain conferences, etc.).

Diversity officer

Dr. Yeliz Unutulmazsoy

 yeliz.unutulmazsoy(at)iom-leipzig.de
   +49 (0)341 235-4030

Both preventive and reactive action against discrimination is the central task of the Diversity Officer. She represents the interests of all IOM employees and ensures in particular that everyone, regardless of ethnic origin, gender, religion or ideology, disability, age, gender identity or sexual orientation, can fulfil their tasks, rights and duties at the IOM on an equal footing.