Dr.-Ing. Andrey Gumenyuk has born on July 18th 1970 in Nadwornaja, Ukraine. He graduated at Tomsk State University (Russia) in field of physic of metals 1988-1994 postgraduate study and assistant position at Technical University St. Petersburg 1994-1997 research assistant at ISF Welding and Joining Institute RWTH-Aachen University 1998-2007 PhD –degree at Mechanical Engineering Faculty of RWTH-Aachen University 2004.

Since 2007 he has been a leader of working group “Laser and Hybrid welding” at BAM, Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Berlin. 2011-2017 dept. leader “Joining Technologies” at Fraunhofer IPK, Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology, Berlin. Since 2017 Gumenyuk has been a deputy div. leader “Joining and Coating Technologies” at Fraunhofer IPK, Institute for Production Systems and Design Technology, Berlin.

Field of research interest

laser beam welding, laser hybrid welding, laser metal deposition, simulation of the beam welding processes, physical metallurgy of beam welding processes.