Keynote Speaker


Derk Daverschot
Tuesday, 08:30 - 09:15 h

Senior Expert in Fatigue & Damage Tolerance at Airbus Commercial, Bremen, Germany

Derk Daverschot has taken leadership roles in design, certification and continued airworthiness in the field of structural analysis for all Airbus programs since 2001. This includes the leading role in developing and implementing Structural Health Monitoring at Airbus Commercial. He holds an MSc in Aerospace Engineering from Technical University of Delft.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Kraemer
Monday, 10:15 - 11:00 h

University of Siegen, Chair of Mechanics / Structural Health Monitoring, Siegen, Germany

Peter Kraemer is currently head of the Chair for Mechanics with focus on Structural Health Monitoring (SHM) at the University of Siegen. His working group researches on algorithms for automated data evaluation for SHM. He gained his experience in the practical implementation of SHM methods in industry as head of the Signal and Data Analysis Department at Wölfel Engineering.

Prof. em. Dr. Peter Lemke
Monday, 09:30 - 10:15 h

Alfred-Wegener-Institut, Helmholtz-Zentrum für Polar- und Meeresforschung, Bremerhaven
Institut für Umweltphysik, Universität Bremen

Peter Lemke studied physics in Berlin and Hamburg. Since 2001, he is Full Professor of Physics of Atmosphere and Ocean at the University of Bremen. At the Alfred Wegener Institute (AWI), Helmholtz Centre for Polar and Marine Research in Bremerhaven, he was the Head of the Climate Sciences Research Division from 2006 until his retirement in 2014. Currently he is Senior Advisor at AWI. He works on the observation of climate processes in atmosphere, sea ice and ocean and their simulation in numerical models of the regional climate system. Peter Lemke participated in ten expeditions with the German research icebreaker “Polarstern”.

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Steffen Marx
Wednesday, 08:30 - 09:15 h

Dresden University of Technology, Institute of Concrete Structures, Dresden, Germany

Steffen Marx holds the DB Netz AG - Endowed Professorship for Civil Engineering at the Institute of Concrete Structures at TU Dresden. Since 2011, he has been a partner of MKP GmbH, a company he co-founded with core competences on planning, diagnostics and monitoring of engineering structures. His research focuses on bridges and wind turbines, structural health monitoring, sensor technology and carbon-reinforced concrete.

Dr. Arnaud Recoquillay
Wednesday, 09:15 - 10:00 h

CEA, Saclay, France

Arnaud Recoquillay is an expert of SHM of CEA in France. After a PhD in collaboration between CEA and the POEMS laboratory on multimodal guided wave imaging (2018), he has been working on guided wave structural health monitoring through simulation, signal processing and instrumentation.

Prof. Hoon Sohn
Tuesday, 09:15 - 10:00 h

Civil and Environmental Engineering Department
Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology
/ Director of Korea Railway Innovation Institute, Korea National Railway, Daejeon, South Korea

Hoon Sohn is a Professor at KAIST (Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology) in South Korea. His research interest has been in the areas of structural health monitoring, nondestructive testing, sensing technologies and data analytics.  He is currently SPIE Fellow, Member of National Academy of Engineering of Korea (NAEK), and Member of Korean Academy of Science and Technology (KAST).