Prof. Michael Sinapius
After his training as a machinist, Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Sinapius has studied mechanical engineering at the University of Kassel. Since 1989, he is a rese-archer of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) and completed his PhD at the RWTH Aachen University in 1993. His first research areas at the DLR were Structural Dynamics. In 2013, he was appointed a professorship for Adaptive Lightweight Structures at the Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg, and in parallel, became deputy director of the DLR-institute for Composite Structures and Adaptive Systems in Braunschweig. In 2011, he was offered a position as a professor for Adaptronic Systems at the Braunschweig University of Techno-logy. For the past four years, he established the Institute for Adaptronics and Function Integration with 28 members already. Prof. Sinapius is the speaker of the German Research Foundation (DFG) research group 2021 of Acting Princip-les of Nano-Scaled Matrix Additives for Composite Structures. He is author and co-author of more than 200 publications.