Prof. Dr. Ronald Holtz, Head of 3D laser micromachining at IPPE FHNW

Prof. Dr. Ronald Holtz has been developing laser applications since 1992. He studied mechanical engineering and has additional degrees in business development and welding engineering (EWE). In 1996 he was involved in the foundation of the laser application center of the Otto-von-Guericke-University in Magdeburg. From 1999 until 2012 he was working for LASAG AG in Thun in different roles, as head of laser application, head of business development, head of marketing & sales and member of the executive board. From 2011 to 2017 he was managing director of the start-up Class 4 Laser Pro AG in Lyss. He is chairman of the expert committee FA6 „Beam Technology“, and member of scientific management board of the German welding society (DVS - Deutscher Verband fuer Schweissen und verwandte Verfahren e. V.). Since 2014 Ronald Holtz is Professor at the FHNW University of Applied Sciences and Arts Northwestern Switzerland (FHNW) and head of the 3D-laser micromachining Group at the Institute of Product and Production Engineering (IPPE). In 2019 he co-founded the FHNW spin-off company TLD photonics AG.
23 JANUARY 2022