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Arnold van Zyl

Scientific Programme Committee Member

Current Positions

  • Rector of Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany (since 2012)

Biographical Information

  • Former Vice-Rector for Research and Innovation at the University of Stellenbosch (2008-2012)
  • Held various leading positions in the R&D-sector of Daimler in Stuttgart, Ulm and Brussels (1990-2000)
  • Post-Doctoral Fellow at the Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research in Stuttgart (1987-1990)
  • Honorary Professor of Tongji University, China
  • Member of the Academy of Science of South Africa
  • Ph.D. in Engineering at the University of Cape Town (1987)