Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ludger Overmeyer

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ludger Overmeyer
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ludger Overmeyer
Executive Director
Institute of Transport and Automation Technology
Executive Board
Institute of Transport and Automation Technology
Executive Board
Hannover Production Technology Centre
Representatives for professors
Faculty Council, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Representatives for professors
Curriculum and Teaching Committee, Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
Institute of Transport and Automation Technology

Key areas of Research and Teaching

  • Transport and automation technology
  • Optical production technologies
  • Laser material processing

curriculum vitae

  • Professional career path

    Since 2002

    Head of the Institute for Transport and Automation Technology at Leibniz University of Hannover



    Appointment to the professorship for automation technology at the TU Cottbus


    1999 - 2001

    Head of Research and Development responsible for design, electronics, software and process development, Mühlbauer AG


    1998 - 1999

    Head of 'Semiconductor Backend Automation', Mühlbauer AG



    Joined Mühlbauer AG, Project Manager Development



    Doctorate in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Hannover


    1994 - 1997

    Head of the department "Machines and Controls" at the Laser Zentrum Hannover



    Research assistant at the Laser Zentrum Hannover

  • Education

    1984 - 1991
    Study of electrical engineering at the Leibniz University Hannover

  • Memberships and positions

    since 2019

    Supervisory Board member,  LPKF Laser & Electronics A, Garbsen


    since 2016

    Speaker of the Production Technology Centre Hannover (PZH)


    since 2014

    Supervisory Board member, Viscom AG, Hanover


    since 2013

    Laser Zentrum Hannover e. V., Managing Director


    since 2012

    Member of the Cluster of Excellence Quest


    since 2012

    Speaker of the Collaborative Research Center TR123 PlanOS, Planar Optronic Systems


    since 2011

    Scientific Society for Laser Technology (WLT)


    since 2010

    Laser Zentrum Hannover e. V., Board of Directors


    since 2007

    Institute for Integrated Production gGmbH (IPH), Managing Director


    since 2006


    COST; evaluator European Cooperation in the field of Scientific and Technical Research


    since 2006

    Consultant of the Bavarian Research Foundation


    since 2006

    HOT, Hanover Centre for Optical Technologies, Member of the Board



    AGIP; Expert working group on innovative projects at the MWK


    since 2005

    DFG reviewer for SFB and standard procedure since



    BVL; Scientific Advisory Board of the German Logistics Association


    since 2004

    WGTL; Scientific Society for Technical Logistics


    since 2004

    VDMA; German Engineering Federation, Professional Association for Materials Handling and Logistics Systems



    VDI; Representative of Lower Saxony since



    PZH Board of Directors (Speaker 2003-2004)