AC²T appointed new scientific management

Caused by the technical breadth of Tribology and the upcoming challenges a scientific management team has been installed with effect from 01 Sept 2016.

Prof. FRANEK handed over his relevant agendas to Ms. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.techn. Nicole DÖRR and Mr. Dipl.-Ing. Dr.mont. Ewald BADISCH both in the function "Scientific Head".


Dr. Nicole DÖRR

has been in the AC²T team since the founding of the Centre of Excellence in various roles, most recently as head of the research area “Lubricants and Interface Mechanisms”. Nicole DÖRR is an experienced chemist and at the same time a skilled polymer engineer.




is material scientist and joined our team already in 2004. He spent several years as head of the research area “Wear Processes” and the most recent years as Deputy Scientific Head within the Centre of Excellence.