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Professor Böhlke
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Thomas Böhlke

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Frank Henning
Co-Speaker, PI Speaker of the Research Area Technology
FAST, Head of Institute

+49 721 608 45384

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Tom-Alexander Langhoff
Dr.-Ing. Tom-Alexander Langhoff
Academic Director

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The funding by the German Research Foundation (DFG) is gratefully acknowledged. www.dfg.de


The funding by the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) is gratefully acknowledged.

Welcome to the International Research Training Group GRK 2078 "Integrated engineering of continuous-discontinuous long fiber reinforced polymer structures" (CoDiCoFRP)

CoDiCoFRP stands for Continuous-discontinuous long fiber reinforced polymer structures. These structures combine the design freedom of discontinuous- and the high stiffness and strength of continuous fiber reinforced polymers. However, there is still a lack of proven concepts for the manufacturing, modeling and dimensioning of CoDiCoFRP. This is why it is the main objective of the International Research Training Group (IRTG) to train postgraduate engineers for the development of innovative lightweight technologies and to develop robust integrated engineering strategies.

Getting started

Participating Institutions and Research Team

  • KIT team: “Integrated Engineering of CoDiCoFRP”

  • ICRC team: “Advanced Polymer Composite Materials and Technologies”


  • Cooperation partners

International Research Training Group