Dr. Florian Röper

Head of Computed Tomography | Österreichisches Gießerei-Institut (ÖGI)

Dr. Florian Röper was born in Vienna (Austria) on September 4th, 1982. He holds a diploma in Materials Science from the Montanuniversität Leoben (Austria) and a PhD also from the Montanuniversität Leoben (Austria). In his PhD thesis he investigated structural bonds for aircraft repairs and wrote a thesis titled: “Structural Integrity and Durability of Adhesively Bonded Joints for Composite Repair in Aircraft Applications”. Before joining the Austrian Foundry Institute (Österreichisches Gießere-Institut) in Leoben (Austria), Dr. Röper was employed at the Polymer Competence Center Leoben GmbH as a doctoral and post-doctoral researcher. During this time, he published peer reviewed as well as conference papers for international conferences. E.g., at the European Conference on Composite Materials (ECCM) and at the International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM). He also was in charge of national funded research projects. At the Austrian Foundry Institute (Österreichisches Gießerei-Institut), Dr. Röper’s main focus is Computed Tomography (CT). He also is head of the CT laboratory and project leader of national funded research projects.

9:15 - 9:30 | Plenary

Monday 8th May 2023

Portrait of Austria Foundry Industry

Review of the Austrian foundry industry

15:45 - 16:15 Track 2 Session 5 | DT Applications

Monday 8th May 2023

Benefits and Challenges of Computed Tomography in investment casting