Robert Bruell received a PhD in chemistry from RWTH Aachen.
Research interests: polymer science, polymer analytics, durability of polymers and circular plastics economy.
Contributed to more than 150 technical and scientific publications, patents, book chapters and conference contributions
He has over 25 years experience in research of plastics analysis. His functional experience includes analytical research, sales, marketing.
His employment history is as follows:
Fraunhofer LBF, Darmstadt, Germany, 2022 - present Head of Department Material Analysis and Characterization
Fraunhofer LBF, Darmstadt, Germany, 2012 - 2022 Head of Material Analytics Group
German Plastics Institute, Darmstadt, Germany, 2001 - 2012, Vice head of Polymer Analysis
Stellenbosch University, Stellenbosch, South Africa, 1996 - 2001
Senior lecturer, Responsible for development of polymerization catalysts for polyolefins