Head until 2011 Prof. A. U. Daniels
Head since 2012 Prof. N.-F. Friederich

Mechanical Testing

Leader - D. Wirz - mechanical properties of natural & engineered tissues & related materials, mechanics of implant/tissue interfaces

Movement Analysis

Leader - B. Göpfert - human movement (e.g. sports)

Biocalorimetry

Leader - O. Braissant - effects of drugs and materials on microorganisms, mammalian cells, parasites. - stability of implant materials (hydrolysis, transformation, degradation)

Teaching

Leader - NF. Friederich

However, all leaders make large contributions in all areas. In addition, Biomechanik collaborates extensively with other research scientists and groups (see list under Collaborations and Publications).