Elastomer Technology and Engineering
Faculty of Engineering Technology
University of Twente
P.O. box 217
7500 AE Enschede
Fabian Grunert, PhD
Fabian Grunert was born in Würzburg, Germany, on the 17th of January 1988. He studied “Plastics and Rubber Engineering” at the university of applied science Würzburg-Schweinfurt and obtained his engineer diploma (Dipl.-Ing.) in May 2015. During his studies he got interested in rubber and elastomer technology which is seen e.g in the topic of his diploma thesis “Investigation of the influence of binary filler mixtures and interpenetrating polymer networks on the mechanical properties of vulcanized rubbers”. Right after his studies Fabian joined the Elastomer Technology & Engineering Group as a PhD student at the University of Twente in May 2015. The working title of his project is “Prediction of in-rubber dispersibility of silica by analytical methods”. On December 7th he successfully defended his PhD thesis, entitled: 'Analytical method development to predict the in-rubber dispersibility of silica'.