Detail from institute photo


Board of Directors

Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Edmund Wascher
Scientific Director (Speaker of the Board), Department: Ergonomics

Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Michael Nitsche
Scientific Director (Deputy Speaker of the Board), Department: Psychology and Neurosciences

Univ.-Prof. Dr. med. Jan G. Hengstler
Scientific Director, Department: Toxicology

Univ.-Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Carsten Watzl
Scientific Director, Department: Immunology

Brigitta Thiel
Commercial Director

Staff Units

Scientific Assistance of the Board / Co-ordinator for Research Affairs
Dr. rer. nat. Birgit Arnold-Schulz-Gahmen

Press Office
Anne Gregory and Verena Kemmler

Research Data Management
Dipl.-Math. Peter Bröde

Transfer Officer
Dr. rer. nat. Dietmar Gude

EU Affairs Officer
Dipl.-Math. Peter Bröde

Organisational Chart

Data & Figures

Personnel: 230 employees

IfADo has more than 230 employees by basic & third-party funds who work in the fields of science, technology and administration.


Form of organisation: incorporated society

Forschungsgesellschaft für Arbeitsphysiologie und Arbeitsschutz e.V.

(December 2022)