Dr. Jörg Zimmermann is a Materials scientist. He studied at the TU Darmstadt and finished his PhD on the subject x-ray storage phosphors in 2005 at the department Materials and
Earth Sciences. Between 2005 and 2014 he headed the working group Inorganic Phosphors in the division Electronic Materials at the same department. In 2014 Dr. Zimmermann be
came manager of the business unit Lighting at the Fraunhofer Project Group Materials Recycling and Resource Strategies IWKS in Hanau and Alzenau. In 2017 he became head of the
department Energy Materials and Lightweight Technology. In 2019 IWKS became an independent institution in the Fraunhofer society. Since 2020 Jörg Zimmermann is head of the
center for disassembly and recycling – Electromobility ZDR-EMIL® at the Fraunhofer institution IWKS.