Dr. Marco Kampka

Head of Gear and Transmission Technology

Marco Kampka is head of gear and transmission technology at Fraunhofer USA, a subsidiary of Fraunhofer-Gesellschaft, Europe’s largest application-oriented research organization. Kampka worked for several years as a project manager at the WZL Laboratory at the Technical University of Aachen, one of the world’s leading university institutes for transmission technology. In 2017, he joined Fraunhofer USA to lead the gear and transmission technology group. The group provides consulting services and undertakes research projects for the gear industry. It also provides professional education services, both at Fraunhofer facilities, as well as at client sites, aimed at educating engineers and managers about all facets of gear and transmission technologies. Kampka received his German diploma and his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at the RWTH Aachen University in Germany.