Prof. Dr.Ing. Dipl.-Wirt. Ing. Gunnar H. silk is Professor for Polymer Engineering at Maastricht University.
Silk researches and teaches at the Maastricht University in the Netherlands mainly on the subject of bio-based materials. Prior to that, he completed his doctorate and habilitation at the RWTH Aachen University, during which time he established a research group with more than 30 doctoral candidates, which he supervised as a private lecturer. With this book he wants to support doctoral candidates on the way to the doctoral degree.