Ralf Opierzynski

| Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation (IFF), Head of Fraunhofer IFF ASEAN Regional Office Bangkok, Germany

Novel Hyperspectral Sensors for Quantitative Assessment of Health and Nutrition States of Crop Plants

Topic: “Science Mission – Exploring research that can shape the AgriFuture”

Teaser: Fasten your seat belts and join us on a journey to explore the wonders of science! Three researchers will explain how their project idea can shape the future of farming:


Ralf Opierzynski earned his Diplom degree in Production Engineering from Otto von Guericke University Magdeburg in 1996. Since 1996, Mr. Opierzynski has been working at the Fraunhofer Institute for Factory Operation and Automation IFF in Magdeburg, Germany where he focuses on the fields of environmental and geographic information systems, resource management systems, process planning and optimization. In 2005 he became head of the institute’s International Competence Center Logistics (ICCL). In September 2008 he moved to Bangkok, Thailand in order to set-up and operate an Asian Regional Office on behalf of Fraunhofer IFF, Germany. Mr. Opierzynski has headed and successfully completed numerous international projects in various areas. Project activities were located primarily in Indonesia, Malaysia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam. Apart from concrete company projects, Mr. Opierzynski has also headed and completed training and transfer projects (e.g. train-the-trainer projects) in the sector of sustainability management, energy efficiency, food innovation, e-mobility, smart cities, digital engineering, industry 4.0 and virtual reality applications.