Dr.-Ing. Dirk Lieftucht

Principal advisor casting and chief product owner at SMS digital
  • Ph.D. in intelligent systems and control at University of Belfast.
  • Dirk held leadership positions in development of mechanical casting components and currently in digital product development
  • 14+ years of experience in steel making and particularly casting technology leading with projects in electric mold stirring, hot commissioning of longitudinal crack detection, fiber optic mold temperature measurement, AI-based root cause analysis and electric arc furnace alloying optimization.
  • Dirk´s focus is on performance-based contracting, digital casting technology improvement and process control and quality improvement implementation.
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