Prof. Dr. Martin Sternberg is the chairman of the new “Graduierteninstitut für angewandte Forschung der Fachhochschulen NRW (Post Graduate Institution for Cooperative Doctorate Studies North-Rhine-Westphalia)” since 2016. From 2006 to 2016 he was also the Rector/President of Bochum University of Applied Sciences (Hochschule Bochum). He is the former Chairman of North-Rhine-Westphalia Rectors’ Conference of Universities of Applied Sciences and has also been the Dean of the Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science and Professor of Physics in Hochschule Bochum. In addition he has been the Director of R&D Gravure Systems at Linotype-Hell AG in Kiel (Germany). Prof. Dr. Sternberg has a Dr.-Ing. degree from the Technical University of Berlin (Germany).