About Math2Market GmbH

About Math2Market® GmbH

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Our vision and mission

Our vision is to help our clients profitably engineer better materials and processes through digital solutions.

Our mission is to simplify material engineering and to create new standards using digital material models.

It all started here...

In September 2011, several members of the GeoDict development team founded Math2Market GmbH as a spin-off from the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics (ITWM) in Kaiserslautern.
The foundations of GeoDict, laid by Andreas Wiegmann and his team at ITWM starting in 2001, are now continuously developed and marketed by Math2Market's staff.
Since the spin-off by three developers, the number of Math2Market's employees has increased more than tenfold and its international customer base has further expanded. The intellectual property rights to the GeoDict software belong to Math2Market GmbH since January 1st, 2013.

Math2Market is registered as trademark in the German Patent and Trademark Office.

Math2Market acknowledges the support from the Fraunhofer Society and Fraunhofer ITWM during the spin-off and continues working in close cooperation with Fraunhofer ITWM.

GeoDict: The Digital Material Laboratory

What can Math2Market do for you?

As software company, we develop and license GeoDict and offer you a complete service package:

  • Training for the complete software package or specific modules to use GeoDict efficiently and profitably.
  • In development projects, implementation of innovative features in the software according to your needs.
  • In application projects, solutions for your specific material engineering issues.
  • In research projects, discovery of new applications of GeoDict for cutting-edge scientific disciplines.

Math2Market® GmbH Board of Directors

Andreas Wiegmann PhD, Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Dr. Wiegmann is co-founder and CEO of Math2Market GmbH. Andreas Wiegmann holds a master’s degree in Mathematics from Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, and a Ph.D. in Mathematics from the University of Washington in Seattle, USA.
Before founding Math2Market, he had 2 years of experience as Postdoctoral Fellow at the University of California at Berkeley and Lawrence Berkeley National Lab, and 12 years experience as Deputy Head of Department in the Department "Flow and material simulation" at Fraunhofer ITWM.
He initiated and led the development of the GeoDict software and built the team and the customer base that laid the foundations for Math2Market.
Andreas Wiegmann was elected into the Council of the International Society for Porous Media, InterPore, in January 2015 and served until his resignation in 2019.

Andreas Wiegmann, PhD, CEO

Dr. Jürgen Becker, Chief Operations Officer (COO)

Dr. Becker is co-founder and COO of Math2Market. His responsibilities are the organization of sales, product licensing, quality assurance, and technical support.
Jürgen Becker holds a master’s degree and a PhD in Applied Mathematics from the University of Bonn, Germany.
In April 2005, after completing his PhD, he joined the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics (ITWM) in Kaiserslautern, Germany, where he worked on the simulation of fuel cells media and filter media.

Dr. Jürgen Becker, COO

Dr. Erik Glatt, Chief Technology Officer (CTO)

Since September 2011, Dr. Glatt is co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Math2Market, where he is in charge of the scientific and technological aspects of product planning and development that create the GeoDict software, as well as the management of development projects and systems.
Erik Glatt holds a master’s degree and a PhD in Physics from the Technical University Darmstadt, Germany.
After finishing his PhD, he joined the Fraunhofer Institute for Industrial Mathematics (ITWM) in Kaiserslautern, Germany, in November 2008. At ITWM Dr. Glatt worked on random 3D-material models and image-based material property computations.

Dr. Erik Glatt, CTO