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Peter Ladwig

TDK - Hutchinson Technology
Senior Director, Technology Development
Peter Ladwig currently serves as Senior Director of Technology Development for TDK-Hutchinson Technology, where he directs a team of over 50 scientists, engineers and technicians in the development of new products and manufacturing processes. He holds a BS degree in Mechanical Engineering, MS and PhD degrees in Materials Science, and an MBA. He has 15+ years of experience in research and development with expertise in team leadership, project management, materials science and electromechanical manufacturing. He regularly serves as a technology consultant to the U.S. Department of Energy and has served as a technical reviewer and congressional advocate for the American Institute of Physics and the Federation of Materials Science, respectively. He contributes regularly to research disclosures, editorials, trade magazines and technical conferences. He has produced more than 30 peer reviewed journal articles, trade secrets and patents.