Program Area Component Development

Prof. Dr.-Ing.

Joachim Hausmann

Research Director Component Development & Manager Fatigue & Life Time Prediction

Special expertise:
Method development for realistic and efficient material and component testing under consideration of environmental influences (temperature, humidity, media)
Room: 58/584

Dr.-Ing.

Sebastian Schmeer

Deputy Research Director Component Development & Manager Crash & Energy Absorption

Special expertise:
Mechanical characterisation of materials, components and joints (strain rate & temperature varying), DIN/ISO standardisation, material behaviour under multi-axiality (tension/compression and torsion), FEM simulation (mechanical), material model parameterisation, validation of FE simulation models by experimental investigations, structural integrity, metal-fibre composites

Dr.-Ing.

Nicole Motsch-Eichmann

Manager Design of Composite Structures

Special expertise:
Design development and construction of fiber composite structures, finite element calculation (static), development of load introduction areas, experimental testing of components and parts, topology and shape optimization
Room: 58/234

Dr.

Miro Duhovic

Manager Process Simulation

Special expertise:
Finite element based multi-physics simulation of complex composites manufacturing processes, material and process characterization, composite material model development
Room: 58/268