Impact / Crash Behavior & Simulation

Stefan Gabriel

Technical Staff Crash & Energy Absorption

Special expertise:
Crash and energy absorption, dynamic material testing, sample preparation, development and design of test setups
Room: 58/233

Dr.-Ing.

David Scheliga

Postdoc Crash & Energy Absorption

Special expertise:
Mechanical characterization of materials (strain rate & temperature variation), standardization, FEM simulation (mechanical), parameter identification of material models, validation of FE simulation models by experimental investigations, development of Python packages, digital image correlation
Room: 58/244

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
Room: 58/239

Dipl.-Ing. (FH)

Ralph Schneider

Laboratory Engineer Fatigue & Life Time Prediction

Special expertise:
Destructive component and material testing, crash testing, hydraulic test engineering, development of test setups and test procedures
Room: 58/237