The Vice President of Technical University of Darmstadt

Vice President, Research

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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Matthias Oechsner


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Work Postal address: Karolinenplatz 5, 64289 Darmstadt
Residenzschloss 1
64283 Darmstadt

Born 1967
2000 PhD in Mechanical Engineering, University of Karlsruhe
Since 2010 Professor (W3), Center for Structural Materials, Department of Mechanical Engineering, TU Darmstadt
1997-2020 Various engineering and management positions at Siemens AG Corporate Technology (Munich), Siemens Westinghouse Power Corporation (Orlando, USA), Siemens AG Power Generation (Mülheim an der Ruhr and Berlin) and Siemens Gas Turbine Parts (Shanghai, China)
Since 2011 Member of the Scientific Advisory Board VGB PowerTech e.V.
Since 2011 Member of the Board of Trustees, Fraunhofer Institute for Structural Durability and System Reliability – LBF Darmstadt
Since 2011 Member of the Advisory Board Research Association of the Association of Iron and Metal Processing Industries – AVIF e.V.
Since 2011 Advisory Board Member German Association for Materials Testing and Research – DVM e.V.
Since 2011 Member “Scientific Working Group of University Professors of Materials Engineering – WAW e.V.” (since 2021 Chairman)
Since 2013 Expert Working Group of Industrial Research Associations “Otto-von Guericke” AiF e.V.
2016-2018 Speaker TU Darmstadt Energy Center – Interdisciplinary Research Center for Energy Issues and Speaker Profile Area “Energy Systems of the Future”
Since 2017 Member of the Board of Trustees, Dechema Research Institute, Frankfurt am Main
2019-2021 Dean of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, TU Darmstadt

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