Alexander Friedrich

Faculty Mechanical Engineering

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alexander Friedrich

Address :

Esslingen City Centre Campus
Room: S 05.104
Kanalstraße 33
73728 Esslingen


Associate Dean

Dean of Studies

Academic Director - Mechanical Engineering (B.Eng.)

Member of Senate

Member, Academic Affairs Committee

Member, Central Examination Committee

Head of Laborbereich Virtuelle Produkt- und Prozessentwicklung


Design engineering, machine components, rail vehicle technology

consultation hours

In the lecture period summer semester 2020 (16 March to 1 July 2020) Tuesdays from 7:35 a.m. to 9:05 a.m. From 2 July 2020, consultation hours by appointment.

Due to a business event, the office hours on Tuesday, 31 March 2020 will be cancelled.


Vocational training:

Academic studies in mechanical engineering (specialising in design engineering) at the FH Aachen, degree in engineering Ing. (grad)
Academic studies in mechanical engineering (specialising in materials handling technology/rail vehicles) at the RWTH Aachen University, graduation Dipl.-Ing.

Professional activities:

6 years scientific Employee and project engineer at WZL machine tool laboratory at RWTH Aachen University in the field of Computer Integrated Manufacturing / Data Communication Systems 1992: Doctorate at WZL machine tool laboratory at RWTH Aachen University.

13 years in special machine engineering design at an international rail vehicle manufacturer as a

- Technical project manager,
- Head of bogie development and design department,
- Head of Mechanical Engineering Complete Vehicle
- Head of Engineering Complete Vehicle

Professor in Esslingen since winter semester 2007.

Apply for winter semester 2020/21!

The application period for our Bachelor degree programmes runs from 1 July to 20 August 2020.
The application period for our Master degree programmes runs from 15 April to 15 July.

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