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Alexander Friedrich

Faculty Mechanical and Systems Engineering

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Alexander Friedrich

Address :

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


Associate Dean

Dean of Studies

Member of Senate

Member, Academic Affairs Committee

Member, Central Examination Committee

Head of Laborbereich Virtuelle Produkt- und Prozessentwicklung

Academic Director Engineering Education Mechanical Engineering - Automation Engineering (B.Sc.)

Academic Director Mechanical Engineering (B.Eng.)


Design engineering, machine components, rail vehicle technology

consultation hours

Due to the pandemic situation, consultation hours will only take place in digital form until further notice. Therefore, please register for the consultation by e-mail.


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 2023/24!

Start of studies in the winter semester 2023/24: The application phase for the winter semester 2023/24 begins on 02 May 2023.
(Please note the different application times for our international Master's programmes).

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