Faculty Automotive Engineering
Prof. Erich Schindler
Esslingen City Campus
Room: S 04.002
+49 711 397-3303
Laboratory Director - Labor Gesamtfahrzeug
Dean of Studies
Member, Central Examination Committee
Erich Schindler is Professor of Automotive Engineering. He holds a
diploma degree in Mechanical Engineering from the University of
His professional career began in 1981 in the Daimler-Benz research
department. Firstly he was involved in the building of new vehicle
simulation models and later changed to a developmental department
where he was responsible for testing and development of stability
In 1995 he was responsible for the first application of ESP (Electonic
Stability Program) for the S-Class before introduction into market.
Since 1997 he has been a Professor at the UAS Esslingen. He is
Academic Director of the Automotive Systems Master program and
head of the vehicle testing laboratory.
He also serves as a technical trainer to OEM's and suppliers in the fields
of vehicle dynamics and has published a textbook about vehicle dynamics.