Ralf Schuler

Faculty Automotive Engineering

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ralf Schuler

Address :

Esslingen City Centre Campus
Room: S 02.009
Kanalstraße 33
73728 Esslingen


Mechatronic Vehicle Systems with focus on
» Electrified Vehicle Propulsion, E-Mobility
» Model Based (Systems) Engineering - MB(S)E

special functions

» Director of Steinbeis-Transferzentrum Model-based Systems Engineering (STZ-mbe)
» Member of the german council of systems engineering (GfSE)
» Lecturer at the university federation south-west (HfSW)
» Member of the german university association (hlb)
» Alumni of the Friedrich-Ebert foundation (FES)
» Alumni of the german academic exchange service (DAAD)

consultation hours

In the winter term 2020/21: Thursday 09:00 - 10:00 (only via Webex)
In semester breaks: Appointment only after agreement via email.


» 10/1990-02/1996: Studies in mechanical engineering at University of Applied Sciences - Augsburg and Missouri University of Science and Technology (USA)
» 04/1997-06/1999: Studies in mechanical engineering at Technical University Darmstadt - majoring mechatronical systems
» 07/1999-09/2005: Research assistant at Research Institute of Automotive Engineering and Vehicle Engines Stuttgart (FKFS) - Department Automotive Mechatronics and at Daimler AG
» 08/2007: German engineering doctorate at University of Stuttgart
» 10/2005-01/2014: Development engineer and manager at Robert Bosch GmbH in the departments System Engineering, Corporate Research, Advanced Engineering for powertrain systems, hybrid and electric vehicles
» since 02/2014: Full professor for Mechatronic Systems at University of Applied Sciences - Esslingen


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» Made in Baden-Württemberg https://vimeo.com/371577351

Lectures at University of Applied Sciences Esslingen (Bachelor)
» Kraftfahrzeuge 1
» Kfz-Systeme
» Elektromobilität

Lectures at University of Applied Sciences Esslingen (Master)
» Simulation and Control 2

Lectures at HfSW (Master)
» Systems Engineering

Letter of recommendation
» only for students, which I met personally
» in lectures: Grade must be within the best 10%

Apply for winter semester 2021/22!

Applications will be accepted from 15 April 2021 to 15 July 2021.
Please note the different application times for our international Master's programmes.

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