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Ralf Schuler

Faculty Mobility and Technology

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Ralf Schuler

Address :

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


Automotive Systems Engineering
» Mechatronic Vehicle Systems
» Model-based (Systems) Engineering

special functions

» Director of Steinbeis-Transferzentrum Model-based Systems Engineering (STZ-mbe)
» Member of the german council of systems engineering (GfSE)
» 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 2022/23: Thursday 9:05 till 10:15
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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more information

Newsworthy Issues
» Made in Baden-Württemberg

Lectures at University of Applied Sciences Esslingen (Bachelor)
» Vehicle Technology 1
» Automotive Systems

Lectures at University of Applied Sciences Esslingen (Master)
» Simulation and Control 2
» System Design
» Systems Engineering

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

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