Prof. Dr.-Ing. Günther Prokop, Technische Universität Desden

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Güther Prokop

Technical University Dresden
www.tu-dresden.de

Personals

  • 21st December 1969 born in Passau, Germany

Education

  • 1988: Secondary school grade at Gymnasium Leopoldinum, Passau
  • 1988 – 93: Diploma studies at TU Munich, „Mechanical Engineering in Theory and Research“, scholarship from Hanns-Seidel-Stiftung and Siemens-Studentenkreis
  • 1993: Diploma thesis at Department of Automotive Engineering, Cranfield University, UK (Prof. Robin S. Sharp)
  • 1993: Diplom-Ingenieur (Univ.) Mechanical Engineering, TU Munich
  • 1998: Doktor-Ingenieur at Chair of Applied Mechanics,
TU Munich
 (Prof. Dr.-Ing., Dr.-Ing. E.h., Dr. h.c. mult. Friedrich Pfeiffer),
 grade: „with distinction“.

 „Optimal process dynamics of manipulating robots“ (in German)

Professional career

  • 1998 – 1999: Visiting scientist at Mechanical Systems Control Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, USA (Prof. Masayoshi Tomizuka),
Post-doc scholarship from the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD). „Modelling human vehicle driving by model predictive online optimization“.
  • 1999 – 2002: Audi AG Ingolstadt: Specialist full vehicle dynamics, handling/ride, objectivation of handling and ride.
  • 2002 – 2010: BMW AG München
  • 2002 – 2006: Head of Simulation chassis control systems
  • 2003 – 2004: Project leader high-end driving simulator
  • 2006 – 2008: Project leader for FMVSS 214 and FMVSS 216 retrofitting of BMW fleet (enhanced side impact and rollover requirements)
  • 2008 – 2010: Project leader for Cost-down Program total vehicle validation and head of „hybrid total vehicle validation“
  • since 2010: Technical University Dresden
  • since 2010: Full professor of Automotive Engineering at TU Dresden
  • since 2011: Managing partner of AMFD – Auto Mobil Forschung Dresden GmbH

Contact

Institut für für Automobiltechnik Desden (IAD)
Technische Universität Dresden
Jante-Bau, JAN 21
George-Bähr-Straße 1c
01069 Dresden
Phone +49 351 463-34782
Fax +49 351 463-37066
www.tu-dresden.de