Lecturers

"There is a clear need for educated engineers at all levels of the fast-growing on and offshore sectors. Our aim at WES.online is to educate qualified engineers for the growing job market in the wind energy sector."

Prof. Dr. Kurt Rohrig
Deputy Director of Fraunhofer IEE

Kurt Rohrig

The teaching staff is composed of professors from the University of Kassel, researchers from the Fraunhofer Institute for Energy Economics and Energy Systems Technology (IEE) and experts working in the wind industry.

The University of Kassel has a long research history in the fundamentals, modeling, simulation and structural technology of wind energy systems. Research topics include mathematics, continuum fluid and solid mechanics, structural mechanics, aerodynamics, geotechnics, experimental and computational solid as well as fluid mechanics, technological concepts for foundations, rotor blades and wind turbine towers.

The lecturers from Fraunhofer IEE in Kassel are pioneers and leading experts in the energy system technology of wind turbines, with a great deal of experience in research and industrial applications. As a member of important wind energy research associations (including DERlab, EUREC, EERA, EAWE), Fraunhofer IEE has an exceptional level of wind energy expertise.

The collaboration of experts from the fields – university, research institute and industry – enables WES.online-students to gain a highly applicable qualification in the field of wind energy systems at an internationally recognized level.

University of Kassel

Dr.-Ing. Stefan Descher
Dr.-Ing.
Stefan
Stefan Descher
Research Assistant

Module: Computational Fluid Dynamics

Tobias_Gleim
Dr.-Ing.
Tobias
Gleim
Research Assistant at the Institute of Mechanics and Dynamics

Module: Application of Software Tools

Hans-Peter Heim
Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Hans-Peter
Heim
Professor at the Department of Plastics Technology

Module: Rotor Blades

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Prof. Dr.
Andreas
Meister
Professor at the Institute of Analysis and Applied Mathematics

Module: Mathematics, Computational Fluid Dynamics, Theoretical Fluid Mechanics

Prof. Dr.-Ing habil. Detlef Kuhl
Prof. Dr.-Ing habil.
Detlef
Kuhl
Professor at the Institute of Mechanics and Dynamics, Course Director of Online M.Sc. Wind Energy Systems

Modules: Solid Mechanics, Linear Computational Structural Mechanics, Nonlinear Computational Structural Mechanics

Dr. Sigrun Ortleb
Dr.
Sigrun
Ortleb
Research Assistant / PostDoc at the Institute of Mathematics

Module: Computational Fluid Dynamics

Prof. Dr.-Ing Andreas Ricoeur
Prof. Dr.-Ing
Andreas
Ricoeur
Professor at the Department of Geotechnology and Geohydraulics

Module: On- and Offshore Foundations

Prof. Dr.-Ing Oliver Reul
Prof. Dr.-Ing
Oliver
Reul
Professor of Engineering Mechanics and Continuum Mechanics

Module: Strength, Durability and Reliability

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Prof. Dr.-Ing
Ingo
Stadler
Professor of Institute of Electrical Power Engineering

Module: Energy Storage

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Prof. Dr.-Ing
Olaf
Wünsch
Professor at the Institute of Mechanics

Modules: Application of Software Tools, Fluid Mechanics, Theoretical Fluid Mechanics, Computational Fluid Dynamics

Fraunhofer IEE

Dipl.-Ing Stefan Faulstich
Dipl.-Ing
Stefan
Faulstich

Work area: Reliability and Strategies of Maintenance

Module: Reliability, Availability and Maintenance Strategies

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Dr.-Ing.
Boris
Fischer
Research Engineer

Module: Control and Operational Management of Wind Turbines and Wind Farms

Dipl.-Ing. Berthold Hahn
Dipl.-Ing.
Berthold
Hahn
Group leader of work area Reliability and Strategies of Maintenance

Module : Reliability, Availability, Maintenance Strategies

Dipl.-Ing. Melanie Hau
Dipl.-Ing.
Melanie
Hau
Group Manager Park Control and Real-Time Simulation

Module: Control and Operational Management of Wind Turbines and Wind Farms

Kurt Rohrig
Prof. Dr.-Ing.
Kurt
Kurt Rohrig
Area Director of Energy Economy and Grid Operation, Deputy Director of the Fraunhofer IEE

Module: Technical and Economic Aspects of Grid Integration

(Wind) Industry

Michael Mucha
Michael
Mucha
EHS Consultant - Safety Engineering

Module : Occupational Safety On- and Offshore