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Volker Schulze

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Volker Schulze

Director of Manufacturing and Materials Technology
office hours: to be agreed
room: 001, Geb. 10.91
phone: +49 721 608-42440
fax: +49 721 608-45004
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Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Volker Schulze

Functions:

Areas of Research:

 

Processes  Surface Engineering 

Process Design

  • Machining
  • Micro-Machining (Cutting, Ablation)
  • Heat Treatment
  • Surface Treatment

Process Planning/ Control

  • Simulation of Processes
  • In-Process Control
  • Process-Maschine Interaction

Process Integration/ Chains

  • Hybrid Processes
  • Process Chains

Tools

  • Tool Optimization
  • Tool Wear Analyses

Surface Integrity

  • Topography
  • Structure
  • Residual Stresses
  • Work Hardening

Component behavior

  • Oscillating Stresses
  • Tribological Stresses

Process-Workpiece Interaction

  • Simulation of Process Induced Workpiece States
     

Lectures:

Publications

Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Volker Schulze

20.04.1965 born in Ludwigshafen
1984 Higher School Certificate at secondary school in Eppingen 
1985 – 1990 Studies of Mechanical Engineering at University of Karlsruhe (TH)
1990 - 1994 Scientific employee at Institute of Materials Science and Engineering I (IWK I) of the University of Karlsruhe (TH)
1993 Promotion „Effects of shot-peened surface layers on the quasistatic and one- or two-step cyclic deformation behavior of quenched and tempered AISI4140“
1994 - 2008 Direction of the department Manufacturing and Component behavior at the Institute of Materials Science and Engineering I (IWK I)
2002 Chairman International Scientific Committee on Shot Peening ; 2005 Chairman Int. Conf. on Shot Peening 9 in Paris
2003  Member of the scientific advisory council in the consortium Association for Heat Treatment and Materials Technology (AWT)”
2004

Habilitation with the thesis "Stability of surface layer states in mechanically surface treated metallic materials and its effects at thermal and mechanical loadings"

Head of the technical committee „Mechanical Surface Treatments“ of the German Association for materials science (DGM)

2007 Appointment as „außerplanmäßiger Professor“ (extraordinary professor) at the department of Mechanical Engineering at the University of Karlsruhe (TH)
2008

Appointment as representative of Prof. Fleischer as Head of the Institute of Production Science (wbk) of the University of Karlsruhe (TH), member of the board of management of the Institute of Production Science (wbk) and the Institute of Materials Science I

Head of Section “Manufacturing and Materials Technology” of the Institute of Production Science (wbk)

Member of the governing board of the KIT NanoMicro Center, responsible for Nanoscale and Microscale Fabrication

Speaker of the graduate school 1483 “Process Chains in Manufacturing” together with Prof. Britta Nestler of University of Applied Sciences Karlsruhe

 2009

Deputy of the department of Mechanical Engineering concerning the postgraduate studies “Mechanical Engineering”

Deputy of the department of Mechanical Engineering in the examining board of Engineering Pedagogics

Member of the advisory board of the “Schweißtechnische Lehr- und Versuchsanstalt (SLV) Mannheim”

2010  Appointment as professor “Manufacturing technology” at the Institute of Production Science (wbk)
2012 Subject Editor Machining of Journal of Materials Processing Technology