German Gonzalez Fernandez, M.Sc.

  • 76131 Karlsruhe
    Kaiserstraße 12

German Gonzalez Fernandez, M.Sc.

Forschungs- und Arbeitsgebiete:

  • Manufacturing focused on component mechanical performance and Surface Integrity
  • Digitization of machine tools and machining processes
  • Resource efficient and sustainable manufacturing



  • Wear-compensating adjustment of nanocrystalline surface layers during machining by means of spatially resolved temperature and wear measurement



Since 05/2022 Team Leader Precision Machining at the Institute of Production Science (wbk) at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

06/2018 - 05/2022

Research Associate at the Institute of Production Science (wbk) at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)

10/2016 - 05/2018

Project Engineer at IK4 IDEKO – DanobatGroup.
Vibrations and Chatter Suppression Line.

10/2014 - 03/2016

Erasmus Mundus Master in Mechatronic and micro Mechatronics Systems (EU4M) at Oviedo Uni-versity and Hochschule Karlsruhe – Technik und Wirtschaft

10/2010 - 03/2014

Bachelor in mechanical engineering at Oviedo University


Born in Gijon (Spain)


Finite Element Simulation of the process combination Hammering Turning
Schwalm, J.; Mann, F.; González, G.; Zanger, F.; Schulze, V.
2023. 19th CIRP Conference on Modeling of Machining Operations Hrsg.: Schulze, Volker; Biermann, Dirk, 117, 110–115. doi:10.1016/j.procir.2023.03.020
Enhanced chip analysis with computed tomography for estimation of chip segmentation frequency
Diaz Ocampo, D.; Koch, J.; González, G.; Zanger, F.; Heizmann, M.
2023. Production Engineering. doi:10.1007/s11740-023-01200-y
In-situ characterization of tool temperatures using in-tool integrated thermoresistive thin-film sensors
González, G.; Plogmeyer, M.; Schoop, J.; Bräuer, G.; Schulze, V.
2023. Production Engineering. doi:10.1007/s11740-023-01186-7
Modeling the effect of workpiece temperature on micromagnetic high-speed-3MA-testing in case of AISI 4140
Güray, A.; Böttger, D.; González, G.; Stamer, F.; Lanza, G.; Wolter, B.; Schulze, V.
2023. Procedia CIRP, 117, 133 – 138. doi:10.1016/j.procir.2023.03.024
Analysis of chip segmentation frequencies in turning Ti-6Al-4V for the prediction of residual stresses
Pachnek, F.; González, G.; Diaz Ocampo, D.; Heizmann, M.; Zanger, F.
2022. Procedia CIRP, 108, 188–193. doi:10.1016/j.procir.2022.03.033
Effect of thermomechanical loads and nanocrystalline layer formation on induced surface hardening during orthogonal cutting of AISI 4140
González, G.; Sauer, F.; Plogmeyer, M.; Gerstenmeyer, M.; Bräuer, G.; Schulze, V.
2022. Procedia CIRP, 108, 228–233. doi:10.1016/j.procir.2022.03.040
Schätzung der Segmentspanbildungsfrequenz mithilfe von Körperschallsignalen
Diaz Ocampo, D.; Gonzalez, G.; Zanger, F.; Heizmann, M.
2021. Technisches Messen, 88 (S1), S37–S41. doi:10.1515/teme-2021-0059
Wear-resistive thin-film sensors on cutting tools for in-process temperature measurement
Plogmeyer, M.; González, G.; Biehl, S.; Schulze, V.; Bräuer, G.
2021. Procedia CIRP, 2021, 85–88. doi:10.1016/j.procir.2021.02.011
Material parameter optimization for orthogonal cutting simulations of AISI4140 at various tempering conditions
Stampfer, B.; González, G.; Segebade, E.; Gerstenmeyer, M.; Schulze, V.
2021. 18th CIRP Conference on Modeling of Machining Operations (CMMO), Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 15-17, 2021. Ed.: E. Govekar, 198–203, Elsevier. doi:10.1016/j.procir.2021.09.034
Chip segmentation frequency based strategy for tool condition monitoring during turning of Ti-6Al-4V
González, G.; Schwär, D.; Segebade, E.; Heizmann, M.; Zanger, F.
2021. 18th CIRP Conference on Modeling of Machining Operations (CMMO), Ljubljana, Slovenia, June 15-17, 2021. Ed.: E. Govekar, 276–280, Elsevier. doi:10.1016/j.procir.2021.09.047
The present state of surface conditioning in cutting and grinding
Stampfer, B.; González, G.; Gerstenmeyer, M.; Schulze, V.
2021. Journal of Manufacturing and Materials Processing, 5 (3), 92. doi:10.3390/JMMP5030092
Effect of tool coatings on surface grain refinement in orthogonal cutting of AISI 4140 steel
González, G.; Plogmeyer, M.; Zanger, F.; Biehl, S.; Bräuer, G.; Schulze, V.
2020. 5th CIRP Conference on Surface Integrity (CSI 2020), 1st E-Conference, 1 - 5 June 2020. Ed.: Pedro J. Arrazola, 176–180, Elsevier. doi:10.1016/j.procir.2020.02.113
Optimum selection of variable pitch for chatter suppression in face milling operations
Iglesias, A.; Dombovari, Z.; Gonzalez, G.; Munoa, J.; Stepan, G.
2018. Materials, 12 (1), Art. Nr.: 112. doi:10.3390/ma12010112