Eduard Gerlitz, M.Sc.

  • 76131 Karlsruhe
    Kaiserstraße 12

Eduard Gerlitz, M.Sc.

Area of Research:

  • Battery module disassembly
  • Robot assisted separation
  • Internal cell contacting via laser technology

General Tasks:

  • Workshop “Working methods for mechanical Engineering” (educational course)


  • DeMoBat
  • InQuZell


Curriculum Vitae:

since 07/2019 Research Associate at the Institute of Production Science (wbk) at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)
10/2017 - 03/2018 Stay abroad at the Global Advanced Manufacturing Institute (GAMI) in Suzhou, China
10/2012 - 05/2019 Study of Mechanical Engineering at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)



Systematic quantitative investigation of the unscrewing process with regard to breakaway torque
Mangold, S.; Gerlitz, E.; Zimprich, S.; Friedmann, M.; Matthiesen, S.; Fleischer, J.
2022. Journal of Remanufacturing, 13, 53–66. doi:10.1007/s13243-022-00120-x
Conceptual control architecture for future highly flexible production systems
Mühlbeier, E.; Oexle, F.; Gerlitz, E.; Matkovic, N.; Gönnheimer, P.; Fleischer, J.
2022. Procedia CIRP, 106, 39–44. doi:10.1016/j.procir.2022.02.152
Systematic Identification of Hazardous States and Approach for Condition Monitoring in the Context of Li-ion Battery Disassembly
Gerlitz, E.; Greifenstein, M.; Kaiser, J.-P.; Mayer, D.; Lanza, G.; Fleischer, J.
2022. Procedia CIRP, 107, 308–313. doi:10.1016/j.procir.2022.04.050
Torque-Time series
Mangold, S.; Gerlitz, E.; Zimprich, S.
2021, December 27. doi:10.5445/IR/1000141534
Design and implementation of a holistic framework for data integration in industrial machine and sensor networks
Hillenbrand, J.; Gönnheimer, P.; Gerlitz, E.; Fleischer, J.
2021. 54th CIRP CMS 2021 - Towards Digitalized Manufacturing 4.0. Ed.: D. Mourtzis, 1771–1776, Elsevier. doi:10.1016/j.procir.2021.11.298
Concepts and Requirements for Flexible Disassembly Systems for Drive Train Components of Electric Vehicles
Fleischer, J.; Gerlitz, E.; Rieß, S.; Coutandin, S.; Hofmann, J.
2021. The 28th CIRP Conference on Life Cycle Engineering, March 10 – 12, 2021, Jaipur, India. Ed.: K. S. Sangwan, 577–582, Elsevier. doi:10.1016/j.procir.2021.01.154
Analysis of the Variety of Lithium-Ion Battery Modules and the Challenges for an Agile Automated Disassembly System
Gerlitz, E.; Greifenstein, M.; Hofmann, J.; Fleischer, J.
2020. 8th CIRP Global Web Conference – Flexible Mass Customisation (CIRPe 2020). Ed.: K. Kellens, 175–180, Elsevier. doi:10.1016/j.procir.2021.01.071