Kai Drechsel, M.Sc.

  • 76131 Karlsruhe
    Kaiserstraße 12

Kai Drechsel, M.Sc.

Area of Research:

  • Simulation of the machining of additively manufactured components


  • ReAddi: Intelligently controlled additive process chain using simulative and experimentally determined component, material and process data

Curriculum Vitae:

since 12/2020

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


Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)


Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT)



Development of an ultrasonically excited recoating process in laser powder bed fusion to process non-spreadable 316L powder
Drechsel, K.; Lubkowitz, V.; Albrecht, L.; Schäfer, P.; Schneider, M.; Schulze, V.; Zanger, F.
2024. Powder Technology, 432, 119–153. doi:10.1016/j.powtec.2023.119153
Thermomechanical multiscale PBF-LB-process simulation of macroscopic structures to predict part distortion recoater collisions
Drechsel, K.; Frey, M.; Schulze, V.; Zanger, F.
2022. M. Liewald, A. Verl, T. Bauernhansl & H.-C. Möhring (Eds.), Production at the Leading Edge of Technology Hrsg.: Liewald, Matthias; Verl, Alexander; Bauernhansl, Thomas; Möhring, Hans-Christian. Proceedings of the 12th Congress of the German Academic Association for Production Technology (WGP) Stuttgart, Deutschland, 12.10.2022–13.10.2022, 366–375, Springer. doi:10.1007/978-3-031-18318-8_38
Einfluss der Oberflächenbearbeitung, Prozessstellgrößen und Wärmebehandlung auf das mechanische Verhalten von hybriden Aluminiumbauteilen
Drechsel, K.; Schulze, V.; Zanger, F.
2022. Additive Fertigung : Werkstoffe - Prozesse - Wärmebehandlung = Additive Manufacturing : Materials – Processes - Heat Treatment (AWT 2022), Bremen, 29.-30. Juni 2022, 151–160, Arbeitsgemeinschaft Wärmebehandlung und Werkstofftechnik e. V