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Stefan Riedelbauch

Prof. Dr.-Ing.

Institute of Fluid Mechanics and Hydraulic Machinery


+49 711 685 63264
+49 711 685 53255

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Pfaffenwaldring 10
70569 Stuttgart
Room: 2.47

  • Technische Strömungslehre
  • Hydraulische Strömungsmaschinen in der Wasserkraft
  • Transiente Vorgänge und Regelungsaspekte in Wasserkraftanlagen
  • Kolloquium der Strömungsmechanik und Hydraulischen Strömungsmaschinen

Personal data

Born:                   1960
Citizenship:          German
Language skills:    German, English, (French)


Personal career

1980 - 1986  

Mechanical Engineering at Technical University of Munich, Germany
Field of study: Theory and Research

1986 - 1992

Scientific employee
Institute of Aerodynamics and Flow Technology
German Aerospace Center (DLR), Goettingen, Germany

1991 Ph.D.: "Aerothermodynamic Properties of Hypersonic Flow over Radiation-Adiabatic Surfaces"
1992 - 2010 Voith Hydro GmbH & Co. KG
     1992 - 1996 Developing numerical flow field simulation tools for hydro turbines
Heidenheim, Germany
     1996 - 1998 Hydraulic Turbine design for modernization projects
York, PA, USA
     1998 - 2005

Department head of Turbine product development (tasks: design and model testing),
Heidenheim, Germany

     2005 - 2010 Divisional head for Turbine and Generator Engineering (tasks: Responsibility for Turbine and Generator design),
Heidenheim, Germany
2010 - now Full Professor and Director of the Institute of Fluid Mechanics and
Hydraulic Machinery,
University of Stuttgart, Germany

Head of Institute

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