Prof. Dr.-Ing.

Jakob Andert

Junior Professor

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jakob Andert Copyright: Niklas Geller 2012(c)
Mechatronic Systems for Combustion Engines


Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jakob Andert directs the Junior Professorship for mechatronic systems for combustion engines and coordinates research in this interdisciplinary field. Structurally, the professorship is affiliated with the Institute for Combustion Engines under the direction of Professor Stefan Pischinger.




Institute for Combustion Engines

RWTH Aachen University

Room 319

Forckenbeckstr. 4

52074 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80 48071
Fax Fax: +49 241 80 92630

Consultation Hours

by appointment only


Electronics for Combustion Engines

Automobile Energy Conservation and Emissions



  • Editorial Board Automotive Innovation, Springer
  • Advisory Board ECSM | European Center for Sustainable Mobility
  • Organizing Committee Symposium for Combustion Control
  • Associate Editor International Journal of Engine Research, SAGE
  • Member of Examination Board, Automation Engineering, RWTH Aachen University
  • Lecturer Chinesisch-Deutsches Hochschulkolleg CDHK
  • Mentor in the scholarship programme "GEH DEINEN WEG" of the Deutschlandstiftung Integration


Curriculum Vitae

Professional Career


Appointment as junior professor for "Mechatronic Systems for Combustion Engines"

2011- 2014

Project Manager at FEV GmbH
Project management of development projects for hybrid and electrified powertrains for international OEM and Tier 1.

Technical Focus: Software development for electronic powertrain control units, demonstrator vehicles, simulation of electrified and hybrid vehicles



Graduation to doctor of engineering (Dr.-Ing.): "model base real time optimization of gasoline controlled auto ignition"

2006- 2011

Research Assistant at Institute for Combustion Engines of RWTH Aachen University

Technical Focus: Rapid Control Prototyping ECU for gasoline engines at test benches and prototype vehicles

2000- 2006

Study of Electrical Engineering at RWTH Aachen, information and communication technology


Abitur, Euregio-Gymnasium, Bocholt
Award for best grade in subject chemistry


Leisure: volleyball, mountain bike, drawing, winter sports, oldtimer