Prof. Dr. Thomas Tröster

Leichtbau im Automobil

Section Owner
Office Address:
Mersinweg 7
33100 Paderborn
Room:
Y2.116
Section Owner - Professor
Office Address:
Mersinweg 7
33100 Paderborn
Room:
Y2.116
Office Address:
Mersinweg 7
33100 Paderborn
Room:
Y2.116
Transregional Collaborative Research Centre 285
Member - Professor
Office Address:
Mersinweg 7
33100 Paderborn
Room:
Y2.116
Key research area Sustainable Materials, Processes and Products
Committee - Professor
Office Address:
Mersinweg 7
33100 Paderborn
Room:
Y2.116

About Thomas Tröster

Curriculum Vitae

Since 2007: Professor of Automotive Lightweight Design, Paderborn University

2014 - 2015: Research visit, Nelson Mandela University, Mandela University, Port Elizabeth, South Africa

2005 - 2007: Professor of Mechanical Engineering and Physics, Faculty of Automotive Systems and Production, TH Köln (University of Applied Sciences),

2004 - 2005: Team Leader Materials Technology, Research and Development, Benteler Automotive, Paderborn

2003: Optical Studies of Non-Metallic Compounds under Pressure, Habilitation in Experimental Physics, Prof. Dr. Wilfried Holzapfel, Paderborn University

2000 - 2002: Development Engineer Research and Development, Benteler Automotive, Paderborn, Germany

1995 - 2000: Research Assistant, Chair of High-Pressure Physics, Paderborn University,

1994 - 1995: Visiting Scientist, Group of Optical Properties of Matter, Universidade Estadual de Campinas, Brazil

03/1994: Doctorate under supervision of Prof. Dr. Wilfried Holzapfel, High Pressure Physics, Paderborn University

1989 - 1994: Research Assistant, Chair of High-Pressure Physics, Paderborn University

1983 - 1989: Physics studies at Paderborn University

Publications

Latest Publications

Integrating Prospective Scenarios in Life Cycle Engineering: Case Study of Lightweight Structures

M. Ostermann, J. Grenz, M. Triebus, F. Cerdas, T. Marten, T. Tröster, C. Herrmann, Energies 16 (2023).

Feasibility Study of Compression Molding for Large Reinforcement Structures in the Commercial Vehicle Sector

J. Lückenkötter, J.P. Leimbach, T. Stallmeister, T. Marten, T. Tröster, in: Materials Research Proceedings, Materials Research Forum LLC, 2023, pp. 249–258.

Individualization of Public Transport – Integration of Technical and Social Dimensions of Sustainable Mobility

M. Ostermann, J. Behm, T. Marten, T. Tröster, J. Weyer, K. Cepera, F. Adelt, in: H. Proff (Ed.), Towards the New Normal in Mobility, Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden, Wiesbaden, 2023.

Integrating Prospective LCA in the Development of Automotive Components

J. Grenz, M. Ostermann, K. Käsewieter, F. Cerdas, T. Marten, C. Herrmann, T. Tröster, Sustainability 15 (2023).

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Teaching


Current Courses

  • Messtechnik (Praktikum)
  • Messtechnik (Maschinenbau)
  • Materialauswahl (Übung)
  • Materialauswahl
  • Industrienahe Forschungsthemen
  • Herstellung von Leichtbaustrukturen (Übung)
  • Herstellung von Leichtbaustrukturen
  • Herstellung und Validierung eines elektrisch betriebenen und autonom fahrenden Rennfahrzeugs
  • Fahrzeugaerodynamik (Übung)
  • Fahrzeugaerodynamik
  • Basics of Automotive Engineering (Exercises)
  • Basics of Automotive Engineering

Scientific Engagement

Since 2012  |  Chairman of the Board of the Institute for Lightweight Design with Hybrid Systems, Interdisciplinary research institute of Paderborn University


2014 - 2022  |  Spokesman of the NRW Research College "Light - Efficient - Mobile", funded by the State of North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany