New Appointment of the ifas Professorate




Katharina Schmitz

Head of Department


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+49 241 80 47701


Professor Katharina Schmitz was appointed the university professorate for Fluid Power Drives and Systems by the RWTH Aachen University starting from March 1, 2018.


She took over the management position of the institute from Professor Murrenhoff commencing with the 11. International Fluid Power Conference IFK, which took place from March 19 to 21, 2018.

The new appointment ensures long-term research and teaching in the field of fluid power at RWTH Aachen University. Therefore the institute was renamed in to Institute for Fluid Power Drives and Systems.