Prof. Dr.-Ing. Karsten Stahl

Professional Career
Since 2011
Full Professor at Institute of Machine Elements, Technical University of Munich, Director of Gear Research Centre (FZG)
2009 - 2010 Head of Advanced Engineering and Innovation Management, BMW Powertrain and Driving Dynamic Systems, Munich
2007 - 2009 Head of Validation Driving Dynamics and Powertrain, BMW Group, Oxford, UK
2006 - 2007 Head of Quality and QMT MINI Transmission, MINI Plant of BMW Group, Oxford, UK
2003 - 2006 Head of Prototyping, Gear Technology and Methods, BMW Group, Plant Dingolfing
2001 - 2003 Development Engineer in Gear Production, BMW Group, Plant Dingolfing
1994 - 2000 Scientific Research Assistant (PhD candidate) at Gear Research Centre (FZG) of TUM
Academic Education and Degrees
Doctorate at TUM, topic: Pitting Resistance of carburized Spur- and Helical Gears, Final Degree: Dr.-Ing.
1989 - 1994 Studies of Mechanical Engineering with focus on design and development at Technical University of Munich (TUM), Final Degree: Dipl.-Ing.
Professional Activities
Since 2020
DFG: Member of Review Board 402-01
2016-2018 AiF: Member of Review Board 4
Since 2017 BAPT: Member Scientific Advisory Board
Since 2016 ISO: TC 60 / SC 2 / WG 6&15, Convenor
Since 2016 VDI-GPP FB8: Advisory Board “Getriebe und Maschinenelemente”, Member
Since 2016 LAMCoS / INSA Lyon: Member International Advisory Board
Since 2016 Scientific Association for Product Development (WiGeP): Member of the Board (since 2018: Speaker of the Board)
Since 2015 RWTH: Center for Mobile Propulsion (CMP), Member International Advisory Board
Since 2014 IFToMM: Member TC Gearing and Transmissions
2003-2010 FVA Scientific Advisory Board, Member and Representative of BMW Group
Honors and Awards
VDMA Faculty Teaching Concept Award, “Bestes Maschinenhaus”
2019 Student Award “Goldene Lehre”, Best course of lectures in MW-Bachelor
2018 Student Award “Goldene Lehre”, Best course of lectures in MW-Bachelor
2016 Student Award “Goldene Lehre”, Best course of lectures in MW-Bachelor
2015 Student Award “Goldene Lehre”, 2nd best course of lectures in MW-Bachelor
2005 VDI Ring of Honors Award
1992 FAG Kugelfischer Award
Since 2016
VDI: International Conference on Gears, President
Since 2015 VDI: International Conference High Performance Plastic Gears, President
Since 2015 VDI: International Conference Gears Production, President
Since 2015 JSME: Int. Conference on Motion and Power Transmissions, Advisory Member
Since 2014 INSA International Gear Conference, Member Scientific Committee
Since 2014 Vereinigte Fachverlage: Antriebstechnik, Member Academic Advisory Board
Since 2012 VDI: Schwingungen in Antrieben, Member Program Committee
Since 2012 VDI: Kupplungen, Member Program Committee
Since 2011 VDI: Getriebe in Fahrzeugen, Member Program Committee
Since 2011 bayern innovativ: Conf. on Future Automot. Technology, Member Program Committee
Editorial Activities
Machine Science Journal Machine Science, Member of the Editorial Board
Springer-Nature Forschung im Ingenieurwesen, journal, Editor in Chief
ASME Journal of Vibration and Acoustics (JVA), Associate Editor
Inderscience International Journal of Powertrains (IJPT), Member of the Editorial Board
EDP Sciences International Journal on Mechanical Sciences and Engineering Applications, Editor
Tecniche Nuove Organi di Trasmissione, Member of the Scientific and Technical Committee
IJSAE International Journal of Automotive Engineering, Member of the Advisory Board
Springer-VDI Konstruktion, journal, Member of the Academic Advisory Board
VDI Getriebe aktuell, journal, Member of the Board of Editors
Springer-Vieweg ATZ, journal, Member of the Scientific Panel of Experts
Teaching Activities
Machine Elements, 15 ECTS
Master Automotive Driveline Systems, 5ECTS
  Gear Transmissions – Design and Shifting elements, 5 ECTS
  Gear Transmissions – Sliding/rolling Contacts and their Tribology, 5 ECTS
External Politecnico Milano, Italien, Advanced Design of Machine Elements, Visiting Professor
  Beijing Institute for Technology (BIT), China, Gear Performance, Guest Lecturer
  Chongquing University, China, SKLMT, Guest Lecturer
  LaMCoS / INSA, Lyon, Guest Lecturer