Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jakob Andert Copyright: © Martin Braun



Jakob Andert

Teaching and Research Area Mechatronics in Mobile Propulsion


Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jakob Andert directs the Teaching and Research Area "Mechatronics in Mobile Propulsion" at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering of RWTH Aachen University since April 2021. His scientific work is focused on component research, systemic developments as well as methodological research supporting the development processes of novel drive systems.








Teaching and Research Area Mechatronics in Mobile Propulsion
RWTH Aachen University
Room 319
Forckenbeckstr. 4
52074 Aachen


Phone: +49 241 80 48071
Fax Fax: +49 241 80 22995

Consultation Hours

by appointment only


Hardware-in-the-Loop Laboratory for Mobile Propulsion Systems

Electronics in Mobile Propulsion

Mobile Propulsion Fundamentals

Basics of Electrical Engineering for Mechatronic Systems

Electric Drives and Storage Systems

Software in Mobile Propulsion



  • Spokesman of Research Unit 2401
  • Editorial Board Automotive Innovation, Springer
  • Editorial Board Energies, MDPI
  • Member of Examination Board, Automation Engineering, RWTH Aachen University
  • Member of the Budget Committee at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • Member of the Commission for Equal Opportunities at the Faculty of Mechanical Engineering
  • Mentor in the scholarship programme "GEH DEINEN WEG" of the Deutschlandstiftung Integration

Professor Andert is also regularly active as a reviewer, among others for the following scientific journals:




    Curriculum Vitae

    Professional Career


    Appointment as university professor and direction of the Teaching and Research Area Mechatronics in Mobile Propulsion


    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-based 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


    Leisure: Volleyball, mountain biking, drawing, winter sports, classic cars