Dr.-Ing., Universitätsprofessor, Universitätsprofessor

Jakob Andert

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jakob Andert Copyright: © Niklas Geller 2012(c)
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.



Research and Teaching Area Mechatronics in Mobile Propulsion

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

Software for Combustion Engines

Automobile Energy Conservation and Emissions



  • Spokesman of Research Unit 2401
  • Editorial Board Automotive Innovation, Springer
  • Editorial Board Energies, MDPI
  • Advisory Board ECSM | European Center for Sustainable Mobility
  • 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
  • Lecturer Chinesisch-Deutsches Hochschulkolleg CDHK
  • Mentor in the scholarship programme "GEH DEINEN WEG" of the Deutschlandstiftung Integration


Curriculum Vitae

Professional Career


Appointment as university professor and direction of the Teaching and Research Area for 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
Award for best grade in subject chemistry


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