CV - Gerhard Schweitzer

Mechatronics Consulting, founded in 2002
home office in Brazil and in Switzerland

Chair Professor at the Institute of Nuclear and Novel Energy Technology (INET), Tsing Hua University, Beijing, 2003/2004

Professor of Mechanics and Professor of Robotics at the ETH Zurich for 24 years, until 2002 (emerit.)

In addition, 16 years in research at:
  • DLR in Oberpaffenhofen
  • NASA Marshall Spaceflight Center, Huntsville
  • TH Stuttgart
  • TU Munich

At the ETH, co-founder of:
  • Mechatronics Group
  • International Center for Magnetic Bearings
  • Neuro Informatics Group
  • Nanorobotics

Visiting Professor:
  • at the Dept of Applied Mechanics of Stanford University, USA
  • at the Universities of Campinas and Florianópolis, Brazil
  • at the Center for Interdisciplinary Research (ZiF) at the University of Bielefeld, Germany


Mechatronics, Magnetic Bearings, Robotics, Rotordynamics, Control, Vibration Analysis and Measurement, Satellite Dynamics, Gyrodynamics, Inertial Navigation

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