AIA - Chair of Fluid Mechanics and Institute of Aerodynamics


Head of the Institute

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfgang Schröder

Fields of Study

trafic engineering, energy engineering, process engineering, plastic and textile engineering, and fundamentals of mechanical engineering

Main Focus

Experimental and numerical fluid mechanics of compressible and incompressible flows, inhouse developed measurement techniques and numerical methods are used in various research projects

Research Focus

The experimental and numerical research projects concern subsonic, transonic, supersonic and hypersonic aerodynamics

  • aeroacoustics,
  • biomedical flows,
  • vortex dynamics and turbulence,
  • aeroelasticity, combustion engines,
  • CFD and measurement methods


AIA - Institute of Aerodynamics and Chair of Fluid Mechanics
Wüllnerstr. 5a
52062 Aachen

Phone: +49 241 80-954 10
Fax: +49 241 80-922 57

Homepage AIA