IST - Institute of Jet Propulsion and Turbomachinery


Head of the Institute

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Jeschke

Fields of Study

Power Engineering, Aeronatical Engineering and Astronautics

Main Focus

Experimental und numerical flow investigations, System analysis of turbomachines, Development of flow measuring techniques

Research Focus

The institute works on various problems concerning the development of turbomachines, jet engines and plants. Main topics are efficiency improvement, power density, operational behavior, operational safety and environmental aspects. The following choice of research core areas describes the wide field of research activities. It covers basic research as well as special applications of energy conversion machines.

  • Development and application of of numerical methods for flow simulation
  • Transition and turbulence modeling for turbomachinery flow
  • Experimental investigations in of flow phenomena in compressors and turbines


IST - Institute of Jet Propulsion and Turbomachinery
Templergraben 55
52062 Aachen

Phone: +49 241 80-955 00
Fax: +49 241 80-922 29

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