ILR - Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics


Head of the Institute

Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Eike Stumpf

Fields of Study

Traffic Technology, Energy Technology, Basics of Mechanical Engineering, Design Engineering and Development

Main Focus

Design of Innovative Aircraft Configurations, Aeroacoustics of Aircraft, Air-Traffic Optimisation, Applied Fluid Mechanics

Research Focus

  • Design Optimization
  • Laminar Flow Control
  • High Lift Systems
  • Adaptive Wing
  • Improvement of Air-Traffic Systems
  • Localisation of Noise Sources using Microphone Arrays
  • Computational Fluid Dynamics
  • Aircraft Vortex Wakes in Near- and Farfield
  • Analysis of Tail-Nozzle-Flows of Rockets
  • Adaptive Wing
  • Laminar Wing
  • Noise Carpets
  • Trajectories


ILR - Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics
Wüllnerstraße 7
52062 Aachen

Phone: +49 241 80-968 01
Fax: +49 241 80-922 33

Homepage ILR