Curriculum Vitae

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Sandro Wartzack is full professor at the Friedrich-Alexander University of Erlangen-Nuremberg. After completing his studies in production engineering in 1994, he carried out research as a research assistant in virtual product development and awarded his doctorate in 2000. In the subsequent industrial activity in the automotive industry, he held various management positions, most recently as head of simulation and knowledge management. Since 2009 he has the Chair of Engineering Design at Friedrich-Alexander-University Erlangen-Nuremberg. His research focuses on the broad field of Digital Product Development with emphasis on artificial intelligence in product development, design assistance systems, tolerance simulation, and analysis with digital human models. Prof. Wartzack is a member of the board of directors of the Scientific Society for Product Development, a member of the German Academy of Engineering Sciences, and a member of the board of the German Research Foundation in the fields of design, machine elements, and product development. Furthermore, Prof. Wartzack is the scientific editor of the trade journal Konstruktion, guest editor of the Design Science Journal and on the scientific committee of numerous scientific conferences.