CV: R&D Engineer



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 Date Submitted:02-06-2011
 Last Modified:02-06-2011 (07:34)
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 Current job:R&D Engineer
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Anywhere
 Date available:immediately
 Industry:Launch Systems
 KeywordsAerospace Engineering, Technical Uiversity of Munich, Fluid- and Flightphysics, Spacecraft Engineering, Spacecreaft Propulsion Engineering, Flexible, Motivated, goal oriented working person with good analytical abilities.

Educational background


Grammar school education and graduation on                                                    1. Aug. 1989

Rudolf-Steiner-Schule Nurnberg.                                                                            - June 2004

13 Years Waldorf school educations.

2 Years of high school upper graduation class.

Graduation: Bavarian qualified registered Abitur.                                                25. June 2004

Graduation degree: 2,6                         

 Special Subjects: Math, Art.

Standard Subjects: English, History,

German,French, Social studies, Biology.                                      



Completed Apprenticeship in metal processing, specialized                                             15. Sept. 1998

in construction engineering and production technology.                                                        - 14. March 2002

The graduation includes a self-contained final work project.

Graduation degree in practical and theoretical term: 2,6                                       18. Feb. 2002                                                               

Work contents:

- Practical experience in metal processing.

- Construction design, parts lists, operation chart.

- Three years experience in hands-on engineering drawing.

- Work experience in order processing, teamwork, leading of working groups and  order mentoring.

- Practical experience in material procurement and –handling.

Finished courses and qualifications

Special courses in combination with apprenticeship:

- Welding: 2 German-Welding association qualified                       April 2000

 registered courses in different welding techniques.                                                                        

- leightmetal treatment especially aluminum                                  March 2001

 Manufacturing techniques.

                            - Special courses in                                                                              July 2001

 closure and security systems.    

Internship in combination within the apprenticeship:                                                     May 2000

 2 weeks of practical internship within the  

compartment of maintenance at Nuremberg airport.


Academic background

Basic studiesStudies of mechanical engineering at the                                                 September 2004

Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen – Nurnberg (FAU).                                          - October 2007

Graduation degree: 3,3

Main studiesStudies of Aeronautical- and aerospace engineering                                 October 2007

at the Technical University of Munich (TUM).                                                          - March 2011

Main focuses:         1. Aerospace engineering.

                                  2. Fluid- and Flight Physics.

Term papers:               1. Usage of greenpropellants in space propulsion systems. Degree: 1,7

2. Analysis of photostereometric data from the underwater campaign „Hydronauts“ using a picture-overlay-method. Degree: 1,3

Diploma thesis:    Design and Layout of a Test Environment for Experiments with hardware breadboards in lunar ambient conditions. Degree: 1,3

Graduation degree of TUM studies in summary: 2,7

Academic internship

Voluntarily internship in Aviation Engineering                                                      24. April 2007

At the Center of aeronautical studies of federal University                                         - July 2007

of state Minas Gerais in Belo Horizonte, Brazil.

Work experience and content:

- Co-engineering at the ultra lightweight aircraft CEA 308.

- Co-working on motor integration for technological obsolescence of the prototype aircraft CEA CB.7 – Vesper.

- Self-contained project: Development of a system for the   integration of an automatic flight control system made for an  UAV.

- Studies of aerodynamics on ultra lightweight aircrafts as well as  aero design, composite- and light weight material treatment.

University internship at Technical University of Munich:

- High speed systems techniques.

- Aerodynamic of aircrafts, wind tunnel testing.

- Simulation in Matlab/Simulink.

- CAD/CAM in fluids engineering (CATIA V5).

- Numeric simulation of real fluids (Ansys CFX,C).

Job oriented internship

Voluntarily internship                                                                                    05. October 2009

In paraglide- and kite engineering                                                                     - February 2010

At Skywalk Paragliders GmbH & Co KG.

Work experience and contents:

- Self-contained development of a simulation for curve flight, for calculation of the momentum of force within

  paraglider and kite wings during the stable spiral flight situation using Matlab.



Due to the academic background:

- CAD Engineering in AutoCAD (good knowledge),

ProEngineer (moderate knowledge),

Solid Edge (good knowledge),

Solid Works (good knowledge),

CATIA V5 (very good knowledge),

Rhino4(very good knowledge).

- CFD/CFX Calculation (moderate knowledge).

 - Calculation of combustion fluids within  NASA – CEA (good knowledge).

- Programming in Java (moderate knowledge),  C (moderate knowledge), Knowledge  in MS Office. Excel.

- Practical experience within certain measurement and quality systems.


Language competencies

English:                 - Due to educational background                                                   1989-2004

  at Rudolf-Steiner-School Nurnberg,

  Degree in English Abitur.

- English skills for technology                                             September 2005

  and engineering students.                                                          - February 2006

- English focusing skills.                                                         Mai - July 2006


French:                  - Due to educational background                                                1989 - 2004

  at Rudolf-Steiner-School Nurnberg,

  Degree in French Abitur.

- 2 Weeks  abroad education                                                            August 2003

  in La Ciotat/Marseille.                 


Portuguese :           - In Self-study.                                                                    January 2006

- 4 Weeks abroad education in                                                 - continuing

  Petropolis, Brazil.

- Due to 5 months engineering internship.

  in Belo Horizonte.

- Brazilian Portuguese for

  advanced students, Skill level 3 with graduation.

  exam at TUM. (certificate at the appendix).


Sideline experiences

Brand navigation:     Work as an interviewer in                                                         2001 - 2002

                            the department of telephone

interviewing at the market research institute

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Catering:                Seven Years of work experience as bartender                            February 2002

         at the catering service Zabo Linde.                                        - August 2008


SkiClub Hemhofen:   Governmental certified Snowboard teacher - DSV Licence.               December 2009

   - continuing


TU Munich:             Research assistant                                                            September 2008

                            at Institute of Astronautics (TUM)                                                  - continuing

                            at the department of Human Spaceflight.


                            Mentoring the Space engineering  

                            practical course of the human space flight area.

                            - Organization und project management  hydronauts campaign.

- Acquisition of facilities for underwater Anti-gravitational testing.

- Organization of the data base for test persons.

- Processing management of underwater testing, scheduling and target date management, as well as organization of hydronaut team.


Skywalk GmbH & Co.KG:                                                                                February 2010

                                                                                 - November 2010

                            Freelance Engineer:

- Prototype specification.

- Prototype manufacturing and validation.

                            - Development and construction engineering.  

                            - Technical build-up of the X-Gloo event systems sector,

                              due to this function – technical head of engineering.

                            - Research of solutions for the QM of X-Gloo division.

                            - Correspondence for suppliers, acquisitions and purchasing.

                            - Correspondence for the head of production of prototype

   Manufacturing in production site in China.


Work experience                                                                                                   December 2010

                                                                                                                     - continuing

Skywalk GmbH & Co.KG:

                            Employment, Engineering:

                            - Manufacturing instructions in English.

- Engineering- and production correspondence for the production in China.

- Prototype specification.

- Prototype manufacturing and validation.

- Development of specifications for serial production.

- QM and perfective maintenance for X-Gloo, verification.

- Engineering scheduling and organization.

- CAD Engineering, Solid Works, Rhino.

- Presentations of new prototypes to the customer.

- Product presentation to the customer.

- Work at exhibition fairs, sales and marketing purchasing  distributers.

- Technical trainings for the new national and international distributors.

- Product instructions for distributors.

- Research and development of new textile - light weight structures for buckling loads and tube kites.

- Acquisitions of new materials, supplier correspondence.

- Analyses of requirements and specifications for new developments.

- Coordination and planning of product starts in conjunction with X-Gloo distribution department.

- Assistance at contract negotiation with new int. dealers.



Engagement in working with youth groups                                            1999 - 2002

Organization of youth group camps.

Member of youth committee                                                          December 2000

of the Municipality of the                                                             - December 2002

district Zerzabelshof at Nurnberg.                                


                            Organization and voluntary in SkiClub Hemhofen                       October 2009

                                                                                                                    - continuing



- Member of German alpines association,                                 January 1990

  Section Noris                                                                      - continuing


- Member of Capoeira sport groups: Preto e Branco, UNICAR-        October 2006

  Uniao International da Capoeira Regional                                       - continuing


                            - Honorary membership as Alumnus                                                        July 2010

                                  due to special engagement                                                         - continuing

  at FESTO fund for studies.





Sports:                   Slackline, Inline-Skating, Alpinism, Snowboarding, Ski und Telemark.


Arts:                      Painting (Oel,Acryl), Drawing, Graphical design.

Others:                  Inner German Politics, Politics of the EU, Southamerika.





Educational background:


Steinplattenweg 25

90491 Nürnberg



Academic background:

Friedrich Alexander Universität Erlangen-Nürnberg

Zentrale Universitätsverwaltung

Schlossplatz 4, D-91054 Erlangen

Referat: II/2-Studentenkanzlei

Halbmondstrasse 6. Erlangen



Technische Universität München

Boltzmannstr. 15, 85748 Garching, Germany




Master craftsman,

Retzer Samuel, Distler Ralf


Steinplattenweg 25

90491 Nürnberg



Wolfgang Horn, Alexander Thierbach

Zabo-Linde GdbR

Zerzabelshofer Hauptstrasse. 28

D-90480 Nürnberg


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Thumenbergerweg. 27

D-90491 Nürnberg


Dipl.-Ing. arch. Thomas Dirlich

Lehrstuhl für Raumfahrttechnik - Institute of Astronautics

Leiter Bemannte Raumfahrt - Lead Human Space Flight

Öffentlichkeitsarbeit - Public Relations

Technische Universität München

Boltzmannstr. 15, 85748 Garching, Germany


Work experience:

Arne Wehrlin (Personal),

Manfred Kistler (CEO).

Skywalk GmbH & Co.KG.


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