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Thomas Sattelmayer

Thomas Sattelmayer, German mechanical engineer, engineering educator. Achievements include co-inventor, 42 patents held. Recipient John P. Davis award, International Gas Turbine Institute, United States, 1990, Technology Achievement award, Asea Brown Bovari, Switzerland, 1993. Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Gas Turbine award 2002), Combustion Institute, International Gas Turbine Institute.

Background

  • Sattelmayer, Thomas was born on October 20, 1955 in Nierstein, Rhein, Germany. Son of Karl-Heinz and Ruth Sattelmayer.

  • Education

    • Diploma Thesis, University Kailsruhe, Germany, 1980. Doctoral Thesis, University Kailsruhe, Germany, 1985.

    Career

    • Scientist assistant Institute Thermi. Stromungsmasch, 1980—1985. Scientist Corporation Research Centre, Baden, Schweiz, 1986—1988.

      Project leader Asea Brown Boveri Power General, 1988—1990, group leader, 1990—1992, head, thermodynam. & aerodynamic department, 1992—1997. Chair, thermodynam. Technology University Munich, since 1997.

    Major achievements

    • Achievements include co-inventor, 42 patents held.

    Works

    • Author/co-author: more than 120 papers in professional journals.

    Membership

    Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (Gas Turbine award 2002), Combustion Institute, International Gas Turbine Institute.

    Personality

    Interests

    Wine, cigars, dining, photography, handicrafts.

    Connections

    • Married Christa Sattelmayer, January 22, 1985.
    • father: Karl-Heinz Sattelmayer
    • mother: Ruth Sattelmayer
    • spouse: Christa Sattelmayer
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    Born October 20, 1955
    (age 61)
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    • 1980
      University Kailsruhe
    • 1985
      University Kailsruhe
    • 1980 - 1985
      Scientist, assistant Institute Thermi. Stromungsmasch
    • 1986 - 1988
      scientist, Corporation Research Centre
      Baden, Ontario, Canada
    • 1992 - 1997
      project leader, Asea Brown Boveri Power General
    • 1997
      chair