University Management

Senate and University Council

The Senate is the central committee in academic self-government. The University Council functions as a supervisory board. Together, the two bodies elect the members of the Rectorate.

The Senate

The Senate decides on matters relating to research, teachung and studies. Among its duties are:

  • Set up, change, and cancel study programs and university facilites
  • Decide fundamental research questions
  • Foster young scientific talent
  • Technology transfer
  • Elect the adjunct Rectorate members and, jointly with the University Council, elect the full-time members of the Rectorate

Chairman
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfram Ressel, Rector

Ex officio members
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Wolfram Ressel, Rector
Dipl.-Ök. Jan Gerken, Chancellor
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Nicole Radde, Gender Equality Officer

Elected members
Professors
Prof. Dipl.-Ing. Peter Schürmann, Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Astrid Ley, Faculty of Architecture and Urban Planning
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Harald Garrecht, Faculty of Civil- and Environmental Engineering
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Manfred Bischoff, Faculty of Civil- and Environmental Engineering
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Cosima Stubenrauch, Faculty of Chemistry
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Elias Klemm, Faculty of Chemistry
Prof. Dr. techn. Günter Scheffknecht, Faculty of Energy-, Process- and Bio-Engineering
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Roland Kontermann, Faculty of Energy-, Process- and Bio-Engineering
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Manfred Berroth, Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Ilia Polian, Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Volker Schwieger, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering and Geodesy
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernhard Weigand, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering and Geodesy
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Bernd Bertsche, Faculty of Engineering Design, Production Engineering and Automotive Engineering
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Peter Eberhard, Faculty of Engineering Design, Production Engineering and Automotive Engineering
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Peter Michler, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Christian Rohde, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Prof. Dr. phil. Kerstin Thomas, Faculty of Humanities
Prof. Dr. phil. Daniel Hole, Faculty of Humanities
Prof. Dr. oec. Michael-Jörg Oesterle, Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
Prof. Dr. Frank C. Englmann, Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences

Scientific Service
Barbara Burr, Language Centre
Dipl.-Ing. Ulrich Gemkow, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
Dr. rer. nat. Michael Jetter, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Ina Maier, Faculty of Engineering Design, Production Engineering and Automotive Engineering

Students
Alice Höfler, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering and Geodesy
Alexander Kraus, Faculty of Engineering Design, Production Engineering and Automotive Engineering
Jonathan Müller, Faculty of Engineering Design, Production Engineering and Automotive Engineering
Markus Vogler, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering and Geodesy
Myles Zabel, Faculty of Aerospace Engineering and Geodesy
Hannah Zweigart, Faculty of Engineering Design, Production Engineering and Automotive Engineering

Doctoral Researcher
Maximilian Klumpp, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Annika Liebgott, Faculty of Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

Employees in Technology and Administration
Elke Gangl, Faculty of Mathematics and Physics
Andrea Laber, Central Administration
Martin Renz, Central Administration
Pauline Vogel, Central Administration

Consulting ex officio members
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Jan Knippers, Vice Rector for Research
Prof. Dr. Monilola Olayioye, Vice Rector for Early Career Researchers and Diversity
Prof. Dr. Hansgeorg Binz, Vice Rector for Teaching and Continuing Education
Prof. Dr. Peter Middendorf, Vice Rector for Knowledge and Technology Transfer
Dr. rer. nat. Simone Rehm, Vice Rectorate for Information Technology
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Hans-Christian Möhring, Faculty of Engineering Design, Production Engineering and Automotive Engineering
Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Thomas Ertl, SC SimTech
Prof. Achim Menges, SRC IntCDC
Tobias Bolz, Convent of Doctoral Researchers
Christopher Behrmann, stuvus

Senate Committee Research and Early Career Researchers

Chair
Vice Rector for Research, Prof. Knippers
Vice Rector for Junior Researchers and Diversity, Prof. Olayioye

Contacts
Charlotte Toulouse and Katharina Wilhelm

Conference dates
Monday, April 20, 2020, 12.30-2.00 p.m. (cancelled!)
Monday, May 25, 2020, 1.30-3.00 p.m.

The University Council

The University Council takes on strategic planning responsibilities. It makes organizational and development planning decisions and proposes measures geared to profile creation and boosting performance and competitive capability.

Among its duties are:

  • Oversee the management by the Rectorate
  • Decide on organizational and development plans and the business plan
  • Consent to university contracts and inter-university cooperations
  • Elect the full-time Rectorate members jointly with the Senate

Members

Chairman
Prof. Dr. Bernhard Keimer
Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart

Deputy Chairwoman
Prof. Dr. Kirsten Dickhaut
Faculty of Humanities

Dr.-Ing. Thomas Freimuth
Dr. Ing. h. c. F. Porsche AG, Stuttgart

Prof. Dr. Bernhard Keimer
Max Planck Institute for Solid State Research, Stuttgart

Anke Kleinschmit
ANDREAS STIHL AG & Co. KG, Waiblingen

Dr. Susanne Kortendick
Metro Cash & Carry, Germany

Dr. Christoph Müller
Netze BW GmbH, Stuttgart

Prof. Dr. Ursula Schaefer
University of Freiburg

Prof. Dr. Kirsten Dickhaut
Faculty of Humanities

Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Frank Gießelmann
Faculty Chemistry

Prof. Dr.-Ing. Michael Resch
Faculty Energy-, Process- and Bio-Engineering

Benjamin Maschler
Faculty Computer Science, Electrical Engineering and Information Technology

Jeannette von Wolff
Student Counseling Center

Contact

 

Susanne Felkl

Head of Committees and Structure

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