Short CV/Education and training

  • 1983 – 1988
    Studied production-process design with a concentration in information processing at Chemnitz University of Technology

  • 1988 – 1992
    Research student in the Department of Metal Forming at Chemnitz University of Technology

  • 1989 – 1992
    Teaching in the metal forming techniques of cold extrusion and metal spinning, Chemnitz University of Technology

  • 1992 – 2000
    Marketing engineer at CADsys GmbH - System vendor for CAD, NC and PDM systems

  • 1994
    Defence of doctoral thesis

  • Since 2000
    Research associate at the Fraunhofer Institute for Machine Tools and Forming Technology (IWU)

  • Since 2000
    Director of c. 30 projects, administrative responsibility for more than 200 projects (DFG, BMBF, AIF, EU, industry)

  • 2006 – 2007
    Team Leader Sheet Metal Forming

  • Since 2007
    Adjunct lecturer at Chemnitz University of Technology

  • Since 2007
    Adjunct lecturer for the "Special principles and techniques in metal forming technology" course module at the University of Applied Sciences of Zwickau, Germany

  • Since 2008
    Head of Department Sheet Metal Forming

  • Since 2012
    Research associate at the Chemnitz University of Technology, Germany; acting section head for Division of Forming Technology

  • 2015
    Appointed "Privatdozent" (private lecturer) at the Chemnitz University of Technology

Selected publications

  • Kräusel, Verena; Lachmann, Lutz; Idrissou, Boudaima; Kawalla, Rudolf (Hrsg.): Energy-efficient process chains in bulk metal forming demonstrated by forging. In: 4th International Lower Silesia – Saxony Conference on Advanced Metal Forming Processes in Automotive Industry AutoMetForm in association with 21st Saxon Conference on Forming Technology SFU 2014, November 3rd – 5th 2014, Freiberg, 2014, S. 142-149. ISBN/ISSN: 9783860124901

  • Birnbaum, Peter; Kräusel, Verena ; Landgrebe, Dirk: Forming Behavior of Manganese-Boron Steel 22MnB5 while Cooling according to its Microstructural Development. In: 3rd International Conference COMAT on Recent Trends in Structural Materials Nov 19th – 21st 2014 Parkhotel Plzen, Czech Republic, EU

  • Kräusel, V.: Gestaltung und Bewertung einhubiger Scherschneidverfahren mit starren Werkzeugen unter besonderer Berücksichtigung der Schnittflächenqualität an Blechbauteilen. Technische Universität Chemnitz, Habilitation, 2013

  • Neugebauer, R.; Kräusel, V.; Barthel, T.; Jesche, F.; Schönherr, J.: Influence of a defined pre-load on the stress state in the precision cutting process. CIRP Annals – Manufacturing Technology 62 (2013) 271 – 274.

  • Drossel, W.-G.; Kräusel, V.; Mainda, P.; Müller, B.; Gebauer, M.: Funktionsintegration in Umformwerkzeuge. 6. Chemnitzer Karosseriekolloquium CBC 2011, Chemnitz, 22.-23.11.2011, Tagungsband Bd. 59, S. 237-258

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the Forming Technology Association of Saxony


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