Short CV/Education and training

  • 2021
    Head of division forming at Fraunhofer IWU Chemnitz

  • 2018
    Deputizing for the Professorship forming and joining at TU Chemnitz

  • 2017
    Appointment as honorary professor at Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau

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

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

  • Since 2008
    Head of Department Sheet Metal Forming

  • 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 2007
    Adjunct lecturer at Chemnitz University of Technology

  • 2006 – 2007
    Team Leader Sheet Metal Forming

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

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

  • 1994
    Defence of doctoral thesis

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

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

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

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

Selected publications

  • Schmidt, R.; Graf, A.; Decker, R.; Heinrich, M.; Kräusel, V.; Kroll, L.; Hardt, W.: Monitoring the Structural Health of Glass Fibre-Reinforced Hybrid Laminates Using Novel Piezoceramic Film. Sensors 2020, 20, 5428; doi: 10.3390/s20185428.

  • Fröhlich, A.; Rochala, P.; Matthes, D.; Kräusel, V. A Sustainable Hybrid Inductive Joining Technology for Aluminum and Composites. Procedia Manufacturing 35 (2019) 143-148, doi: 10.1016/j.promfg.2019.05.017.

  • Gloria, A.; Martorelli, M.; Gerbino, S.; Tagliaferri, F.; Kräusel, V.; Lanzotti, A. Functional analyses to assess the effect of the curing process on the properties of light activated composites. Springer, Journal of Production engineering, German Academic Society for Production Engineering (WGP) 2019, doi: 10.1007/s11740-019-00895-2.

  • Xu, Y.; Birnbaum, P.; Pilz, S.; Zhuang, X.; Zhao, Z.; Kräusel, V. Investigation of constitutive relationship and dynamic recrystallization behavior of 22MnB5 during hot deformation. Results in Physics 14 (2019) 102426, doi: 10.1016/j.rinp.2019.102426.

  • Kräusel, V.; Fröhlich, A.; Kroll, M.; Rochala, P.; Kimme, J.; Wertheim, R. A highly efficient hybrid inductive joining technology for metals and composites. In: CIRP Annals, Manufacturing Technology 67 (2018), No 1, pp.5-8, ISSN: 0007-8506.

  • Baumann, M.; Graf, A.; Selbmann, R.; Brömmelhoff, K.; Kräusel, V.; Landgrebe, D.; Bergmann, M. Influence of a modified drawing process on the resulting residual stress state of cold drawn wire. In: 5th International Conference on New Forming Technology (ICNFT 2018), 18.-21.09.2018, Bremen, MATEC Web of Conferences 190, 04004 (2018), doi:10.1051/matecconf/201819004004.

  • Kräusel, V.; Birnbaum, P.; Kunke, A.; Wertheim, R. Metastable material conditions for forming of sheet metal parts combined with thermomechanical treatment. In: CIRP Annals Manufacturing Technology, Portugal, 21.08.-24.08.2016, ISSN: 0007-8506, pp. 301-304.

  • Al-Obaidi, A.; Kräusel, V.; Landgrebe, D. Implementing Thermomechanical Properties of 22MnB5 Steel during Hot Single-Point Incremental Forming. In: 5th International Conference on Material Science and Engineering Technology, Tokyo, 30.10.2016, ISSN: 1662-9752, ISBN CD: 978-3-0357-2028-0, Trans Tech Publications Switzerland, Volume 890, pp. 362-366.

  • Kräusel, V.; Graf, A.; Heinrich, M.; Decker, R.; Caspar, M.; Kroll, L.; Hardt, W.; Göschel, A. Development of hybrid assembled composites with sensory function. In: CIRP Annals – Manufacturing Technology, Volume 64, 2015, pp. 25-28.

  • 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. In: CIRP Annals – Manufacturing Technology, Volume 62/I, 2013, pp. 271-274.

Membership in scientific bodies/juries

  • Member of the Forming Technology Association of Saxony


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