Dr.-Ing. Matthias Stammler

Matthias Stammler is a Senior Engineer at the IWES’ Large Bearing Laboratory. He develops, acquires, and works on projects in the field of rolling bearing research. Matthias studied vehicle manufacturing at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences (HAW Hamburg) and in Monterrey, Mexico, joining the IWES in 2013 after stops in the automotive and aviation industries. He successfully defended his thesis on “Strategies for Rotor Blade Bearing Fatigue Tests” in June 2020.

Blog post in three parts – The road to the blade bearing test

Part 3: Rapid testing of blade bearings – The first endurance run. In Part 1, I introduced the idea of an accelerated endurance run for blade bearings, which would consist of all wear-inducing cycles in direct succession. In Part 2,…

Blog post in three parts – The road to the blade bearing test

Part 2: Rapid testing of blade bearings – from the desk to the test bench The first milestones on our journey to a blade bearing test are described in part 1. In mid-2013, we submitted a project outline with the…

Blog article in three parts – The road to the blade bearing test

Part 1: Rapid testing of blade bearings – but how? Back in 2013, the Fraunhofer IWES was still only a fairly small Fraunhofer institute and many of the test benches which would later shape the image of the institute were…