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Carsten Mehring

Prof. Ph.D.

Institute Director


Böblinger Str. 72
70199 Stuttgart
Room: 01.025

2011 - 2018: Parker Aerospace, USA

March 2013 - January 2018:    Engineering Manager, Analytical Sciences

June 2011 - September 2016: Team Leader, CFD/Thermal Analysis


2008 - 2011: UTC Aerospace Systems, USA

March 2008 - June 2011: IPT Lead / Combustion


2006 - 2008: Colorado School of Mines, CO, USA

Assistant Professor (Fluid Dynamics), Tenure-Track, Division of Engineering


2004 - 2006: UTC Aerospace Systems, USA

Januray 2004 - June 2006: Senior Engineer / Aerodynamics  

2013 - 2018: Associate Adjunct Professor

Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UC Irvine.


2012 - 2018: Research Ambassador

German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD)


2005 - 2006: Adjunct Professor

 Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, University of San Diego.


2000 - 2004: Assistant Researcher

Dept. of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, UC Irvine, Combustion & Propulsion Group.


May 2014: Managment Certificate, University of California, San Diego (Leadership and Managment)

September 2011: Graduate Certificate, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (System Design and Management Program)

December 1999: Ph.D., University of California, Irvine (Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering)

December 1995: M.S., University of California, Irvine (Mechanical Engineering) 

September 1993: Dipl.-Ing., Technical University Stuttgart, Germany (Aeronautics and Astronautics)

  • Eight issued US patents and 5 US patent applications pending.
  • Numerous technical paper, inventor and achievement awards at Parker Hannifin Corp. (Aerospace Group) and United Technologies UTC (formerly Hamilton Sundstrand Power Systems).
  • Artur Fischer Inventor Award, Stuttgart, Germany.
  • Faculty Career Development Award, UC Regents Dissertation Fellowship, MAE Departmental Fellowship, UC Irvine.
  • Three Year DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) Dissertation Scholarship (HSPII, AUFE).
  • One Year DFHK (German-French Academic Exchange Program) Research and Educational Scholarship.
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