Professor and Researcher of Physical Man-Machine Interaction and Sports Engineering, Chair Sports Equipment Technology | Technical University Chemnitz
Prof. Dr.-Ing. Stephan Odenwald is researcher in the field of physical man-machine interaction and Sports Engineering. After his graduation in 1997 (Mechanical Engineering) he received his PhD degree in 2001 in the field of lightweight composite structures. 2004 he was appointed assistant professor and in 2011 full professor for Sports Equipment and Technology at Chemnitz University of Technology. His research interests are sensor-based characterization of man-machine-environment-interaction in field testing and mechanical simulations for testing sports equipment and medical devices. To promote technology transfer he founded the Steinbeis Research-Center Human Centered Engineering in 2015, focussing on the development of measuring systems and data acquisition systems.