Prof. Dr.-Ing. habil. Christian Stemmer




Research Interests

  • Investigations on the laminar-turbulent breakdown in hypersonic boundary layers with chemical and thermal nonequilibrium
  • Investigations on the wake of isolated roughness elements in hypersonic boundary layers with chemical and thermal nonequilibrium
  • Direct Numerical Simulations (DNS) of a generic ramp configuration at supersonic speeds
  • Re-entry Aerothermodynamics
  • Uncertainty analysis of shock-droplet interactions

Selected Publications

1. C.Stemmer, N.A.Adams, R.Radespiel, T.Sattelmayer, W.Schröder, B.Weigand: Annual Report 2012 of the SFBTRR40 “Technological technologies for the Development of future space-transportation systems under high thermal and mechanical loads”, 2012.

2. C.Stemmer, N.A.Adams, S.Hein, W.Schröder, M.Meinke, H.Olivier, R.Radespiel, D.Heitmann, Experimental and numerical investigation of hypersonic instabilities in a boundary layer on a capsule with and without high-temperature gas effects. RTO-AVT 200 Specialists Meeting on “Hypersonic Laminar-Turbulent Transition”, April 16-19, 2012, San Diego, USA.

3. C.Stemmer, Untersuchungen zur Instabiliät hypersonischer Grenzschichten unter Berücksichtigung von Hochtemperatureffekten. . Habilitationsschrift TU München, 2012.


Ceremony on the occasion of the 150th anniversary of the Technical University of Munich in the Herkulessaal of the Munich Residence Group photo in front of press wall; v.l.n.r .: Ilse Aigner, Bavarian Minister of State for Housing, Construction and Transport; Dieter Reiter, Lord Mayor of Munich; Olaf Scholz, Federal Minister of Finance; Prof. Dr. W. A. ​​Herrmann, President of the Technical University of Munich; Federal President Frank-Walter Steinmeier; Dr. Markus Söder, Bavarian Prime Minister; Prof. Dr. Marion Kiechle, Bavarian Minister of State for Science and Art

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