School of Mechanical, Electrical and Manufacturing Engineering


Professor Günter Offner PRIV-DOZ DIPL-ING DR TECHN

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Visiting Professor of Advanced Simulation Technologies

Academic Qualifications:

  • Habilitation (venia docendi) for Structural Dynamics, Graz University of Technology
  • Doctor in Technical Sciences, Graz University of Technology
  • Graduation in Technical Mathematics, Graz University of Technology

Academic Experience:

  • Lecturer in Structure Dynamics, Acoustics, Applied Thermodynamics and Numerical Methods at Graz University of Technology (AT) since 2002
  • Supervision of Bachelor, Diploma and Doctoral Thesis Supervision since 2002
  • More than 100 publications since 1997
  • Project leader in EU-Projects BATWOMAN (Marie Curie FP7) and MONTBLANC 3 (H2020)
  • Research Engineer in Christian Doppler Laboratory for Engine and Vehicle Acoustics (1998-2005)

Industrial Experience:

  • Skill Team Leader “Solver Technologies” in AVL since 2011
  • Project leader for EXCITE Solver Development in AVL since 1998


  • AVL AST Innovation Award 2015
  • Josef – Krainer – Appreciation Award 2015
  • Kardinal – Innitzer – Award 2014
  • AVL AST Innovation Award 2006
  • 1. Preis des Österreichischen Fachverbands der Fahrzeugtechnik 2001

Committee Membership:

  • Editorial board of Journal of Multibody Dynamics
  • Scientific Advisory Committee of International Conference on Advanced Vehicle Powertrains, CN, 2017
  • International Scientific Advisory Committee of Biennial International Conference on Powertrain Modelling and Control PMC, UK, 2016


  • Tribology
  • Multi-body dynamics
  • Acoustics
  • Applied numerical methods
  • High performance computing (HPC)

Lecturer in Structural Dynamics, Acoustics, Thermodynamics and Numerical Methods at Graz University of Technology (AT)