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FZD History

FZD is an automotive engineering research institution within the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Technische Universität Darmstadt (TU Darmstadt). It was founded in 1977 by Prof. em. Dr.-Ing. Bert Breuer. In 2002 the chairmanship was taken over by Prof. Dr. rer. nat. Hermann Winner who retired in 2021. Since April 2022 Prof. Dr.-Ing. Steven Peters is heading FZD.