History & Annual Reports
Over 40 Years of Automotive Technology Research

Get an overview about general facts about FZD.

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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.

The following annual reports give an insight in FZDs activities over the different years. They are published at an FZD event in summer.

Annual Report 2022/2023

Annual Report 2021/2022