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Veit Senner


Technical University of Munich



Veit SENNER is associate professor at Technical University of Munich (TUM), School of Engineering and Design. He holds an academic degree in mechanical engineering and a second one in sport science. 1995 he started his career in industry at TÜV SÜD, Germany’s leading trusted body for certification of quality systems. During his time in industry he continued to work on his University career, receiving his Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering (Dr.-Ing.) in 2001. One year later he has been appointed as associated professor at TUM. Since then he is heading the professorship for Sport Equipment and Materials, which today is part of the department of Mechanical Engineering. Between 2005 and 2009 he has served as Associate Dean for the Faculty of Sport Science. In 2021 he has taken over the responsibility as Academic Program Director for the School’s study courses in mechanical engineering.
Senner’s research is focusing on human-centered engineering, biomechanics, athlete equipment interaction, personal protection gear and wearables.
He has supervised 20 dissertations and 28 as co-supervisor or second examiner. He has published more than 100 articles in national and international journals as first and as co-author (97 listed in scopus), his actual h-index is 13.

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