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Dirk Zimmer

Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR)
Institut für Systemdynamik und Regelungstechnik
Münchener Str. 20
82234 Weßling

Telefon: +49 8153 28-1355
E-Mail: Dirk Zimmer

Personal Information (CV)

Dr. Dirk Zimmer is team leader for aircraft energy system in the Institute of System Dynamics and Control. He received his PhD degree at the Department of Computer Science of the Swiss Federal Institute of Technology (ETH). Also, he is lecturer at the Institute of Computer Science at the Technical University of Munich (TUM) and member of the Modelica Association.


I am lecturer of the course: Virtual Physics at the TUM.

(Permanent Version of the course)

Research Interests

  • Aircraft Energy Systems
  • Design and implementation of object-oriented modeling languages (e.g. Modelica)
  • Modeling and simulation of variable structure systems
  • Object-oriented modeling and simulation of mechanical systems

Journal Articles

Further Publications

Editorial Work

  • Zimmer, D., R. Krenn (2016) Institute of System Dynamics and Control: Status Report 2012-2016
  • Zimmer, D. Casella F. (2016) Proceedings of the 7th International Workshop on Object-Oriented, Equation-Based Languages and Tools (EOOLT).
  • Otter, M., Zimmer, D. (2012),Proceedings of the 9th International Modelica Conference


  • 2011: ETH Medal for an outstanding PhD Dissertation
  • 2006: Modelica award (1st prize) for the MultiBondLib library
  • 2006: ETH Medal for an outstanding Master Thesis
  • 2004: Best student-project award for the course: Physically based simulation in computer graphics


  • In 2016: Program chair of the EOOLT 2016 in Milano
  • Since 2013: Program committee member of the annual AVICPS Workshop
  • In 2012: Program Chair of the 9th International Modelica Conference
  • Since 2010: Member of the Modelica Association
  • Since 2010: Program committee member of the annual workshop: Equation-Based Object-Oriented Languages and Tools


Zuletzt aktualisiert: Montag, 09. Oktober 2017 von Dirk Zimmer