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Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Otter

Deutsches Zentrum für Luft- und Raumfahrt (DLR)
Institut für Systemdynamik und Regelungstechnik

Short biography.

Publications (= link to DLR publications server elib.dlr.de with filter "Otter, Martin"; most papers are available as pdf-file).

Google Scholar Citations

Dissertations (supervised, reviewed)

Research Interests

Selected projects

  • Modeling course at Technical University Munich (Objektorientierte Modellierung Mechatronischer Systeme, since 1997).
  • Optimal Motion Planning of Industrial Robots
  • Realtime simulation of the satellite and space manipulator dynamics for the ESS-Robot laboratory experiment (1999-2000).
  • EU project RealSim (Real-time Simulation for Design of Multi-Physics Systems, 2000-2002).
  • Chairman of the Modelica Association which develops and maintains the object-oriented modelling language Modelica (since 2000).
  • Contributions to the free Modelica standard library, such as MultiBody (3-dim. mechanics), Rotational (1-dim. rot. mechanics), StateGraph (hierarchical state machines), Blocks (input/output blocks), Media (large media library), Fluid (basic components for thermo-fluid pipe flow).
  • Commercial DLR PowerTrain library to model power trains of vehicles (since 2003).
  • Robocoaster motion simulator (2005)
  • BMBF-Projekt PAPAS (Plug-And-Play Antriebs- und Steuerungskonzepte für die Produktion von Morgen, 2003-2006).
  • LUFO III project KATO (cabin systems, 2003-2007)
  • EU project POA (Power optimized aircraft, 2002-2005)
  • EU project VIVACE (Value improvement through a virtual aeronautical collaborative enterprise, 2004-2007)
  • EU network of excellence HYCON (Hybrid Control: Taming Heterogeneity and Complexity of Networked Embedded Systems, 2004-2008)
  • EUROSYSLIB - Modelica libraries for embedded systems modelling and simulation (large ITEA2 project, 2007-2009, technical coordinator of the project and DLR project leader)
  • MODELISAR - From System Modeling to S/W running on the Vehicle (large ITEA2 project, 2008-2010, DLR project leader; major outcome: The Functional Mockup Interface)
  • MODRIO - Model Driven Physical Systems Operation (large ITEA2 project, 2012-2015, DLR project leader)


Zuletzt aktualisiert: Freitag, 23. November 2018 von Prof. Dr.-Ing. Martin Otter