Univ.-Prof. Dr.-Ing. Dieter Brillert



University of Duisburg-Essen
Institute for Energy and Environmental Process Engineering
Chair of Turbomachinery
Lotharstraße 1, D-47057 Duisburg
Room: MF 025




+49 203 379 1722

ORCID iD icon ORCID: 0000-0002-5025-9163

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1. Industrial & Academic Career

since 01/2014 Head of Chair of Turbomachinery, University Duisburg-Essen
2010 – 2013 Service Head of Sales North-/South Asia, Long Term Programs for Gas Turbines, Siemens AG, Offenbach am Main
2006 – 2010 Technical Sales Manager Asia and Europe for Combine Cycle Power Plants, Siemens AG, Offenbach am Main
2003 – 2006 Project lead rotor development Gas Turbine SGT5-8000H / „New Gas Turbine Family“, Siemens Westinghouse Orlando
2000 – 2003 Development engineer for thermodynamic optimisation of the secondary air system of Gas Turbines including testrig design, Siemens AG Mülheim an der Ruhr
1996 – 2000 PhD student at the Chair of Turbomachinery, University Duisburg

2. Academic Education

1996 – 2000

PhD student at the Chair of Turbomachinery, University Duisburg

1991 – 1996

Studied for a degree in mechanical engineering (Dipl.-Ing.), University Duisburg

3. Professional Activities

Research Fields

  • Phase Transition of Fluids in Flows
  • Turbomachines for Alternative Fluids and Circuits
  • Fluid Dynamics and Structural Dynamics of Machine Components
  • Turbomachines


Activities in scientific bodies and other organisations

since 2022 Member of the Program Committee of the Wet Steam Conference
since 2021

Member of the Executive Board of the Euroturbo Committee

since 2021 Management of the research coordination of the focal points of the faculty of engineering

since 2021

Associate Editor of CEAS Aeronautical Journal in the field of propulsion
since 2020 Member of Examination Board Mechanical Engineering
since 2019 Member in Euroturbo Committees of the European Turbomachinery Conference (ETC)
since 2019 Auditor at the German Research Foundation (DFG)
since 2018 Chair of the European Conferences on Supercritical CO2 (sCO2)  and European sCO2 Research & Development Alliance
since 2018 Scientific advisory council UNIKATE – University Duisburg-Essen
since 2017 Deputy Head of the Department Mechanical and Process Engineering
since 2015 Member at Verein Deutscher Ingenieure, VDI GmbH
since 2014 Member of the group Fluidenergiemaschinen
since 2014 Member of the Turbomachine Research Cooperation AG Turbo