August 30 – September 3, 2021

Conference Theme: The Virtual Tire

The Tire Society has scheduled its 40th annual business meeting and conference on Tire Science and Technology for August 30 through September 3. This year’s conference and meeting will be an entirely virtual event. The conference will be attended by engineers and scientists from the tire and vehicle industries, academia and government agencies from around the world.

The conference includes:

  • Technical paper presentations
  • A Keynote address by an industry leader
  • A Plenary lecture by Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Oertel, Professor at TH Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences
  • Panel discussions with industry experts
  • Networking opportunities
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PLENARY LECTURE

Virtual Tires: Requirements, Fields of Application, and Ways of Implementation

ABOUT THE PLENARY SPEAKER

Dr. -Ing. Christian Oertel is a Professor at TH Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences, Mechatronics. He leads research and development teams in various industry and government sponsored research and development programs in collaboration with commercial software companies like T-Systems and IAT in Berlin. His areas of research include; tire mechanics including the development of the tire model family RMOD-K, vehicle system dynamics including tire models and full vehicle multibody simulations, tire testing and the tire property lab at TH Brandenburg, and virtual tire modelling including the development of a finite element and database based system. He earned his PhD at the Technical University of Berlin.

Dr. -Ing Christian Oertel
Dr. -Ing Christian OertelProfessor, Brandenburg University of Applied Sciences, Mechatronics