FH-Prof. Dr.

Günter Bischof




Read physics and mathematics at the University of Vienna and completed a doctoral dissertation in the field of nuclear solid-state physics

Part-time teacher at BG/BRG Baden Frauengasse while a graduate student

Several years of industrial experience in the fields of mechanical engineering (Angelis) and telecommunication engineering (Siemens)

Member of faculty in the Department of Automotive Engineering at FH Joanneum since February 1999

FH-Professor since March 2002

Visiting lecturer at Victoria University, Melbourne, VIC (Australia), February - July 2006

Visiting lecturer at Rice University, Houston , TX (USA), February - July 2010

Visiting lecturer at the University of Houston, TX (USA), February 2011

Visiting lecturer at Oulu University of Applied Sciences, Oulu (Finland), March 2013

Peer-reviewed publications at FH Joanneum:

Automotive Engineering

Zwölfer, A., and Bischof, G. (2019). Modelling and analysis of a gyrostat elastically attached to a vehicle. Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol 57, No 6, 815-840. DOI: 10.1080/00423114.2018.1489063

Zwölfer, A., and Bischof, G. (2018). Bearing Loads of Elastically Supported Flywheels in Vehicular Applications, SAE Technical Paper, Society of Automotive Engineers. DOI: 10.4271/2018-01-0826 

Bischof, G., Reisinger, K., Singraber, T., and Summer, A., Gyroscopic Bearing Loads in Vehicular Flywheel-Based KERS. SAE Int. J. Passeng. Cars - Mech. Syst. 7(1):2014, doi: 10.4271/2014-01-0839

Bischof, G., Reisinger, K., Singraber, T., and Summer, A. (2014). Investigation of a passenger car's dynamic response due to a flywheel-based kinetic energy recovery system. Vehicle System Dynamics, Vol 52, No 2, 201-217. doi: 10.1080/00423114.2013.869609

Bischof, G. (2009). Analysis of a Vehicle’s Longitudinal Response to an Unsteady Wind Environment. SAE Technical Paper 2009-01-0005, Society of Automotive Engineers. doi: 10.4271/2009-01-0005

Bischof, G. (2008). On-Road Investigation of a Vehicle's Longitudinal Response to Wind Gusts. SAE Technical Paper 2008-01-0472, Society of Automotive Engineers. doi: 10.4271/2008-01-0472

Bischof, G., Bratschitsch, E., and Mandl, M. (2005). On-Road Aerodynamic Drag Analysis by Simultaneous Linear Inversion of the Equation of Motion. SAE Technical Paper 2005-01-1456, Society of Automotive Engineers. doi: 10.4271/2005-01-1456

Bratschitsch, E., Bischof, G., Haas, A., and Kaltenhauser, A. (2004). Conservation of Energy Method for On-Road Aerodynamic Drag Investigation. SAE Technical Paper 2004-01-1148, Society of Automotive Engineers. doi: 10.4271/2004-01-1148

Bischof, G., Bratschitsch, E., Haas, A., Kaltenhauser, A., and Ullrich, F. (2004). On-road determination of aerodynamic drag improvements. Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part D: Journal of Automobile Engineering, 218(1), 1-6. doi: 10.1243/095440704322829119

Materials Physics

Bischof, G., Krexner, G., and Gröger, V. (2004). Investigation of the composition of precipitates in Al-Ag by Doppler spectroscopy of core electrons. Materials Science Forum (Vol. 445, pp. 51-53). doi: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.445-446.51

Egger, W., Bischof, G., Krexner, G., and Gröger, V. (2001). Identification of defect sites in FeAl by Doppler spectroscopy of core electrons. Materials Science Forum (Vol. 363, pp. 82-84). doi: 10.4028/www.scientific.net/MSF.363-365.82

Engineering Education

Bischof, G., Brauchart, M., Jenni, P., Pirker, J., Sachslehner, J., Steinmann, C., Zörweg, T. M. (2020). Exposing undergraduate engineering students to nonlinear differential equations using a practical approach in project based learning environments. American Society for Engineering Education. Paper presented at the 2020 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, ASEEVC. https://peer.asee.org/

Bischof, G., Klatzer, M., Müller, C., Reifer, D., Steinmann, C. (2019). Investigation of the transition from order to chaos by a numerical simulation of Pohl’s wheel. American Society for Engineering Education. Paper presented at the 2019 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Tampa, Florida. https://peer.asee.org/33025 

Bischof, G., and Edelbauer, B. (2018). Coordinate Transforms and Dual Bases: a Teaching Aid for Undergraduate Engineering Students. American Society for Engineering Education. Paper presented at the 2018 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Salt Lake City, Utah. https://peer.asee.org/30226

Bischof, G., and Steinmann, C. (2017). Visualizing the kinetic theory of gases by student-created computer programs. American Society for Engineering Education. Paper presented at the 2017 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Columbus, Ohio. https://peer.asee.org/29109 

Bischof, G., Singraber, T., Steinmann, C. J., Szabo-Kass, M., Wörndl, S. (2016, June), Visualization of Wave Phenomena by an Array of Coupled Oscillators, Paper presented at 2016 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, New Orleans, Louisiana. DOI: 10.18260/p.27185, ISBN 978-0-692-68565-5

Bischof, G., Zwölfer, A., Rubeša, D. (2015, June), Correlation Between Engineering Students' Performance in Mathematics and Academic Success, Paper presented at 2015 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Seattle, Washington. DOI: 10.18260/p.23749, ISBN 978-0-692-50180-1

Bischof, G., Casey, A., Andreeva-Moschen, E. (2014, June), Microdynamics versus Macrodynamics – An Interdisciplinary Student Project, Paper presented at 2014 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, Indianapolis, Indiana. https://peer.asee.org/22837, ISSN 2153-5965

Bischof, G., Steinmann, C. (2012, June), Fluid Dynamics Simulation Using Cellular Automata Paper, presented at 2012 ASEE Annual Conference & Exposition, San Antonio, Texas. https://peer.asee.org/21399, ISNN 2153-5965

Bischof, G., Bratschitsch, E., Casey, A., Lechner, T., Lengauer, M., Millward-Sadler, A. J., Rubeša D., and Steinmann, C. (2009). The impact of the formula student competition on undergraduate research projects. 39th IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference. ISBN: 978-1-4244-4715-2. doi: 10.1109/FIE.2009.5350746 (http://fie-conference.org/fie2009/papers/1109.pdf)

Bischof, G. (2008). Acoustic imaging of sound sources-a junior year student research project. 38th IEEE Frontiers in Education Conference. ISBN: 978-1-4244-1969-2. doi: 10.1109/FIE.2008.4720258 (http://fie-conference.org/fie2008/papers/1024.pdf)