Dr. Martin Rott

Raumfahrttechnik, TUM

Tel: +49 89 / 289 - 160 05

E-Mail: m.rott@lrt.mw.tum.de

Homepage: http://www.lrt.mw.tum.de/


Academic Director of the Chair of Astronautics; TUM


Particle impact studies for industry and academia. Development of electrothermal and plasmadynamic particle accelerators for micrometeoroid and space debris simulation. Development of hypervelocity plasma pulse sources for material surface coating and modification applications. Development of a dust desagglomeration device. Technical support on the development of a light-weight sensor box for the Munich Dust Counter experiment. Co-investigator for Columbus proto-planetesimal dust aggregation experiment CODAG. Development of plasma sources for the generation of nano-particles. Co-investigator for the ISS based scientific program ICAPS (Interactions in Cosmic and Atmospheric Particle Systems).

Since 1994 Member of the Aeroballistic Range Association (ARA)

Since 1995 Member of the European Electromagnetic Launch Society (EEMLS)


  • 1977 - 1984: Technische Universität München
  • 1984: Diploma Mechanical Engineering
  • 1989: Dr.-Ing. Technische Universität München
    "Der elektrothermische Beschleuniger mit nachgeschalteter Kompressionsspule"
  • 1984 - 1994: Research Assistant and head of the laboratory group of the Lehrstuhl für Raumfahrttechnik, Technische Universität München
  • 1994 - present: Deputy of the Lehrstuhl für Raumfahrttechnik, Technische Universität München and head of the laboratory group