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Carlos Härtel is Director of the GE’s European research center in Garching near Munich, Germany. He took this position in 2007, after having served as manager of the Laboratory for Alternative Energies at the center since 2003.
Prior to joining GE, Dr. Härtel held positions as scientist and manager in the development of gas turbines at Alstom in Baden, Switzerland. He studied mechanical engineering at RWTH Aachen and TU Munich, and he received his doctorate from the Institute of Fluid Mechanics of the German Aerospace Center (DLR) in Göttingen. Subsequently, he spent several years at ETH Zurich, where he qualified as a university lecturer in 1999.
Dr. Härtel owns several patents and has published over fifty scientific papers. He is the President of EIRMA.