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M.Sc. Raphael Hoffmann

Research Associate

  • Building: Helmholtz Institute
  • Room: 0.11a

Key Areas of Research

  • Exoskeletons in medical engineering


Curriculum Vitae

Academic Education

2009 - 2017

Abitur at Theodor-Heuss Gymnasium Dinslaken

2017 - 2021

Bachelor Studies in Mechanical Engineering at RWTH Aachen University


Project thesis: „Potenial Analysis of Pneumatic Muscles for Closed Loop Operation of Exoskeletons“


Bachelor thesis: „Development of an end-effector and a robot wrist-joint for the object-integrative handlingsystem Paragrip as a multidirectional additive manufaturing system with use of WAAM technology“

2021 - 2023

Master Studies in Automatic Control at RWTH Aachen University


Master thesis: „Development and impementation of a control system for an active lower body exoskeleton for paraplegics“


Professional Career


Internship at Steinhoff GmbH, Dinslaken


Internship at Hüttenwerke Krupp Mannesmann GmbH, Duisburg


Internship at Eckerle Gruppe, Ottersweier

2021 - 2023

Leader oft the board, Roboterclub Aachen e.V.

2022 - 2023

Research assistant at FH Aachen


CAD designer and devolper at Auxsys GmbH, Aachen

2023 - 2024

Assistent at GEC Engineering and Consulting GmbH, Voerde

Since 2024

Research associate at Medical Information Technology, RWTH Aachen University


Prizes and Awards:


Dean’s List RWTH Aachen