Prof. Dr.-Ing. Christian Rembe

Managing Director, Professorship of Metrology


  • 1988-1994 Studied physics at the University of Hannover with a diploma thesis in quantum optics.
  • 1994-1999 PhD in engineering sciences at the University of Ulm.
  • 1999-2001 Feodor Lynen Research Fellowship of the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation at UC Berkeley.
  • 2001-2015 Head of development optics at Polytec GmbH.
  • Since 2015 Professorship for metrology at TU Clausthal.
  • Since 2017 Managing Director of the Institute for Electrical Information Technology at the TU Clausthal
  • Since 2020 Subject advisor for the Bachelor's degree program in Electrical Engineering and the Master's degree program in Electrical Engineering and Information Technology
  • Since 2022 Chairman of the board of the Working Group of University Teachers of Measurement Technology  (Arbeitskreis der Hochschullehrer für Messtechnik AHMT)

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  • Prize of the “Ulmer Universitätsgesellschaft” for the best doctoral thesis in engineering 1999
  • Feodor-Lynen scholar ship of the Alexander von Humboldt Association 1999
  • Research Award of the state Baden-Württemberg 1999
  • AMA sensor innovation award 2005
  • AMA sensor innovation award 2013


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10 ausgewählte Publikationen/ 10 selected publications

  • R. Wynands, O. Coste, C. Rembe, D. Meschede; How Accurate is Optical Second-Harmonic Generation?. Opt.Lett. 20, 1095-1097 (1995).
  • C. Rembe, S. aus der Wiesche, M. Beuten, E.P. Hofer; Investigations of Nonreproducible Phenomena in Thermal Ink Jets with Real High Speed Cine Photomicrography. Journal of Imaging Science & Technology, JIST, 43, 325-331 (1999).
  • C. Rembe, R.S. Muller, Measurement system for full three-dimensional motion characterization of MEMS. J. of Microelectromechanical Systems, 11, 479 (2002).
  • T. Haist ,C. Lingel, W. Osten, M. Winter, M. Giesen, F. Ritter, K. Sandfort, C. Rembe, and K. Bendel, Multipoint vibrometry with dynamic and static holograms. Rev, Sci. Instrum. 84, 121701 (2013).
  • C. Rembe, A. Dräbenstedt, M. Giesen, R. Kowarsch, W. Ochs, M. Winter, "Optical 3-D vibrometer microscope with picometer-resolution in x, y, and z.", Optical Engineering 53(3), 034108 (2014).
  • A. Luik, L. Mignanelli, K. Kroschel, C. Schmitt, C. Rembe and L. Scalise, “Laser Doppler vibrometry as a noncontact method to detect various degrees of atrioventricular block: a feasibility study”, Future Cardiology, 12, 269-279 (2016).
  • R. Kowarsch, C. Geisler, A. Egner and C. Rembe, Superresolution reflection microscopy via absorbance modulation: a theoretical study. Opt. Express 26(5), 5327–5341 (2018).
  • X. Cao and C. Rembe, Non-Contact Damage Detection under Operational Conditions with Multipoint Laservibrometry, Sensors, 20(3), 732 (2020).
  • R. Kowarsch, and C. Rembe, Lateral resolution limit of laser Doppler vibrometer microscopes for the measurement of surface acoustic waves. Sci. Rep. 11, 17753 (2021).
  • A. Richter, T. Gehling, K. Treutler, V. Wesling, and C. Rembe, Real-time measurement of temperature and volume of the weld pool in wire-arc additive manufacturing. Measurement: Sensors, 17, 100060 (2021).

Room: C14-702
Phone: +49 5323 72-2544 / 4961

Consultation hours:

(during the semester): Wed. 9:00-10:00 am